from small one page howto to huge articles all in one place
 

search text in:





Poll
Which kernel version do you use?





poll results

Last additions:
using iotop to find disk usage hogs

using iotop to find disk usage hogs

words:

887

views:

101604

userrating:

average rating: 1.7 (84 votes) (1=very good 6=terrible)


May 25th. 2007:
Words

486

Views

216576

why adblockers are bad


Workaround and fixes for the current Core Dump Handling vulnerability affected kernels

Workaround and fixes for the current Core Dump Handling vulnerability affected kernels

words:

161

views:

97421

userrating:

average rating: 1.3 (28 votes) (1=very good 6=terrible)


April, 26th. 2006:

Druckversion
You are here: manpages





KBD_MODE

Section: User Commands (1)
Updated: 6 Apr 1994
Index Return to Main Contents
 

NAME

kbd_mode - report or set the keyboard mode  

SYNOPSIS

kbd_mode [ -a | -u | -k | -s ] [ -C CONSOLE ]  

DESCRIPTION

Without argument, kbd_mode prints the current keyboard mode (RAW, MEDIUMRAW or XLATE). With argument, it sets the keyboard mode as indicated:

-s: scancode mode (RAW),

-k: keycode mode (MEDIUMRAW),

-a: ASCII mode (XLATE),

-u: UTF-8 mode (UNICODE).

Of course the "-a" is only traditional, and the code used can be any 8-bit character set. With "-u" a 16-bit character set is expected, and these chars are transmitted to the kernel as 1, 2, or 3 bytes (following the UTF-8 coding). In these latter two modes the key mapping defined by loadkeys(1) is used.

kbd_mode operates on the console specified by the "-C" option; if there is none, the console associated with stdin is used.

Warning: changing the keyboard mode, other than between ASCII and Unicode, will probably make your keyboard unusable. This command is only meant for use (say via remote login) when some program left your keyboard in the wrong state. Note that in some obsolete versions of this program the "-u" option was a synonym for "-s".  

SEE ALSO

loadkeys(1)


 

Index

NAME
SYNOPSIS
DESCRIPTION
SEE ALSO


Please read "Why adblockers are bad".



Other free services
toURL.org
Shorten long
URLs to short
links like
http://tourl.org/2
tourl.org
.
Reverse DNS lookup
Find out which hostname(s)
resolve to a
given IP or other hostnames for the server
www.reversednslookup.org
rdf newsfeed | rss newsfeed | Atom newsfeed
- Powered by LeopardCMS - Running on Gentoo -
Copyright 2004-2017 Sascha Nitsch Unternehmensberatung UG(haftungsbeschränkt)
Valid XHTML1.1 : Valid CSS : buttonmaker
- Level Triple-A Conformance to Web Content Accessibility Guidelines 1.0 -
- Copyright and legal notices -
Time to create this page: 21.0 ms