16.3 Keyboard Mapping
To standardize the keyboard mapping of programs, changes were made to the
These changes only affect applications that use
terminfo entries or whose configuration files are
changed directly (vi, less, etc.).
Applications not shipped with the system should be adapted to these
Under X, the compose key (multikey) can be accessed using
Also see the corresponding entry in /etc/X11/Xmodmap.
Further settings are possible using the X Keyboard Extension (XKB). This
extension is also used by the desktop environments GNOME (gswitchit) and
HINT: For More Information
Information about XKB is available in
/etc/X11/xkb/README and the documents listed there.
Detailed information about the input of Chinese, Japanese, and Korean
(CJK) is available at Mike Fabian's page: