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hello , i want to make my own keymaps .. so i took the US keymap in /usr/share/keymaps... and i modified it to do mine, but i don't know how ...
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    hello , i want to make my own keymaps .. so i took the US keymap in /usr/share/keymaps... and i modified it to do mine, but i don't know how i can load it now ... can you help me ?

    thx

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    In X, you'll have to edit the line in your keyboard section that says "XKbLayout" to have the value of your new keymap. In CLI, you can edit your /etc/rc.conf (keymap="").
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    yep thx ! but that's not my problem.. i want just to make a keymap how doesn't exist ... but i have found (huh ... sorry fo my beautiful english). For poeple's how are interested with making a new keymap :

    go to > /etc/X11/xkb/

    and there you have a lot of subdirectory to specify your keymap .. if it is just to redefine key ... go to ./labels/ and there you can edit a file as a template. then you can use it in the XF86config-4

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