x11-xkb-utils - X11 XKB utilities

Property Value
Distribution Debian 7 (Wheezy)
Repository Debian Main amd64
Package name x11-xkb-utils
Package version 7.7~1
Package architecture amd64
Package type deb
Installed size 471 B
Download size 194.33 KB
Official Mirror ftp.br.debian.org
xkbutils contains a number of client-side utilities for XKB, the X11
keyboard extension.
setxkbmap is a tool to query and change the current XKB map.
xkbbell generates a bell event through the keyboard.
xkbcomp is a tool to compile XKB definitions into map files the server
can use.
xkbevd is an experimental tool to listen for certain XKB events and execute
defined triggers when actions occur.
xkbprint is a tool to generate an image with the physical representation
of the keyboard as XKB sees it.
xkbvleds shows the changing status of keyboard LEDs.
xkbwatch shows the changing status of modifiers and LEDs.


Package Version Architecture Repository
x11-xkb-utils_7.7~1_i386.deb 7.7~1 i386 Debian Main
x11-xkb-utils - - -


Name Value
libc6 >= 2.7
libx11-6 -
libxaw7 -
libxkbfile1 -
libxt6 -


Name Value
xbase-clients <= 1:7.2.ds2-3


Type URL
Binary Package x11-xkb-utils_7.7~1_amd64.deb
Source Package x11-xkb-utils

Install Howto

  1. Update the package index:
    # sudo apt-get update
  2. Install x11-xkb-utils deb package:
    # sudo apt-get install x11-xkb-utils




2012-04-30 - Julien Cristau <jcristau@debian.org>
x11-xkb-utils (7.7~1) unstable; urgency=low
* setxkbmap 1.3 0
* xkbcomp 1.2.4
* Don't use dh_testroot in debian/rules clean.
* xkbevd 1.1.3
* Bump x11proto-core-dev build-dep to 7.0.17.
* Tell dh_install to ignore xkbcomp.pc, nothing uses that AFAIK.
2011-06-21 - Cyril Brulebois <kibi@debian.org>
x11-xkb-utils (7.6+4) unstable; urgency=low
* xkbcomp 1.2.3.
2011-06-21 - Cyril Brulebois <kibi@debian.org>
x11-xkb-utils (7.6+3) unstable; urgency=low
[ Julien Cristau ]
* xkbcomp 1.2.1.
[ Cyril Brulebois ]
* xkbcomp 1.2.2.
2011-02-10 - Julien Cristau <jcristau@debian.org>
x11-xkb-utils (7.6+2) unstable; urgency=low
[ Cyril Brulebois ]
* Install xkbevd's example.cf file (Closes: #80510).
* Switch dh_install from --list-missing to --fail-missing for added
[ Julien Cristau ]
* Remove Brice Goglin and David Nusinow from Uploaders.  Thanks for your
* Drop Pre-Depends on x11-common.
* Bump Standards-Version to 3.9.1.
* Upload to unstable.
2011-01-13 - Cyril Brulebois <kibi@debian.org>
x11-xkb-utils (7.6+1) experimental; urgency=low
[ Robert Hooker ]
* New upstream releases:
- setxkbmap 1.2.0
- xkbcomp 1.2.0
- xkbevd 1.1.1
- xkbutils 1.0.3
* Add xutils-dev to build deps.
[ Cyril Brulebois ]
* New upstream releases:
- xkbevd 1.1.2
- xkbprint 1.0.3
* Update debian/copyright from xkbutils upstream COPYING.
* Add x11proto-core-dev build-dep for xkbutils.
2010-07-12 - Julien Cristau <jcristau@debian.org>
x11-xkb-utils (7.5+5) unstable; urgency=low
* One more xkbcomp fix, this time to be able to detect EOF on architectures
where 'char' is unsigned (closes: #588658).
2010-07-09 - Julien Cristau <jcristau@debian.org>
x11-xkb-utils (7.5+4) unstable; urgency=low
* Pull an xkbcomp fix from git, thanks to Alexandre Isoard for the report.
2010-07-08 - Julien Cristau <jcristau@debian.org>
x11-xkb-utils (7.5+3) unstable; urgency=low
* debian/rules: add get-tarballs target.
* Update xkbcomp to git master, with performance improvements.
* Drop 10_debian_add_xkbpath_env_variable.diff, long obsolete.
* Add build-dep on bison, xkbcomp wants yacc.
* Drop dependency on cpp, leftover from the xbase-clients split.
* Drop Conflicts/Replaces on setxkbmap, xkbcomp, xkbevd, xkbprint, xkbutils
which were only in old ubuntu releases.
* Bump Standards-Version to 3.9.0.
2010-03-11 - Cyril Brulebois <kibi@debian.org>
x11-xkb-utils (7.5+2) unstable; urgency=low
[ Julien Cristau ]
* Rename the build directory to not include DEB_BUILD_GNU_TYPE for no
good reason.  Thanks, Colin Watson!
* Remove myself from Uploaders
[ Cyril Brulebois ]
* Add udeb needed for the graphical installer: x11-xkb-utils-udeb.
* Compared to the normal binary, only setxkbmap and xkbcomp are shipped,
at least for now.
* Version/Bump some B-D to make sure the udeb gets its dependencies on
the (recently-added) udebs rather than on the libraries:
- libx11-dev
- libxkbfile-dev
* Bump Standards-Version from 3.8.3 to 3.8.4 (no changes needed).
* Fix dh_makeshlibs/dh_shlibdeps/dh_installdeb order, thanks to lintian.
* Standardize patch handling:
- Add {a,b}/ to debian/patches/10_debian_add_xkbpath_env_variable.diff
- Get rid of -p0 in debian/patches/series accordingly.
* Add myself to Uploaders.
2009-12-06 - Brice Goglin <bgoglin@debian.org>
x11-xkb-utils (7.5+1) unstable; urgency=low
* xkbcomp 1.1.1.
* xkbevd 1.1.0.
* xkbprint 1.0.2.
+ Fix typo in manpage, closes: #525254.
* xkbutils 1.0.2.
+ Add manpages, closes: #31396.
* Add README.source, bump Standards-Version to 3.8.3.
* Refresh patches.

See Also

Package Description
x11-xserver-utils_7.7~3_amd64.deb X server utilities
x11proto-bigreqs-dev_1.1.2-1_all.deb X11 Big Requests extension wire protocol
x11proto-composite-dev_0.4.2-2_all.deb X11 Composite extension wire protocol
x11proto-core-dev_7.0.23-1_all.deb X11 core wire protocol and auxiliary headers
x11proto-damage-dev_1.2.1-2_all.deb X11 Damage extension wire protocol
x11proto-dmx-dev_2.3.1-2_all.deb X11 Distributed Multihead X extension wire protocol
x11proto-dri2-dev_2.6-2_all.deb X11 DRI2 extension wire protocol
x11proto-fixes-dev_5.0-2_all.deb X11 Fixes extension wire protocol
x11proto-fonts-dev_2.1.2-1_all.deb X11 font extension wire protocol
x11proto-gl-dev_1.4.15-1_all.deb X11 OpenGL extension wire protocol
x11proto-input-dev_2.2-1_all.deb X11 Input extension wire protocol
x11proto-kb-dev_1.0.6-2_all.deb X11 XKB extension wire protocol
x11proto-print-dev_1.0.5-2_all.deb X11 Printing extension (Xprint) wire protocol
x11proto-randr-dev_1.3.2-2_all.deb X11 RandR extension wire protocol
x11proto-record-dev_1.14.2-1_all.deb X11 Record extension wire protocol