xkeycaps - manipulate X11 keymaps (for xmodmap) graphically

Property Value
Distribution Debian 7 (Wheezy)
Repository Debian Main amd64
Package name xkeycaps
Package version 2.47
Package release 4
Package architecture amd64
Package type deb
Installed size 1.94 KB
Download size 180.67 KB
Official Mirror ftp.br.debian.org
xkeycaps is a graphical front-end to xmodmap(1). It opens a window that looks
like a keyboard; moving the mouse over a key shows what KeySyms and Modifier
bits that key generates. Clicking on a key simulates KeyPress/KeyRelease
events on the window of your choice. It is possible to change the KeySyms
and Modifiers generated by a key through a mouse-based interface. This
program can also write an input file for xmodmap to recreate your changes in
future sessions.


Package Version Architecture Repository
xkeycaps_2.47-4_i386.deb 2.47 i386 Debian Main
xkeycaps - - -


Name Value
libc6 >= 2.7-1
libice6 >= 1:1.0.0
libsm6 -
libx11-6 -
libxaw7 -
libxext6 -
libxmu6 -
libxt6 -


Name Value
nextaw << 0.8-2
nextawg << 0.5.2
xaw3d << 1.3-6
xaw95 << 1.1-4


Type URL
Binary Package xkeycaps_2.47-4_amd64.deb
Source Package xkeycaps

Install Howto

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




2008-07-04 - Christoph Berg <myon@debian.org>
xkeycaps (2.47-4) unstable; urgency=low
* Build-Depend on xutils-dev instead of xutils. (Closes: #485551)
2007-08-12 - Christoph Berg <myon@debian.org>
xkeycaps (2.47-3) unstable; urgency=low
* Fix typo in manpage, spotted by Justin Pryzby (Closes: #436948).
* Update menu file for new menu policy.
2006-05-31 - Christoph Berg <myon@debian.org>
xkeycaps (2.47-2) unstable; urgency=low
* Use xmkmf instead of calling imake directly (Closes: #367844).
* Build-Depend on xbitmaps.
* Bump Standards-Version.
2006-01-02 - Christoph Berg <myon@debian.org>
xkeycaps (2.47-1) unstable; urgency=low
* Promote PC105 to the default keyboard for 'The X.Org Foundation'.
* Promote myself to Upstream and release a new version.
2005-12-18 - Christoph Berg <myon@debian.org>
xkeycaps (2.46-13) unstable; urgency=low
* Add keyboard layout for Toshiba Portege 34xxCT by Antony Pavloff.
* Update mail address for patches.
2005-11-24 - Christoph Berg <myon@debian.org>
xkeycaps (2.46-12) unstable; urgency=low
* Make SimpleMenu work with Num/ScrollLock on, thanks to Bernhard R. Link
for the patch (Closes: #90975).
2005-09-06 - Christoph Berg <myon@debian.org>
xkeycaps (2.46-11) unstable; urgency=low
* Rebuild to move menu to /usr/share.
* Bump Standards-Version (no changes).
2005-02-23 - Christoph Berg <cb@df7cb.de>
xkeycaps (2.46-10) unstable; urgency=low
* New maintainer (thanks to Ray for previously maintaining xkeycaps!).
* Apply patch I wrote in 2001 to support Sony C1VE/VN notebooks.
* Manpage:
+ Fix some unescaped hyphens.
+ Clarify "Write Output" documentation (Closes: #284387, #294440).
* Quote "x11" in debian/menu.
* debian/rules:
+ Upgrade to debhelper 4.
+ Use dh_installman.
+ Remove redundant debhelper calls.
* debian/control:
+ Remove Build-Depends on xlibs-dev.
+ Lowercase Description.
+ Priority: optional.
+ Bump Standards-Version.
* Update copyright years.
2002-11-25 - J.H.M. Dassen (Ray) <jdassen@debian.org>
xkeycaps (2.46-9) unstable; urgency=low
* [debian/control] Prefer libxaw7-dev for the package providing libxaw-dev.
(Closes: #169999)
* [debian/rules] Introduced DEB_BUILD_OPTIONS handling.
* [debian/control] Updated Standards-Version.
2001-11-19 - J.H.M. Dassen (Ray) <jdassen@debian.org>
xkeycaps (2.46-8) unstable; urgency=low
* Removed dh_installxaw from rules file, as xkeycaps no longer requires
xaw-wrappers and dh_installxaw is to be phased out. (Closes: #120232)

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