How to load a per-user xkbmap?

Daniel Stone daniel at
Thu May 8 17:34:25 PDT 2008

On Thu, May 08, 2008 at 11:08:11PM +0100, martin f krafft wrote:
> I've written my own xkb map (thanks to [0]), but now I am unsure how
> to load it.
> 0.
> I am on a single-user machine, and I'd really like to
> replace my crufty xmodmap script with the new map, but I cannot
> figure out how to load the map from my xsession. I'd rather not
> modify /etc for this, and /usr/share/X11 is certainly out of the
> question.
> How can I load a custom xkb map, which I've placed under $HOME?

xkbcomp :0

If you've got any changes which aren't in mainline xkeyboard-config,
please consider submitting them, so we can add them as options for
everyone else.

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