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README.md

us_cat - xkb layout

The us_cat Layout is a xkb keybord layout map intended for use with a us keyboard for typing primarily german but also providing diacritic characters for french and some slavic languages in latin script.

layout image

There is also version for use with de keyboards included.

installation

Place the files in /usr/share/X11/xkb/symbols/ and use as layout us_cat or de_cat with variant cat respectively.

Note: on upgrade delete /var/lib/xkb/*.xkm and manually re-apply the layout or reboot.

The python script evdev_xml_entry.py will directly modify your system's evdev.xml to show the layouts in the keyboard configuration gui. (Execute as root)

other OSes

Versions for Windows and OSX are included in the respective folders.

open questions

  • repurpose <CAPS>?
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