X Keyboard Extension (XKB) Alternatives

    X Keyboard Extension (XKB) is described as 'Defines the way keyboards codes are handled in X, and provides access to internal translation tables. It is the basic mechanism that allows using multiple keyboard layouts in X' and is an app in the OS & Utilities category. There are four alternatives to X Keyboard Extension (XKB) for Mac, Windows, X11, BSD and Linux. The best alternative is SharpKeys, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like X Keyboard Extension (XKB) are Karabiner Elements (Free, Open Source), KeyTweak (Free) and xmodmap (Free, Open Source).

    The list of alternatives was last updated Jan 5, 2021


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    • X11
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    • Linux


    • Key mapping
    • Keystroke
    • Tab Control
    • Disable Keyboard Keys
    • Emacs mode


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