initial keyboard layout
init(8) and names a file in /share/kblayout that is loaded and set as the keyboard layout. The default kernel US keyboard layout is retained if the file is missing.The kernel translates the raw keyboard scancodes into unicode codepoints using the keyboard layout table associated with the terminal. Keyboard layout tables are compiled from a textual description with kblayout-compiler(1) into compressed binary tables.
- Name of initial keyboard layout.
- Keyboard layouts.