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Linux in a Nutshell

This directory of Linux commands is from Linux in a Nutshell, 5th Edition.

Click on any of the 687 commands below to get a description and list of available options. All links in the command summaries point to the online version of the book on Safari Bookshelf.

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kbd_mode [option]

Print or set the current keyboard mode, which may be RAW, MEDIUMRAW, XLATE, or UNICODE.



Set mode to XLATE (ASCII mode).


Set mode to MEDIUMRAW (keycode mode).


Set mode to RAW (scancode mode).


Set mode to UNICODE (UTF-8 mode).

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