Customizing X Window: An Introduction
Publish Date: Nov. 6, 2007
Time was, everyone needed to know how to tweak an X11 installation by hand, just to get your video card to work. These days, with most of it done automatically, it's becoming a lost art. But if you want to use a tweak your keyboard mapping (or use a non-standard keyboard), modify the available fonts, or change the character set that you use, you need to understand the configuration files and how they work. Here's everything you need to get yourself started, courtesy of Frank Pohlmann.
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