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KBDMAP(1)		  BSD General Commands Manual		     KBDMAP(1)

NAME
     kbdmap, vidfont — front end for syscons

SYNOPSIS
     kbdmap [-K] [-V] [-d | -default] [-h | -help] [-l | -lang language]
	    [-p | -print] [-r | -restore] [-s | -show] [-v | -verbose]

DESCRIPTION
     The kbdmap utility allows easy setting of available keymaps.  The vidfont
     command allows the setting of fonts.  Both examine a database for the
     keymaps and fonts.	 Descriptions are in English by default, but may also
     be in other languages.  These programs are interactive and expect to run
     in a terminal to get required input (e.g., a keymap selection) from the
     user.

     It is strongly recommended to not choose MSDOS codepage keymaps or fonts.
     Use the ISO standard version if available!	 X11 does not support MSDOS
     codepage.

     The following options are available:

     -K	     Run as command kbdmap.

     -V	     Run as command vidfont.

     -d, -default
	     Use default language.  Ignore LANG environment variable.

     -h, -help
	     Print options and exit.

     -l, -lang language
	     Use language for description and menu.

     -p, -print
	     Print description of available keymaps or fonts to stdout and
	     exit.

     -r, -restore
	     Load default font from /etc/rc.conf.

     -s, -show
	     Show currently supported languages and exit.

     -v, -verbose
	     More warnings.

ENVIRONMENT
     LANG  preferred language

FILES
     /usr/share/syscons/keymaps/INDEX.keymaps  database for keymaps
     /usr/share/syscons/fonts/INDEX.fonts      database for fonts
     /etc/rc.conf			       default font
     /usr/local/share/locale/locale.alias      describe common LANG values

SEE ALSO
     dialog(1), kbdcontrol(1), vidcontrol(1), kbdmap(5), rc.conf(5)

HISTORY
     The kbdmap and vidfont commands appeared in FreeBSD 2.1.

AUTHORS
     Wolfram Schneider ⟨wosch@FreeBSD.org⟩ wrote the original Perl version.
     The current version was rewritten in C by Jonathan Belson
     ⟨jon@witchspace.com⟩ for FreeBSD 5.0.

BUGS
     The kbdmap and vidfont utilities work only on a (virtual) console and not
     with X11.

BSD				 July 3, 2002				   BSD
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