New Xorg - different key-codes

Michael Gmelin freebsd at
Wed Mar 11 13:49:40 UTC 2020

>> On 11. Mar 2020, at 10:29, Mark Martinec
>> <Mark.Martinec+freebsd at> wrote:
>>> I just updated my laptop from source, and somewhere along the way
>>> the key-codes Xorg sees changed.
>> Indeed.  This doesn't just affect -CURRENT: it happened to me on
>> -STABLE last week, so I'm copying that list too.
> And a "Down" key now opens and closes a KDE "Application Launcher",
> alternatively with its original function (which makes editing a
> frustration).

This *might* help you:

(Short version: run setxkbmap in ~/.xinitrc, e.g.,
setxkbmap -model pc105 -layout de)


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