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Is there a way to dump the current keymap / keyboard layout, so it can be loaded on another host with xmodmap?

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This is in the xmodmap man page. Try the following switch:

   -pke    This  option indicates that the current keymap table should be printed on
           the standard output in the form of expressions that can be  fed  back  to

Redirect this to a file and Xmodmap can read this file to set the keymap. This only applies when using X. If you need something similar on the console, look at loadkeys.

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Also look at xkbcomp and setxkbmap.

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