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I want to install workman layout on Ubuntu, I do not know how to do that?!

Workman layout blog: http://www.workmanlayout.com
Download: http://www.workmanlayout.com/blog/?page_id=964

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Click the next link to download it: deekayen-workman-fb07f45.tar.gz. Extract workman.iso15.kmap or workman-p.iso15.kmap file from /deekayen-workman-fb07f45/linux_console/ directory.

Then move it to the /usr/share/X11/xkb/symbols/ directory using terminal:

sudo cp workman.iso15.kmap /usr/share/X11/xkb/symbols/workman

After, run:

setxkbmap -v workman && xset r 66 

You should get something similar to this:

Warning! Multiple definitions of keyboard layout
         Using command line, ignoring X server
Trying to build keymap using the following components:
keycodes:   xfree86+aliases(qwerty)
types:      complete
compat:     complete
symbols:    pc(pc105)+workman+level3(ralt_switch)
geometry:   pc(pc105)

To switch back to QWERTY run:

setxkbmap us; xset -r 66
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Hmm? the code is not provided for compiling! there are just two files: github.com/deekayen/workman/tree/master/linux_console –  mini Jun 30 '13 at 11:00
thank you for your help, It seems I'm doing something wrong! I got this error: paste.ubuntu.com/5814557 (notice at the last line); besides, I want to use both US and Workman in X mode: using at libreoffice, firefox, etc,, everlasting, switching between them by shortcut keys. –  mini Jun 30 '13 at 17:45
See man setxkbmap for more help. –  Radu Rădeanu Jun 30 '13 at 18:03

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