Installation from source in openSUSE

These instructions have not been tested in a perfectly clean openSUSE installation. Please help the project by confirming these instructions.

  1. Download Superkb

     wget ''
  2. Unpack it

     tar xvzf superkb-v0.23.tar.gz
  3. Install Superkb dependencies.

     sudo zypper install imlib2-devel libXft-devel libXrender-devel cairo-devel pango-devel libXinerama-devel help2man
  4. Enter into the Superkb directory.

     cd superkb-v0.23
  5. Compile Superkb.

     MODTYPE=y make force
  6. Install Superkb.

     sudo make install
  7. Download a sample configuration into your home directory as ‘.superkbrc’.

     wget -O ~/.superkbrc ''
  8. Launch Superkb


    or, if you want to send it to the background,

     superkb &
  9. You may need to tweak the configuration. If you do, reload Superkb by killing it:

     killall superkb

    and reloading it as in step 8.