File locations

Karabiner-Elements configuration file paths:

  • ~/.config/karabiner/karabiner.json
    • Main configuration file.
      Karabiner-Elements watches this file and reload it automatically when it is updated.
  • ~/.config/karabiner/assets/complex_modifications
    • Imported complex_modifications files.
      You can use them in Preferences > Complex Modifications > Add rule.

Log file

Error messages will be output into ~/.local/share/karabiner/log/console_user_server.log if there are errors such as parse error.

You can also view the error messages in Karabiner-Elements Preferences > Log.

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