[ILUG] (no subject)
colm_debarra at hotmail.com
Wed Jun 13 11:45:40 IST 2001
Thanks - the instructions on that site worked very nicely, backspace is now
working as it's supposed to - it was a matter of modifying
/usr/lib/X11/etc/xmodmap.std slightly if anyone was curious.
Thanks for putting me out of my misery !!
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>From: Dave Airlie <airlied at csn.ul.ie>
>To: kevin lyda <kevin at suberic.net>
>CC: colm debarra <colm_debarra at hotmail.com>, <ilug at linux.ie>
>Subject: Re: [ILUG] (no subject)
>Date: Wed, 13 Jun 2001 11:30:00 +0100 (IST)
>On Wed, 13 Jun 2001, kevin lyda wrote:
> > On Wed, Jun 13, 2001 at 09:46:47AM -0000, colm debarra wrote:
> > > deletes the one in front which is wwhat the delete key is supposed to
> > > Can anyone tell me how to fix this, because its making life miserable
> > > me.
> > first see if refection x has some setting with regards to the backspace
> > key. if that doesn't work, use xev to find the keycode backspace emits
> > (run xev, it will pop up a window, mouse over to it, press backspace and
> > see what it's reported as in the xterm you ran xev from). then set that
> > keycode to Backspace. see the xmodmap for how to do that. then you'll
> > want to force kde to run xmodmap with those arguments - i don't use kde
> > i haven't a clue how to make that happen, but i'm sure someone here
> > kevin
>David Airlie, Software Engineer
>http://www.skynet.ie/~airlied / airlied at skynet.ie
>pam_smb / Linux DecStation / Linux VAX / ILUG person
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