[ILUG] nasty xmodmap..or something
John P. Looney
john at antefacto.com
Wed Nov 7 13:09:07 GMT 2001
On Wed, Nov 07, 2001 at 11:16:27AM +0000, David Golden mentioned:
> However, I don't recommend it.
> Here's the settings I use for a normal GB keyboard, but with Caps Lock turned
> into a CTRL key to make emacs usable:
> Option "XkbRules" "xfree86"
> Option "XkbModel" "pc105"
> Option "XkbLayout" "gb"
> Option "XkbOptions" "ctrl:nocaps"
> you can also use ctrl:swapcaps to swap the caps lock and control keys.
> The pc105 bit ensures that your windows and menu keys work, or at least show
> up in the X event queue - mandrake, for example, binds them to useful
I use Caps as a replacement for the "Front" key I got addicted to on Sun
Keyboards, though I do note that Anaconda did set my keyboard back to
Still doesn't explain why I can't type or display pound signs or anything
I'd usually make with the compose key.
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