[ILUG] nasty xmodmap..or something
John P. Looney
john at antefacto.com
Wed Nov 7 15:02:29 GMT 2001
On Wed, Nov 07, 2001 at 02:55:29PM +0000, David Golden mentioned:
> pc101 AFAIK doesn't have a compose key, so try going to pc105 - then the
> wierdo keys on your keyboard are:
> [[Physical == logical]]
> LWindow key == Meta_L
> Alt key == Alt_L
> (Yes, you can have separate Meta and Alt keys! double your emacs
Don't use emacs, so the whole meta/alt thing doesn't bother me.
> Ralt key == Mode_switch
> Rwindow Key == Multi_key (compose, or near enough)
> Menu key == Menu
> The "gb" should ensure shift-3 is £. Note that if you're using
> the new Xft/XRender font subsystem, there seems to be a lot
> of fonts that don't display the £ sign -probably something to do with
> character encodings, since it seems to happen to me mainly with .ttfs
> imported from windows, but works fine with fonts like "fixed" and such.
yeah, I'm using gb alright. And my locale is set to en_IE. And I'm using
a fixed font, iso8859-15 encoding.
> Also, just out of curiosity, you could send me the output of
> xmodmap -pke
> and I'll diff it against mine...
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