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Re: [vox-tech] X key binding - win to crtl
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Re: [vox-tech] X key binding - win to crtl


  • Subject: Re: [vox-tech] X key binding - win to crtl
  • From: Henry House <hajhouse@houseag.coMAPSm>
  • Date: Sun, 22 Apr 2001 20:43:36 -0700
  • References: Pine.LNX.4.10.10104222047080.4711-100000@bewley.net

On Sun, Apr 22, 2001 at 08:49:19PM -0700, Dale Bewley wrote:
> Can some one save me some research with a quick answer?
> Can I bind the "windows" key on my laptop to act as the control key
> instead? Mostly needed in X but if I could keep it like that all the time
> it would save me a lot of frustration.

Sure, you can either use xmodmap or you can edit the keucode table by hand.
The latter approach will even work for broken apps like Netscape.

Assuming that you use the default keymap, the file you need to edit is
/usr/X11R6/lib/X11/xkb/keycodes/xfree86.

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Henry House
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