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Re: [FC3] How to do key remapping on X startup???



--- Alexander Dalloz <ad+lists uni-x org> wrote:
> Am Sa, den 16.04.2005 schrieb VB um 19:33:
> 
> > I'm trying to map Caps Lock to Esc on X startup
> but
> > everyhwere I've placed the commmand "xmodmap <path
> to
> > my home dir>/.Xmodmap" has not taken effect once
> I've
> > logged into an X session.  I know the .Xmodmap
> file is
> > correct since manually running "xmodmap <path to
> my
> > home dir>/.Xmodmap" once I'm in X works. I have
> > disabled Xkeyboard since the two apparently do not
> > work well together.
> 
> I think ~/.Xmodmap is only read when using xdm.
> 
> > How can I remap keys using xmodmap or xkeyboard
> > extension??? Nothing seems to work.
> 
> Not the first time I post this. I am using following
> to remap my mouse
> buttons:
> 
> $ cat /etc/X11/xinit/xinitrc.d/xmouse.sh
> 
> #!/bin/sh
> # /etc/X11/xinit/xinitrc.d/xmouse.sh
> # Required for the configuration of a 5-button mouse
> /usr/X11R6/bin/xmodmap -e "pointer = 1 2 3 6 7 4 5"
> 
> Alexander
> 
> 
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Right, it isn't the first time you posted.  I tried
putting a file in /etc/X11/xinit/xinitrc.d but how do
I tell the system to run my new script that I placed
in there?  It doesn't run just by putting a file in
that directory.


		
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