Re: Alternative to .Xmodmap in Gnome 2.6

On Mon, 2004-06-28 at 07:44 +0200, albert vilella wrote:
> I use "Preferences->Keyboard Shortcuts"...

That will not help in Chris's case, because he's problem is with the
keyboard description.

> On Sun, 2004-06-27 at 19:31, Chris Metcalf wrote:
> > I have a Thinkpad, and its got some special "page forward/page back"
> > buttons. I can use .Xmodmap to remap those keycodes to something
> > useful.
> > 
> > However, Gnome 2.6 overrides my .Xmodmap and tells me to go use the
> > Gnome tools to reconfigure my keyboard instead. No keyboard map exists
> > for my keyboard, so I can't map those keys.
> > 
> > I've done some googling and found a lot of people complaining about
> > this "feature", plenty of people hacking around it, and no real
> > solutions.
> > 
> > So whats the "correct" way to map keycodes in Gnome 2.6?
> > 
> > I hope in the next release the developers will elect to add an
> > "Advanced" tab to the keyboard configuration applet to allow users to
> > remap special keys.

The issue is being work on.

-- m

Mariano Suárez-Alvarez <msuarezalvarez arnet com ar>

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