Right Alt key
tjk at tksoft.com
Mon Aug 7 01:51:09 PDT 2006
xmodmap -e 'keycode 113 = Alt_L'
> On Fri, 2006-08-04 at 08:33 -0700, Tom wrote:
> > I want to have both Alt keys on my
> > keyboard function as ordinary Alt
> > keys.
> > It seems that the right Alt key
> > gets mapped to something else by
> > default (even without adding any
> > XkbOptions in xorg.conf).
> > Does some simple way exist (like
> > an XkbOption) to have the right
> > Alt key function as an Alt key?
> I have the same problem and would like to know the answer too. If
> right-alt were to behave the same as alt then it would make switching
> workspaces (Ctrl-Alt-arrow) much simpler, i.e. one-handed, since my Ctrl
> and Alt keys are next to each other, next to the arrow keys.
> Currently xev says my left Alt is keycode 64 (keysym 0xffe9, Alt_L),
> while it identifies right Alt as keycode 113 (keysym 0xfe03,
> ISO_Level3_Shift), without identifying it as an Alt.
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