daniel at fooishbar.org
Tue Feb 13 02:33:18 PST 2007
On Tue, Feb 13, 2007 at 12:09:00PM +0200, Dotan Cohen wrote:
> While looking for something else, I stumbed upon the /etc/X11/Xmodmap
> file. It seems to define certain keystrokes and their functions:
> ! keycode 22 = BackSpace
> ! keycode 107 = Delete
> I'd like to define certain non-English keyboard shortcuts to translate
> to their English equivelents, could I do that with this file? For
> instance, I'd like CTRL-ה to be sent to the system as CTRL-V, as ה and
> V share a key. What would be the proper syntax? I use the US English,
> Dvorak English, and Hebrew keyboard layouts and I need the keyboard
> shortcuts to be uniform across them (physical key mapping).
> I'm currently running Fedora Core 6 on a Dell E1505 laptop. Thanks in
XKB takes care of this sort of thing, not xmodmap. This should already
happen by default (it does in GNOME, e.g.). Unfortunately, some apps
are broken and don't respect this; this is an app issue. I think
Firefox is the main offender.
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