Where are xmodmap settings saved?

Peter Hutterer peter.hutterer at who-t.net
Sun Nov 18 18:01:55 PST 2012

On Fri, Nov 16, 2012 at 03:12:51PM +0100, José Luis Lafuente wrote:
> I created my own keyboard layout and loaded it with xmodmap .Xmodmap.
> Now I want to go back to a default layout, I deleted .Xmodmap, but
> after a reboot the layout defined with xmodmap is still present. What
> files is modifying xmodmap? What did xmodmap to save the layout that
> makes it persistent?

xmodmap doesn't save anything, it merely applies settings to the running
server. if the settings are still there, this means that either your changes
were identical to the default layout anyways or there is a xmodmap process
being run with the changes once the server is started.


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