[kde-solaris] xmodmap problems
steleman at nyc.rr.com
Sun Jan 18 17:35:08 CET 2004
I think you can use the xkb extension and the keyboard layout config
utility from KDE Control Center -> Regional and Accessibility ->
Keyobard Layout to change the keyboard layout. I am not an expert at
re-mapping keyboards though ... however, i do know that it is
possible to remap to a Sun keyboard. The default keyboard mappings in
the Control Center do not seem to have the Sun keyboard maps ...
On Sunday 18 January 2004 10:22, Roman Maeder wrote:
> my xmodmap stuff does not work in KDE 3.1.4, which I just installed
> from Stefan Teleman's packages on Solaris 8. I have a Unix type 5
> keyboard and in OpenWindows and Sun's Gnome 2.0 I set up a couple
> of keys for Alt_L+key to give me Umlauts and other characters I
> frequently need. My xmodmaprc looks like this:
> remove mod4 = Alt_L
> add mod2 = Alt_L
> keysym A = a A adiaeresis
> keysym O = o O odiaeresis
> this gives me this modifier map:
> shift Shift_L (0x6a), Shift_R (0x75)
> lock Caps_Lock (0x7e)
> control Control_L (0x53)
> mod1 Meta_L (0x7f), Meta_R (0x81)
> mod2 Mode_switch (0x14), Alt_L (0x1a)
> in KDE nothing happens if I type Alt_L+a in a console, kedit or
> kate. It does work inside exmh, from where I write this message,
> but exmh handles this stuff itself. Can this be done?
> Also, is there a way to make the convenient function keys on the
> left (Stop, Front, Open, Copy, Paste, ...) work? What about the
> compose key?
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