Making Caps lock a control key with Gconf?
gc1111 at optonline.net
Fri Dec 3 22:21:20 UTC 2004
On Fri, 2004-12-03 at 19:52 +0000, Jonathan G. Underwood wrote:
> Graham Campbell wrote:
> > On Fri, 2004-12-03 at 19:36 +0000, Jonathan G. Underwood wrote:
> >>I just did a fresh install of FC3, updated, and the
> >>gnome-keybinding-properties program segfaults everytime (there's a bug
> >>report on this).
> >>Until this gets fixed, can someone tell me how to make caps lock a
> >>control key through gconf - I've browsed through it, and figure it has
> >>to do with the desktop/gnome/peripherals/keyboard/xkb section. I tried
> >>adding "ctrl:nocaps" to the options key, to no avail.
> >>ps. please cc. me on replies.
> > Take a look at /etc/X11/xorg.conf. There are comments about how to do
> > this and even a sample line to un-comment to cause it to happen. Of
> > course this affects all users of the system, so if it is a multiuser
> > system, you might want to do something else.
> Unfortunately Gnome 2.8 overrides the settings in xorg.conf I believe,
> so alas this will have no effect.
> Dr Jonathan Underwood
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I'm using Gnome 2.8 and it works fine for me.
Graham Campbell <gc1111 at optonline.net>
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