Remapping the AltGr key to Control
quidh4 at gmail.com
Sat Feb 25 02:33:40 PST 2012
Is there a way to remap the AltGr key to Ctrl with setxkbmap?
I've already checked the option section in
"/usr/share/X11/xkb/rules/base.lst" but I didn't find an entry for
I also tried xmodmap, however some xmodmap entries on my /.xsesssionrc
seem to be ignored at system startup,
and they don't take effect. Therefore I decided to achieve that
through setxkbmap or xkb...
My OS is Debian Wheezy and the keyboard layout is set to gb (on an
That's what xmodmap prints:
shift Shift_L (0x32), Shift_R (0x3e)
lock Caps_Lock (0x42)
control Control_L (0x25), Control_R (0x69)
mod1 Alt_L (0x40), Meta_L (0xcd)
mod2 Num_Lock (0x4d)
mod4 Super_L (0x85), Super_R (0x86), Super_L (0xce), Hyper_L (0xcf)
mod5 ISO_Level3_Shift (0x5c), Mode_switch (0xcb)
And that's waht xev prints when I press AltGr:
state 0x90, keycode 108 (keysym 0xfe03, ISO_Level3_Shift), same_screen YES,
XKeysymToKeycode returns keycode: 92
Thanks for help.
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