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Keyboard Mapping: Swap ctrl/caps lock

Posted 08-04-2008 at 05:51 PM by gwalli

Keyboard Mapping: Swap ctrl/caps lock
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Old-school method:
Edit either:
/etc/X11/xorg.conf
Or for other (older?) versions:
/etc/X11/XF86Config
Add one of these lines under the 'Input Device' for keyboard:
If you want to swap caps-lock and control keys:
Option "XkbOptions" "ctrl:swapcaps"
If you want NO caps-lock:
Option "XkbOptions" "ctrl:nocaps"
Need to re-start X to activate the changes..

NOTEs:
The command:
system-config-keyboard
Will blow these changes away!
This works for Fedora, and old Red-Hat Linux.. YMMV.
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