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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
Old-school method:
Edit either:
Or for other (older?) versions:
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..

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gOS trials

Posted 08-04-2008 at 04:49 PM by jnjsdad

I spent several of my recent weekend hours making a Everex gBook a useful laptop. The owner was disappointed that it wasn't a standard Windows machine and found it unfamiliar enough to wonder if it would ever be useful.
I ended up loading Ubuntu 8.04 Desktop Edition.

First I tried to update the gOS version and found that the download would only fit on a DVD - although it is just a 100MB or so more than than a CD will hold. (Makes you wonder why anyone wouldn't trim the ISO...
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Distribution I am using

Posted 08-04-2008 at 08:34 AM by hanzelko

On my computer I have Windows XP and in VMWare I am using Linux.
What kind of Linux?

At first it it LFS = Linux from Scratch. I try to always stay according to SVN LFS.
Check more on

The second distribution I use is Arch Linux.
The best of Arch linux is they usage of top most versions of packages.
See: GCC-4.3.1, Glibc-2.8 and so on.
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1st post

Posted 08-04-2008 at 06:45 AM by fd4242

Just learned that as a member of LQ, I get a free blog!
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hello henry

Posted 08-03-2008 at 10:15 PM by maqg

hello,this is henry.
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