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Old 12-05-2012, 11:27 AM   #1
grepsenfurtz
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how do i disable the tabulator key?


how do i disable the tabulator key [two arrows above
the capslock]. it is useless to me, and acidentally
hitting it causes all sorts of problems.
 
Old 12-05-2012, 01:13 PM   #2
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Edit the file
/usr/share/X11/xkb/symbols/pc
You don't say your distro (add it to your profile as I've done), so it might be somewhere in /etc instead.
You'll see a line
key <TAB> {[Tab, ISO_Left_Tab]};
Alter to
// key <TAB> {[Tab, ISO_Left_Tab]};
and that should do it. You have to log out and log in again for it to take effect.
 
  


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