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Hi I want to remap the Capslock key to a Shift key. The reason being is the UK keyboard has a very large Caps Lock and a alpha size shift.
I have been looking everywhere and there is a lot about turning it into a CTRL key but I don't understand.
Can you give me simple instuctions I don't know what keycodes to use and what file to edit.
Tried the Ubuntu forum but no answer there.
Distro Ubuntu 10.10
To effect the change for all users, add the following to /etc/X11/Xmodmap
remove Lock = Caps_Lock
add Shift = Caps_Lock
To effect the change for a single account, crešte or edit a file ~/.Xmodmap or ~/.xmodmap, to include those two lines, and crešte or edit a file ~/.xsession (or, for some distributions, ~/.xsessionrc or ~/.xinitrc) to ensure that it contains
(depending upon which of those now exists and contains the aforenoted two lines).
Once you have restarted X, the CapsLock key should be a Shift key.
To effect the change just for the immediate session, enter