Making the best of your keyboard (xmodmap'ing and other related things)
One of the the advantages always listed in "vim pros and cons" is that you're always close to the home row ... except when you have to hit the ESC key to exit out of insert mode. I was thinking the best solution to this would be to map the Caps Lock key to ESC (as the Caps Lock key is seldom used anyway). That was until I found out Ctrl + [ in vim can also get you out of the insert mode.
After some thinking, I've xmodmap'd the Compose key to the Menu key, and the left Alt key to ESC (because I use ESC in bash often).
Anyway, I was wondering -- could you guys share some of the modifications (whatever they be) you've made to optimize keyboard-related tasks?
Last edited by wheeliee; 03-16-2009 at 11:10 PM.