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Old 12-10-2008, 05:33 PM   #1
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.fluxbox/keys help please

i cant figure out how to set it so my tux key (windows key with a sticker over it) will launch fbrun in fluxbox

i have been trying to follow these two guides

this is my keys file so far
OnDesktop Mouse1 :HideMenus
OnDesktop Mouse2 :WorkspaceMenu
OnDesktop Mouse3 :RootMenu
OnDesktop Mouse4 :NextWorkspace
OnDesktop Mouse5 :PrevWorkspace

Mod1 Tab :NextWindow
Mod1 Shift Tab :PrevWindow
Mod1 F1 :Workspace 1
Mod1 F2 :Workspace 2
Mod1 F3 :Workspace 3
Mod1 F4 :Workspace 4
Mod1 F5 :Workspace 5
Mod1 F6 :Workspace 6
Mod1 F7 :Workspace 7
Mod1 F8 :Workspace 8
Mod1 F9 :Workspace 9
Mod1 F10 :Workspace 10
Mod1 F11 :Workspace 11
Mod1 F12 :Workspace 12
None Mod4 :Exec fbrun
i have also tried changing it to..

None Mod4 :ExecCommand fbrun

Mod4 :ExecCommand fbrun

Mod4 :Exec fbrun

Mod4 Mod4 :Exec fbrun

Mod4 Mod4 :ExecCommand fbrun

what am i doing wrong?

please help
Old 12-10-2008, 07:07 PM   #2
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ok i finally figured it out

i was thinking that mod4 was windows key because i was reading that in one of the guides that i was following

it works when i use Super_L instead of mod4
Old 12-11-2008, 11:49 PM   #3
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Thank you for posting your solution! I've been trying to work on a similar problem and that helped a lot!
Old 12-20-2008, 10:41 AM   #4
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run the command xev from a terminal, then press any key and it will tell you what key it is


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