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Old 03-15-2008, 10:03 AM   #1
linuxlainen
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Where is the Xmodmap file


Hello everyone,

I'm trying to map my media keys in the keyboard with some applications (calculator, OpenOffice...)
I found in the web that I could do this by editing the Xmodmap file. However, I couldn't find this file in my system. Most of the pages state that the file is under the home directory, and others gave some different paths, yet I couldn't find the file.

When executing the command

Code:
xmodmap -pke
I get a long list of all the key mapping I have. Where does this list come from? How can I edit it?

I'm using Suse10,3

Please help
 
Old 03-15-2008, 10:14 AM   #2
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It should be a hidden file under your home directory. Try:

Code:
cat ~/.Xmodmap
 
Old 03-15-2008, 02:36 PM   #3
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Hi,

I have tried that already and the file is not there
 
  


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