Re: [firstname.lastname@example.org: Bug#111905: Upgrade to X in testing breaks alt keys]
Ethan Benson <email@example.com> writes:
> On Tue, Sep 11, 2001 at 10:57:29AM +0200, David N. Welton wrote:
> > What changed then? Why did it work for me before and it doesn't
> > work now, without Xmodmapping it? The heart of the question seems
> > to be that X is translating 125 into 115 - how does it do that?
> > Is it configurable?
> because X 4.0 was broken.
How so? What was wrong with it?
> > > if you prefer Apple/command == Alt then look at my Xmodmap at:
> > I've got my own that seems to work, thanks to Colin. But before
> > it wasn't necessary. I'd at least like to understand the reason
> > behind this, be it correct or not.
> because the Apple key is not the alt key on apple keyboards. deal
> with it.
I know that, but I had reconfigured it, and it worked. As the
administrator of my computer, my preferences take precedence. I
accept that fact, however, that I'm running testing and things aren't
going to be perfect. What I would like to know is why it worked one
moment and didn't the next. What changed?
David N. Welton
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