xmodmap again - not solved after all
I've twice thought I'd solved this one but no. To recap: my .xinitrc
contains the line: "xmodmap ~/.Xmodmap". which has worked for many
months or even years. In the last couple of weeks the command is not
I tried putting the full path to xmodmap, which seemed to work at first
but then failed. Next, I put the command in ~/.bashrc. That does work
but it has the undesirable effect of making bash try to run xmodmap even
when X is not running. The result was that pinging and ssh between
computers on my network kept failing.
So at present I'm stuck, unless I can find something in the bash man
page to cater for the issue (perhaps a conditional clause in .bashrc?).
Meawhile I think I'll put a bug report in for xinit.
Has no one else seen this behaviour? (I think someone on the Slacware
Anthony Campbell - firstname.lastname@example.org
Microsoft-free zone - Using Linux Gnu-Debian
http://www.acampbell.org.uk (blog, book reviews,
on-line books and sceptical articles)