Re: GOAL: Consistent Keyboard Configuration
>>>>> John Goerzen writes:
John> Just for the record, several problems: * Backspace *still*
John> doesn't work where it should. * XEmacs refuses to recognize
John> Alt as Meta. * Delete rarely works anywhere.
Do you have `xkeycaps'? Try messing with the keysyms some with that.
I think when X starts up, if no xmodmap is loaded, it takes its
initial keysym values from the tty settings. So, if you load the
keyboard settings, using the `kbd' package:
# m4 /usr/share/keytables/hypermap.m4 > /etc/kbd/default.map
... for the next boot, and for this time do:
# loadkeys /etc/kbd/default.map
... after you create the default.map file.
Try that, and see if things are improved any. I've found that with
that and an "~/.Xmodmap" that sets up <-[Backspace] and [Delete] to
the default keysyms--- using `xkeycaps'--- everything works pretty
much as expected.
What version of XEmacs are you talking about?
mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org (Karl M. Hegbloom)
Portland, OR USA
Debian GNU 1.3 Linux 2.1.36 AMD K5 PR-133
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