Re: lost the ALT key under emacs
On Mon, Jan 29, 2001 at 10:32:59AM -0500, James LewisMoss wrote:
> >>>>> On Sun, 28 Jan 2001 23:25:31 +0000, Tiarnan O Corrain <firstname.lastname@example.org> said:
> Tiarnan> The Alt key isn't working, so I can't get
> Tiarnan> any M-x type commands. Does anyone know why? Debian is the
> Tiarnan> only dist I've run on this laptop, so I don't know whether
> Tiarnan> it's a specifically Debian problem.
> Try running "xev" and putting the pointer in the white window that's
> brought up then pressing the alt key and see what is generated. This
> will at least tell you if X is seeing the key. Also try the alt key
> on the other side of the keyboard (assuming you have one).
Thanks. I managed to solve the ALT problem with xkbdcaps, but perhaps
this'll allow me to use those four strange function keys above the