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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 <ocorrain@esatclear.ie> 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



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