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Re: Patches for laptop owners

On Dec 4, Laurent de Segur wrote:

> - An emacs friendly keyboard remapping where caps lock acts as the ctrl
> key (and LED stays off) and the right 'enter' key becomes 'alt' (this
> enter key is really useless.)

This is a big problem on most (all?) Apple laptops, because they have ADB
keyboards whose caps-lock keys do not send keyup events.  This is a
limitation of the hardware.  If you search through the list archives you
can find some fairly kludgey kernel patches that provide partial

In any case, if you want to change your keyboard map it it quite simple
with xmodmap or xkb.  Read the man pages.

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