Re: Emacs keys differences between console and X
> On Thu, 17 Apr 1997, Andreas Tille wrote:
> > Here is an extract from my /etc/X11/XF86config:
> > # To set the LeftAlt to Meta, RightAlt key to ModeShift,
> > # RightCtl key to Compose, and ScrollLock key to ModeLock:
> > LeftAlt Meta # this line was commented out before
> > # RightAlt ModeShift
> > # RightCtl Compose
> > # ScrollLock ModeLock
> > I deleted the `#` before "LeftAlt Meta" according to the hint of Rick
> > but it didn't help. The answer to <Alt>-x is only `beep` end I have
> > to type <ESC> x anyway.
> > By the way: what do I have to read to learn more about the purpose
> > of `ModeShift`, `Compose` and `ModeLock`?
> > Thanks to Rick, but are there any mor hints
I had a problem like this, and I think the main thing I had to do
to get the behaviour I wanted was to uncomment "XkbDisable"
in my /etc/X11/XF86Config.
(I had guessed wrong when the setup had asked about xkb...)
-- David Pfitzner
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