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Re: Help needed

* Rick Macdonald <rickmacd@home.com>
> On Sun, 6 Aug 2000, USM Bish wrote:
> > 2.  The BackSpace key needs fixing for "X". However placing xmodmap
> > parameters in .xsessions or .Xdefaults does not seem to correct the
> > problem, and I need to repeat the same over an xterm. Is there any
> > way out?
> My xmodmap is run from ~/.xsession (note: not .xsessions) and works fine.
> There is a file /etc/X11/Xmodmap that Debian supplies. I suppose that's
> the official place to put it.

This is the place for `global' (ie. affecting all users), yes.

> /etc/X11/Xmodmap takes actual xmodmap parameters (keycode=xxx, etc). In
> ~/.xsession, I actually execute the xmodmap program with my own file of
> parameters:
> xmodmap /home/rickm/.Xmodmap

In potato and woody, this is not really necessary, as /etc/X11/Xsession
will run xmodmap on ~/.Xmodmap for you.

"I believe Gandhi said it best: If you use pico in a professional
setting, first they will talk about you.  Then they will laugh at you.
Then they will fire you, and then you lose."

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