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Re: problem with keys in X

>>>>> "Joerg" == Joerg Johannes <liste_joerg@gmx.de> writes:

    Joerg> Hello there I'm a bit confused by key usage in X: I have two
    Joerg> computers, one as nfs-sever, and one as client. The following
    Joerg> happens when I am logged in as the same user on one or the other
    Joerg> computer (it is the home-directory that is exported, nothing
    Joerg> else). On the server, I can use Alt-Tab to cycle through the
    Joerg> windows, but I must use the Windows-key (=meta) to run commands in
    Joerg> emacs. So far so good (would be nicer to use Alt in emacs, too). On
    Joerg> the client, I have to use the Alt key for commands in emacs, but I
    Joerg> cannot cycle through the windows at all. This is confusing because
    Joerg> the settings for emacs and sawfish (did I mention that I'm using
    Joerg> gnome-helix with sawfish?) are identical on both machines due to the
    Joerg> same user-specific conf-files.  What do I have to change on one of
    Joerg> the machines that they behave the same way?

Look at /etc/X11/XF86Config.  In the "Keyboard" section, make sure that the
"XkbModel" line say "pc104" and not "pc101".  (pc101 won't recognize the
Windows key, so it sets the Alt key as both Alt and Meta.)


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