Re: kdm init files and xmodmap
on Wed, Jun 04, 2003 at 11:18:56AM -0200, Tal Eisenberg (firstname.lastname@example.org) wrote:
> I realize that I'm again "stealing" the thread... I just wanted to say that I
> really had no intention of doing that (How does the list server know i
> replied if I changed the subject?). Anyways, sorry for the inconvinience I
> will post my question again on a new thread.
Please use postfix quoting format: your reply goes below the material
cited. Trim your quotes appropriately and ensure your attributions are
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People who've decided this thread is of no further interest will skip
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For your own good: use your mailer's "new message" function, not the
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> Thanks for pointing that out, Tal.
> On Wednesday 04 June 2003 01:57, Bob Proulx wrote:
> > Please do not steal the thread by just replying to a conversation in
> > mid-stride. Replying to an existing thread of conversation and just
> > changing the subject line is called thread stealing. It's considered
> > rude. If you want to start a new thread of conversation please just
> > start a new email message and not a reply to an existing message.
> > You can see how your message is stuck in the middle of the other
> > thread of conversation "Knoppix ISO image is 715MB - How Do I burn it
> > ?" by looking here. People not interested in that conversation will
> > delete the entire thread and very probably never see or read your
> > message which will be deleted along with the entire rest of the thread.
> > http://lists.debian.org/debian-user/2003/debian-user-200306/threads.html#00
> > Tal Eisenberg wrote:
> > > I have been running xmodmap manualy on every startup for making the
> > > extra buttons work with X. As this is quite annoying to do everytime
> > > I want to put the xmodmap ~/.xmodmaprc line on some init script that
> > > runs on X startup (I'm using KDM). The problem is I just can't find
> > > any file that will actually execute that line and add the new
> > > buttons. Where should I put it?
> > KDM starts X which runs Xsession which will look in .Xmodmap. If you
> > put your xmodmap into $HOME/.Xmodmap it should be read at start up
> > time.
> > Bob
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