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Re: How to bind keys to commands, without requiring login?

* Masatran, R. Deepak <masatran@research.iiit.ac.in> 2007-08-30
> I want to bind some keys to commands. I can do this using my window manager,
> but I want it to work even if (1) Nobody is logged in OR if (2) the screen
> is locked with a screen-saver.
> I am using Debian 4.0, with GDM, and Sawfish.

Some more information: I want this for listening to music, with MPD as the
server, and Sonata as the client. I made "/etc/X11/Xmodmap" with contents:

    keycode 151 = XF86AudioPlay
    keycode 159 = XF86AudioStop
    keycode 178 = XF86AudioPrev
    keycode 236 = XF86AudioNext

and "HOME/.xbindkeysrc" with contents:

    "mpc toggle"

    "mpc stop"

    "mpc prev"

    "mpc next"

Now, the only problem is that XBindKeys does not work when I am not logged in.

Masatran, R. Deepak <http://research.iiit.ac.in/~masatran/>

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