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Re: why is the RIGHT ALT key ignored?

On 04 Feb 2011, Henrique de Moraes Holschuh wrote:
> > Does 'RightAlt o c' give you '©', 'RightAlt ' a' give you 'á' etc.?
> Or as AltGr (sort of a mode shift), as in RightAlt+r gives you ®.
> You can configure it.  The easiest way is to use your desktop
> environment to do it.  Otherwise, you have to read a lot on XKB and its
> utilities, xmodmap, etc.

I put all this stuff in .xinitrc (I don't use a desktop). 

 /usr/bin/xmodmap -e "keycode 108 = Alt_L"
 /usr/bin/xmodmap -e "keycode 66 = Escape"
 /usr/bin/xmodmap -e "clear Lock"
 /usr/bin/xmodmap -e "keycode 91 = Delete"
 /usr/bin/xmodmap -e "keycode 133 = F13"
 /usr/bin/xmodmap -e "keycode 134 = F14"
 /usr/bin/xmodmap -e "keycode 135 = F15"
exec icewm-session

Of course, you need to run xev to see which keycode is actually being
generated by Alt-R (108 in my case).

Anthony Campbell - ac@acampbell.org.uk 
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