Re: Once again: alt as my meta key
On 2017-02-09 15:38 +0200, Teemu Likonen wrote:
> Bob Bernstein [2017-02-09 01:27:09-05] wrote:
>> I then can enter startx and arrive in my desired icewm X desktop, I can
>> then launch an xterm and, in it, jed, or emacs. But only Esc-x on the
>> keyboard produces the wanted M-x prompt these editors.
> To control that meta key feature in XTerm add the following line in your
> ~/.Xresources file:
> XTerm*metaSendsEscape: true
> then you must either restart your X session or type "xrdb -merge
> ~/.Xresources". In XTerm you can also toggle that feature by pressing
> Ctrl and left mouse button and select "Meta Sends Escape".
Another possibility is to use the resource
Probably we should change the default for one of these. See the lengthy
discussion in bug #326200.