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Bug#201737: map LWIN to Mode_switch

On Sat, May 29, 2004 at 03:13:27PM +0100, Mark Brown wrote:
> On Fri, May 28, 2004 at 04:38:27AM -0500, Branden Robinson wrote:
> > XkbRules	xfree86
> > XkbModel	macintosh
> > XkbLayout	gb
> > XkbOptions	group:lwin_switch
> > Mark, between this and the modification to /etc/X11/xkb/symbols/macintosh/gb I
> > sent you last July, are your problems resolved?
> Turning on that option I still can't seem to generate a number symbol
> (or, I notice the Euro symbol which is the third character on 2).  My
> keyboard configuration is:
> Section "InputDevice"
>         Identifier      "Generic Keyboard"
>         Driver          "keyboard"
>         Option          "CoreKeyboard"
>         Option          "XkbRules"      "xfree86"
>         Option          "XkbModel"      "macintosh"
>         Option          "XkbLayout"     "gb"
>         Option          "XkbOptions"    "ctrl:nocaps,group:lwin_switch"
> EndSection

Damn, damn, DAMN!  Everytime I think I have learned something about XKB,
reality laughs in my face.

> I've tried all the modifier keys I can think of but this could still be
> user error.

With the above configuration, can you use xev and tell us what key
events are reported when you press the Left Apple/Bucky key?

Just for giggles, how about Left Alt?

G. Branden Robinson                |     When I die I want to go peacefully
Debian GNU/Linux                   |     in my sleep like my ol' Grand
branden@debian.org                 |     Dad...not screaming in terror like
http://people.debian.org/~branden/ |     his passengers.

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