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Bug#621835: marked as done (xmodmap -e 'remove lock = Caps_Lock' no longer works.)

Your message dated Sun, 10 Apr 2011 04:03:02 +0200
with message-id <20110410020302.GA3093@debian.org>
and subject line Re: Bug#621835: xmodmap -e 'remove lock = Caps_Lock' no longer works.
has caused the Debian Bug report #621835,
regarding xmodmap -e 'remove lock = Caps_Lock' no longer works.
to be marked as done.

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Package: x11-xserver-utils
Version: 7.6+2
File: /usr/bin/xmodmap

xmodmap -e 'remove lock = Caps_Lock' #no longer works.
The best one can do is assign it to something else,
xmodmap  -e 'keycode 66 = Tab'
as there isn't even a way to do
xmodmap  -e 'keycode 66 = NOTHING'.

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jidanni@jidanni.org <jidanni@jidanni.org> (10/04/2011):
> OK,
> setxkbmap -option caps:none
> worked. Thanks!

Great, closing this bug report then.

> >>>>> "CB" == Cyril Brulebois <kibi@debian.org> writes:
> CB> Well, nobody bothered to send a patch. Feel free to.
> Just add '******* xmodmap is obsolete, try setxkbmap instead *******'
> somewhere on the xmodmap manpage. That would help #584502 sufferers too.

Talking about what's needed is nice, actually sending the patch
upstream and getting it merged is what needs be done. But I think I've
pointed to [1] several times already, so I'll just stop repeating

 1. http://wiki.x.org/wiki/Development/Documentation/SubmittingPatches


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