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134684Re: Deactivating ESC

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  • Tobias Klausmann
    Nov 25, 2012
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      Hi!

      On Sat, 24 Nov 2012, Tobias Pflug wrote:
      > i was talking to a friend recently who had remapped capslock to ESC on his macbook. While the capslock key is indeed easier to reach the problem lies with the muscle memory and the years of reaching for ESC ;-)
      >
      > Now the question is, can you somehow deactivate/remap the *actual* ESC key leaving capslock untouched ? I can't very well map <ESC> to <NOP> because capslock is then obviously mapped to <NOP> as well. Any ideas on this ?

      If you want to get rid of the classic ESC key /for all of X11/,
      you could use xmodmap/xkeycaps to make a modmap that you load on
      startup. I've been using something similar to make the right alt
      key a compose key.

      Regards,
      Tobias


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