Howdy! Newbie with keyboard patches.

Tomas Carnecky tom at
Tue Jan 23 01:58:24 CST 2007

Peter Seebach wrote:
> In message <015e01c73eb4$e93860d0$0100a8c0 at DMITRY>, "Dmitry Timoshkov" writes:
>> Usually xmodmap is used to redefine keys behaviour in X11, no need for 3rd party
>> apps.
> If xmodmap could do this, I'd agree.
> Xmodmap can't map "F13" to "Control-F1", though, and many Windows apps can't
> hack F13.  Xmodmap can only map keys to single keys; it can't change their
> modifiers.

I'm sure I could hack you a small app that takes input events from
/dev/input/eventX and uses XTest to fake X key events. That way you
could 'map' F13 to Control-F1. I've written a few 'drivers' for input
devices (MS Strategic Commander etc) that way.. and it works great.

tom (aka wereHamster :P )

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