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I use xmonad + emacs. Both use ALT key heavily. So there are conflicts sometimes.

My keyboard has WINDOWS key on it. I would like xmonad to use that key instead of ALT.

My current ~/.xmonad/xmonad.hs file looks like this

import XMonad
import XMonad.Config.Gnome

main = xmonad gnomeConfig

How should I change it so that xmonad starts using the WINDOWS key?

e.g. WINDOWS + 3 will switch to workspace 3 instead of ALT+3.

I want xmoand and emacs to live happily together.

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import XMonad

main = xmonad defaultConfig
        { modMask = mod4Mask -- Use Super instead of Alt
        -- more changes
        }

And then press mod+q. Thats all.

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How would one tweak a Fedora-provided xmonad.hs to accomplish this? –  Rhys Ulerich Feb 25 '13 at 16:06

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