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I might got a problem along with my Xorg config, all control keys are now shown as <Primary>, what is that?

I just mapped Capslock to Left Control, and I can't set the shortcut key to Control + Tab now

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You can enable the 'Utility:Inotify' Plugin and edit ~/.config/compiz/Default.ini

As you can see, the <Primary> is not written to the ini-file. You can now write <Control>. The shortcut is active when the file is saved.


as_toggle_window_maximized_key = <Alt><Super>m
as_toggle_window_maximized_horizontally_key = <Control><Alt>m
as_toggle_window_maximized_vertically_key = <Control><Shift>m
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