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The X11 protocol defines a keycode as a 8-bit value in the range [8,255]. The value 0 is a special value for AnyKey - I don't remember if anything uses 1-7, or they were simply reserved for future special cases.


You have two different keymaps. One used by your graphical environment (X) and one used by you console. The first one is configured by xmodmap and setxkbmap. The second one is configured by loadkeys. You can dump the first one with xmodmap and the second one with dumpkeys. Have a look at the man pages of those commands to find the correct options and ...


Mapping keys to run commands You can create shortcut key combinations that will launch commands, I've successfully been using XBindKeys on GNOME 3.8.4 for this very purpose. My use has been modest but I like to create keyboard shortcuts for Nautilus to launch with certain directories opened. Example You'll need to first make sure the packages xbindkeys ...


I figured out that it is pretty simple to change the behaviour of this modifier, As root change the value in the file /sys/module/hid_apple/parameters/fnmode from 1 to 0. For example: # echo 0 > /sys/module/hid_apple/parameters/fnmode Note that in some older versions of linux, this file was located in /sys/module/apple/parameters/fnmode

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