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Make the Insert key send a different keysym (the symbolic name of the key that determines what key applications think it is), for example F25. xmodmap -e "keycode 106 = F25" Configure mc to recognize f25 as a binding for the Mark command: copy /etc/mc.keymap (or wherever the keymap you're using is located) to ~/.mc/mc.keymap and change the line Mark = ...


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Most of Midnight Commander's key-bindings are customizable. The feature you're talking about appears to be Mark, which is in the default keymap file, e.g., /etc/mc.keymap: [panel] Search = ctrl-s; alt-s Mark = insert; ctrl-t According to the manual page, if you provide your own keymap file (and make that the first one found), it will use that file instead ...


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The question sounds a bit contradictory since you're citing X tools but ask for a solution that "ideally should work without X". About your 4th finding: xinput will give you the correspondence $ xinput list-props 11 Device 'AT Translated Set 2 keyboard': Device Enabled (145): 1 Coordinate Transformation Matrix (147): 1.000000, 0.000000, 0.000000, ...



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