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My q key is gone from my keyboard. I'm trying to assign ctrl-a as a way to enter my q's, so from the bash prompt

echo "q" |xclip; xclip  -o

outputs a q.. but saving that to a script then executing it gets me nothing. (If I can get that to work, I can use the windowmanager to assign ctrl-a to that script.) Or will you just tell me to edit a dense X config file somewhere?

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    you know about xmodmap? – michas Sep 15 '16 at 0:33
  • Now I do, thanks to StackExchange suggesting keyworded-answers based on my question title. Do you have a one-liner for me (to put into .xinitrc I guess)? – Mark A. Williams Sep 15 '16 at 0:36

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