I know that there are Linux distributions (e.g: ubuntu) that can be partially adapted to physical mac keyboard and its layout but it is clunky and only covers some scenarios. I was hoping there is one distro that specifically supports such layout out of the box. I am particularly interested in these Mac-like keyboard shortcuts:

  • cancel an app in terminal: ctrl+C
  • and copy to clipboard: cmd+C

Ideally, I'd want to see a distro deriving from Debian, Redhat or even Alpine that has:

  • majority of window keys covered (switching between apps, closing windows, refreshing web pages in a browser, etc).
  • apps such as word processor, file editor, terminal and browser; support copying and pasting in Mac style using cmd+C, cmd+V.
  • has a search box, similar to Apple's Spotlight Search
  • I have a set up like this on my Windows with WSL computer using autohotkey. You will need to disable the windows key using regedit. It not exactly what I would call easy but can be down. – William Sep 14 '18 at 16:06
  • cancel an app in terminal: CTRL+C - this is already handled by kernel stty driver – Arkadiusz Drabczyk Nov 23 '19 at 13:54
  • Are you needing a whole distro, or would a key-mapping be sufficient. – ctrl-alt-delor Nov 27 '19 at 9:30
  • The first one <kbd>ctrl</kbd>+<kbd>C</kbd>, is standard Unix, what are you seeing that is wrong? – ctrl-alt-delor Nov 27 '19 at 9:32
  • It is unclear what is being asked, and OP has not responded to comments. Unless it is made clear, no answer can be given. (making it clear will have a better affect than a bounty.) – ctrl-alt-delor Nov 27 '19 at 9:41

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