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I’ve just created a Kali Linux partition on my MacBook Pro. On Mac OS I used Karabiner Elements to remap the right alt key to left arrow because my real left arrow key is broken.

Now I want to do the same thing on Kali. To do so I installed xcape. I tried several commands like xcape -e "Alt_R=Left" and xcape -e "Alt_R=leftarrow" but none of them modified the keymapping. I also considered to accomplish the key remapping by modifying the xkb files, but I'm unsure which entries in the files I have to modify. I would appreciate any help on remapping the key.

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With the following command I was able to map left arrow on right alt:

xmodmap -e 'keycode 108=Left'

Afterwards I mapped AltGr on right command:

xmodmap -e 'keycode 134=ISO_Level3_Shift'

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