Wednesday, 26 November 2014

Re: System setting for changing modifier keys?

On Wed, Nov 26, 2014 at 5:45 AM, Barry Warsaw <> wrote:
> Are there any plans to make changing modifier keys more human
> friendly in
> Vivid (unity8 perhaps)?
> AFAICT, the only way to change modifier keys (e.g. swap control and
> caps lock,
> remap left & right alt) is to use the tried and true xmodmap, but
> this is far
> from user friendly.

What's even worse is that this isn't the best place to do this - what
you really want to do is set


in /etc/default/keyboard; then this is applied everywhere, even VTs.

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