[winswitch] Specifying xmodmap settings (in a file)

Antoine Martin antoine at nagafix.co.uk
Sun Jun 3 07:55:17 BST 2012


I can reproduce the missing 'a' issue now, so I will fix this asap.
I have created a ticket for your xmodmap settings option:
Feel free to add info/comments there.


On 06/03/2012 02:36 AM, Alexey Loginov wrote:
> Hi all,
> I'm setting up xpra/WinSwitch, using older versions (0.7.36/12.10) to
> get around the missing 'a' issue (https://xpra.org/trac/ticket/92).
> Older versions don't handle xmodmap setting with modifier keys (e.g.,
> to swap Escape and Alt, as I do in my .Xmodmap file, shown below).
> Is there an easy way just to ask WinSwitch/xpra to use an existing
> .Xmodmap file (e.g., by copying it to .winswitch/server/xmodmap or
> something like that)?  I got a bit tangled up in the many set_xmodmap
> functions trying to use a file that I place in the above directory and
> not let it be overwritten with new xmodmap calls.
> Of course, if the partial version of xmodmap settings like below
> doesn't work, please let me know.  Thanks for any help!
> -Alexey
> .Xmodmap:
> ! Make esc and alt behave as Meta:
> clear Mod1
> clear Mod2
> keycode 63 = Mode_switch
> keycode 66 = Meta_L
> keycode 69 = Meta_R
> add Mod1 = Meta_L Meta_R
> add Mod2 = Mode_switch

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