Using the Menu button

Brian J. Tarricone bjt23 at
Sat Mar 5 22:57:33 CET 2005

Bob Hepple wrote:

>How do I use the "Menu" button to popup the desktop menu (otherwise
>available through a right-click on the root window)?
>I'm doing the following so that I can get keyboard events from those extra
>xmodmap -e "keycode 115=Help" # left Windows key
>xmodmap -e "keycode 116=Find" # right Windows key
>xmodmap -e "keycode 117=Menu" # Menu key
>I can then bind the Menu key to any command using 
>	Setting->Window Manager->Keyboard
>But - what command can I use to popup the Menu? There's nothing under
>"Window shortcuts".
Bind it to running 'xfdesktop -menu' in the WM shortcuts.  Note that 
this doesn't always work properly for some reason, and we don't know 
why.  Search bugzilla if you want details.


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