An xmodmap Issue

Brian J. Tarricone bjt23 at
Thu Dec 11 00:29:28 CET 2008

Rich Shepard wrote:
>   A couple of weeks ago I upgraded my notebook from Slackware-12.0 and
> Xfce-4.4.1 to -12.1 and -4.4.2. When I did, the line near the bottom of
> ~/.xfce4/xinitrc that reads
> xmodmap ~/.Xmodmap
> was not invoked ... apparently. The ctrl/caps lock swap directed by 
> .Xmodmap
> does not occur. I've not seen any error message generated.
>   However, if I run this exact command within a virtual console it works. I
> would like to have this command automatically run once again when I 
> start X.
> Might this be something related to Xfce?

Probably not.  You've likely hit a bug in xinit that's been discussed on 
this list before.


More information about the Xfce mailing list