An xmodmap Issue

g gmeyer1de at
Fri Dec 12 12:24:01 CET 2008

I would suggest: Quit using xmodmap/kdb/mouse. Use hal/evdev instead and
edit the kbd files.

Do the following:

1. Delete the Mouse and Keyboard section in xorg.conf
2. Make your own kbd-file, the system ones are found in 
3. edit the hal-file /usr/share/hal/fdi/policy/10osvendor/10-keymap.fdi
4. restart hal.

you can load the keymap with:

setxkbmap -v 10  -symbols us_gu -rules evdev -model evdev -layout us_gu 
-option ""

The only problem i had was, that Xorg glues the keymap together from 
several sources, by specifiying the -symbols-option and running it on 
every system-start, you use only the one you specified.
I attached my kbd-file, it should give you an idea.
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