xfce4 startup appears to override my xmodmap keyboard settings
squisher at xfce.org
Mon Feb 8 18:54:55 CET 2010
On Mon, Feb 8, 2010 at 10:32 AM, Chris G <cl at isbd.net> wrote:
> On Sun, Feb 07, 2010 at 04:21:46PM -0700, David Mohr wrote:
>> On Sun, Feb 7, 2010 at 7:15 AM, Chris G <cl at isbd.net> wrote:
>> > I have a .Xmodmap file which sets up the Compose key and some mouse
>> > button changes.
>> > Both xfce *and* gdm run 'xmodmap ~/.Xmodmap' for me which is a bit
>> > redundant but no harm really. However *only* the mouse settings
>> > survive through the rest of X initialisation, the Compose key set-up
>> > for my keyboard is lost.
>> > I have checked pretty carfully and xmodmap is definitely being run (I
>> > have added echo output at the appropriate places and it appears in
>> > .xsession-errors, I used to get an xmodmap warning too). Anyway my
>> > mouse settings *are* being done so that confirms it's run.
>> > If I run 'xmodmap ~/.Xmodmap' in a terminal window once X is up and
>> > running I get the keyboard setting I want, so the .Xmodmap file is OK.
>> > My *guess* is that xfce is doing its own keyboard set-up after xmodmap
>> > is run and overrides the Compose key setting I want. Is this a bug or
>> > should I be setting up the Compose key somewhere in the xfce4
>> > configuration?
>> > For the moment I'm running 'xmodmap ~/.Xmodmap' with a 20 second delay
>> > from my .xprofile, this works but feels like a bit of a bodge.
>> Search the list archives, there has been discussion about this before.
> Er, *how* do I search the archives? There appears to be no search
> function at http://foo-projects.org/pipermail/xfce/.
Missing search functionality sucks, that's true. It might be because
pipermail's search is not good to begin with? Anyone have a clue?
Anyway, you can always revert to the google, and search for:
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