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[Xen-users] Re: keymap customization (Was: How to recover from crashed d

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Subject: [Xen-users] Re: keymap customization (Was: How to recover from crashed domU?)
From: Molle Bestefich <molle.bestefich@xxxxxxxxx>
Date: Tue, 27 Dec 2005 00:14:35 +0000
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rupi@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx wrote:
> Since Alt-Gr key combinations are a pain in the ass

Right..  IMHO both Shift and AltGr should never be used for key combos
because they're used to alter the character emitted by a key on the

If only Ctrl and individual characters were always correctly conveyed
and AltGr and Shift was never used as shortcut keys, all would
probably be well with international keyboards in the world of
shortcuts =)...

> and brackets and stuff like that are way easier to find on a US layout i 
> decided to
> switch from a German to a US layout and introduced Alt-Gr combinations
> to reach German Umlauts.. somewhat non-standard approach but served me
> well the last years.

Harh!  Crazy.  Some people go ranting on mailing lists about their
problems and others just go ahead and solve them.  You're one of those
people that just go ahead and solve them :-).

> My .Xmodmap is attached - you may use it as an
> inspiration in case you want to try this.

Cool, I'll definitely have a look, thanks for sharing.
(Not that I think that this is really a proper solution...)

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