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xmodmap: assigning ctrl+A to Home.

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New Member
Nov 27, 2015
Hi: In order to make ctrl+A to echo what normally the Home key does, which is my goal, using xmodmap, I would first have to make ctrl the Mode_switch key, that is

keycode 105 = Mode_switch Mode_switch

The problem however is that the key then won't work as the normal ctrl key anymore. Is there a means to attain the behavior described above?


Overclockix Snake Charming Senior, Alt OS Content
Jan 24, 2006
Ontario Canada
Depends on your desktop environment and what exactly the "home key" function is... do you mean the super (windows) key? Or do you mean the actual Home button (usually beside the insert button)