Take the 2-minute tour ×
Super User is a question and answer site for computer enthusiasts and power users. It's 100% free, no registration required.

I'm about to hold a course for learning Linux. I'd like the participants to see what keys and key combinations I press. Is there anything like Mouseposé for Linux?

share|improve this question

2 Answers 2

up vote 1 down vote accepted

I've used key-mon and I'm really impressed with it. It does exactly what you want without eing a nuisance. The only let down, is that if you keep holding any of the modifiers down, e.g. control, then the consecutive key combinations (ctrl + x, then ctrl + s) will not display the control key as being pressed down.

For running e.g. a tutorial on Emacs navigation, this somewhat of a let down. Apart from that, I find key-mon great.

share|improve this answer

Key-mon is a little python program I found recently that seems to do exactly what you want. I have not tried it myself yet, so I can't comment on how well it works.

share|improve this answer

Your Answer

 
discard

By posting your answer, you agree to the privacy policy and terms of service.

Not the answer you're looking for? Browse other questions tagged or ask your own question.