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Are there still keyboards with special modifiers like e.g. a Meta key? If so do they work with current OSs?

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Note, the "meta" key exists on many keyboards, often labeled as the "windows" key, at least when interpreted by puTTY and the X server. –  Darth Android Jun 8 '11 at 21:05
The "Windows" key is actually Super, but some software may choose to interpret it as Meta instead. –  Ignacio Vazquez-Abrams Jun 9 '11 at 1:06

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Some foreign-language keyboards have special keys that the OS may be able to remap to arbitrary modifiers, including but not limited to Meta, Hyper, AltGr, and more.

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