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i'm running Ubuntu Precise, and I want to perform the following remapping, preferably through Gnome's "System Settings > Keyboard > Layout > Options" menu (though if that's not possible I could fall back to xmodmap):

  1. Remap Caps Lock to CTRL (done)
  2. Remap Left Ctrl to Super (doesn't seem to be an option for it in the menu, though there is a "remap left ctrl to meta")

Ideally, I'm trying not to bypass Gnome's configurations, so if there is some way to accomplish step 2 above using gconfeditor rather than disabling gnome's keyboard remapping and just doing the whole thing through xmodmap, I'd like to know it.

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Are you using Gnome on Ubuntu Precise, or are you perhaps using Unity (the default) on Ubuntu Precise, and mistakenly calling it Gnome?

Either way (I think), I believe Xmodmap will be your best bet. See my answer on AskUbuntu.

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While this link may answer the question, it is better to include the essential parts of the answer here. – Dennis Mar 6 '13 at 1:48
i'm using gnome-panel + xmonad – Martin DeMello Mar 7 '13 at 22:33

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