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How to map the Caps Lock key to escape key in archlinux

My OS is archlinux amd64, Gnome ENV. I want to map the Caps Lock key to escape key in archlinux. I run the command: xmodmap -e 'clear Lock' -e 'keycode 0x42 = Escape' It works well. but a moment ...
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1answer
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Arch Linux: Any keyboard press opens right click context menu

Maybe due to recent upgrade, or some screwed up configuration, my Arch install has become unusable. Some time after booting up, mouse stops working, any keyboard key opens the right click context ...
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Numeric keys on Apple keyboard

I have an Apple keyboard. I have numeric keys on the {'J', 'k','l','u','i'.'o'.'p','m' } keys. When I set Num Lock to off, it stops Num Lock for 2 seconds, and re-enables numeric keys. I tried ...
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1answer
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Bind multimedia keys

I've got an old keyboard (Compaq 9009) with multimedia keys. How can I use these keys as shortcuts?
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3answers
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Map caps lock to control. In linux. Without X

I'm trying to map caps lock to control in a terminal. X is not enabled. Distro is Arch linux. Is this possible?
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1answer
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alt keys stopped working on X11, how to fix?

I'm running arch linux, latest stable with gnome3 and gdm, I have a US keyboard (notebook). I am using the default layout except that I used xkeybdmap to bind the right alt key to alt gr to get ...
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1answer
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dm_crypt no keyboard

I recently installed Arch Linux on a USB hard drive with disk encryption via dm_crypt. Everything is working fine on the system I set everything up on (my laptop) but when I try to boot to it from my ...