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How to make my Alt_R function as another Control on Linux

I want to use my right Alt as another Control key to use with Emacs. I tried following (with modifications) this tutorial: ...
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1answer
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Is it possible to get ESC to behave as an actual escape key?

So I have finally switched to Emacs, not so much because I'm yet convinced it is in itself the better editor but because it certainly does have more powerful extensions. I am still using vim-mode ...
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Take back Ctrl-/ from Debian console configuration

My Debian Testing console is stealing my Ctrl-/ and using it as Backspace; Ctrl-/ is the single key-press Undo in bash and emacs. After some research, it looks like the Ctrl-/ -> Backspace mapping ...
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Can't type ] or } in either the Terminal or Emacs while in “Español - ISO” keyboard language mode

I can type [ and { with no issues, but when I type ] nothing happens, and when I type } a ? sign is typed instead. This is an issue only while in Terminal or Emacs (Terminal and GUI). Everything ...
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In emacs, my <C-right> and <C-left> on my mac keyboard, does not work

I have an iMac running OSX 10.8.4. I've tried this on emacs built from Homebrew, as well as a version I've downloaded from http://emacsformacosx.com/ I've tried this with a completely clean ...
2
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1answer
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Remapping Emacs' Meta to Windows keys on Kubuntu

After quite a few hours of searching now, I still can't work out how to do this. Setup: French Windows Comfort Curve Keyboard 2000 (which is why I want to remap) HP Pavilion dm4 laptop running ...
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some key bindings in OS X Terminal.app

I'm trying to use Emacs Markdown mode, which requires several key bindings, like C--, C-+, M-<left>, M-<right>, M-<up>, M-<down>, but I can't get them working in OS X Terminal. ...
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141 views

How to bind super and arrow keys to windmove in Emacs?

I'm trying to bind Super and the arrow keys, (s-up, s-down, etc) to change windows in Emacs. Unfortunately I'm having trouble setting it correctly. I am running Kubuntu 13.04 with Emacs 24.3.1. ...
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Using Autohotkey for Emacs

I am using emacs in Cygwin and have used Autohotkey to re-map the lefthand 'Alt' key and the lefthand 'Windows' key to be (left)Ctrl and (left)Alt respectively. This means that an emacs sequence like ...
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147 views

When I press C-; in emacs+iterm2 why does it only get ;

I would like to use iedit-mode together with paredit-mode. When I bind C-; to iedit-mode globally, I still always get 'paredit-semicolon when I press C-;. I thought this was kind of weird. I recorded ...
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How would you remap the meta key on emacs?

I am using Emacs-24.2. I start it from a linux server and display it on my Exceed server, on my WindowsXP desktop. I have to type in the ESC key on my keyboard to get the META modifier. What is the ...
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How to make emacs accept UTF-8 from the keyboard

My friends have persuaded me to "try again" (about the 5th time in about 12 years) with emacs. I'm currently suffering a little, and need help with emacs + utf-8. I'm running the 23.3.1 emacs gui on ...
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Super Key over SSH

I connect to a headless Ubuntu server (no X) over SSH and run Emacs. In my ~/.emacs file I have defined a keyboard shortcut using the 's' (Super) modifier. This shortcut works when I run Emacs in a ...
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Is there an “LFD” key on my keyboard?

Emacs uses keybindings with "LFD", the Emacs FAQ provides the following information: LFD: Linefeed or Newline; same as `C-j' Is there a Linefeed button on my keyboard (other than C-j)?
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Set emacs “Meta” key to be the mac ⌘ key

My Emacs uses the Mac alt/option key as the meta key. How do I set it to be the ⌘ key?
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Remap Alt/Meta to L_Control (emacs-only solution acceptable)

I'm looking to use the left control key as an additional [Meta] in emacs. I'm running Ubuntu 10.04 LTS, and I assume something could be done using xmodmap. Previous attempts at this have caused me to ...
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swap back caps and ctrl

I used to use swapped Ctrl and Caps for editing files in Emacs under Windows XP, so I have Ctrl function bind to Caps. Now I've got a new machine, and old traveled to another man, who wants to have ...
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How can I write braces, { and }, in Emacs on Mac OS X with a scandinavian keyboard layout?

I can not write { and } in Emacs on my Macbook Air with a Swedish keyboard layout. In all other programs I do this by pressing alt + shift + ( for { and the corresponding keys with ) for }. How can I ...
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Key for controlling synergy on Mac

My mac has Control/Alt(Option)/Command, and with synergy, each key maps Control/LWindows/Meta(Alt). I want to change the mapping to Control/Meta(Alt)/LWindows. Alt(Option) is key key name is written ...
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mapping capslock to ctrl on centos

How can I map Caps Lock to Ctrl on CentOS. It's a CentOS server that I SSH into so there isn't a window manager or anything like that.
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Alternative to arrow keys in Google Chrome location bar

I like Google Chrome because it is fast but I don't like using the arrow keys in the location bar to complete URLs. Is there any extension, or setting I'm missing, that allows me to use the Tab key ...
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Mac OS X, Emacs and Windows keyboard - remapping a key

I have a Windows keyboard (MS natural 4K), I'm using Mac OS X, and I like to use Emacs. However, the default Mac OS X GUI build for Emacs has the Windows key mapped to Meta (meta typically is the Alt ...