A key remapping daemon for linux. (by rvaiya)

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  • Change/swap keys | 2021-09-21
    Here is link number 1 - Previous text "1"
    I'd suggest you use keyd 1 for (fixed) remapping of keys. This will work independent of any compositor or IDE and configuration.
  • KDE is hiring a contractor to improve Hardware integration | 2021-09-15
    Keyd perhaps? What do you think?
  • janus-key: Make normal keys behave like modifiers when held down.
    See also kmonad and keyd (discussed last month in r/emacs)
  • KMonad gives you superpowers & you'll end up using it everyday | 2021-09-12
    Excellent opportunity to shill which I' ve been using for some time. | 2021-09-12
    If someone likes his but not so fond of haskell or want something simpler you could try I personally use it to map CAPS to CTRL so it works also on tty and to use Right alt for a layer with hjkl mapped to arrow keys
  • Windows Subsystem for Linux GUI | 2021-09-10
    You might want to try this tool.

  • how do i install a keymap? (reposting from linux4for noobs since i got no response(also got downvoted))
    Not sure what you want. But if you're looking for key remapping for linux, have a look at keyd or key-mapper
  • Should I remap my caps lock to escape or control?
    Why not both? is what I currently use on Linux. There's also
  • keyd: A key remapping daemon for linux.
  • KMonad and the power of infinite leader keys | 2021-08-05
    keyd much simple and intuitive config format.
  • How can I add a hotkey(?) in wayland.
    Check this out:
  • keyd - A key remapping daemon for linux. | 2021-07-31
  • keyd - A (QMKesque) key remapping daemon for linux


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