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How to enable right Alt key, Alt-Space, Windows keys, et. al
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Glitchman
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PostPosted: Sat 03 Sep 2005, 16:24    Post subject:  How to enable right Alt key, Alt-Space, Windows keys, et. al  

Is there any way to enable the functionality of the right Alt key? At present, it appears to be disabled altogether. Is it possible to make Alt-Space, Alt-Tab, and Alt-Esc work as it does in Windows or at least the way they work in most other UNIXes? Also, is it possible to give functionality to the 3 Windows enhanced keys on most keyboards? Thanks.
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keenerd

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PostPosted: Sat 03 Sep 2005, 17:08    Post subject:  

You mean they don't work for you? It usually depends on the window manager. JWM has alt-tab enabled by default, and you can add the others. Pretty sure Ice has options, too.
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PostPosted: Sat 03 Sep 2005, 21:23    Post subject:  

Alt-Esc has never worked in any version of Puppy I have tried (since 0.98) nor have the right Alt key or the 3 Windows "enhanced" keys ever functioned.

I use fvwm95, mainly because it behaves more like the window managers I am used to in other UNIXes (although middle-click and right-click behaviors are swapped on title bars of windows.) Alt-Tab at least works to some extent. JWM is way too awkward for me.
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PostPosted: Sun 04 Sep 2005, 16:04    Post subject:  

Me too.
The right Alt key and the 3 Windows enhanced keys has never worked.
I use IceWM and has choosen 'us' keyboard layout.

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