[xmonad] New Xmonad user

Don Stewart dons at galois.com
Wed Feb 6 18:42:19 EST 2008

> Hi all,
> (please forgive me, my mother tounge is spanish, so be patient).
> I've successfully instaled xmonad and xmobar on a FREEBSD-6.3.
> I have done my key bindings, and a nice status bar for xmobar.
> Xmonad is really nice and productive (as I dislike the mouse).
> I come from Ion WM, and I want to change the Mod1 (ALT key) by
> the Control key. if it is possible please tell me how it could be
> done.

In your config file,


change the default value of the modMask from mod1Mask to controlMask 
That is,

    import XMonad

    main = xmonad defaultConfig {
            modMask = controlMask

would be your config file.

-- Don

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