[xmonad] New User Impressions
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Thu Jan 29 18:18:23 EST 2009
On Fri, Jan 30, 2009 at 12:43:48AM +0300, Khudyakov Alexey wrote:
> > It doesn't support "extra" keys such as XF86Back XF86Forward etc; these
> > keys are recognised by recent versions of X11, and are recognised by
> > other window managers such as Fvwm, but when I tried making keybindings
> > for them in xmonad, it didn't work, and the documentation didn't include
> > them in the list of supported keys.
> I'm not sure whether it should be called supported or not but you can use
> them. You only need to specify raw numbers in config. Someting like this:
> > -- XF86Music
> > , ((0, 0x1008ff92 ), do_something)
> You can find numbers in /usr/share/X11/XKeysymDB (in Debian)
Simpler to use something like xbindkeys, which is much easier to set up.
True, the downside is that one can't do window-manager actions, just
shell commands, but for things like controlling music daemons, that's
all that's needed.
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