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Bug 980940 - xmodmap settings cleared by switching to alt-ctl-f2 vt terminal
xmodmap settings cleared by switching to alt-ctl-f2 vt terminal
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: xorg-x11-server-utils (Show other bugs)
x86_64 Linux
unspecified Severity low
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Assigned To: X/OpenGL Maintenance List
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Reported: 2013-07-03 11:26 EDT by Wolfgang Rupprecht
Modified: 2015-02-17 10:49 EST (History)
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Description Wolfgang Rupprecht 2013-07-03 11:26:09 EDT
Description of problem:

The xmodmap settings are cleared by switching to alt-ctl-f[2-7] vt terminal and back again.

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):

kernel.x86_64                  3.9.8-300.fc19

How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:

1.  cat << EOF > /etc/X11/Xmodmap
! clear the shift lock and make that key a Control key
clear Lock
keycode 0x42 =	Control_L
add    Control = Control_L

2.  xmodmap /etc/X11/Xmodmap
3.  alt-ctl-f2
4.  alt-ctl-f1
5.  type alskdjflasj in a terminal window.
6.  type <shift-lock>a
7.  notice that a capital A is typed at the end of the line instead of the 
    cursor moving to the first char position.

Actual results:
Switching to an alternate terminal clears the xmodmap settings.

Expected results:
Switching to an alternate terminal shouldn't clear the xmodmap settings.

Additional info:

I have no idea what to file this against.  Xmodmap? Xserver? Kernel?
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