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xmodmap and xcape not loading on start up

asked 2014-11-16 08:07:54 +0000

nielsk gravatar image

updated 2014-11-17 08:58:15 +0000

Adaephon gravatar image

I load xmodmap and xcape via exec on startup

exec_always --no-startup-id "xmodmap /home/nik/.xmodmap"

(I tried it with and without ")

exec_always --no-startup-id xcape

.xmodmap:

keycode 66 = Control_L
clear lock
add Control = Control_L

But they do not load. When I reload the config though, it works. I see no errors in .xsession-errors and the i3-log doesn't have errors either.

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I just realized that [Using setxkbmap to disabple CapsLock](https://faq.i3wm.org/question/5606/using-setxkbmap-to-disabple-capslock/) may be a duplicate of this question. Please see the comments there for a possible solution.

Adaephon gravatar imageAdaephon ( 2015-07-13 08:15:42 +0000 )edit

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answered 2015-07-10 19:05:30 +0000

I had the same problem and found after some experimentation that adding a sleep solves the problem -- so it's probably some initialization problem :-/

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