Linked by Thom Holwerda on Fri 6th Jan 2006 22:22 UTC, submitted by letsrock
Linux "Linux is not Windows, and although there are some similarities, you must realize that there may be a few 'new ways of doing things' to learn before you can be comfortable in Linux. Linux is an open-source clone of UNIX, a secure operating system that predates DOS and Windows and is designed for multiple users. The items in the following list generally apply to any UNIX-based *nix system, such as Linux and the various BSD's. For the purposes of this article, assume that it's all Linux."
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RE[2]: Errors
by Sphinx on Sat 7th Jan 2006 01:27 UTC in reply to "RE: Errors"
Sphinx
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2005-07-09

Please, you're in X, map any key to any event or any command your heart so desires. The commands may vary a bit from wm to wm but it's built right into every one of them.

I would hate to have someone think Ubuntu desktop may not be as polished as it's hype suggests.

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RE[3]: Errors
by fizzled on Sat 7th Jan 2006 02:16 in reply to "RE[2]: Errors"
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2006-01-06

"Please, you're in X, map any key to any event or any command your heart so desires. The commands may vary a bit from wm to wm but it's built right into every one of them.

I would hate to have someone think Ubuntu desktop may not be as polished as it's hype suggests."

I know that I can map the key combination. The impression from the article is that ctrl-alt-esc is a standard keymapping across all different distributions. I'm using a less common window manager, so I'll accept the possiblity that it's not configured as most. This doesn't seem to be the case; it's a specific configuration in whatever distro the author is using and not every installation (as the article suggested.)

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