Re: [wmii] Use of the WIN key

From: Anselm R. Garbe <>
Date: Tue, 17 Jan 2006 17:31:57 +0100

On Tue, Jan 17, 2006 at 08:11:41AM -0800, bijoy thomas wrote:
> Has anyone tried using WIN to launch something?
> I'm not talking about using WIN to replace M. I'm
> trying to use WIN to lauch an app. I added the lines
> in wmiirc
> kbind normal $WINKEY 'extern firefox'
> But it doesnt work after restarting wmii. Is it even
> possible to use a key other than $MODKEY to launch an
> app? Any help/suggestions/tips would be appreciated.
> I'm using the 2.5.1 version of wmii.
> Thanks in advance,
> Bijoy Thomas.
> PS - I did try this in the earlier 2 version using
> bind in the keys file but that didn't work either.

You cannot bind anything to a modifier key only, but you can
bind anything to a key without a modifier key in X.
Thus use WIN-f for firefox or something else instead.


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