Re: [wmii] problem with 3.6 installation under MacOSX

From: Joerg van den Hoff <>
Date: Thu, 20 Dec 2007 10:54:45 +0100

On Wed, Dec 19, 2007 at 09:24:50PM +0100, Alexis Hildebrandt wrote:
> Hello Joerg,
> are you sure that the ALT (Option) key is correctly recognised by
> wmii? Using wmiir read /event and xev verify that the ALT (Option)
> key works with wmii.
> I had to place the attached .Xmodmap in /usr/X11/lib/X11/xinit/.Xmodmap
> in order to get things running smoothly.
> Since I am no export on xmodmap feel free to suggest improvements.
> Please note that for the various bugs that still remain in OS X's
> X11 (e.g. missing fullscreen support) I installed 2.1.1 of Xquartz
> available at
> which might also make a difference.
> Cheers, Alexis

thanks. yes `alt' is recognized correctly. I know about the
Xorg related mess in Leopard and simply avoided upgrading
till now. so I still have the Xfree86 variant. so, problem
shout not be related to these things.

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