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How can I map my F-keys in Unix.
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by:ahoffmann
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man xmodmap
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by:frederico
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man mapkey
man strings
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man strings, frederico ?
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I use olvwm (open look virtual windows manager) in which i use a file .olvwmrc
which states:
F1 {
        Execute: 'xterm -e pine'
        }

F2 {
        Execute: 'xterm'
}

F3 {
        Execute: '/usr/local/public/bin/netscape'
        }

F4 {
        Execute: 'xterm -e tin'
        }    

this works very nice for me.
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