mapping apps to keys in X Windows

Toni Schmidbauer toni at
Sat Nov 1 15:20:42 PST 2003

On Sat, Nov 01, 2003 at 05:31:17PM -0500, Dru wrote:
> Does any know if there are any tools or configurable scripts that come
> with X that allow a user to map an application to a shortcut key? Or is one
> supposed to instead use their window manager or an application in the ports
> collection (such as xbindkeys).

this is normaly a feature of your windowmanager. for example
under fvwm2(1):

Key g   A M Exec exec /usr/X11R6/bin/galeon

xbindkeys should work to.

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