xev – Check the X keyboard events

2018-11-19 62 words 1 min read

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xev – print contents of X events

So other day I was checking why my play key was not working and wanted to check if it maps to one of the X default mappings for the keyboard and was stuck on how to check this. And finally found that I can try this:

 

xev -event keyboard

Pretty neat 🙂


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Authored By Amit Agarwal

Amit Agarwal, Linux and Photography are my hobbies.Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.

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