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My right Alt key doesn't do a thing. It's not acting like a metakey at all. I can hold it down and type normally. I expect the right Alt key to do what the left one does.

How can I fix this?

I have a Macbook Pro 5,3.

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What behaviour do you expect from the metakey? –  djeikyb Feb 14 '11 at 21:28
    
I expect the right Alt key to do what the left one does. –  A Student at a University Feb 24 '11 at 11:44
    
as an aside, to get the Caps Lock light working, remove package mouseemu. –  A Student at a University Feb 24 '11 at 11:51
    
Is your keyboard set to the Mac kbd layout? (just checking) –  Calixte Sep 9 '11 at 12:49
    
What problem are you having with xmodmap? I just tried this the other day, and it worked. –  gecko May 16 '12 at 2:38
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closed as too localized by Bruno Pereira Dec 28 '12 at 21:55

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