I do not have an escape key on my new keyboard. Instead I have a Home key, similar to Mac keyboards. I would simply like to turn this Home key into an effective Esc key. I would not like to change anything else. I would also like this solution to be permanent.

I am running on Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (64-bit).

Here are the links that I have already tried (very carefully, step by step) without success:


What you need is create a custom keyboard definition with the Home key mapped to Esc. See if this Ubuntu documentation on customizing keyboard layout can help.

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