Every time i reboot or start my computer, ubuntu 13.10 looses my xmodmap. I have to type:

xmodmap .Xmodmap

and the mapping works. How can I have this xmodmap automatically?


Open Unity dash and type as startup applications and open it.

Then click at add button and add the

  • Name as xmodmap
  • command as xmodmap .Xmodmap

click at Ok button.

thats it , from next time it will autostart. For example look at the image enter image description here


The above didn't work for me with Unity 13.10 fresh install.

I had to tweak it a bit

sleep 30
xmodmap .Xmodmap &
exit 0

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