PLEASE NOTE: This is not a duplicate as the
fn key behaves differently than other keys on the keyboard. I can't get the
fn keycode by using, for example,
I'm running Ubuntu on my Macbook now. I'm using the Macbook UK keyboard layout for input, which works fine and has all the keys in the correct positions.
The one thing I never got used to on my Macbook is that the
ctrl keys are swapped over from what you would usually see in most UK laptops' keyboard layouts.
Can I reconfigure my keyboard layout in Ubuntu so that the
fn key in the picture above becomes
ctrl, and vice-versa (while keeping all others keys exactly the same)?
This is tricky because the
fn key doesn't seem to behave like other keys. You can't get the
fn keycode by running
xev. Every other answer to this question I've found doesn't apply when dealing with the
fn key, as they depend on getting the keycode from
How can I remap
ctrl and vice-versa?
I will welcome any "hackish" idea or solution.
(I'm on Xubuntu 16.04)