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Remapping keys: Caps Lock to Escape and vice versa in Ubuntu 13.10 [duplicate]

I just installed Ubuntu 13.10 and miss the feature to swap the escape and Caps Lock key. It used to be possible through a GUI in Ubuntu 12.04. Anyone know how I can solve this? Thanks for the help :)
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can not make Caps Lock a Control key using setxkbmap [duplicate]

I am running Ubuntu 13.10 and I want to make Caps Lock another Control key. I found that the easiest way was using setxkbmap. But the strange thing is that it resets itself to the default after 1 ...
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How do I swap Escape and Caps Lock in 14.04?

It appears that the keyboard Layout Options that allow things such as "Swap the Escape key and Caps Lock" have disappeared from the keyboard settings in 14.04 Is there another GUI where they can be ...
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How to access the Keyboard Layout Options in 13.10+

In 13.04 or below I only needed to access the keyboard layout and then click on the Options button as seen in the image below: In 13.10 the Options button is missing as seen in the following image: ...
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How do I enable Ctrl-Alt-Backspace to kill the X server? [duplicate]

Unfortunately, there's still a need to kill the XServer from time to time. Since upgrading to Raring ctrl+alt+backspace is disabled and I can't find this option in the keyboard settings any-more: ...
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How to change CapsLock key to produce “a”?

While typing I often hit the CapsLock key instead of the a key. (QWERTZU keyboard) This is quite annoying because the moment I realise that I hit the wrong key, I will have to delete multiple ...
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Make setxkbmap preferences being set at startup

I'm trying to switch left Ctrl key with caps permanently. But with ubuntu native keyboard layout switcher xmodmap did not persisted (this question). So now i just ditched native switcher and using ...
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Keyboard mapping lost using remmina rdp

I use setxkbmap -option "caps:swapescape" to swap caps lock and escape. When I use the remmina RDP client to connect to a Windows server computer, the keyboard mapping no longer works. I have tried ...
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Where have the Keyboard Layout Options gone in Ubuntu 13.10? [duplicate]

In Ubuntu 13.04 it was possible to disable the Caps Lock Key. It was also possible to make the key sequence Ctrl - Alt - Backspace to kill the X-server. That was all done using System Settings -> ...
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How can I get Compose bound to Print Screen in graphical applications?

I was able to get it working in the console, by putting setxkbmap -options "compose:prsc" in my bashrc file but it doesn't seem to work in graphical applications. Any ideas? (In case you're ...
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Cant swap ESC with CAPS LOCK

I read a lot o guides on this theme, and this guide worked for me:How to permanently switch Caps Lock and Esc However after some recent update it does not work. Additionally i reseted the dconf-...
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Remap caps-lock to escape: Snap Server

I am on Ubuntu Snap server with no GUI and would like to remap my caps-lock to escape for my terminal sessions. I have tried modifying the /etc/defaults/keyboard to include caps:escape but there’s no ...