Control Key on Linux

Richmond richmondmathewson at
Wed Oct 31 04:19:13 EDT 2012

On 10/30/2012 11:31 PM, Peter Haworth wrote:
> Since I don't have a Linux box, can someone let me know if their keyboards
> typically have a control key, like a Mac keyboard?
> Thanks
> Pete
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What is "a Linux box" ?

I have, right in front of me, 2 computers, both running Linux 
(UbuntuStudio 12.10:

1. A Dell, Optiplex 745 connected to a Genius keyboard, which has, 


The WINDOWS key seems to do nothing.

2.  And HP Compaq connected to an Apple Keyboard, which has, bottom-left.


The APPLE key seems to do nothing.

For the sake of argument; in my school I have quite a number of 
ill-assorted old computers
running Linux, all connected to KeyNeeds specialist learning keyboards 
that have no
modifier keys beyond SHIFT and CAPS-LOCK.

I honestly think that it is rather difficult to predict what "a Linux 
box" may have connected to it.


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