Master Your Linux Keyboard (And Fix Caps Lock Forever) - page 3
Exorcising Caps Lock
The tricky bit with
xbindkeys-config is knowing the correct application launching commands. The simplest command is the program's name with no options, like
firefox. (Shame on Linux distributions and desktop environments that obscure the real application names - users will not faint at the sight of useful information.) Anything that works on the command line will work in
xbindkeys-config. For launching graphical applications with rootly powers, or as any other user, you need
kdesu. Using one of these gives you a graphical login window, like Figure 2.
gksuis a graphical front-end to both
sudo. Just to add to the fun and confusion, so is
gksudo. Making it even more fun is Ubuntu makes
gksudo. So let's talk about this first.