Lenovo Thinkpad - Swap ctrl and fn keys22 Nov 2017
I just got a new laptop. It is a Lenovo Thinkpad X1 Carbon 5th Gen.
Ubuntu 17.10 16 GB RAM 1 TB SSD 64-bit i7 Pentium USB-C power
I’m in love.
My only gripe is that the
Fn key is on the far left bottom of the keyboard. I prefer that to be the
Ctrl key due to copy/paste and other keyboard commands I use often. I also have very big hands and my pinky isn’t made to “find” the
Ctrl key to the right of the
I currently use
Dconf for mapping of keys in Ubuntu (currently using 17.10). I learned today that the
fn key on keyboards is not managed by the operating system, which makes sense. Lenovo in all of its glorious-ness has a BIOS option to swap the
Thank you Lenovo.