How to disable the caps lock key permanently on Linux Mint and Ubuntu.

Posted: January 20, 2014. At: 11:52 AM. This was 4 years ago. Post ID: 6904
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The caps lock key on Linux is very annoying when hit accidentally. Especially when you are typing a password. This simple command will disable the key permanently.

[email protected] ~ $ setxkbmap -option ctrl:nocaps

If you put this in Startup Applications which may be found under System-Preferences-Startup Applications, the caps lock key will be disabled when your Linux Mint MATE desktop loads up. This is a very good trick.

Edit Startup Programs.
Edit Startup Programs.

This way you will never be bothered by the caps lock key ever again.

2 responses to “How to disable the caps lock key permanently on Linux Mint and Ubuntu.

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Hi, thx for the tip. An alternate method would be this

sudo apt-get install gnome-tweak-tool

open Tweak after install and go to the Typing section to change the behavior.

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