use caps-lock as on windows

Andre Rodovalho andre.rodovalho at
Mon Apr 14 12:04:51 UTC 2014

Is this an acessibility feature of windows? Because this is not normal

I don't know the answer, but I guess you should start searching for
acessibility configuration on Linux. I guess this this configs differ very
much depending on the window manager...

2014-04-12 16:35 GMT-03:00 swuensch <swuensch at>:

> Hallo,
> I want to use the caps-lock key on my keyboard the same way as on windows.
> There it was possible to type special characters like !"§$%&/() by using
> the caps-lock on lubuntu you will write the numbers and only by using the
> shift key it is possible to write these special characters.
> This is a problem for e.g. one armed people. It can be very hard to press
> both keys at the same time. How can I change this. I already ask on
> #lubuntu some days ago, but they redirected me to the mailing list as
> nobody knew an answer. Searching on google didn't help me much.
> Regards,
> Sk!d
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