alt key and mouse

Nathan Howell nathan at
Thu Sep 30 07:11:27 UTC 2004

On Thu, 2004-30-09 at 07:34 +0200, draetsch wrote:
> GNOME (or is it sawfish??) blocks the alt key with functions I do not
> need. I am using Maya at work and need the alt key for other functions.
> How can I change the configuration?

Gnome doesn't use sawfish any more. The default WM is metacity.

I'm guessing you're talking about the alt-drag to move/resize window
function. You can change the key this uses in Computer->Desktop


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