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Swap Command and Alt/Option keys in Terminal.app UNIX
The free program cmd-key-happy allows you to swap the Command and Alt/Option keys in any application, but in particular, in Terminal.app.

This can be extremely handy when ssh'ing into other UN*X boxes and running emacs -nw. It also allows you to have the traditional readline navigation work properly when using Bash (i.e., alt-backspace, alt-f, alt-b, etc). See this blog post for more details.

[robg adds: Installation help is available in the INSTALL file in the github repository. I haven't tested this one.]
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Swap Command and Alt/Option keys in Terminal.app
Authored by: Fairly on Nov 13, '09 02:52:48AM

It's a cool idea and represents a lot of hard work but the developer might go back and clean up that code a bit.



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Swap Command and Alt/Option keys in Terminal.app
Authored by: frobware on Nov 13, '09 06:46:42AM

As the author could you please tell me which particular bits need cleaning up. Thanks.



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