I'm a emacs user, and my left pinkie start to feel it a bit (overuse of C-x day long) .... so I thought that before crying over some emacs induced RSI, I should unset some bindings so my bad habits would not have any chance at being effective.

I'm wondering: is it possible to enable the C-x binding only with the right ctrl key, and not the left, within emacs ? I could disactivate the key altogether (or even remove it physically from the keyboard while I'm at it) but it seems a bit overkill, and a softer solution would be appreciated.

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    I think you are looking for something like that solution. You can disable Control_L on system level. – Tobias May 3 '19 at 9:47
  • Yes, it can make the job. A more local solution (emacs specific) would be even better to prevent messing with my other bindings where I enjoy using the left control. But I also might use the occasion to switch to space maps or some other binding system before my small finger starts to become really painful. – m.raynal May 3 '19 at 9:52
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    As described in the referred solution, only one control modifier is sent to the application (e.g., Emacs). So you are out of local options without changes of the X-keys. – Tobias May 3 '19 at 10:06

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