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Change key mapping from caps lock to control key

Problem:
I needed to remap my caps lock key to be ctrl for tmux key bindings. Now I can use capslock + a instead of ctrl + a.

Solution:
Added the following to .bashrc

$ /usr/bin/setxkbmap -option "ctrl:nocaps"

Source:
http://serverfault.com/questions/10437/how-do-you-swap-the-caps-lock-to-control-in-xfce#10537

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