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swaps left ctrl with caps-lock for windows


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Version information

  • 0.1.1 (latest)
  • 0.1.0
released Aug 8th 2016
This version is compatible with:

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  • r10k or Code Manager
  • Bolt
  • Manual installation
  • Direct download

Add this module to your Puppetfile:

mod 'jiha-ctrlcaps', '0.1.1'
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bolt module add jiha-ctrlcaps
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Manually install this module globally with Puppet module tool:

puppet module install jiha-ctrlcaps --version 0.1.1

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jiha/ctrlcaps — version 0.1.1 Aug 8th 2016


Table of Contents

  1. Overview
  2. Module Description - What the module does and why it is useful
  3. Setup - The basics of getting started with ctrlcaps
  4. Usage - Configuration options and additional functionality
  5. Limitations - OS compatibility, etc.
  6. Development - Guide for contributing to the module


Swaps left control and caps-lock key.

Module Description

By changing registry keys we remap the scancodes for ctrl(left) and caps-lock so that those two are swaped.


What ctrlcaps affects

  • registry key HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Control\Keyboard Layout

Beginning with ctrlcaps


use this module by requiring or the class { 'ctrlcaps': } syntax, it does not take any parameters.


Only works on windows, needs puppetlabs-registry


Send me a pull-request, if you have changes. Found a issue, go to github and post it there. or send me a email.

Release Notes/Contributors/Etc Optional

V 0.1.0 inital version