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Disabling Caps Lock on Mac OS X

For me, the Caps Lock key constantly comes in the way, and I routinely disable it on all of my machines. Whenever I need to write things in all-caps, I have no problem with holding down either of the Shift-keys with my little finger, and when I don’t need it, I tend to hit it a bit to often for my liking.
 
I wrote about how to accomplish this on Microsoft Windows way back in 2008, but have yet to do the same for Mac OS X. Here’s how:

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Disabling Caps Lock – Ubuntu

Whenever I get a new keyboard for my desktop computers, the first thing I do is remove the Caps Lock key. It’s a useful key to be sure, but I dislike it. It’s much better in my mind to use the Shift key. As a result, I have been looking for a way to disable it, which I knew was possible in Linux at the very least.
 
I don’t know if this fix works in other distros than Ubuntu, though I don’t see why it shouldn’t. Here’s how to do it:
 

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