Swap Alt and Windows keys with xmodmap?

The problem: I have a Mac keyboard where the Alt/Win (i.e. Option/Command) keys are inverted compared to a regular PC keyboard, and I’d like to swap them.

The answer:

# clear all options
setxkbmap -model "pc105" -layout "us,se" -option ""  
 
# set the Apple keyboard
setxkbmap -rules "evdev" -model "pc105" -layout "us,se" -option "terminate:ctrl_alt_bksp,lv3:rwin_switch,grp:shifts_toggle,altwin:swap_lalt_lwin"
 
# swap the grave-tilde with less-greater key
#  - variant without dead keys
xmodmap -e "keycode  94 = grave asciitilde"
xmodmap -e "keycode  49 = less greater less greater bar brokenbar bar brokenbar"

 

And another one which I call when I’m back on a normal keyboard:

# clear settings
setxkbmap -model "pc105" -layout "us,se" -option ""
 
# pc keyobard
setxkbmap -rules "evdev" -model "pc105" -layout "us,se" -option "terminate:ctrl_alt_bksp,lv3:rwin_switch,grp:shifts_toggle"

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