Strange problems entering passwords

Linux Idiot esoteric "at" denali.atlnet.com
Thu, 01 Oct 1998 21:49:23 +0000


Kenneth Albanowski wrote:
> 
> On Thu, 1 Oct 1998, Greg Hewgill wrote:
> 
> > On Thu, Oct 01, 1998 at 08:30:59AM -0400, David S. Goldberg wrote:
> > > I type in my password.  No go.  However if I type the same password on
> > > the NT box's keyboard it works just fine.
> >
> > If I connect to an NT machine from a Linux box, the right hand shift key
> > doesn't seem to work. Since the left hand shift key works okay, I haven't
> > really looked into the problem. Could this be what you're seeing?
> 
> xkeycaps (if installed, I forget whether it is stock) should let you play

I don't think it's stock with Red Hat, but you can get it from the
creator at:

http://www.jwz.org/hacks.html

> interactively around with the X keysyms. The right modifier keys are all
> distinct from the left ones, by default, and vnc apparently isn't
> translating the right ones in a manner that is useful for us. I just
> copied the left one's keysyms over the right ones.
> 
> > Greg Hewgill
> >
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You mean you paid MONEY for Service Pack '98????

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