linux shift-key woes

James [Wez] Weatherall jnw "at"
Thu, 08 Oct 1998 14:25:49 +0000

On Thu, 8 Oct 1998, gal wrote:

> Kevin Dahlhausen wrote:
> > 
> >  When using the X-Windows viewer under linux to view an NT 4.0 system,
> >  the left shift key works, but the right shift key does not.   Is this a
> >  configuration item?    The KDE alpha viewer does not exhibit this behavior, so
> >  I assume it is something in the X viewer.   Any ideas?
> My idea:
> Try to change the keyboard setting of your X-server with xkeycaps, set
> the right shift key to the value of the left shift key.

The right-shift-key bug will be fixed in the next release of WinVNC.  It's
caused by the way Windows NT handles the distinction between Left and


James "Wez" Weatherall
Olivetti & Oracle Research Laboratory, Cambridge, UK.
Tel : Work - 343000

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