getting keystrokes back into fullscreen vnc

SI Reasoning sczjd "at" yahoo.com
Fri, 24 Aug 2001 16:51:32 +0000


When did redhat compile in tight? I could never get it
to work in the past.

--- Tim Waugh <twaugh "at" redhat.com> wrote:
> On Thu, Aug 23, 2001 at 04:29:47PM -0700, SI
> Reasoning wrote:
> 
> > I use Mandrake's vncviewer and Xvnc since they
> compile to i586 and
> > include tight encoding. I also use Tridiavnc's
> vncviewer (named
> > runvncviewer) since Mandrake's vncviewer only
> works on command line
> > (Mandrake's X vncviewer does not hide the
> password, and doesn't work
> > anyway.) I then use Redhats vncserver script with
> support for
> > /etc/sysconfig/vncservers (I was so happy to
> discover this!)
> 
> (I feel compelled to point out that the Red Hat
> Linux VNC RPMs do all
> of this [the password thing is an Xaw bug which I
> fixed] except for
> the i586/i386 thing: vncviewer is largely I/O-bound
> so I don't expect
> it would make a noticeable difference.)
> 
> > If I start off in full screen mode - no keyboard
> > If I start off in regular mode and switch to full
> > screen, then I have keyboard up until something on
> my
> > (nonvnc) desktop pops up, or I click a key binding
> > that is picked up by the (nonvnc) desktop (such as
> > {alt + F2} in KDE).
> 
> I've also seen the bug, which is why I'm asking you
> questions about
> your environment. :-)
> 
> > I do not know a way to bring the keyboard back
> into
> > vnc. If there was a clickable script that was on
> the
> > vnc host's desktop, that would be a way around it.
> I
> > can't recall off hand if I have the same problems
> on
> > windows desktops but I suspect I do.
> 
> I would be very interested to know.  I suspect not,
> if Const's
> assessment is correct.
> 
> Tim.
> */
> 
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