Alt key not recognized in VNC session

Frank S. Kim fkim "at" atg.com
Thu, 17 Jan 2002 14:35:45 +0000


Hi Mike,
Thanks for the help!  Setting that option when calling vncserver fixes it!
:-)
Frank


 Original Message
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> 
> However when I start XEmacs in a VNC sessioni and press the Alt key, XEmacs
> complains that it does not recognize the Alt key.  This is not a problem
> though when I run a regular KDE session directly on my Linux desktop.

I don't know the whole story behind this, but here's a clue.  I've
noticed this in TightVNC's Xvnc man page:

  -compatiblekbd
      Set META key = ALT key, as in the original (AT&T) version of Xvnc.
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