;-) (was: RE: Newbie question)
cbeerse "at" hiscom.nl
Wed Jun 5 08:33:01 2002
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Bubba Sixtoes [mailto:webfinger "at" hotmail.com]
> Is there something wrong with your keyboard? It appears that
> whenever you
> type an "S" after an "M", the "S" mysteriously has a "|"
> superimposed on it.
> I once had a similar problem that interfered with my "e",
> "C", "Y", "L" and
> "o" keys although it affected hardware vendors' rather than software
> vendors' names.
It's even worse if I write all characters:
> If your parents can't afford to get you a keyboard that works
> properly, let
> me know. I have a number of old keyboards that work just
> fine, and I'd be
> happy to send you one. What would you like? For a PC I can
> let you have a
> DEURll or a "ompaq. If you are using a dumb terminal, I've got
> a W%SE that I
> no longer use. If you use an old UK mini-computer, I've got
> one from an IC#
> terminal and I don't need it any more. It would be poetic if
> you're using a
> Playstation but I'm afraid I don't have a S$ny. S$rry.
P#a%$tation you mean? from $on%? I read they get better now there is a linux
implentation for it (or should it's price say #inux?)
> A Friend
> P.S. I just thought of something --- maybe it's not your
> keyboard at all.
> Maybe you've buggered your spell checker's auto-correct
> dictionary. Probably
> someone on the list can help you sort this out. Don't be
> concerned that it's
> not VNC-related ... people on this list are happy to help
> people such as
> yourself who are just starting out with computers.
You're getting close. It's just that if I'm in the non-commercial mode, I
tend to indicate commercial terms with commercial signs.
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Beerse, Corni" <cbeerse "at" hiscom.nl>
> > > -----Original Message-----
....... mostly removed as we moved a little off topic....
> >Nothing wrong at your site, it is the difference between vnc
> for M$Windows
> >and vnc for unix machines:
> >Since M$WIndows machines cannot serve more than one user at
> a time (at
> >in the 1990's) the only use for vnc was to copy the console.
> >For Unix machines with X11 for windows, the approach is
> different: Xvnc
> >core of vncserver) is a X11 server on it self to have a
> place for it's own
> >windows and it does not copy anything from the console.
> >For unix machines, there is no need to capture the windows
> at the console,
> >you can use your own. Have a look at the setup here:
> >http://www.sourcecodecorner.com/articles/vnc/linux.asp for a
> nice vnc setup
> >from which you can work just like at the console.