evolution, galeon, RH 8.0, garbled keyboard, etc.
Thu Apr 17 15:09:00 2003
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On April 17, 2003 12:24 am, Uwe Dippel wrote:
> In addition to my earlier post, after a restart of the machine in
> runlevel 3, I restored the 'old' vnc/xstartup to
> exec /etc/X11/xinit/xinitrc
> (that is without the 'unset' and 'gnome-session')
Probably not relevant.
> and started the server.
> As expected, evo and galeon show up nicely on the remote terminal in
> this case. However, the garbled keyboard remains garbled for non-root
> only; to my big surprise (and dismay).
There is something in the user startup that does an xmodmap, using the key
codes for your physical keyboard (which are *not* the same as Xvnc). Find
that and disable it and you should be fine.
Grant McDorman <email@example.com>, Sr. Software Design Consultant
Cedara Software Corp. <URL:http://www.cedara.com>
(formerly I.S.G. Technologies Inc.)
Mississauga, Ontario, Canada
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