AltGr - any solutions?

Michael Stoll vmike "at" gmx.net
Fri Nov 25 22:45:01 2005


I had to discover that characters which can only be access by pressing AltGr
are not transmitted via vnc. (E.g. @ \ [ ] { } ~ on a German keyboard.)

In this case I tried to access a remote Ubuntu (breezy) Gnome desktop using
tightvncviewer on Win98, and xvncviewer under Debian Sarge.

Some googleing revealed that this problem has been around forever. 

Have any solutions or workarounds been found?

Mike

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