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[Bug 112955] Re: vino (vnc) keyboard mapping problem


** Changed in: tightvnc (Ubuntu)
   Importance: Undecided => Low

** Changed in: vnc4 (Ubuntu)
   Importance: Undecided => Low

** Changed in: vnc4 (Ubuntu Feisty)
   Importance: Undecided => Low

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  vino (vnc) keyboard mapping problem

Status in TightVNC:
Status in vino:
  Fix Released
Status in tightvnc package in Ubuntu:
Status in vino package in Ubuntu:
  Fix Released
Status in vnc4 package in Ubuntu:
Status in vino source package in Feisty:
  Won't Fix
Status in vnc4 source package in Feisty:
  Won't Fix

Bug description:
  Binary package hint: vino

  I'm pretty sure this started after an upgrade from Edgy to Feisty.

  VNC / Vino no longer works correctly.  The main alphanumeric keys map
  from the client to the server OK (so if I press A on the client
  keyboard A appears on the VNC screen in whatever application I'm
  working in), but others do not.  For example:

  | (pipe) is interpreted by vino as ` (backquote)
  < and > are interpreted as z and x

  Other people seem to have a similar problem - see

  I can't find any obvious configuration files to tweak.  Both client
  and server machines have UK keyboards (and Ubuntu is configured with
  UK keyboard layout).  The client machine is Win98 running realvnc
  3.3.6 but I've just tried 4.1.2 and that doesn't fix it.

  Thanks in advance for your help.


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