Am Sonntag, den 10.02.2008, 12:30 +0100 schrieb Christoph Höger: > Am Samstag, den 09.02.2008, 15:35 +0100 schrieb Tim Niemueller: > > Hi all. > > > > I have really weird problems with VNC, using different servers, > > different clients, but every combination has the very same symptoms. > > > > I'm using a German localized Gnome, with the German keyboard layout. Now > > if I connect to any remote VNC I cannot type many "special" characters. > > This means umlauts as well as regular charaters like a dash (and / being > > Shift+6). It is not that it is just an English keyboard layout but it > > doesn't seem to be any meaningful keyboard setup that I know. In the > > beginning for example I ended up copying dashes for commands until I > > figured out how to solve this. And this is even more weird: I added the > > US English keyboard layout additionally to the German one. Then I added > > the Gnome keyboard applet to my panel. If I now start the VNC > > connection, and then switch to "USA" for this window it works, and it > > works with the German layout! So then I'm able to type all characters > > including Umlauts, although the keyboard layout for this window is set > > to US English. > > > > As server I have used an Vine Server for OS X (also known as OSXVnc) as > > well as a Qemu-VM started using virt-manager. Clients have been > > tightvnc, realvnc, virt-viewer and vinagre (last two then accounting as > > gtk-vnc). The system is an F-8 machine. I just found out about this fix > > while testing F9Alpha in a VM... > > > > Does anybody know what's going wrong here? Has anybody experienced > > similar problems? I don't even know what I would file a bug against. > > Because so many programs are affected I'd expect that this is some kind > > of Gnome infrastructure problem? > > > > Astonished, > > Tim > > > > -- > > Tim Niemueller <tim niemueller de> www.niemueller.de > > ================================================================= > > Imagination is more important than knowledge. (Albert Einstein) > > > > Hi Tim, > > just checked F8 -> F7 using vino. Everything fine. > I'm going to test F8 -> Debian tomorrow. But thats all I have ;) > > regards > > christoph > -- Hi Tim, just checked fedora -> debian 4 (vncviewer connecting to vino) with no problems. So I would guess its a vine bug.
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