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Re: qemu-kvm: qns regarding network and usb keyboard setup



2009/2/21 Patrick O'Callaghan <pocallaghan gmail com>:
> On Sat, 2009-02-21 at 07:21 +0100, Kevin Kofler wrote:
>> suvayu ali wrote:
>> > However my arrow keys still don't work as it usually does on regular
>> > consoles. I tried using it in the QEMU monitor, and it worked there.
>> > So I tried this, "sendkey up" this _did_ send the up arrow signal to
>> > the terminal I had opened in the GUI. So do I have to do this every
>> > time? Are there other ways to set it up to make it work the way I want
>> > to?
>>
>> Your keyboard is not set up correctly for the new "evdev" driver. What
>> desktop environment are you using? If it's KDE, go to System Settings,
>> Keyboard & Mouse and make sure the keyboard type is set to "Evdev-managed
>> keyboard".
>
> Although my kb seems to be working fine, I had a look and I don't see
> anything allowing me to set the kb type. There's stuff about kb repeat,
> numlock, click volume etc. and that's it. Should I be worried? This is
> KDE 4.2.
>
On Gnome the keyboard type is chosen in
System>>Preferences>>Hardware>>Keyboard under the tab Layout (along
with the stuff you mention). So maybe you can look for something
similar? In a thread recently someone mentioned KDE had some setting
under Language Settings, whereas intuitively it should be under
Keyboard settings. So maybe you can look for it there?

Just a wild guess ...

-- 
Suvayu

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