Ubuntu vnc server problem using alt-gr

I try to connect to my Ubuntu vnc server from UltraVNC from my Windows computer. My keyboard layout is Swedish. Now I can't get alt-gr and shift to work, it still sends the keypress as it was pressed without shift or alt-gr. I have tried RealVNC as well. I have the latest vnc4server installed. I've ...

no ALT-GR key with slack 12

I have installed slackware12 with a fr-latin9 keyboard. All symbols are good but ALT-GR key doesn't work :/ I canno't write #{[|@ chars.After installation default locale is en_US ( why installation is set on en_US by default ? ), I set it to "fr_FR@euro" it doesn't changed anythingI tried ...

Alt Gr key not working (SuSE 9.3)

I have just installed SuSE 9.3 (dual boot with WinXP)My Alt Gr key is not working (Logitech Internet Navigator Slovenian keyboard).This is rather problematic as I need Alt Gr for backslahs and various other symbols. How would I make the key work? ...

No @-symbol etc, the Alt-Gr key does not work, in X-windows

How do I get the @-symbol in X-windows? It looks like the Alt-Gr key does not work.I get the @-symbol (Alt-Gr + 4) in the tty-shell.I'm running SlackWare 9.1. ...

How to make Ctrl_L + Alt_L act like Alt_R (Alt Gr)?

I have a problem.. (I'm a Linux-newbie)In Windows XP, I can press Ctrl (left) + Alt (left) + 2 to get "@", and Ctrl (left) + Alt (left) + 8 to get "[" etc.In GNU/Linux, I must press Alt Gr + 2 to get "@" and Alt Gr + 8 to get "[" etc.I think that is bad, becau ...

Ubuntu setting "Alt Gr" to work as a normal alt button

is there any way to make the "Alt Gr" key work as a normal alt key instead of a third level chooser? I have set the win keys to work as third level choosers so i don't need "Alt Gr" for that. ...

Ubuntu Keyboard: 'Alt Gr' seemingly maps to 'Alt'

It seems that when I'm pressing the 'Alt Gr' button on my keyboard I get the same result as when pressing 'Alt'. It seems to have happened over night, and I have no idea how to fix it.My keyboard-layout seems to be correct: Generic 104-key PC, Norwegian,and I'm running the latest version of Kubuntu. ...

alt gr

How to simulate alt gr with keybd_event. Cant find any VK code for alt gr.thanks!A high rate is quaranteed those who help me!I am very ...

ALT GR

HiI´m trying to simulate an alt gr key press using keybd_event. but I cant find the VK code for alt gr only for alt , which is VK_MENU.A high rate is quaranteed those who help me!I am very ...

Ubuntu Alt Gr doesn't work

I have Ubuntu 9.10 installed (Dutch; Keyboard: Belgian Point). Sometimes it occurs that my Alt Gr key doesn't work. I have an AZERTY keyboard so if I want to type '@', I have to press Alt GR + 2. Sometimes Alt Gr doesn't work, so instead of getting '@', I would get 'é', as if the Alt Gr button wasn ...

Ubuntu Alt-gr character maps in Karmic

Just installed karmic, and I've noticed that the key-mappings when using alt-gr are quite different to in jaunty.For example, pressing (alt-gr) + (-) used to output an em-dash (—) but in karmic it outputs a backslash (\).Pressing (alt-gr) + (>) + (>) used to output a (≫) but in karmic o ...

Ubuntu GTK+ software not recognizing the Alt Gr key

again! I've been using the Kubuntu 8.10 distribution for some time now. I've been very happy with how the things have worked and I've even learned to do this and that via Konsole. However, there is one slight problem that bugs me: none of the GTK+-based software (e.g. Firefox) seems to recognize the ...

Ubuntu ALT-GR key is not recognized in Java 6 applications

I have this problem on Ubuntu 8.0.4. The keyboard layout is Italian.Everything works well, except that in every java-based application, when run under jdk 1.6 (only) the ALT-GR on the keyboard is not recognized, and simply the "normal" character associated to the pressed key is typed. For ...

Ubuntu keyboard bug - as if Alt Gr were pressed

I seem to have a keyboard problem. Since upgrading to Hardy, every time I boot up the letters come out as if Alt Gr were constantly pressed (luckily I had it set to automatic login). The only way I can resolve this is by going into Keyboard Preferences and changing the keyboard model, after which it ...

Ubuntu Can't write a @ using ctrl alt. Have to use alt gr.

I've got a small problem with both of my ubuntu Hardy Heron 64-bits installations. I can't write the @ symbol like I usually do by pressing ctrl alt and then 2. Instead I have to press alt gr and 2. It's a Norwegian keyboard I'm using, and all the settings are set to Norwegian. On my 64-bits Arch Li ...

Oracle Always Script Editor ... Alt Gr key does not work

With IE6 in SQL Script Editor Alt Gr Key does not work.For instance, I cannot type ||In fact it's a copy-paste from SQL command (which works well)Note Script Editor does not work with Firefox.Thank you for any information ...

Ubuntu Some tertiary keys (with Alt Gr) work incorrectly

Yesterday I set up a new computer with Ubuntu 10.10 64 bit. My keyboard layout is German and I also added Russian because I use that language as well. I found that the German layout types some incorrect symbols in conjunction with Alt Gr. Alt Gr + 8 should give me an opening square bracket, but inst ...

Ubuntu Win/menu-key as an extra alt-gr?

Title says it all, actually.I'd like to turn the left win-key on my Acer laptop into a second alt-gr and do the same to right menu-key too. In this particular case the key I'm referring as win-key is situated between left control and left alt keys, menu-key on the other hand is situated between alt- ...

Ubuntu Map right command key to alt-gr (ISO_Level3_Shift)

I use a custom XKB keymap in which I access special characters using the alt-gr key, for example alt-gr + c -> ç. Now on my Macbook Pro, the alt-gr is a little bit too far to the right for my taste, and I keep pressing the right command key instead. Since I have no need for this key, I thought I ...

Ubuntu ALT GR on iBook G4

HiLonger version: I´ve been taking care of my girlfriends iBook G4 since this summer and i installed PPC ubuntu 9.04 on it to get it up and running and everything work (very slowly). Resently i desided to do a command line install of ppc ubuntu 9.04 and build it upp from there since ubuntu with gno ...

Ubuntu no alt gr functionality

Since 9.10, I lost all alt gr functionality, and I'm getting tired of copy-pasting symbols. I'm running a Dell Inspiron 6400 notebook. This is my xorg.conf:# xorg.conf (X.Org X Window System server configuration file)## This file was generated by dexconf, the Debian X Configuration tool, using# valu ...

Ubuntu Right alt mapped as alt-gr aka level 3 switch

(repost from closed forum)By default, my Karmic 9.10 installation configured "Right Alt" key mapped to Alt-Gr functionality aka ISO_Level3_Shift.Given the changes in Karmic, I don't even understand if the binding happens in gnome, in udev, or somewhere else.For some people, having level 3 ...

Ubuntu Alt-Gr Keys not working, Dell Inspiron 1501

Hi! I have a weird problem here, sometimes I boot the Alt-Gr key is not working, is very annoying because I need it to use the @ (Alt-Gr + Q) character, I use it a lot, the keyboard is Latin American. I'm on Ubuntu 9.04, but also happened with Crunchbang 9.04Any suggestion? ...

Ubuntu "Alt gr" keyboard mapping for japanese keyboard on a Kohjinsha SH6

I recently bought a Kohjinsha SH6 (http://www.kohjinsha.com.sg/products/outline-sh.htm) on a trip to Japan. It's a great piece of hardware, and the japanese keyboard layout (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Keyboard_layout#Japanese) doesn't really bother me. What does bother me, is that I am unable to d ...

Ubuntu Alt Gr stop working after some random time

I have a dell inspiron 1501 with intrepid. The problem is that the alt gr stop working after some random time have pass. Rebooting solve the problem but not definitely because it backs after time. I've seen this issue before in hardy after updating the kernel to 2-6-24-21 going back to 2-6-24-20 see ...

Ubuntu cant use [Alt Gr] + 1,2,3 etc

I have a rather annoying problem here. I cant use [Alt Gr] + 1,2,3,4 so I can get @ and $ etc. I only get the number I press.Its a little hard to explain but I hope you all understand :) Right now im pasting what i need into firefox from the (insert special character) feature in OpenOffice, btw.Im u ...

Ubuntu Beryl is ok, but I lost the Alt Gr characters

I make this post because I have a small problem I guess.I installed Beryl on my laptop with ATI Mobility X1600.Things go ok but on my keyboard I lost the characters I used to obtain with the "Alt Gr" command such like: ~, #, {, [, |, `, \, ^, @, ], }.Any Idea of how I can fix this issue?Th ...

Problem German Keyboard Alt GR and special Keys + copy from terminal - nubuntu

Hello, I setup nubuntu (a dapper based ubuntu distri with fluxbox instead of gnome or kde) yesterday on my Acer Aspire Notebook and now i have two problems left. Usualy i'm using only the touchpad.1: My Notebook got a German Keyboard. Before doing startx as user admin (created on installation proces ...

Ubuntu Alt GR Not Working on a Spanish Keyboard

I know this has been posted various times, but none of the solutions given work for me.I currently have Kubuntu installed (the latest version; I think that's 6.06) and I'm using KDE. I have a spanish keyboard and everything seems to work just fine except for the Alt GR (right ALT) button, so I can't ...

Ubuntu Alt GR kerboard not working

Hello. I upgraded to dapper 6.06 yesterday and I cant write the characters using Alt Gr key...???I have enabled 105 key keyboard an set it to Spanish Spanish, but nothing happens...Any idea? ...

Ubuntu Binding Alt Gr to a new metakey

I've been searching a bit around, but haven't quite found the ideal solution to this yet.First, I'm reading things about how xmodmap is deprecated and that you should use the options in xorg.conf instead. Fair enough, although I'm not sure how in this case. I think I got it acting like the "Alt ...

Ubuntu Help Problems Alt Gr : it's driving me crazy

Since a while, but I can't remember since when, I can't use my Alt Gr key anymore (usefull for at brackets and terminals...)I can't use them neither in terminal neither in applications such as Kile or others.In fact, I can use the altgr sometimes but then (for an unknown reson) it isn't possible any ...

Ubuntu Alt Gr only functions as Alt, Alt + Crtl doesn't work, tried all keyboard settings

i want to cry !!!all the keys work including æøå ö and whatnot, but Alt Gr doesn't - so I can't type dollar or at symbols and so on.I've looked all over the forum and the internet and tried everything.I use 5.10, my keyboard is danish. I usually use gnome, but i installed kde also, just to see i ...

Ubuntu Alt Gr key doesn't work in 5.10 by default

I installed Ubuntu 5.10 with US keyboard layout.After installing, I switched keyboard layout to Finnish in Keyboard preferences. Scandinavian letters (åäö) worked, but Alt Gr key didn't. Alt Gr key is to used to type second symbol in non-alphabetic keys. E.g. Alt Gr + 2 produces @ in Finnish keyb ...

Ubuntu Can't Use Alt-Gr

I am trying to set up the keyboard to Danish. I use FVWM as my Window Manager.I can't type any charater that depends on Alt-Gr (AT, Backspace, Pipe, tilde etc.).I have tried to do the following in my XF86Config-4 file:Section "InputDevice"Identifier "Generic Keyboard"Driver ...

Xubuntu - Make Caps Lock an additional Alt Gr?

How do i make so that Caps Lock is an additional Alt GR?This is because i got no Alt Gr :P :KS ...

Ubuntu Switching keyboard-layout disables Alt-Gr

I have a serious headache problem..I discovered the Dvorak keyboard layout on the internet and so decided to try it out!!After doing some search on the internet i found my prayers!Because i am danish i had to do it al from scratch!!So i created my own dvorak keyboard-layout in/usr/share/X11/xkb/symb ...

Ubuntu Reconfiguring "Alt Gr" key to behave like "Alt" key

I have a laptop with UK physical keyboard layout.However, I condigure it using the US keyboard layout that I find more convenient to remember (same layout on any pc I use, regardless of what's shows on the keys).The laptop has a "Alt" key on the left of the spacebar and an "Alt Gr ...

Ubuntu Can't use Alt-Gr

I am using a danish keyboard and the FVWM Window Manager. I have run the reconfigure program and chose danish settings whenever I could.When I press Alt-Gr+2 in this box that I am currently writing in, the browser jumps to "search forums". In an xterm I just get "2" when I press ...

Ubuntu alt gr doesnt work

/ the problem is simple but i cannot find solution. alt gr key doesnt work _)(*&&&&&i cant even type at ...

Ubuntu Alt-gr on Thinkpad X40 under Edgy?

I've been trying to get alt-gr to work under edgy on my newly acquired Thinkpad X40. As I've learned, the 'Access IBM' key should double as alt-gr by default, but under the generic 104 (US) keyboard layout and U.S. english keyboard map it's not working. I've tried remapping the key (xev indicates ke ...

Ubuntu Alt Gr key doesn't work any more after upgrade to 6.10

I upgraded to Ubuntu 6.10 via: sudo gksu "update-manager -c"Everything seems to work fine, except that my Alt Gr key doesn't work anymore. I have a Belgian keyboard layout (http://www.language-keyboard.com/layouts/belgian_french_keyboard500.jpg), so that means that I can't type characters ...

Ubuntu Can't Use Alt-Gr

I use a danish keyboard. For some reason I cannot type any chars that depend on Alt-Gr (backslash, pipe, tilde, AT etc.). Wher in Ubuntu is it possible to change keyboard layout or is it only possible to use Ubuntu if you have an english keyboard??This is how my XF86Config-4 file looks like:# XF86Co ...

Ubuntu Remote desktop control : Alt Gr combinaisons are not working

helloI have enabled the remote control Desktop. It works beautifully, except that Alt Gr combinaisons are not working (needed in my keymaps to get access to #@[] chars, quite useful, isn't it)Some detail, my client is vncviewer running under linux (gentoo)Everyone knows if it is due to a misconfigur ...

Ubuntu [Java SWING] Deadkeys and ALT-GR

I recently decided to use Netbeans and installed all the required java packages. However, I cannot use deadkeys and ALT-GR modifier in any Swing application (other apps are fine). I use a Belgian kbd on a dell D620.My system is:- Kubuntu 7.10 (fresh),- java 1.6.0_03-b05,Relevant xorg.conf section is ...

Ubuntu Right alt mapped as alt-gr

By default, my Karmic got installed with right Alt mapped to Alt-Gr functionality aka ISO_Level3_Shift.Given the changes in Karmic, I don't even understand if the binding happens in gnome or in udev.For some people, having level 3 switch might be interesting. I have a simple US keyboard and I don't ...

Ubuntu The Alt Gr key.

I of course never really noticed this 'till I left the US and started my current exchange trip in Europe, but doesn't it seem that the "normal" alt key should be the right one and the alt-gr key should be the left?When using the computers on campus here (which don't seem to be set up to al ...

what's the alt gr equivalent in ubuntu?

hi, I'm trying to figure out how to type the Irish "fada" diacritical mark on ubuntu. Apparently on Windows one only has to type "alt gr" then the letter. I can't figure out how to do it in Ubuntu! Also, I don't want to use the Irish keyboard layout as I am not writing in Irish, ...

Ubuntu Right Alt-key, Alt-Gr, not working with desktop effects

"Normal" and "Extra" desktop-effects makes the right alt-key break. Making such daily activities such as programming or writing an email nigh impossible, or at least very difficult, since the symbols @, £, $, €, ¥, {, [, ], } and \ simply cannot be written. Disabling desktop e ...

Ubuntu Right alt gr key to function as left

My right alt key currently functions as a meta key. I would like to change it to behave as the left alt key does. I have used xev to determine the keycode of the right alt to be 108. Though not knowing quite what to set it to (using xmodmap) have tried a few things but no success. I have also tried ...