[winswitch] Connected to headless centos server from mac: keyboard messed up

Antoine Martin antoine at nagafix.co.uk
Tue Apr 26 05:48:19 BST 2016

On 26/04/16 03:58, Stephen Fromm wrote:
> I'm trying to connect to a headless Centos 6.7 server.  I installed xpra on
> the server and on my Macbook Pro.
Which versions?

> I'm able to get an xterm running, but the font is too small,
Font too small is usually because of an unpatched xorg dummy driver, for
more details see:
> and control characters don't work.
What are those specifically?
Make sure "control-command" are or aren't swapped, depending on your
expectations (see apple menu entry toggle or command line option).
If that doesn't help, try xev in an xpra session to verify we are
sending the right key events.

> In addition, the data structure returned by
> "setxkbmap -print" is empty.
That is not needed on the OSX client, which does not use X11.
It should never be empty on the server.


> Suggestions?
> TIA,
> S
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