[winswitch] Connected to headless centos server from mac: keyboard messed up
stephen.fromm at gmail.com
Tue Apr 26 19:21:26 BST 2016
xev found the problem with the control keys: control is seen as ALT, CMD
(apple key) is seen as control. Thanks for the tip.
setxkbmap -print is indeed empty on the server.
On Tue, Apr 26, 2016 at 12:48 AM, Antoine Martin <antoine at nagafix.co.uk>
> On 26/04/16 03:58, Stephen Fromm wrote:
> > I'm trying to connect to a headless Centos 6.7 server. I installed xpra
> > 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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