[winswitch] keyboard issue
thejunk.b at gmail.com
Fri Jul 8 23:15:21 BST 2016
I discovered an issue with the keyboard being passed correctly to a remote
host. I am not sure that it is entirely winswitch/xrpa issue.
I have 2 machines that run Debian Testing (Stretch). They are patched weekly.
Both have the keyboard layout set in /etc/default/keyboard to dvork. There is
a Debian Jessie Virtualbox vm on the Physical Desktop that I wanted to use as
a test host for debugging an issue now that they have kde mostly functional
again. This Jessie VM also has/had the keyboard layout set to dvoark in
I launched winswitch on both physical hosts and pulled the Jessie VM to the
Physical Laptop but was unable to login to it. When I discovered that it was
a keyboard layout issue and not me forgetting the password I was able to
figure out what keystrokes it took to get logged in.
So I commented out the layout line in /etc/default/keyboard on the VM and
restarted it, then even though both Physical Hosts still have the dvoark
layout I was able to login to the vm with my laptop with normal keystrokes.
So I pushed the VM back to the physical desktop and the keyboard functions
correctly. As further testing I restarted the VM on the desktop via a reboot
from within the vm and the keyboard still functions correctly.
If it ain't broke tweek it
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