Keyboard works fine for local xterm but not remote -> Turn off NUM LOCK ?
Wed Jan 22 14:09:00 GMT 2003

Hi, David,

Last Friday I experienced a similar problem, however, all remote GUI
programs had the same problem

It seems that turning off NUM LOCK helps.

Is that the same in your case?


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Help (Please)!

I've a very strange problem with Cygwin/Xfree86?

If I launch a local xterm (from cywin using Bash) my Uk keyboard works

If I SSH (using Putty) into a AIX4.3.3 host and run xterm or aixterm,
the keyboard seems to be dead apart from some control keys.

I tried 'stty sane ^J' which produces no response until the Ctrl+J,
which just returns the next CMD line prompt.

Ctrl+D will happily close the terminal.

Using GUI programs with text input fields on the same host, work OK.

The launching ssh session only returns the following error?
xterm:  unable to open font
"-*-ergonomic-medium-r-*-iso9241-20-*-*-*-c-*-iso8859-*", trying

Any ideas?

Dave Hogg (Build Manager)
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