X server acting funny when displaying remote KDE session

Benjamin Riefenstahl Benjamin.Riefenstahl@epost.de
Mon Jun 16 14:00:00 GMT 2003

Hi Stefan,

Stefan Heinzmann <stefan_heinzmann@yahoo.com> writes:

> My Win2K is german, but I use a US keyboard with it (A Happy Hacking
> Keyboard, to be precise). I use the US-international layout because
> it has all the dead keys you need for various major european
> languages

> Here's the output of keyboard.exe:
> KeyboardType: 81: Unknown, Value out of range
> KeyboardLayout: 00020409

That explains that part.  There is a table inside the X server to
translate MS keyboard codes like these to X11 style keyboard
descriptions.  Your keybord is not covered by that table yet.

Alexander will figure out if and how to add this to the internal table
in the X server for the next version.

Have you tried the XF86Config in the meantime?  I'm not sure we even
know yet what that keyboard is called in X11 terms.

> I thought that this is exactly what I'm doing.  Immediately before I
> call ssh, echo $DISPLAY says:

The idea is that on the Linux side you should than automatically have
a DISPLAY variable like "localhost:10.0" which should work.  If you
don't have that, X11 port forwarding may be disabled in the SSH server
on your Linux box.  Or something else :-((.  You could run ssh -v ...
to see if any error message pop up related to the port forwarding.

Hope this helps, benny

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