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I have 2 strange things going on here
I am using RH8 and have a server php/MySql set up with KDE .
All seems fine but recently when I go to click on something in a application
be it mozilla or quanta or gftp or a terminal .. All my windows close !
If i use alt tab I get "no tasks" but the windows are still accesible via the task bar at least nothing is lost .
secondly. every time i use the Alt Gr key i automaticaly get a " in front of what ever other key I select like ”@ or ”æ or ”«
this is weird and I cant fin what it is
my keyboard is set to french using english language .. this has allways worked before
Have you installed/tried to upgrade your system recently? It looks as a KDE problem, but make sure: switch to console (crtl+alt+f1, log in etc) and try to type something. Does the keyborad work the same way as in GUI? Also, if you have GNOME or any other window manager installed, run it adn see if it's the same as in KDE.
Thanks for your answer ..
I only have kde installed..
what does ADN mean ?
Ok The only thing that I have done recently is install the K office RPM from my linux cd..
the ” thing only does it under kde i tried it befor typing startx at the promt
so it has to be a kde thing
I actually did the original install about 10 days ago with only xwindows installed
I did not want gnome or kde because they are buggy .
but I found that there were programs that i missed like gftp or quant
I gather these programs only install with kde or gimp
If i could have all the programs i wanted without installing kde or gnome I would be happy.
I am allso quite wary as my migration from windows has been hampered by the RH 8 install going buggy on me .
Every time i lose my settings etc
If you need more information on my instalation please let me know
I have tried the Canadien keyboard map and its the same
<by hitting the the Alt Gr key by itself brings up this sign ” >
I wonder what it is I heve never seen this before
the rest off my set up seems to run fine