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cannot type "
recently when I press " it doesnt type anything and after pressing it again it types ¨ and when i press ' it doesnt show anything and after repressing it it shows ´.
I am programming and I need ' and " but only using copy and paste from my old codes I can write these signs.
I am working on KDE and FC4
That is you are using a keyboard model or language other than plain english. On those keyboards/languages the keys are need to type accents.
Mine is portuguese. So, I can type áéíóúç etc...I can type ' ^ " too.
The trick is to type the accent key and space to get the symbol itself. Typing a symbol and a vowel in sequence, you get a accented vowel.
You can change the input model with a click, by using a keyboard applet in you Gnome or KDE desktop.
This is a very interesting post. I have the same problem, typing the " once I hear a beep and no character is typed. Press it twice in succession and it works. The reason it is interesting is that it only occurs when I am using Debian. It does not occur in Slack, Fedora, etc. I am using a UK layout. Keyboard is brand new. The keys involved are the exact same keys described above.