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Old 04-17-2007, 11:14 PM   #1
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XDMCP Keyboard Layout Problem

I have a laptop computer with Debian Sarge and a desktop computer with Debian Etch on a home network. A couple days ago I enabled XDMCP access on the desktop computer. I was able to use the laptop to log-in to the desktop computer just fine for two days.

Now when I log-in, I find that the keyboard layout is wrong. For example, When I press u, I see 4 appear on the screen.

Does anyone know what is causing this?

Old 04-18-2007, 08:40 PM   #2
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XDMCP Keyboard Layout Problem - Solved

The cause was the Number Lock key had been engaged. I don't know why there is a Num Lk key on my laptop computer, but there is one. When I pressed it the problem went away.


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