>>>>> "Carl" == Carl Weidling <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes: [...] Carl> when I type a tilde (~) or quote (') or double quote(") I have to Carl> type it twice. Check your keyboard settings in /etc/X11/XF86Config-4. It probably thinks you have a non-English keyboard, where those keys are dead keys for typing letters with accents. e.g. if you type 'e, you should get an e with an acute accent. Carl> Also, the ALT key does not work as a meta key for emacs. It probably thinks you have a pc104 keyboard, where the Windows keys act as the meta keys. Switch it to pc101. -- Hubert Chan <email@example.com> - http://www.uhoreg.ca/ PGP/GnuPG key: 1024D/124B61FA Fingerprint: 96C5 012F 5F74 A5F7 1FF7 5291 AF29 C719 124B 61FA Key available at wwwkeys.pgp.net. Encrypted e-mail preferred.
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