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Re: [Fwd: Re: Alt key not working]

On Wed, Dec 9, 2009 at 4:54 AM, Tony Nelson
<tonynelson@georgeanelson.com> wrote:
>>  From your reply it is not clear, to me anyway, if you do have the
>> console-tools package installed.  The showkeys program is in that
>> package.  If you need to figure out how/what it is for, I suggest you
>> try reading the man page.
> I got the same message (on Fedora 12) when running as a normal user.
> It works when run as root.
well, running showkey as root from vt1 gives me:
0x64 0xe4

so the kernel recognizes the key but anyway it does not work under X
(kdm is the manager for kde 3.5)

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