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



On Wed, Dec 9, 2009 at 10:40 PM, Andrew Sackville-West
<andrew@farwestbilliards.com> wrote:
>> 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)
>
> now try xev in an xterm and see what output you get for the alt key.
>

i get the following output:

KeyPress event, serial 31, synthetic NO, window 0x4c00001,
    root 0x58, subw 0x0, time 167180255, (332,-16), root:(336,306),
    state 0x0, keycode 113 (keysym 0xfe03, ISO_Level3_Shift), same_screen YES,
    XLookupString gives 0 bytes:
    XmbLookupString gives 0 bytes:
    XFilterEvent returns: False

KeyRelease event, serial 34, synthetic NO, window 0x4c00001,
    root 0x58, subw 0x0, time 167180340, (332,-16), root:(336,306),
    state 0x80, keycode 113 (keysym 0xfe03, ISO_Level3_Shift), same_screen YES,
    XLookupString gives 0 bytes:
    XFilterEvent returns: False



thanks
-- 
roberto


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