VirtualBox

Ticket #10386 (closed defect: worksforme)

Opened 2 years ago

Last modified 13 months ago

Keyboard doesn't work in virtual machines under XWIndow

Reported by: carlos.terron Owned by:
Priority: major Component: other
Version: VirtualBox 4.1.10 Keywords:
Cc: Guest type: Linux
Host type: Linux

Description

  • A server with VirtualBox Running
  • Logging from a MacOS X 10.7.3 with ssh -X (XWindow Forward)
  • Start a VM machine: VBoxManage startvm machine
  • The remote server send me the virtual machine window
  • Only work enter, delete and the cursors keys.

Change History

comment:1 Changed 2 years ago by carlos.terron

From the /var/log/system.log of the MacOS X where the X Server is running:

Mar 28 13:15:48 swordcoast org.x.startx[2734]: The XKEYBOARD keymap compiler (xkbcomp) reports: Mar 28 13:15:48 swordcoast org.x.startx[2734]: > Error: Key <> added to map for multiple modifiers Mar 28 13:15:48 swordcoast org.x.startx[2734]: > Using Shift, ignoring Mod2. Mar 28 13:15:48 swordcoast org.x.startx[2734]: > Error: Key <> added to map for multiple modifiers Mar 28 13:15:48 swordcoast org.x.startx[2734]: > Using Lock, ignoring Shift. Mar 28 13:15:48 swordcoast org.x.startx[2734]: > Error: Key <> added to map for multiple modifiers Mar 28 13:15:48 swordcoast org.x.startx[2734]: > Using Mod1, ignoring Lock. Mar 28 13:15:48 swordcoast org.x.startx[2734]: > Error: Key <> added to map for multiple modifiers Mar 28 13:15:48 swordcoast org.x.startx[2734]: > Using Control, ignoring Mod1. Mar 28 13:15:48 swordcoast org.x.startx[2734]: > Error: Key <> added to map for multiple modifiers Mar 28 13:15:48 swordcoast org.x.startx[2734]: > Using Shift, ignoring Control. Mar 28 13:15:48 swordcoast org.x.startx[2734]: > Error: Key <> added to map for multiple modifiers Mar 28 13:15:48 swordcoast org.x.startx[2734]: > Using Mod1, ignoring Shift. Mar 28 13:15:48 swordcoast org.x.startx[2734]: > Error: Key <> added to map for multiple modifiers Mar 28 13:15:48 swordcoast org.x.startx[2734]: > Using Control, ignoring Mod1. Mar 28 13:15:48 swordcoast org.x.startx[2734]: > Error: Key <> added to map for multiple modifiers Mar 28 13:15:48 swordcoast org.x.startx[2734]: > Using Mod2, ignoring Control. Mar 28 13:15:48 swordcoast org.x.startx[2734]: Errors from xkbcomp are not fatal to the X server

comment:2 Changed 2 years ago by michael

It would be very nice if you could attach a VirtualBox log file from the VM run to this ticket.

comment:3 Changed 13 months ago by frank

  • Status changed from new to closed
  • Resolution set to worksforme

No response, closing.

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