VirtualBox

Ticket #4242 (new defect)

Opened 5 years ago

Last modified 5 years ago

Command (Meta) key becomes "stuck"

Reported by: swalker Owned by:
Priority: major Component: GUI
Version: VirtualBox 2.2.4 Keywords: input meta command
Cc: Guest type: Solaris
Host type: Mac OS X

Description

Sporadically, my OpenSolaris 2009.06 guest will register the Command (Meta) key as always being depressed.

This makes it impractical to map the Command key to shortcuts in the guest as anytime I press a letter or key containing the second half of the shortcut, it will trigger even though the Command key is not currently depressed.

Change History

comment:1 Changed 5 years ago by pingnak

Does so for Windows clients, too.

Also does this with Linux hosts hosting the same windoze clients.

EXTREMELY annoying, as this happens about every five minutes or so. I start typing into something, and all of a sudden a dozen kinds of Windows command key combinations fire off in the virtual machine.

OSX 10.5.7

comment:2 Changed 5 years ago by pingnak

Oh, pressing/releasing the command key 'fixes' it.

comment:3 Changed 5 years ago by frank

  • Component changed from other to GUI
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