VirtualBox

Ticket #5450 (closed defect: fixed)

Opened 4 years ago

Last modified 3 years ago

Keyboad Bug - Linux guests on Windows 7 host

Reported by: mubix Owned by:
Priority: major Component: other
Version: VirtualBox 3.0.10 Keywords:
Cc: Guest type: Linux
Host type: Windows

Description

When I pretty the | or \ keys I get a < or > instead of the correct characters.

xev output from pressing the | \ keys

KeyPress event, serial 34, synthetic NO, window 0x2800001,
    root 0x60, subw 0x0, time 285853071, (52,-29), root:(669,357),
    state 0x0, keycode 94 (keysym 0x3c, less), same_screen YES,
    XLookupString gives 1 bytes: (3c) "<"
    XmbLookupString gives 1 bytes: (3c) "<"
    XFilterEvent returns: False

KeyRelease event, serial 34, synthetic NO, window 0x2800001,
    root 0x60, subw 0x0, time 285853183, (52,-29), root:(669,357),
    state 0x0, keycode 94 (keysym 0x3c, less), same_screen YES,
    XLookupString gives 1 bytes: (3c) "<"
    XFilterEvent returns: False

KeyPress event, serial 34, synthetic NO, window 0x2800001,
    root 0x60, subw 0x0, time 285853883, (52,-29), root:(669,357),
    state 0x0, keycode 50 (keysym 0xffe1, Shift_L), same_screen YES,
    XLookupString gives 0 bytes:
    XmbLookupString gives 0 bytes:
    XFilterEvent returns: False

KeyPress event, serial 34, synthetic NO, window 0x2800001,
    root 0x60, subw 0x0, time 285854144, (52,-29), root:(669,357),
    state 0x1, keycode 94 (keysym 0x3e, greater), same_screen YES,
    XKeysymToKeycode returns keycode: 60
    XLookupString gives 1 bytes: (3e) ">"
    XmbLookupString gives 1 bytes: (3e) ">"
    XFilterEvent returns: False

KeyRelease event, serial 34, synthetic NO, window 0x2800001,
    root 0x60, subw 0x0, time 285854325, (52,-29), root:(669,357),
    state 0x1, keycode 94 (keysym 0x3e, greater), same_screen YES,
    XKeysymToKeycode returns keycode: 60
    XLookupString gives 1 bytes: (3e) ">"
    XFilterEvent returns: False

Change History

comment:1 Changed 3 years ago by frank

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

Please reopen if still relevant with VBox 4.0.4.

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