[plug] X - when 'alt' stops working

Mike Holland myk at golden.wattle.id.au
Fri Apr 9 16:46:16 WST 1999

On Fri, 9 Apr 1999, Matt Kemner wrote:

> > Is there some way to reset your X server?
> Most window managers...

Its definitly the server.
e.g. Alt-modified controls stop working in the window manager.
    Alt-D in an xterm just gives 'd' instead of 'ä'
The key up/down events for the alt key still get to the server,
(i tried xev) but it stops modifying other keys.
  Some sort of key mapping problem i guess.


Mike Holland <mike at golden.wattle.id.au>            Perth, Australia.
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