Xephyr keyboard problem

aivils at latnet.lv aivils at latnet.lv
Thu Feb 4 00:30:19 PST 2010


I suppose that patch is into mainstream.

Xephyr -mouse evdev,,device=/dev/input/evdev1 -keybd

If You use this commandline, then You bypass X server events and use Linux mouse
and keyboard directly.


Citēju Nokan Emiro <uzleepito at gmail.com>:

> Hello,
> I use Xephyr for xdmcp connections to my server, but
> unfortunatelly it has keyboard problems.  Arrow keys
> do not work in it.  I've googled a bit, and found that others
> have the same problem.  Somewhere I've found that "-kb"
> switches off the KBD extension in Xephyr, and maybe it
> helps on keyboard mistakes.  It didn't, but as I can see
> it makes the Xephyr server differently wrong.  It means
> that other keys are incorrect with "-kb".  Then I've found
> an old patch to solve this with other kind of problems,
> but that patch does not apply to the current version anymore.
> This is the old patch:
> Is it possible to repair Xephyr?  Or are there any other
> xdmcp capable clients out there (except Xnest and Xephyr)?
> u.

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