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Bug 142974 - Caps lock not being handled
Caps lock not being handled
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: vino (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: David Zeuthen
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Reported: 2004-12-15 10:35 EST by Aaron Gaudio
Modified: 2013-03-05 22:42 EST (History)
2 users (show)

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Fixed In Version: 2.10.0-4
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Last Closed: 2005-05-20 13:05:56 EDT
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Description Aaron Gaudio 2004-12-15 10:35:56 EST
Description of problem:
I have a VNC session going through an ssh connection to a vino server.
I turn caps-lock on but all the characters are still lowercase when
typing. Using shift works. 

I tested this by running vncserver instead and accessing that via a
ssh connect. Caps-lock works fine in this case, leading me to believe
this is a problem with vino, not vncviwer.

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How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Connect to a vino server via ssh (not sure if the ssh is necessary,
but that's the only way for me to connect)
2. Turn on caps-lock.
3. Type some keys in a terminal or text editor.
Actual results:
The characters typed come out in lowercase.

Expected results:
The characters are uppercase.

Additional info:
Comment 1 Mark McLoughlin 2005-05-20 13:05:56 EDT
Should be fixed in rawhide:

* Fri May 20 2005 Mark McLoughlin <markmc@redhat.com> 2.10.0-4
- Fix various keyboarding handling issues:
   + bug #142974: caps lock not working
   + bug #140515: shift not working with some keys
   + bug #134451: over-eager key repeating

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