Bug 427231 - Pressing '/' key has no effect in guests when using pt-br VNC keymap
Pressing '/' key has no effect in guests when using pt-br VNC keymap
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: virt-manager (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Daniel Berrange
Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
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Reported: 2008-01-02 08:04 EST by Davidson Paulo
Modified: 2008-05-08 11:23 EDT (History)
2 users (show)

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Fixed In Version: 0.5.3
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Last Closed: 2008-05-08 11:23:56 EDT
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Description Davidson Paulo 2008-01-02 08:04:10 EST
Description of problem:

When using pt-br VNC keymap (br-abnt2 on Fedora) the / (slash) key doesn't work
with VNC when viewing Xen, Qemu and KVM guests, but with Xen console only.

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):

How reproducible:

Install a guest with virt-manager using any platform (Xen, Qemu or KVM),
selecting br-abnt2 keymap during install (you need to use br-abnt2 keyboard, of

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Install a guest with virt-manager;
2. Select br-abnt2 keymap during install;
3. Press '/' key.
Actual results:

Pressing '/' key has no effect when using VNC to view a guest.

Expected results:

The same seen when pressing '/' on the host.

Additional info:

There is no mapping to br-abnt2 -> pt-br in keytable.py yet. The following line
need to be added in /usr/share/virt-manager/virtManager/keytable.py:

Comment 1 Cole Robinson 2008-05-08 11:23:56 EDT
This was fixed upstream a while ago:


And is in virt-manager 0.5.3 in f8. Closing this bug as CURRENTRELEASE.

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