Bug 7839 - default Xmodmap messes up backspace for VNC
Summary: default Xmodmap messes up backspace for VNC
Status: CLOSED DUPLICATE of bug 7841
Alias: None
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: xinitrc
Version: 6.1
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Preston Brown
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Depends On:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 1999-12-16 12:52 UTC by Marko Macek
Modified: 2008-05-01 15:37 UTC (History)
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Doc Type: Bug Fix
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Last Closed: 2000-01-14 16:49:01 UTC

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Description Marko Macek 1999-12-16 12:52:37 UTC
The default Xmodmap should not contain a workaround for XFree86
backspace bug. The bug should be fixed in the X server (it's a one line

Messing with backspace causes keyboard to misbehave when vnc is used due to
differring keycodes (character '5' doesn't work).

Comment 1 Preston Brown 2000-01-14 16:47:59 UTC
what is your proposed fix?

Without this Xmodmap, and if you aren't using xkb extensions, motif apps have
backspace problems.

Comment 2 Preston Brown 2000-01-14 16:49:59 UTC
*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 7841 ***

Comment 3 Marko Macek 2000-01-14 17:02:59 UTC
The proposed fix is in the bug#7841 as you have noticed.

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