Bug 80464 - Estonian keyboard pipe key doesn't work
Estonian keyboard pipe key doesn't work
Status: CLOSED DUPLICATE of bug 79404
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: XFree86 (Show other bugs)
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i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Mike A. Harris
David Lawrence
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Reported: 2002-12-26 16:34 EST by Fred New
Modified: 2008-01-17 12:49 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2006-02-21 13:50:36 EST
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Description Fred New 2002-12-26 16:34:11 EST
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Description of problem:
Using an Estonian keyboard layout, when I press <AltGr>+"<"  I get "<".

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How reproducible:
Always

Steps to Reproduce:
1. In X, open a terminal or gedit.
2. Press <AltGr> + "<".
    

Actual Results:  <

Expected Results:  | (I had to use the character map to get this.)

Additional info:

On my Estonian keyboard, the <, >, | key is between the left shift key and Z. 
From a virtual console, the showkey command shows a scan code of 86.

The keyboard for the virtual consoles works correctly and also in the X of Red
Hat 8.0.

This is probably related to bug 79404, but it doesn't seem to exactly match what
Jaanus is describing.  I can confirm that < and > appear when you press <AltGr>
and ; and :, respectively, and this may not be correct.  But it's more important
that we be able to get a pipe character out of this keyboard.
Comment 1 Mike A. Harris 2002-12-26 23:05:37 EST

*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 79404 ***
Comment 2 Red Hat Bugzilla 2006-02-21 13:50:36 EST
Changed to 'CLOSED' state since 'RESOLVED' has been deprecated.

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