Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 988090
(shift+f12) doesn't work - can't escape from spice inside vnc
Last modified: 2014-02-05 17:10:45 EST
Description of problem:
When using Remmina to connect to a VNC session (over SSH), pressing Shift+F12 does not seem to actually send both keys at the same time. This means you can't regain cursor control from a spice session running inside the vnc session.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
remmina and remmina-plugins-vnc 1.0.0-7.fc18
Steps to Reproduce:
1. Connect to a VNC session with Remmina
2. Open a spice session inside your VNC session (ex: i've connected to a RHEL6 desktop and am using RHEV/Ovirt to spice session into a guest)
3. Click inside the spice session
4. Press Shift+F12 to regain cursor control
Only F12 is sent
Shift+F12 should be sent
Frankly speaking I have never heard of that key combination. Where do you have this from?
The spice client, which is used to view virtual machines using the spice protocol, uses the Shift+F12 key combination to release the cursor.
This is similar to Ctrl+Alt or other combinations that other solutions use (VMWare, virt-manager, etc).
Ovirt/RHEV use Spice for connecting to virtual machines.
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