From: Brendan J Simon <BrendanSimon@fa...> - 2004-08-01 08:31:46
I have fixed the problem after some heavy googling.
It seems the gnome-keyboard-switcher panel applet was causing the
keyboard mapping problem.
Removing it from the panel and restarting the vnc server fixed the
There is still the problem with xscreensaver timing out VERY quickly.
Seems colinux is the culprit as it works properly under native linux.
Anyone know how to fix this timer problem ??
>Date: Fri, 30 Jul 2004 14:09:36 +1000
>From: Brendan J Simon <BrendanSimon@...>
>Subject: [coLinux-users] colinux-0.6.1 issues
>I'm using colinux-0.6.1 with a REAL debian filesystem (i.e. on a
>I am using Cygiwn Xfree to connect to XDMCP running in colinux. I'm
>running gdm and gnome.
>I have XP with bridged networking.
>I have set the colinux ram to 128MB (seem to have more trouble when set
>to 256MB for some reason).
>I am using Cygwin Xfree but I think I would prefer to use VNC. The
>reason being that when I suspend my computer and transport it between
>work and home I get different IP addresses (DHCP) for the colinux VM and
>the X session dies. Unfortunately VNC is giving me keyboard mapping
>problems and I can't type passwords in mozilla dialog boxes. The
>mapping seems OK in a terminal until I fire up mozilla which then stuffs