When I'm typing in some text window on the remote
system via Chicken of the VNC, the remote system will
suddenly go into auto-repeat mode _BUT_ I'm not holding
any keys, and continues until I actually hit another key.
While it can happen for any key, I seem to notice it
more just after typing a SHIFT'ed key.
This is most annoying when I'm entering a password, as
I can not easily see that one or more of the keys have
These days, my most common use of COTVNC is connecting
to a Linux vncserver running VMware hosting a Windows
However, if I do not use VNC, but rather have the
VMware X-Window exported to X11 on my PowerMac G5
(MacOSX 10.4.7), then I do not have this problem. But
this is only a viable option if I'm in the office.
When I'm at home on my iBook, the bandwidth demands for
X-Windows is too high for my home network connection.
My wife also experiences this problem connecting to her
work systems via COTVNC as well.
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