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tightvnc inserts \ or , character when pressing ALT+GR + <

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Environment

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 10 Service Pack 2
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 10 Service Pack 3
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 10 Service Pack 2
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 10 Service Pack 3
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 Service Pack 1

Situation

When accessing a VNC display running on SLE10SP2 or SLE10SP3 based system from SLES11SP1, "\" or "," characters get displayed while pressing ALT+GR + < to create a | (pipe) sign. This issue is not experienced if the VNC server is a SLES11SP1 host.

Resolution

Please update to tightvnc-1.3.9-81.13.1 or later.

Disclaimer

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  • Document ID:7006818
  • Creation Date:09-SEP-10
  • Modified Date:29-APR-13
    • SUSESUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop
      SUSE Linux Enterprise Server

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