[PD] Can't input tilde on my Ubuntu
reduzent at gmail.com
Tue Jul 28 13:48:08 CEST 2015
On Tue, 2015-07-28 at 10:45 +0100, Matte wrote:
> I have had issues similar to this, I found it was solved by switching
> off compositing, as compiz was grabbing various sets of keystrokes
> before they could get to the application.
Thanks for the hint.
In my case, it is not compiz grabbing anything. I'm using fluxbox as
window manager without any compositing at all.
> On 28 Jul 2015 09:44, "Roman Haefeli" <reduzent at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Tue, 2015-07-28 at 01:09 +0200, s p wrote:
> > Somehow my Ubuntu refuses to input tilde in pd.
> > It works a couple of times when I start pd, then it just
> simply won't
> > input any character ... Any idea what could be the problem?
> This is
> > really annoying.
> No idea, sorry. But I experience similar problems and I may
> add some
> more details.
> When I start pd, I usually can type tilde characters. After
> switching to
> another application and then back to Pd, I can't type tildes
> anymore in
> Pd. And there seems to be no way to restore tilde-typing
> ability until I
> restart Pd. Actually, it is not only the tilde character, but
> characters of the same key cannot be typed anymore (^,`,~). On
> a Swiss
> German layout it is the key left of back space.
> After the problem has been triggered, [keyname] still shows
> the correct
> characters, while [key] only outputs 0 for ^, ` and ~.
> This problem occurs only on one of two machines with similar
> #1: Ubuntu 14.04 i386, Pd 0.46.6 from git, Intel graphics
> -> Problem can be triggered
> #2: Ubuntu 14.04 i383, Pd 046.6 from git, Nvidia proprietary
> -> Problem cannot be triggered
> I mention graphics drivers specifically, because there were
> some reports
> about Pd crashing X11 while typing in certain Ubuntu setups
> with Intel
> drivers. Maybe this problem is related.
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