[PD] Can't input tilde on my Ubuntu
reduzent at gmail.com
Tue Jul 28 13:51:28 CEST 2015
On Tue, 2015-07-28 at 11:11 +0200, jwind wrote:
> just try pushing tilde twice...
Thanks, but does not help. Tilde creation on Swiss German keyboards is a
bit strange, even when it works normally:
* press and hold AltGr key
* press ~ key (respectively ^-key)
* release both
* press <space>
When it stops working, I can repeat above indefinitely without any
> On 28.07.2015 10:41, Roman Haefeli 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 all
> > 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 setup:
> > #1: Ubuntu 14.04 i386, Pd 0.46.6 from git, Intel graphics driver
> > -> Problem can be triggered
> > #2: Ubuntu 14.04 i383, Pd 046.6 from git, Nvidia proprietary driver
> > -> 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.
> > Roman
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