Key binding info

David D.W. Downey david.downey at
Sat Oct 21 15:52:15 PDT 2000

This is due to the fact that KDE traps keystrokes for use between 's
wrappings, the program launched, and the actual console session.

Sounds like you need to check your KDE configuration. Use the kde config
tool from the tool bar (looks like a toolbox).

-----Original Message-----
From: Rakhesh Sasidharan <rakhesh at>
To: lfs-discuss at <lfs-discuss at>
Date: Saturday, October 21, 2000 10:40 AM
Subject: Key binding info

>I don't know if this is the right place to send this query, but this is
>the only linux list that I am subscribed to ...
>I use RedHat 6.2 personally (and am considering a switch to LFS - hence
>the reason for subscribing to this list).  In it, in normal text mode,
>when I 'more' or 'less' a file, I can press the up and down arrows to move
>around line by line.  I can also use bk-space in my shell during command
>But, when I fired up kde, and did 'more' in an xterm, I found I couldn't
>use the up and down keys.  Backspace still worked.  Stranger still, when I
>logged in using kdm, even backspace stopped working.
>Could anybody give me some pointers as to why things are so ?  Is it
>something to do with the key binding in X (XKB or something) ... I really
>don't know where to look for info, and so anything would most certainly
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