[xubuntu-users] New to Xubuntu: For some reason the right side "Alt" key doesn't work...

Vincent mailinglists at vinnl.nl
Mon Feb 22 09:55:27 UTC 2010

On Sun, Feb 21, 2010 at 10:58 AM, Joe(theWordy)Philbrook <jtwdyp at ttlc.net>wrote:

> For some reason the right side "Alt" key doesn't work...
> I don't have a clue why. I've always just accepted the default us
> keyboard. And from any other Linux I've tried, both Alt keys work the same.
> It's not a major burden as when I'm using both hands I normally would hit
> the modifier key(s) with one hand, and the action key with the other. But
> when I've only got one free hand it's hard to feed <Alt><Enter> to mc to
> copy a filename to mc's command line. And frankly that happens to be my
> most used mc shortcut... Hints anyone???
>      - - - - - - - - -< s n i p >- - - - - - - - - -
> Note: If it matters, Xubuntu 9.10 (Karmic) was installed from the
> alternate install CD on a Gateway laptop (MT6451 Notebook PC) It
> has AMD Turion 64x2 processors and a 120 gig HD...
You don't happen to have selected US AltGr dead keys, or something along
those lines?
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