[UCI-Linux] Spacy Characters

Tue, 4 Feb 2003 16:59:26 -0800

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I believe proportional fonts can sometimes look like they're adding
extra spaces when used in a fixed-width-only terminal emulator.  Is he
using the same font in both gnome and kde?

On Tue, Feb 04, 2003 at 04:33:10PM -0800, Garr Updegraff wrote:
> Hi all,
> An old co-worker of mine at IBM has just started expanding from NT to Lin=
> as a server for his video-server product, and he's run into an odd proble=
> under both KDE and GNOME.  Whenever he types a command in a terminal=20
> window, his keyboard characters appear with a space between each; they're=
> not doubled, like if he was using half-duplex mode, but instead there's a=
> space between each letter.  Meanwhile, the command runs just fine.  He ad=
> > The spaces are only inserted in the command; results are displayed
> > with no spaces.  I checked /etc/sysconfig/keyboard.  It looks OK.
> > This problem only happens in the terminal window under X.
> > One other clue.  Its not as simple as just the command having
> > spaces between the letters.  For example if I try to type the letter "i"
> > I get "i|" and the space  (so maybe font issue?).  Also I notice that
> > no matter how fast I type the letters "fa" there will always a space
> > between them unless I try to type both letters simultaneously and
> > then there is no space between them (keyboard typematic problem?)"
> Any ideas?
> -- Garr
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Dan Stromberg                                               UCI/NACS/DCS

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