[UCI-Linux] Spacy Characters

Dirk Groeneveld dgroenev@uci.edu
Wed, 05 Feb 2003 12:52:18 -0800

Junst a hunch, not a solution...
If everything he types was converted to (and interpreted as) unicode, then
he might see spaces between the characters.

hth, dirk

Garr Updegraff wrote:

> Hi all,
> An old co-worker of mine at IBM has just started expanding from NT to
> Linux as a server for his video-server product, and he's run into an odd
> problem
> under both KDE and GNOME.  Whenever he types a command in a terminal
> 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
> adds:
>  > 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