evdev is horrible and I can't get rid of it

Matt Dew Matt.Dew at seakr.com
Sun Mar 9 10:53:41 PDT 2008

On KDE using evdev, the up arrow was mapped to the print screen as well.
I had to remap the key for each user.  

On Sunday 09 March 2008 03:31, Daniel Stone wrote:
> On Sat, Mar 08, 2008 at 08:43:42PM -0800, Jeffrey Baker wrote:
> > I built the git master of evdev and it does indeed look better.  My
> > big beef with 1.2.0 is there is no emulation of the middle button,
> > which appears to work in your latest code.  It's nice to be able to
> > paste :)  I'm not sure why but my Microsoft Natural Keyboard Elite is
> > now misconfigured.  I changed it in the GNOME control center to be
> > "evdev managed keyboard" and loaded the defaults.  The up arrow is
> > printing the screen, the Print key does nothing, and my compose key
> > (Menu) doesn't compose (it raises the menu instead).  Strangely all
> > the right codes are reported in xev.
> I'm not sure why your Compose key is broken, but the Print thing sounds
> like GNOME caching keycodes when it shouldn't be.  Just rebind the key.
> Cheers,
> Daniel

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