Re: [dev] slock - cannot log in

From: daspostloch <>
Date: Thu, 17 Dec 2009 14:36:16 +0100

sorry for following up, but i remember where the
confusion came from: the sysrq being accessed via
the Fn-modifier, which prevented me from the
magic sysrq-stuff a couple of weeks ago.

anyhow, i'm quite positive that all this
didnt have anything to do with the slock-lock-out
and try to be quiet now :)

daspostloch wrote:
> you are right that was crap. sorry.
> the F# works fine as just tested in firefox.
> the reason i got confused is because i, other
> than vterm, dont have use for them.
> so the real issue is that switching vterms
> doesnt work, not even right now in normal ops.
> maybe because i xmodmapped alt to win and ctrl
> to caps? or cause i inittab into runlevel 5
> directly? so this happens when an only superficially
> experienced guy wants to use the power tools -
> but now were completely off-topic :)
> Anders Andersson wrote:
>>> Thanks guys. A colleague also suggested switching vterm,
>>> but unfortunately, the thinkpad gives access to the F# buttons
>>> only via the Fn modifier, which does not seem to support
>>> multi-key combinations. at least i have yet to figure out how
>>> to do that.
>> Curiously and mostly but not completely off-topic, but what kind of
>> ThinkPad do you have that can only access the function keys with the
>> Fn modifier? Maybe there's something else wrong with your keyboard
>> layouts that affect this?
>> (Look, I'm quoting correctly?!)
>> // pipe
Received on Thu Dec 17 2009 - 13:36:16 UTC

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