[TriEmbed] Raspberry Pi VNC session "caps lock problem"

Carl Nobile carl.nobile at gmail.com
Thu Sep 24 12:56:35 CDT 2015


Pete,

See if this helps:
http://www.howtogeek.com/119127/use-the-magic-sysrq-key-on-linux-to-fix-frozen-x-servers-cleanly-reboot-and-run-other-low-level-commands/
or https://www.anavi.org/article/150/

~Carl

On Thu, Sep 24, 2015 at 1:47 PM, Pete Soper via TriEmbed <
triembed at triembed.org> wrote:

> When accessing an RPI via a VNC session from another machine I randomly
> have the thing get into a mode where keyboard letters are upper case no
> matter what the shift lock state is in. So I have to press shift for every
> character to get lower case letters. It only seems to be cured by a reboot.
> This bad state happens anywhere from minutes to hours into use for a given
> VNC session. I'm convinced it might be a "magic" keystroke pattern I'm
> accidentally typing, but can't get the feedback fast enough to have any
> clue what the pattern might have been that triggered this evil mode.
>
> Anybody know of a cure for this problem?
>
> -Pete
>
>
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