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Plus since it's a local VM, it's JUST as fast as the VM console IMO. Visually this looks like a plus. The system treats the up or down arrow as the selected key when input it. Thank you for this, very helpful.Not sure why it took so long to find though :) 26 November 2008 at 09:53 Anonymous said... Source

I have installed Ubuntu as virtual machine by VMware Fusion. A picture will help... man, thank you! but the problem was resolved after creating a config file on the client - i.e. ~/.vmware/config containing the single line "xkeymap.nokeycodeMap = true" 20 May 2009 at 16:37 jeyno said...

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Change the xkeymap.keycode. thanks man. However I recently had to start from scratch with a new VM to install Windows 8.1.

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Thank's you save my day 14 November 2008 at 02:12 Anonymous said... on 10 March, 2014 - 12:39 and last modified on 7 July, 2014 - 08:53 Hi all I have some good news if you want to use Windows on your mac Awesome man. I added "xkeymap.keycode.233 = 0xffd1" in ~/.vmware/preference.

alt(right) + ß = \ on german keyboard reply Comment viewing options Flat list - collapsedFlat list - expandedThreaded list - collapsedThreaded list - expanded Date - newest firstDate - oldest Backslash Key Gives # When I was pressing Ctrl+g to capture the input I was seeing all g's being printed.The release was not working by using ctrl+Alt.Interestingly the Ctrl+Alt+Esc worked for me after trying the WHOA.../etc/vmware/configand only one line xkeymap.nokeycodeMap = TRUEdid it for me. http://www.techsupportforum.com/forums/f25/back-slash-key-not-working-231428.html I like such themes and everything that is connected to this matter.

up vote 4 down vote favorite 2 I am using a Mac with an Apple Wireless Keyboard - French. I've double checked and I have the UK keyboard set, which is the one I believe I have. There's probably a more rational method of locating it. Thanks for this information.

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I am not sure if the observation which I saw happened because of solution 1 and. 10 May 2009 at 09:34 jeyno said... https://social.technet.microsoft.com/Forums/office/en-US/e76a3622-e082-4493-aa65-4190494e9859/displaying-number-sign-while-i-entering-backslash-to-logon-to-windows-7-for-another?forum=w7itprovirt Click the add button. Backslash Key Not Working Windows 10 Log in or register to post comments More Like This Vmware Fusion 5.02 Macbook Pro, Mountain lion unable to grab guest OS focus Forum Topic - January 9, 2013 - Barry How To Type Backslash On Keyboard Thanx 21 February 2009 at 22:13 Luiz Vino said...

VMware is not a Microsoft product.Please remember to click “Mark as Answer” on the post that helps you, and to click “Unmark as Answer” if a marked post does not actually http://stickersweb.com/not-working/vmware-control-key-not-working.php Cheers mate! Solution 2 worked with Vmware Server 2 on Ubuntu Intrepid Ibex (8.10) with spanish keyboard layout.Cheers,Fabian 7 November 2008 at 04:00 Lieven said... Works for me, Ubuntu Intrepid with VMWare Server 1.0.7 build-108231, CentOS 5.2 netinstall guest. Backslash On Uk Keyboard

However, Solution 3 is much simpler (and newer) so I've put that first.Apparently this issue arrises with the evdev input driver. I simply changed the keyboard settings from "English (United Kingdom)" to "English (United States)" as shown in the snapshot below and it got fixed. Will test further and get back to you.Chris Thompsondsolutionsgroup.com 20 February 2009 at 06:25 Chris Thompson said... have a peek here Thank you!Sorry for offtopic 9 November 2009 at 12:13 changjin said...

the setxkbmap fix works as a fix under these circumstances too:- VM crashes, Workstation/player stops guest OS cold.- You restart the guest OS, you get a message stating that the capture Chris: does RDP work without a network connection? In vista this seems to be an issue where people dont remove the previous layout but change it, when you look into the keyboard area it displays both US and UK

the guest is locked -- but if you get the reassert the capture you'll lose the keyboard state in X.This is such an annoying thing to deal with.

See Solution 2 for more locations of this config file.Solution 2:This is the original Solution 2, and since many comments reference it I have left it numbered so. Thanks :)For what seems like 300 years I've been struggling with the horrible effect of VMWare workstation on my keyboard. often:#!/bin/bash# Script to restore keyboard state after VMWare crashecho "Restoring keyboard state...."setxkbmapecho "done"Oh yes... I needed it to activate the right Alt (Gr) key.

keys are now fixed.(vmware workstation 6.5, intrepid ibex 2.6.27.7) 23 October 2008 at 05:48 Nick said... But this works :-) reply Submitted by Anonymous (not verified) on Tue, 05/21/2013 - 16:12. SWEET!!!!! Check This Out Submitted by Christopher Hal...

Thanks! 23 May 2009 at 02:13 Anonymous said... There has to be a setting for this somewhere! Posted by Iain on Wednesday, December 03, 2008 Labels: arrow keys, computers, cool, Gentoo, timesave, Ubuntu, VMWare, Workstation 124 comments: Ian00 said... if you have sudo access but not other root access, and want to make the change globally, the following command will work:echo "xkeymap.nokeycodeMap = true" | sudo tee -a /etc/vmware/config 11

Solution 3 worked like a charm. Big thanks for the guide, it helped me in fixing my arrow/page up/page down/delete keys in Vmware 6.0.4 on Kubuntu Intrepid 8.10. i really appreciate ur steady contribution 01-25-2012, 11:43 AM #4 fionauae Registered Member Join Date: Jan 2012 Posts: 1 OS: windows 7 I had the same problem. Call member function template parameter on shared_ptr What different frame materials have been used?

As AppleVis is a community-powered website, we make no guarantee, either express or implied, of the accuracy or completeness of the information contained in this guide. On my Debian squeeze/sid host, the W2K and XP guests' keyboard and mouse were unusable. French (yes, again) 4. I will have to review this at a later date to check why it works for some, but not others.

The solution is to go to the VM's settings, duplicate the profile you are using (VMWare created a Windows 8 profile for me) and then add some custom mappings. The only way to get an arrow command to work was to use 4-8-6-2 on the Apple keyboard keypad. As the root user (sudo won't work in this case), this command should do it for you:echo "xkeymap.nokeycodeMap = true" >> /etc/vmware/configor:echo "xkeymap.nokeycodeMap = true" >> ~/.vmware/configIf you don't have root not working for PT 17 November 2008 at 04:33 Anonymous said...

Post new comment Your name: E-mail: The content of this field is kept private and will not be shown publicly. Multivariable limit - perhaps a trickier problem I am stuck on. Solution 2 works like a charme with VM Server 2.0 on ubuntu 8.10 w/ french keyboard.Thanks 13 November 2008 at 19:16 Anonymous said...