Another keyboard problem

Dmitry Timoshkov dmitry at
Sun May 18 16:53:23 CDT 2003

"Gerhard W. Gruber" <sparhawk at> wrote:

> I'm using a US keyboard with US international driver. When using this driver
> under Windows you can press ALT and then an ASCII code on the NUM block. This
> works since back to the days when DOS was still in use and you could use this
> to enter characters that may not be supported by the keyboard driver. This
> doesn't work in Wine.

Sure, because it doesn't work in X. You could ask XFree86 people to implement
this for you or even better implement it yourself and send them a patch.


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