Strange keyboard layouts in virt-manager
If you use virt-manager with kvm (and likely other virtualization technologies, too, but I only tried it under proper circumstances with kvm), you may experience some keyboard layout-related problems. For instance, I got «>» sign instead of forward slash. This problem may appear when you use some non-standard (or even any non-«en-us») layout on your host system.
The solution is simple:
- remove Graphics device represented by VNC server
- add a new one, but set keymap to «en-us» instead of leaving it same as host.
- restart you guest
(As of virt-manager 0.8.2, you cannot change VNC server settings, only remove it and add a new one)Top