[maemo-users] Rdesktop on OS2008

From: Eero Tamminen eero.tamminen at nokia.com
Date: Tue Aug 5 20:22:51 EEST 2008

ext John Holmblad wrote:
> because I am using the N800 and not the N810, of course I have to input 
> the characters using the screenboard. However, because I ran my tests 
> using VNC, I was entering the characters using my PC keyboard into the 
> VNC client image on my PC display screen and not directly on the 
> screenboard. In doing this I did notice that, when entering passwords, 
> the first character gets auto-converted to a uppercase character before 
> being obfuscated with a "*'character so I have to go back and correct 
> that auto-mistake. To further verify that the use of VNC was not somehow 
> corrupting the Rdesktop gui/logon process, I also ran rdesktop directly 
> on the N800, that is, without using VNC,and I get the same result, that 
> is, no successful connection.
> Is it possible that this problem is somehow N800 specific?

Maemo Gtk text widgets have an option for auto-capitalize,
I don't remember whether it's (still) on by default, but in
that case application can disable it.  See maemo API documentation.

	- Eero

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