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#### '~' and '' keys not working

Hi all,

I have FreeBSD 7.2 installed under Parrellel on MAX OSX 10.5.8, however
I discovered that the '' key and the '~' key where not working on the
CLI on FreeBSD.  I have tried a couple of different shells and googled
for a bit but still no joy.

Has this happened to anyone else.  What did you do to fix it.
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Aaron
9/16/2009 12:01:52 PM
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Aaron Spiteri <azzmosphere> wrote:
> Hi all,
>
> I have FreeBSD 7.2 installed under Parrellel on MAX OSX 10.5.8, however
> I discovered that the '' key and the '~' key where not working on the
> CLI on FreeBSD.  I have tried a couple of different shells and googled
> for a bit but still no joy.
>
> Has this happened to anyone else.  What did you do to fix it.

Totally unfamiliar with Parallels, but choosing one of the other
profiles in Parallels/Preferences/Keyboard may work.

If it's just a mapping issue, setting a different keymap with kbdcontrol
might fix it.

Otherwise, it's probably something to take up with parallels.com.

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Warren
9/16/2009 2:55:44 PM
On 2009-09-17 00:55:44 +1000, Warren Block <wblock@wonkity.com> said:

> Aaron Spiteri <azzmosphere> wrote:
>> Hi all,
>>
>> I have FreeBSD 7.2 installed under Parrellel on MAX OSX 10.5.8, however
>> I discovered that the '' key and the '~' key where not working on the
>> CLI on FreeBSD.  I have tried a couple of different shells and googled
>> for a bit but still no joy.
>>
>> Has this happened to anyone else.  What did you do to fix it.
>
> Totally unfamiliar with Parallels, but choosing one of the other
> profiles in Parallels/Preferences/Keyboard may work.
>
> If it's just a mapping issue, setting a different keymap with kbdcontrol
> might fix it.
>
> Otherwise, it's probably something to take up with parallels.com.

Thanks for the advice.  I believe you are right in thinking that it is
a keyboard mapping problem but for the life of me I can not fgure out
what MAC uses as there keyboard map and the internet seems to be of no
help.  I am going to try VMWare and see I have more luck.
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Aaron
9/18/2009 10:31:49 AM

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