Re: having keyboard problems with the quote keys and the ~ key

From: Peter T. Breuer (
Date: 07/22/03

Date: Tue, 22 Jul 2003 15:51:36 +0200

Jonathan Wilson <> wrote:
> For some reason, the quote keys and others (like the ~ key) seem to
> require 2 keypresses before the system will recognize them. Also, the

Accents. They're used for accents. Set NoDeadKeys in X (the config
file) if you don't want them.

> double quote key seems to not insert the regular double-quote
> character, it inserts something else. Is there some setting somewhere
> that I can change to fix this?

Every setting, everywhere, approx. Try some.