chris246

Forward mouse and keyboard via virtual devices

2 posts in this topic

Many users report problems related to incorrect handling of mouse and keyboard, as e.g:

  • Inability to type special characters (in combination with AltGr)
  • Some characters don't work even then (I can currently not type ` using a Fedora Server and Windows Client)
  • Some characters don't work depending on target software (e.g. {}@ in VirtualBox and Putty)
  • Difficulties in various games caused by mouse positioning
  • Some games (e.g. Cities Skylines) won't detect clicking the scroll wheel
  • Mouse Button remap required for forward and backward

 

I would like to suggest an approach, that will in my opinion solve all of this issues:
Grab the USB signal on the server side and forward them to a virtual USB device on the clients' side.

This way, the client's operating system can handle the input events and forward them correctly to software.

 

Related:

 

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Interesting idea... developers take note...

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Please sign in to comment

You will be able to leave a comment after signing in



Sign In Now