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can't type some needed characters to access cirros image (novnc bug)

asked 2017-08-02 08:57:00 -0500

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I'm using newton version of openstack, and i'm trying to test cirros image, but the problem is that i can't type the "cubswin:)" password because the characters : and ) can't be typed, so i'm stuck... i'm aware there was a bug and ppl say it got fixed but i don't know how to fix, please some one help me in details on how to fix this issue.

thank you,

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What happens when you type them?

Bernd Bausch gravatar imageBernd Bausch ( 2017-08-02 09:09:00 -0500 )edit

here is a picture representing the errors i get : (

logax gravatar imagelogax ( 2017-08-04 02:15:28 -0500 )edit

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answered 2017-08-04 17:24:23 -0500

You need to change your novnc version; see

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already saw that. i'm not using devstack, so i don't have a novnc in /opt.

logax gravatar imagelogax ( 2017-08-04 19:44:33 -0500 )edit

But you must have novnc somewhere, for example /usr/lib/python2.7/dist-packages/novnc. Update (or downgrade) this Python package and try again.

I am working on a Newton-based cloud right now. My version of novnc is 0.4.

Bernd Bausch gravatar imageBernd Bausch ( 2017-08-04 20:03:14 -0500 )edit

ok, thx i'll try that first thing tomorrow.

logax gravatar imagelogax ( 2017-08-04 20:23:19 -0500 )edit

answered 2017-08-07 06:59:08 -0500

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All i had to do was change my host language from fr to eng.

to do that press (Alt+shift).

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