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I'm trying to run LKL (Linux Keyboard Logger) in a Ubuntu 9.04 VirtualBox VM (VirtualBox 2.2.2 running on a XP host). The package installs fine, but when I try to run it

lkl -l -k /usr/share/lkl/keymaps/us_km -o ./kbd.log &

it hogs the CPU usage to 50% and never logs a keystroke (in fact the kbd.log file is never created)

Any clues?


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Try logkeys instead. It is newer and better than lkl, and should support your system as well.

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logkeys works like a charm, thx – PabloG Jun 14 '10 at 16:21

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