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I`m running Xubuntu 12.10, Ubuntu 12.10 and Linux Mint 14 in VirtualBox 4.10 with Windows 7 as the host system. My keyboard is a Logitech G110 with a Norwegian layout, and I have configured the host system accordingly.

In all my virtual linux machines I am unable to type the @-symbol and the tilde (~) symbol. These are suppose to be mapped to AltGr+2 and AltGr+^ respectively (this would be different on US keyboards). Still, the British pound symbol and the American $ mapped to AltGr+3 and AltGr+4 respectively work fine.

I have tried adding an .Xmodmap-file with the line

keycode 113 = Mode_switch Multi_key

as suggested by some to fix an issue with AltGr not working at all, but with no result. Any help would be greatly appreciated!

(Posted using a US layout...)

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And this occurs even when using a Norwegian layout on the guest machines? –  oKtosiTe Mar 22 '13 at 10:38
    
Yes, it is when using a Norwegian layout I have this problem. –  Stigster Mar 22 '13 at 10:41
    
Because on my Xubuntu 12.10 guest I have the choice of 6 different Norwegian layouts and over a 100 keyboard models. Trying some different combinations might help. –  oKtosiTe Mar 22 '13 at 10:46
    
Does "not working" mean no symbol appears, or the wrong symbol? –  oKtosiTe Mar 22 '13 at 10:49
    
@oKtosiTe no symbol appears. (This time the @-symbol was copied, mouse style...) –  Stigster Mar 22 '13 at 12:51

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