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I'm using Microsoft's RDP client for logging in on my VBox Ubuntu that is running with VBoxHeadless. This works fine except that the #@ key does not seem to be recognized. Even the xev utility doesn't detect the keystroke.

Does anyone know how to fix this problem? I'd greatly appreciate your help!

FYI: I have a MacBook Pro (model 5,5) with a Belgian AZERTY keyboard.

Note: The #@ key is the one below the escape button in this picture:

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The #@ key? Not familiar with that. Using Canadian Multistandard English QWERTY... – menns Dec 10 '09 at 17:19
@menns: see my edit :) – StackedCrooked Dec 10 '09 at 18:17

Try pressing ALT + 3 to get the # sign

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Press Ctrl+Alt+2 to get the @ sign.

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