Why doesn’t my keyboard work with Xming?


Xming is a free Xserver for Windows.

This problem occurs when trying to type text in a Xming window on AIX. Essentially, the keyboard does not work, but the mouse does.

Try turning off your NUM LOCK.


I'm a freelance UNIX engineer working in the UK. I'm married to Tina and between us we have six children. I'm a bit of an Apple fan boy, and all the Windows machines in the house are a thing of the past now.

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