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Sending special keystrokes to remote/virtual computers

I recently had a need to send Ctrl-Alt-F1 to a VM, but it appears impossible. All of the applications I’ve tried only support sending certain common special keystrokes, like Ctrl-Alt-Del. Why don’t VM interfaces and VNC clients support sending arbitrary special keystrokes? Several applications have an option to grab “all possible” keystrokes, but this isn’t […]