Edgy Difficulty (PowerPC Version)

Brendan mailinglist at endosquid.com
Tue Oct 31 02:18:56 UTC 2006


On Monday 30 October 2006 15:44, Irena and Richard Jenkins wrote:
> Hello there ...
>
> I've broken one of my own rules ... and kept on updating the release
> candidate of Kubuntu Edgy for my powerpc.  It's an iMac ... and it was
> working well.  Basically I had installed it and everything worked... giving
> me the confidence to use it as my desktop machine.
>
> Now the problem is that after the last update in early October (around the
> 8th) I can log in correctly ... and the machine starts up.  However, after
> that NOTHING I type on the keyboard appears on the screen.  I cannot enter
> passwords, etc ...for getting my mail.  I cannot enter URL's for Konqueror,
> and  I am just stuck with starting programs (from the applications menu). 
> Please tell me this is simple to fix!!
>
> Any ideas?
>
> Richard
> (on the backup laptop)

Well, change your init to something text-based and startx from the 
console...then you can see what the funk is up with your X. Perhaps your 
keyboard isn't covered by the config anymore? Perhaps posting your Keyboard 
Device section of your xorg.conf?

Just a few ideas...




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