Keyboard stopped working on default desktop but works on grub and login.
stevenvollom at sbcglobal.net
Mon Feb 2 07:46:00 GMT 2009
Nils Kassube wrote:
> Steven wrote:
>> A very new and confusing set of problems has arisen. Without warning,
>> the keyboard stopped working on the default user.
> I suppose you have unintentionally activated the "slow keys"
> accessibility function for the keyboard.
>> Currently I am
>> locked out of default user, because the session is locked and nothing
>> types in when I use the keyboard.
> Well, that's tricky. If you have any unsaved data in the locked session I
> have no idea how to save them.
> You can kill the xserver of the locked session with the shortcut
I don't understand this. Do I have to do this from the session I have
that is open, or do I have to do this from the locked session?
> Ctrl-Alt-Backspace - maybe you have to hold the keys for some time until
> the slow key delay is over. Then login again and go to K-menu -> System
> Settings -> Accessibility. At the tab "Modifier Keys" make sure that "Use
> sticky keys" is unchecked.
I don't understand any of this.
> At the tab "Keyboard filters" make sure
> that "Use slow keys" is unchecked. At the tab "Activation Gestures" make
> sure that "Use gestures for activating sticky keys and slow keys" is
> unchecked. Then click "Apply" and your keyboard should work as usual
> again. Will these things work for both sessions? I am currently so overloaded with pressure, it may be blocking my thought.
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