keyboard not functioning
errol at tzora.co.il
Mon Mar 1 15:17:57 GMT 2010
Thank you. That was the solution. I would never have found it without
your direction. Now that I have solved the problem could you (or
anybody) explain the "slow keys" thing. What is it meant for, what does
it do, how does one activate it? (as I somehow did)
O. Sinclair wrote:
> Errol Sapir wrote:
>> The strangest thing happened to me. I was typing an e-mail and all of a sudden
>> there is no reaction from the keyboard. Nothing works. Not typing, no
>> controls, nada. I know the problem isn't with the keyboard itself as I can
>> type and operate the keyboard before entering Kubuntu. I can type my password,
>> enter bios etc. Once the computer gets to my desktop after typing my password,
>> all keyboard action stops. I can do anything with the mouse, open programs
>> etc. but nothing with the keyboard.
>> Had my computer been a laptop, I know there are function keys to do all sorts
>> of things. On a non laptop, I don't know of anything that stops a keyboard
>> functioning in Kubuntu. Just to double check myself I even replaced the
>> keyboard with my wife's keyboard but there was no improvement.
>> Any suggestions where some command could change the situation back to normal?
> Use the mouse after login to get to System Settings. Then find
> Accessibility. Under the tab Keyboard filters check if "Use slow keys"
> are ticked. If so untick it and all should work once you press Apply button.
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