[ubuntu-uk] Keyboard not responding at login

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Thu Oct 6 17:21:27 UTC 2011


Just gonna say on here.

Out of the Computing world, people are people, and yes Apple have basically ripped the hell out of Linux and BSD, but I pray for Steve Jobs family publicly here.

Amen
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-----Original Message-----
From: Bod Soutar <bodsda at googlemail.com>
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Date: Thu, 6 Oct 2011 17:54:20 
To: UK Ubuntu Talk<ubuntu-uk at lists.ubuntu.com>
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Subject: Re: [ubuntu-uk] Keyboard not responding at login

On 5 October 2011 22:53, Tony Pursell <ajp at princeswalk.fsnet.co.uk> wrote:
> Can anyone figure out what is wrong here.  It's my Asus EEEPC 1015PEM
> netbook running Natty.  It was OK on Monday, but today, when I get to the
> login screen only the Esc key  and the track pad/mouse buttons seem to
> work.  So I can select my login with the mouse from the list of logins but
> not key in my password and hit Enter.
>
> There seems nothing physically wrong with the keyboard.  It works in a root
> shell in recovery mode (from the GRUB menu) and also when I boot into
> Windows 7.
>
> Any ideas would be much appreciated.
>
> Tony
>
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Any recent changes made to the system? Hardware, Firmware, Software,
Updates etc...
I have only ever seen this issue with usb keyboards... Incidentally,
if you attach a usb keyboard, does it work?

Bodsda

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