Emergency problem

Cam Cope maccam94 at gmail.com
Sun Aug 10 00:29:41 BST 2008

See if you can log in if you go to ctrl + alt + f1 (get back to the gui by
going to ctrl + alt + f7, though sometimes it is f8 or f9). If you can log
in then it shouldn't be too big of a problem.

On Sat, Aug 9, 2008 at 6:55 PM, George E Noon <george.noon at comcast.net>wrote:

> I am really stumped!
> I really never thought I would have this sort of problem with my Ubuntu
> Linux Computer.
> I now have no way to input numerical characters at all, except in the
> Thunderbird Compose window, for some odd reason.
> I am about in a panic, which doesn't help, I know. I can not shut down &
> restart, because my username is composed partly of numerical characters;
> no, I have not tried restarting yet --- but I did try running Update
> Manager,
> which, of course would require entering the superuser password; no matter
> what
> I tried --- caps lock  on, caps lock off, caps lock on + shift, caps lock
>  off +
> shift --- no numericals!!!
> This means if the computer goes down, for any reason, I can not get to the
> desktop without a complete new install.
> Please - does anyone have an idea for a fix.
> I have also tried two keyboards --- no change.
> George E Noon
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