Losing 10-key pad, then mouse function
yorvik.ubunto at googlemail.com
Fri Aug 20 14:56:09 UTC 2010
On Fri, 20 Aug 2010 04:37:21 -0700 (PDT)
Earl Melton <earlemelton at yahoo.com> wrote:
> I know it sounds stupid, but that's what's happened on 10.04. I had to reboot to
> Windoze -- where I found both still work fine -- to compose this e-mail. Most of
> my passwords contain numbers and I'm having to resort to using the numeral keys
> above the qwerty keys in order to enter them or do much in a spreadsheet. Talk
> about clumsy! It just quit working/responding, regardless of whether the NumLock
> light is toggled on or off. The mouse fails also. I could use Ctrl+W to close
> program windows, but couldn't click the Shutdown/Restart button on top panel.
> Any ideas?
Remarkably this is a known problem.
System > Preferences > Keyboard > Mouse Keys
Uncheck Pointer can be controlled using keypad
Steve Cook (Yorvyk)
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