keypad on keyboard just stopped working

Rashkae ubuntu at
Fri Feb 12 02:11:35 UTC 2010

Wade Smart wrote:
> Rashkae wrote:
>> Wade Smart wrote:
>>> I logged into my computer via VNC today when working on a computer
>>> across the street. After I disconnected and came home I noticed my
>>> keyboard keypad stopped working. I rebooted and still have the problem.
>>> I thought it was num lock but, its on.
>>> Any ideas? Surely the side of my keyboard didnt just die after I stopped
>>> using it this morning. Though.. maybe it did.
>>> Wade
>> Does pressing the keys on on the numpad move your mouse cursor around by 
>> any chance?
> No. But pressing the large + key moves the cursor to 15 lines down.
> That is the only thing any of the keys beside the larger enter key does.
> Wade

Hmm, that's a new one for me,, still it might be worthwhile to open the 
keyboard preferences and make sure that the Mouse Keys option isn't 
checked,, even though, I would expect different behaviour from that.

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