keypad on keyboard just stopped working

Brian McKee brian.mckee at
Fri Feb 12 21:27:35 UTC 2010

On Fri, Feb 12, 2010 at 2:47 AM, Knapp <magick.crow at> wrote:
> On Fri, Feb 12, 2010 at 2:00 AM, Wade Smart <wade at> 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.

YABTBAFY (yet another bug that's been around for years)(yes I'm
getting frustrated)


This will fix it:
/usr/bin/gconftool-2 --type bool --set
/desktop/gnome/accessibility/keyboard/mousekeys_enable false

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