keyboard problem SOLVED

Billie Walsh bilwalsh at
Wed Aug 31 13:17:08 UTC 2011

On 08/31/2011 06:40 AM, G. wrote:
> On Wed, Aug 31, 2011 at 7:12 AM, G.<pegngaryubuntu at>  wrote:
>> Running Natty with all the latest updates on a Samsung netbook.  WHen
>> I hit the letter 'o' I get the number 6.  The whole right side of the
>> keyboard is messed up.  No recent major updates installed.  I tried
>> removing the USA keyboard, Spanish and French doing the same things
>> and each time I reboot the USA keyboard returns.  Tried fixing broken
>> packages.  Tried booting into lesser video mode.  Nothing has worked
>> so far.
>> Thanks for any help.
>> garyk
> I realized that the keys on the right side were the only ones effected
> and some keys were producing numbers.  I put 2+2 together finally,
> realizing that the number keypad had been activated.  I tried Fn +
> F12, F11, which did the trick.  Fn+F10 deactivates the mouse pad,
> which I do all the time since the keyboard drives me crazy if I don't.
> No one replied so I have no one to thank and no one to apologize to,
> garyk

I just got up and read your message. I was just about to reply and tell 
you to turn off the number pad. Sorry for being so late.


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