keyboard problem SOLVED

Jonesy gmane at
Fri Sep 2 13:53:22 UTC 2011

On Wed, 31 Aug 2011 08:17:08 -0500, Billie Walsh wrote:
> 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.
>> 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,
> 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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