keyboard problem

Johnny Rosenberg gurus.knugum at
Wed Sep 7 19:12:05 UTC 2011

2011/9/7 Pastor JW <pastor_jw at>:
> On Wednesday, August 31, 2011 7:44:50 am Johnny Rosenberg wrote:
>> 2011/8/31 G. <pegngaryubuntu at>:
>> > On Wed, Aug 31, 2011 at 7:01 AM, G. <pegngaryubuntu at> wrote:
>> >> On Wed, Aug 31, 2011 at 8:33 AM, G. <pegngaryubuntu at> 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.
>> >>> Only fixes I have found so far related to VM.  I am not running ubuntu
>> >>> under VM.  I have Virtual Box installed but not using it.  I'll try
>> >>> removing it just for hallibut.
>> >>
>> >> tryed can n6t ty6e! err6rs!
>> It's odd that ”o” and ”p” becomes ”6”. If it was only ”o” that became
>> ”6”, I would guess that you have a laptop with no separate numpad and
>> that you now run in Num mode, so:
>> ”789
>> uio
>> jkl
>> m”
>> becomes
>> ”789
>> 456
>> 123
>> 0”
> On my laptop uio becomes 456 and p becomes * and jkl becomes 123, so are
> brands different in key mapping?

Maybe, but I got the same as you (except that I didn't mention the *
key, and I don't have that laptop at home right now so I can't have a
look right now), as you could read above. Maybe I could have described
it better, like:
789 → 789
uio → 456
jkl → 123
m → 0

>  I'd have thought they would be fairly
> standard for touch typists.  Of course I do not have that last handicap, ...
> my typing is the columbus method!  (discover each key!)

My typing is more like hit and miss, but I type fast (not that it's
anywhere near the world record or something, but fast enough for me,
at least), but the most commonly pressed key for me is probably
Backspace… I usually feel when I hit the wrong key and almost hit
Backspace automatically right after, but sometimes I hit the wrong key
without noticing it until I re-read all the text I wrote.

Kind regards

Johnny Rosenberg

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