Keyboard Stops Responding in X

Kimball Larsen kimball at
Thu Aug 24 14:50:11 MDT 2006

On Aug 24, 2006, at 2:41 PM, Kimball Larsen wrote:

> I've got a breezy Ubuntu box that has an odd keyboard problem:
> When I first boot up the computer, it starts automatically,  
> and presents me with a login screen.  I can type my password and  
> press enter.  It then logs into KDE, but no keystrokes from the  
> keyboard are recognized anymore. :( I even tried to VNC to the  
> computer, and keystrokes from my VNC client are similarly ignored.   
> Switching out of X via CTRL-ALT-F2, the keyboard works again.
> Thoughts?

*smacks forehead*

SlowKeys was enabled.  Hold down Shift for 8 seconds to disable it.


-- Kimball 

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