Keyboard Stops Responding in X

Steve smorrey at gmail.com
Thu Aug 24 16:41:30 MDT 2006


Well it's useful to me, next time it happens to me I'll know what to do.
Assuming my keyboard works well enough for me to type it into gmail :)

On 8/24/06, Charles Curley <charlescurley at charlescurley.com> wrote:
> On Thu, Aug 24, 2006 at 02:50:11PM -0600, Kimball Larsen wrote:
> >
> >
> > 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 X.org 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.
> >
> > Doh.
> >
>
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