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Keyboard issues

Postby Saxdude1987 on Thu Jan 28, 2010 9:04 pm

I am not sure if this topic has been posted or not but here it goes:

I have been using Mint 8-Main Edition on my computer. Before this Ubuntu. However, the problem I have had in both of them is that my keys keep on getting "stuck". As in both operating systems would think a key is still being held but it isn't.

If anyone as a suggestion, please let me know. Thanks!
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Re: Keyboard issues

Postby richyrich on Thu Jan 28, 2010 10:19 pm

Can you duplicate this error with a different keyboard ?
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Re: Keyboard issues

Postby Saxdude1987 on Fri Jan 29, 2010 2:19 am

I have loaded Mint and Ubuntu on my previous computer before but I never had this issue. I am running a HP Pavilion DV5000 laptop now.
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Re: Keyboard issues

Postby richyrich on Fri Jan 29, 2010 9:15 am

Yes, it's not Mint or Ubuntu that is the problem . . it's your keyboard.
And now that I know it is a laptop, I suggest that it may be best to take it to a reputable repair shop, to be disassembled, and cleaned.

The owners manual may have suggestions/instructions to clean the keyboard too.
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Re: Keyboard issues

Postby Saxdude1987 on Fri Jan 29, 2010 4:28 pm

Thank you. I was thinking that as well. But wanted to double check for sure.
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