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Old 06-01-2006, 10:47 AM   #1
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shift key of my keyboard wont work


i am running slackware 10.2 and my shift key will stop working after 7-8 days uptime. i have to reboot to get it fix.

any suggestions how to fix without rebooting /
 
Old 06-01-2006, 10:57 PM   #2
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Sounds like a mechanical problem with the keyboard itself. If possible, pop the keys and clean things out. Most likely you've got various dust and debris interfering with the shift key operation.

Alternatively, replace the keyboard with a new one. From what you've described, this isn't either a Slackware or Linux issue. Good luck with it and Welcome to LQ!
 
Old 06-03-2006, 01:25 AM   #3
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I tried cleaning it and it works fine with windows. I am guessing it has to do with my uptime. But neways I wll figure out.

Sanx for the welcome
 
Old 07-31-2010, 08:41 AM   #4
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WTF?

Those links are about advertising an acne cream!

Reported.

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Old 07-31-2010, 09:09 AM   #5
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LOL. I don't remember ever having to remove blackheads from my keyboard. Of course, they wouldn't show because it's black - except for the illuminated letters, numbers, etc.
 
Old 07-31-2010, 09:18 AM   #6
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And what's a "Nodule Touchpad"
 
Old 07-31-2010, 09:23 AM   #7
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Something to do with "pearly papules". That sounds like a future Ubuntu release. Ubuntu Pearly Papules.
 
Old 09-09-2010, 08:09 AM   #8
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Wink shift key of my keyboard wont work

if both shift keys are not working and all others working then there may be some prob with your keyboard settings. if only one is not working.. then problem is in your keyboard!!

 
  


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