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Old 04-30-2013, 03:35 AM   #16
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Not bad!
Does it work as intended?
 
Old 04-30-2013, 09:02 AM   #17
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Not bad!
Does it work as intended?
It works perfectly. Thanks!
 
Old 05-27-2013, 09:22 PM   #18
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Just thought I'd drop by and mark this thread solved. The underlying issue has not been resolved but binding the script to a keyboard shortcut has been an absolute lifesaver. For the 1st time since purchasing this computer I can actually use it for tasks other than web surfing.

Huge thanks again to everyone who helped me with this.
 
Old 06-09-2013, 06:20 AM   #19
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Having this post here means others can find it as well
This problem seems to be caused by the manufacturer using the same name for different underlying hardware. And while a _subset_ of these cases are solved in the kernel, your particular subset is not. Pretty niche it seems, but make it known to the kernel devs so maybe they'll scratch your itch

Great the work-around made your life easier, glad I could help!
 
Old 06-10-2013, 10:05 AM   #20
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your particular subset is not. Pretty niche it seems, but make it known to the kernel devs so maybe they'll scratch your itch
Niche? This problem seems to affect an awful lot of Dell laptops.
https://www.google.com/search?q=dell...s+while+typing
 
Old 10-30-2013, 07:17 AM   #21
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Thanks guys, being a avid Slackware fan, I found this to be very helpful.

@thund3rstruck, thank you very much. at least now I can work. ;-)
 
  


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