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Old 05-28-2006, 09:52 PM   #1
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Wrong character when typing

I am new to linux and have just installed Redhat on my laptop Toshiba Satellite 2105CDS. When installing the program the keyboard keys were alright. But after booting the computer, whenever I type in letter like "a", a letter "ia" is entered,and when I type in "i" the combination "ai". What is wrong and how can I fix this. I tried to reinstall the same problem occured.
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Old 05-28-2006, 11:20 PM   #2
Simon Bridge
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If it is just those two keys, you should check that the keyboard is not broken. (How do those keys type in the installer? With live distros?)

You should be aware that redhat 9 is legacy and well depreciated.
OTOH: your laptop is pretty aged too ... so RH9 may be a good choice.

Last edited by Simon Bridge; 05-28-2006 at 11:24 PM.


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