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Old 03-08-2011, 02:46 PM   #1
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Debian Sqeeze - pressing e key writes 0128

I hav Debian Sqeeze, and not knowing what I did, it suddenly starts to consider all pressing of e key as 0128. Also some other key, which I don't know currently. I use different layout, however it happens on others too.

Thanks for help (btw I got e char by copying it from url).
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First step is to rule out a keyboard failure.

I'd try swapping out the keyboard if I had a spare.

If not, I'd boot to a LiveCD of something--it really doesn't matter which distro--and see if the problem occurs in a different OS.


This is why I make this recommendation:

If it is a hardware problem, you can waste weeks messing with software and never fix it. Sometimes, in shooting trouble, taking a few minutes to rule out a potential cause is well worth it.

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Old 03-09-2011, 07:57 AM   #3
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I don't know why, but it seems to be solved now. Only things I did was to restart computer two times, and replug keyboard also. (After first restart it didn't work..). Thanks for your help, problem solved anyway.


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