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Old 12-21-2004, 03:22 PM   #1
laimay
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Hello problems with super user, help please ^_^


Well I've done this mistake, see
I logged into the superuser so i could make and make install
(since of some reason it returned as an invalid command in the other terminals o.O)

but before I did, I kind of waved my wacom pen over its tablet and since it wasn't installed (that was what i was trying to install btw ) the mouse went crazy and.. next thing i know

I can't type in the super user window :O
As if the keyboard was disabled :/ I know it works tho coz keys like atl and stuff still work but not the letter or the number keys.

I hope someone can help me
Id really appreciate it
Ill hang around here if u have any questions

Uses Suse 9.1
On a pentium 4 machine
 
Old 12-21-2004, 03:35 PM   #2
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if su command doesn't work login as root on DM window and fix your problems in root GUI
 
Old 12-21-2004, 03:38 PM   #3
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Can you move your mouse cursor at all? Are you in Desktop, like KDE or GNOME? Can you maybe TAB to the menu and reboot? Does the TAB key work?
 
Old 12-21-2004, 03:40 PM   #4
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mm me is a very newbie person o.O

can err if you can explain it in more details
hehe

actually it's just that part i don't get

" login as root on DM window "

thanks if u do
 
Old 12-21-2004, 03:42 PM   #5
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O yes the keyboard works everywhere else, the cursor works also, no problem with that
I can even type in other terminals, just not as supper users.

I am using KDE
 
Old 12-21-2004, 03:47 PM   #6
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Have you restarted your computer?
 
Old 12-21-2004, 03:49 PM   #7
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Yes I did, two or three times
 
Old 12-21-2004, 03:53 PM   #8
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Hehe ok, just wanted to check the obvious first.
What distro are you using? Red Hat, Fedora, Debian, Mandrake, etc?? I'd try logging in as root from the beginning and see what that does.
 
Old 12-21-2004, 04:01 PM   #9
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aa that's all right xD

I'm using Suse 9.1 i think it's personal edition
 
  


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