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Old 07-10-2005, 02:58 AM   #1
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mouse & keyboard problem


I have installed ubuntu. After restart mouse and keyboard just stop functioning when I try to type user-name or password.
Sometimes I menage to type user-name but it stops working while entering password.
Any ideas?
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Old 07-10-2005, 05:00 PM   #2
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You should try to find out if the system has totally hung, if it's just X that has hung or if it's something else.

Try key sequence:
Code:
Ctrl + ALT + Backspace
This sould kill/restart the X Server.

Also try
Code:
Ctrl + Alt + F1
This switches to the terminal. If you get a terminal, then it is likely that you're having troubles with X. You can view the log which is normally located here: /var/log/Xorg.0.log

You'll need to post what hardware you're using in order for anybody to help you further. It could be a driver problem.

HTH
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Old 03-15-2007, 09:20 AM   #3
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Same problem

I have the same problem, but I cannot use my keyboard...so how can I type Ctrl + ALT + Backspace, for exemple ?
 
Old 03-16-2007, 01:03 PM   #4
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If these are USB keyboards and mice, you may need to verify that USB Emulation is enabled in BIOS, if that's an option...
 
Old 03-17-2007, 04:21 AM   #5
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Nope, not USB, just ps2
 
  


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