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Old 02-08-2005, 03:20 AM   #1
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Question Can install Linux Fedora on my laptop because it doesnt recognize my keyboard

I am fairly new to the linux OS. I have tinkered in the past on a friends system and liked it. I have recently decided to install it on my Compaq Presario 2100, but have ran into a few problems doing so. I have purchased the Red Hat Linux Bible which came with the CD's to install. When I choose the installation everything stops. None of the keys on the computer work, I assume that the system is not recognizing my keyboard. Can anyone help point me in the right direction to get past this?
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is this a usb or a ps/2 keyboard?
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Got it workin sort of

Its is the built in keyboard. I took my key board from my desktop and got it to work, so i went out and bought another keyboard for my laptop. Only problem is the laptop is not that mobile anymore. I did something while I have been trying to install some graphics programs, and got the laptop keyboard to work for a while. Sadly when i logged off the internal keyboard stopped working again. Havent been able to duplicate what i did yet tho.



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