I hack my way through another Ubuntu 8.04 fix
Jul 14, 2009, 18:01 (0 Talkback[s])
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"I've had a few "issues" now in Ubuntu 8.04 LTS on the Toshiba
(1.3 GHz Celeron / 768 MB RAM). Here are the problems and their
"Remember: I'm no coder, so unless the solutions are relatively
quick and easy, I probably won't do 'em.
"Problem: Every once in awhile, the keyboard stops working in
"Solution: This could be a hardware issue, or it could be
something in Ubuntu. This doesn't happen all that often, but when
it does, killing X with ctrl-alt-backspace brings back the
keyboard. I consider this a less-than-optimal solution, but a
solution nonetheless. I'll be keeping an eye on the issue."