[ALUG] Help keyboard madness!

Brett Parker iDunno at sommitrealweird.co.uk
Mon Jul 7 11:11:16 BST 2008


On 06 Jul 19:48, Chris G wrote:
> On Sun, Jul 06, 2008 at 07:32:26PM +0100, Peter Alcibiades wrote:
> > This is a truly weird one.
> > 
> > Installation is Mandriva 2008 One with KDE.  Whenever the lower case d is 
> > pressed, the system instantly logs off the user and starts a new session.  
> > What on earth can be going on?  Upper case D does not do it.  Changing the 
> > keyboard makes no difference.  Restarting makes no difference.  We have done 
> > nothing I can think of to set this (and I would not know in any case where to 
> > set it).
> > 
> > Anyone heard of anything like this ever?
> > 
> > I've a feeling the solution to this and other problems is going to be Debian 
> > sooner rather than later....  But I'd really like to know how to figure out 
> > what on earth could be causing it.
> > 
> The system isn't seeing 'd' as CTRL/D is it?  That logs you off a
> terminal session.

That would be my guess too, try hitting the ctrl key a couple of times,
maybe it's got jammed.

-- 
Brett Parker




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