[TriLUG] ubuntu 7.04 desktop - caps lock key not working
norwoodm at earthlink.net
Fri Jun 1 10:23:31 EDT 2007
I appreciate the reply. It told me (from the desktop) that they were 42
updated packages available, and after letting those run, it now works. I
can only assume something in these updates fixed it, but I have no idea
what it might have been.
Thanks again, Mike.
On Fri, 1 Jun 2007, Jason Faulkner wrote:
> I don't know what to do to help, but this has to be one of the
> strangest linux desktop issues I've ever read about. You know, I'll
> have to check on one of my linux boxes at work to see if caps lock
> works there. I don't think I've ever tried it.
> > I have recently loaded a machine with Ubuntu 7.04 desktop edition and like
> > quite a lot about it, however the caps lock key does not appear to work on
> > the console tty1 through tty6 screens. It does actually light up when I
> > push it, and the light goes off when I push it again, but it does not
> > work. To make letters capital I have to push the shift key. It does work
> > in a terminal window from the graphical desktop. I found a few messages
> > about this in googling around, but no clear solution. Has anyone seen
> > this before, and especially does anyone know how to fix it?
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