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Re: Mouse/keyboard problem

I am having another issue realted to this.

I am currently runnind debian on my powerbook and for some reason when
I leave some button press for quite an amount of time the cursor
sticks in some side of the screen and I can't never use the keyboard

I have to reebot in order to work properly again. This happens
everytime I leave the  keys press for some time. Is there any way to
work around this?

thanks in advance.


On 11/24/06, James Dunn <james@4thharmonic.com> wrote:

I have a weird problem with my mouse and/or keyboard, I'm hoping someone
has the answer to this as it's extremely irritating!
Basically, sometimes the mouse freezes, and most keyboard functions
don't seem to work either such as alt-c to close the window, ctrl-w
/ctrl-q to exit, etc.. Also, alt-tab won't work, but alt-f4 usually does
the trick.
Another way to get my mouse/keyboard back is ctrl-click on the panel
(mouseemu) which sometimes works. In fact, ctrl-clicking anywhere seems
to free things up a bit. My system is usually ok on booting up, but will
inevitably fall into this state at some point. I thought it might be
firefox at first, but removing that did nothing. I also tried removing
and reinstalling mouseemu and pbbuttonsd.

Does anyone have any idea what this could be? I'd appreciate any
suggestions of where to look..

many thanks


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