Re: help with keyboard, lost at GDM-login?
On Thu, 15 Nov 2012 13:37:20 +0100, lalberts <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
it is because the squeeze is in a messi state..
it does not start the services as it should..
in the recovery mode as root and startx the networkmanager is not there,
does take the usb-sticks and whatelse more.
in the normal boot procedure i found a way to get in..
at the gdm3 screen i can open the screen-keyboard as accessibility tool.
there i can login as user.. once in, i am still without the keyboard..
have the networkmanager working.
but!! trying to reinstall packages needs my to enter my password for
administrative tasks and then my screen-keyboard is disabled.. so, i
there in some stupid situation..
i am afraid i will get ubuntu 12.04 lts, and stick for it for 5 years
the next LTS comes..
no debian stable or whatever..
keep with virtualbox and never again virt-man..
i am sure my laptop is now in an interesting state for you linux experts,
but i am sorry
i need to work with it..
my second machine is to get help but not for working.
for sure ubuntu will also have its secrets, but nothing serious happened
the last 8 years..
that is also why i did not get linux proficient.. that is the only
by time and problems you have to learn.
Did you already try to set up xorg.conf for the keyboard? A long time ago
I had to buy an USB mouse, because my PS2 mouse didn't work with Debian,
xorg.conf didn't help. However, xorg.conf might solve your issue.