[Linux-Desktops] page up key repeats a whole bunch times when I press it once

Tom & Karen Pino metalsmith at rangeweb.net
Sat Sep 10 00:24:15 CDT 2016


Have you tried a live CD of any other Gnu/Linux distro?

Have you tried a Kubuntu live CD?

This would go a long ways to finding where the problem actually is.

On 09/09/2016 10:30 PM, Michael Butash wrote:
> Oddly I have a Latitude e7220 that I get this on almost constantly
> across all keys, that it'll just repeat to infinity on at times after
> furious typing and/or backspacing.  Hitting two keys at the same time
> seems to trigger it.  I'm amazed I haven't thrown it across a room at
> times, but I really do like the device otherwise that I've learned to
> almost just deal with it.
>
> I figured it was more a defective keyboard I've been too lazy to try and
> deal with clueless dell support with testing anything around linux, but
> interesting others see this too.  Maybe some sort of hardware or
> acpi/bios level defect?
>
> -mb
>
>
> On 09/09/2016 02:15 PM, Brian E. Lavender wrote:
>> I have have a Dell Inspiron 11 3000 with Ubuntu installed. If I hit the Fn-PgUp, it goes
>> page up a whole bunch of times. The page up key is combined with the up arrow key. I hold
>> the Fn key to get page up.
>>
>> Any tips?
>>
>> Thanks,
>>
>> brian
>
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