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tech7
September 22nd, 2011, 03:31 PM
I'm running 10.04 on a Dell D600 and both the right alt key and the right ctrl key does not work. I've replaced the keyboard twice with one used and one brand-new replacement parts. Still does not work.
-Does not show on terminal -> xev
-and most importantly, does not open file menus in gedit or codeblocks (which is where i had first discovered this terrible decifit).

I have a twin to this laptop that was running either 10.04 or 10.10 and did not have that problem. That computer is now running windows so I cannot check for difference in configuration.

Any help would be greatly appreciated as I've already dropped some cash on this and I probably use the right alt-key more than I use my own trachea.

Thanks.