View Full Version : [ubuntu] cant log in cos keyboard and mose stop working

June 16th, 2009, 07:03 PM
just installed ubuntu on a acer aspire 5310 laptop installed on seperate partion and have vista on other partion. after grub loader when on ubuntu side keyboard and mouse wont work so i cant log in!. If i chose recovery mode keyboard works ( not if try normal boot , at login same problem) in shell keyboard works only i dont know command to start login and the desktop.
any help welcome

June 16th, 2009, 07:23 PM
not super awesome at this stuff yet, but try

Sudo /etc/init.d/gdm Stop
Sudo /etc/init.d/gmd Start

See if that helps out at all.

If not have you tried a different mouse and keyboard?

June 16th, 2009, 09:18 PM
tried those comands but no luck, still cant log in or move mouse at login , but can use key board in recovery mode. have tried diffferent keyboard but same problem
any other ideas?

June 18th, 2009, 08:11 AM
just reinstalled ubuntu using different copy of ubuntu now works fine

June 18th, 2009, 09:08 AM
Will you please state what version of ubuntu you installed?