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Hart

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Lost Mouse and Keyboard
« on: December 13, 2011, 05:51:28 am »
So I am still new to Linux world, so if I have missed something simple feel free to point it out..

I download the LinuxMCE 8.10 iso burned it a DVD and booted up on the machine I hope to turn into my MCE core. The "Kubuntu" menu Screen come up and I selected my Language, in my case English.

I then choose the "LinuxMCE"

The system then begins to work away, until a window like screen pops up asking me to select my language, but the keyboard nor the mouse work, all I can do is reset my system. 

The keyboard works fine on that first screen, I checked my cd for defects and tested my memory, both of which are fine.

Windows is currently installed in the machine I hope to convert
Its an AMD 1.8 mgz machine with a gig of ram on  a Gigabyte KBV800M board
The keyboard and mouse work in the windows environment.

Also when I try the option of trying Kubuntu without any changes to my system, Kubuntu never loads, I think I get to the main screen (not familiar with Kubuntu) but no option load, just a decorative backsplah.

Any Ideas?
Chris

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Re: Lost Mouse and Keyboard
« Reply #1 on: December 13, 2011, 08:36:11 am »
How old is your pc?
How is your mouse and keyboard conncected? Wireless? If so, is it bluetooth?

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Re: Lost Mouse and Keyboard
« Reply #2 on: December 13, 2011, 03:42:21 pm »
None of the equipment is new,

The board is 3 years old
The usb mouse 2 years old
The ps2 keyboard 7 years old

They both work in fine in a windows environment

Thanks
Chris

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Re: Lost Mouse and Keyboard
« Reply #3 on: December 16, 2011, 02:28:59 pm »
Before you try that, with the USB keyboard/mouse, get your computer to the point where it stops working, try disconnecting the keyboard/mouse, and then reconnecting, but whilst you are reconnecting, press some keys/move the mouse, see if you get any response. It might only be for literally a second when you first plug it in, which is why I am suggesting pressing keys/move the mouse as you do it.

Or try 1004 :) I am a recent convert.

Cheers,
Matt.
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