[arch-general] Dell latitude and keyboard problem

Johannes Altmanninger aclopte at gmail.com
Wed Sep 3 03:12:07 EDT 2014

This sounds like a hardware issue even though it worked on Windows.
I found this forum thread which may be relevant:

So maybe try to clean and reseat the keyboard if this is possible.

Sławek Kapłoński <slawek at kaplonski.pl> writes:

> Hello,
> I have Arch linux installed on Dell latitude e7440 laptop. Generally almost 
> everything works fine but I have one annoying problem. When I type something on 
> keyboard, sometimes (randomly) random key is "blocked" like it was pressed all 
> time (for example when I wroteeeeeeeeeeee something). This stops when I press 
> any other (or even the same) key once again. I test it on Windows 7 (not for 
> long time but in similar time on linux this problem appear) and there was no 
> problem on Win. 
> I have no idea what could be a reason of that problem and how to debug or 
> diagnose it. Maybe someone of You had same problem on will have some idea how 
> to start searching reason of that :) I will be graceful for any help :)
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> Sławek Kapłoński
> slawek at kaplonski.pl
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