Using Xorg, XDM seems to be ignoring my keyboard

Pantherman Wolfit at
Tue Apr 7 13:21:01 PDT 2009

Pantherman wrote:
> I installed GNOME some time ago on my laptop, but liked the enlightened
> window manger better, so i went back and installed the Ubuntu system with
> the "Alternate" CD installing only the Linux base and using Apt-get
> install to install Xorg, GDM and e16. 
> Keyboard works fine in the console and all the ALT-F1-F6 consoles, but not
> in GDM. In GDM neither the keybaord or mouse work (Both worked when I was
> using GNOME). Are there some Xorg drivers that I'm not installing that I
> need to? 
> Pantherman

Thanks guys for the suggestions, turns out that the HAL software wasn't
installed and [Aptitude install hal] actually got me what I needed, thanks
again guys!!


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