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A few hours ago, the only shortcut for the "slash character" fn+0 stopped working in my Ubuntu environment. I know it is not a physical error, because it is still working on my" root user".

What can I do about it?

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What keyboard layout is that? I've never seen one that didn't have / on a normal key? – JanC Oct 30 '10 at 17:17
Brasil - PC (Inrl) Generic 105 keys. – FRD Oct 30 '10 at 17:30
Is this a problem just in a terminal, or everywhere? – misterben Nov 8 '10 at 16:06

The gui approach: System -> Preferences -> Keyboard, there you can check the second tab. This settings are per user.

You can check the working settings of the user root by doing the following in a terminal sudo -u root gnome-keyboard-properties

You can open both dialoges at the sametime to get a side by side comparison.

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I did. And both have the same configuration. :( – FRD Oct 31 '10 at 2:16
@FRD Please update your question with the things you have tried so that people who run into this have as much information right away. – Jorge Castro Oct 31 '10 at 19:09

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