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Keyboard gets sluggish a while after login.

Originally reported a few weeks ago here: http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?p=11869633

Short recap:

At a random time after login (never less than half an hour so far), approximately once every other day (after upgrading 6 weeks ago), the keyboard stops responding as usual. It seems that the initial keypress is disregarded, but key registers after the repeat-interval and then repeats as usual - i.e. I press a key and wait and the key registers and repeats just as it would before the bug appears except the first keypress is not registered. I cannot trigger this bug "at will", and I see no traces of errors in any error log.

M,y question: Do you have a suggested workaround for this issue until the bug is fixed?

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closed as too localized by Seth, Eric Carvalho, theDefector, Javier Rivera, LnxSlck Feb 20 '13 at 17:29

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Have you reported the bug yet? –  da Boss May 8 '12 at 21:00
Here: bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+bug/996801 –  Geir Isene May 8 '12 at 21:57
As I commented on in the bug report - this seems like an X issue. Any suggestions for any /part/ of X that I can restart/reload as a workaround until the bug is fixed (restarting X is my current workaround but is obviously annoying)? –  Geir Isene May 9 '12 at 7:30
In the bug handling, this has been allocated to the "xserver-xorg-input-evdev” package. Is there a way to reload this without restarting X? –  Geir Isene May 10 '12 at 20:49
This question appears to be abandoned and unanswered. Could you perhaps add more detail to your question? If this question no longer applies then you can either delete it or answer it yourself if you've solved the problem. Thanks! –  Seth Feb 3 '13 at 19:50

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