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My husband has converted the entire household to Ubuntu, so far things are going fine, except for this small issue, I have a ps/2 Genius keyboard model, KB-06X attached to a desktop computer and on rare occasions when I am typing in any application, Word processor, text editor or forms and I activate capslock what I get are lower case characters, when I deactivate capslock (green light off) I got upper case characters, I noticed this as far back as 8.04 and as recent as 10.04, I have not noticed it yet on 10.1, even if 10.1 fixes the problem I am still curious as to why this happen on the others.

Is it just cheap faulty keyboard or is this a known problem?

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Have you tried taking the caps lock key off and removing any cruft/food/etc? You could also try using the keyboard on Windows. –  user6658 Jan 22 '11 at 0:58
When this occurred the keyboard was new, I have a habit of keeping my input devices in good condition, The only Windows we have now are the ones that let light and air into the house :) –  dblang Jan 22 '11 at 2:35

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up vote 2 down vote accepted

Found a forum topic which might be usefull.

[SOLVED] Caps lock light reversed

It covers a selection of different solutions so hopefully one will work

Hope this helps.

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