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I am trying ubuntu netbook 10.10 on a Lenovo Ideapad s10-3c. In live mode it has not detected the entire keyboard. no num keys on... How to make the keypad working in live mode?

Will it remain undetected if i make ubuntu permanent on my laptop? Please help me. Any type of guidelines, links, code work with detailed instructios is welcome.

(I have written above matter with onboard - typing utility).

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+1 for writing up a question with an onscreen keyboard! (Not a full answer but you might want to try 11.04 instead, newer releases tend to have better hardware support) – Jorge Castro Jul 21 '11 at 13:22

I hate answers like this, but unfortunately you've stumbled upon a known, and reported bug.

Your built-in keyboard will not work on Ubuntu 11.04, but if you plug-in an external one it will.

My only consolation is to say keep an eye on this:

Hopefully, now the bug is confirmed, people will start doing their best to fix it for 11.11.

Here's to hoping!

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