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The first letter in the alphabet a is not working on my keyboard. I'm also noticing that the num lock light flashes with every keystroke of any letter as I type. I re-installed an older version of Ubuntu and it works again so it is the 11.10 release of Ubuntu.

How can I fix this?

model is toshiba satellite l655d-s5076rd

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closed as too localized by Marco Ceppi Feb 3 '12 at 1:02

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Run xev from a gnome-terminal and then press the a key and add the output to your question. – htorque Oct 23 '11 at 19:35
PropertyNotify event, serial 36, synthetic NO, window 0x4800001, atom 0x1a8 (_NET_WM_ICON_GEOMETRY), time 21240586, state PropertyNewValue – Carl Cordell Oct 23 '11 at 20:37
That's all? Can you try again with xev > xev.log, then press a, then close the little window, open xev.log, copy its content to and add the link here? – htorque Oct 23 '11 at 20:45
It hd wy more but it ws 4000 chrters too long for comment. I will do it gin but, is there something specific you re looking for since this is so limited. I hve mx of 500 chrcters – Carl Cordell Oct 23 '11 at 21:01
Just use to paste it. I'm looking for something like this. – htorque Oct 23 '11 at 21:11