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Keyboard input is not working in 18.04. It always works till I unlock - type in password. After that it works only sporadically.

A stop icon is also displayed sometimes over the screen. Why does this happen? I think this could be a software problem because this never occurs while typing in password. How do I fix this? Screenshot attached.

I'm using a lenovo ideapad 320, ubuntu is the only OS in the laptop. This problem seems to go away when Florence is running.

Update: This affects the virtual keyboard as well. This problem only occurs in workspaces.

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  • Do you have any GNOME extensions like Workspaces to Dock installed? – heynnema Jun 7 '18 at 18:13
  • No, i dont have any such extensions. – Binoy Babu Jun 7 '18 at 18:28
  • Please tell us your computer brand/model. Also, was another OS preinstalled, did the keyboard work at any time? Did you try another keyboard? – danzel Jun 7 '18 at 20:26
  • Updated the question. – Binoy Babu Jun 8 '18 at 3:05

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