My Ubuntu 13.04 is not working after boot since I installed some applications. The graphics used to be better before this happened . My keyboard and my mouse aren't working . I'm using a desktop (Nec power mate). My keyboard and mouse work perfectly on other computers.
You can give a try to fix your problem using Recovery Mode(Safe Mode) if nothing helped
Hopefully your keyboard works in Recovery Mode.
- When your system starts chose Recovery Mode (2nd option in grub menu).
- From the Menu just go to Grub option, it will give a message like Updating grub will mount your system in read/write mode. Choose yes to mount your system in read/write mode. It will update your grub and will exit from Grub menu.
- chose network option, it may enable your network (it could take some time.).
- Then chose dpkg menu from the list, chose yes for all.
Finally choose root option and log in. Execute the following commands one after another:
apt-get autoremove apt-get autoclean apt-get update apt-get -f install apt-get dist-upgrade apt-get upgrade
Also try to remove those package that you installed and caused such problems if you remember their names. Use these commands to remove:
apt-get autoremove your_package_name apt-get --purge remove your_package_name
Then again repeat above mentioned 6 commands. Then reboot your system and check whether your are able to use Ubuntu or not. Run this command to reboot:
I have an AMD A6 processor on a Toshiba Satellite L775 laptop and did a complete install of Ubuntu 12.04 from a livecd, have upgraded eventually now to 13.04, and have had this keyboard and mouse issue the whole time.I'm knew to Ubuntu and I've found that there are a ton's of people that continually have this same issue as me with a thousand and one different advices, that are way over my head of how to fix the problem. This process that I just followed might be something that could be the first recommended thing to do when ever someone has a problem after an update or install.
I used part of this info above to help me fix my keyboard an mouse not working issue. First I Held down the shift key when rebooting to get to grub menu. Then I Chose second option in that menu. Then once again chose the second option, I believe, in another menu that opened up. Eventually I came to a screen that had several options of what I wanted to do. I opened the network first. After that process ended I chose update grub. When that finished I then selected an option to something to the effect of fixing any broken software that wasn’t installed right. I ran this last option twice.
I'm hoping the Ubuntu Gurus can clean up my wording for precise menu functions that I chose from the various menus that I selected but, I think someone will get the gist of what I’m try to relay from this post.
Gotta love the escape key. I have dual boot win7/ubuntu14.04LTS. Hold down the escape key during the ubuntu boot. You may have to release key momentarily during ubuntu boot (if you see listings on black screen during ubuntu booting), then hold the escape key down and move mouse until you see the mouse icon moving on the ubuntu screen. Dude you should be able to type now!