Whenq I turnqed my computer onq today, the keyboard started typinqg extra characters like inq this messed up senqtenqce. The only way to get rid of the extra characters is to highlight them and press delete on the keyboard because pressing backspace just types a backslash which it then deletes. The keys affected are below:
- Pressing 'n' types 'nq', as does pressing 'q'
- Pressing backspace types a backslash, which is then "backspaced"
- Pressing 'b' moves the cursor back to the beginning of the text field.
- Pressing 'z' types '\z', as does pressing '\'
- Pressing '.' on the numpad types '<.'
I am using Xubuntu 13.10, the default drivers, the "Logitech Generic Keyboard" layout, and Solaar to pair the keyboard with my Unifying Receiver. The extra characters are also typed in the grub console. It also took me about 20 minutes to type this. UPDATE: tried swapping the unifying receivers that came with the mouse I have and the keyboard, did nothing to help.