Newbie Problem: Keyboard "return" not working at logout

Bill Maltby LFS Related lfsbill at wlmcs.com
Sat May 4 14:04:36 PDT 2002


*Maybe* a ctl-j or a ctl-m will do the trick if it's a problem
with "cooking" the keyboard input. Somtime ctl-m followed by ctl-j
works too.

Bill Maltby
billm at wlmcs.com

On Sat, 4 May 2002, Gerard Beekmans wrote:

> On Fri, May 03, 2002 at 05:06:39PM -0700, Justin Knierim wrote:
> > will not work.  When I hit enter, it instead shows on
> > the screen a "^M".  And I cannot get past this screen
> 
> That happens on my system once in a while as well. However since I can't
> reproduce it at will, I haven't been able to track it down why it happens
> sometimes, and why not. All I can say it isn't necesarrily related to your
> backup restoration. Just a coincidence (at least so far until a real
> diagnosis can be made).
> 
> Oh, there is a way to get past the ^M thing. Unfortuantely when I last got
> it I just starting hitting all kinds of keys without seeing what I did, at
> one point it just continued as it should. I know not very helpful but there
> you go, perhaps if you have time try some key combinations and see if you
> can figure it out.
> 
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