Recently, i’ve started to have some strange keyboard issues. My
Blade keyboard (shows up as
Bus 001 Device 005: ID 0416:b23c Winbond Electronics Corp. Gaming Keyboard in
lsusb) sometimes would bug and would not let me type properly, each key had to be held for about 2 seconds before the first character would appear, and as it was held, it would put out characters inconsistently.
Sometimes it would bug out in a different way and no keys at ALL would work, except all the modifier keys and
Both of those bugs appear to be software-related, as all of them were fixed by a simple reboot. Both of them seemed to occur a lot more frequently on a
wayland session, whilst also appearing on
x11, although very seldom compared to
I have not tried anything yet, as i have no idea what could be the root cause of this.
If you think so, you should confirm your assumption by trying another keyboard (hardware).
Firstly, open terminal and enter :
sudo libinput debug-events
And then press the keys which are troubling you. This will help us to see something about what’s going on there !
I forgot whether or not i actually have another keyboard, but if i find an old one, i’ll make sure to try, thanks!
For now i cannot provide any info, as my keyboard is working fine, but when it breaks, i’ll post here again if the command outputs something of value, thanks for your response!
If you manage to reproduce that issue on regular basis, then you can also use :
And then reproduce it. And sharing its output will provide what’s going on there.
This probably points to a dirty, or failing hardware. Just saying…
Isn’t exactly the most optimistic viewpoint, but i valid one, i’ll clean it thoroughly (with the hope that i can put it back together )
Yeah, the keyboard may need cleaning. Maybe with a vacuum, with low power?