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Continuous keyboard presses randomly cut.
peotr26 30 Nov, 2022
I have been having issues since a few months with continuous keyboard presses cutting randomly and when another key is pressed get activated again. It doesn't seem to have any to do with my keyboard (Logitech Access connected with a PS/2 to USB dongle) because I have tried a few other PS/2 keyboards over the same dongle and USB keyboards; all of them get the same issue.

I think it might have something to do with my distro. The issue, from what I remember, dates back from when I switched from Arch Linux to Project Nobara. Also, the issue seems to be less frequent after I updated from KDE Plasma 5.25 to 5.26.

Did anyone ever experience it? If it was resolved, how was it?
It's not a game breaker, but it's quite annoying.
whizse 30 Nov, 2022
A couple of things to try:

* Disconnect as many other input devices as possible (like gamepads, joysticks etc.)
* Create a second user account, login and see if the problem remains. If not, there's probably some setting or background process on your primary account causing problems.
* Try a live-USB with an older release of Arch and Plasma to re-create the setup you had before. If the problem remains it's most likely a hardware issue.
peotr26 5 Dec, 2022
Thank you for your answer.
Quote* Disconnect as many other input devices as possible (like gamepads, joysticks etc.)
I have already tried.
Quote* Try a live-USB with an older release of Arch and Plasma to re-create the setup you had before. If the problem remains it's most likely a hardware issue.
I have tried, and I get the same issue, but I have also tried my USB keyboard, and it doesn't have the issue. So I tried back on my Fedora install the USB keyboard, and it didn't have the issue. So I guess the issue is now either caused by the keyboard or the PS/2 to USB adapter. I'm now sure that the issue isn't caused by my Fedora install or any Linux install. When I will have the time I will check the keyboard on my server which has a PS/2 port on the motherboard.
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