My laptop keys would randomly start typing or sometimes random keys stop working

Asked by Shikha Jaiswal

My laptop keys would randomly start typing or sometimes random keys stop working after I switched from Windows 10 to Ubuntu 20. I am using Dell Inspiron 5570.
Kernel version is 5.11.0-34-generic

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actionparsnip (andrew-woodhead666) said :
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Is it Ubuntu 20.04 or Ubuntu 20.10 ?

Ubuntu 20 doesn't exist.

Also, make sure you have the latest BIOS. This can help

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Shikha Jaiswal (shikhajaiswal1) said :
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What I meant was 20.04. I have updated BIOS but to no avail.

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> Is it Ubuntu 20.04 or Ubuntu 20.10 ?
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> Ubuntu 20 doesn't exist.
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> Also, make sure you have the latest BIOS. This can help
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Manfred Hampl (m-hampl) said :
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What kind of characters are appearing? Letters, special characters?
Have you tried adding an external keyboard?

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Launchpad Janitor (janitor) said :
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