keyboard input lost on ubuntu 19.04

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keyboard input lost on ubuntu 19.04


Post by mentaluproar » Wed May 22, 2019 1:37 am

I'm trying to set my brothers pc up with Zandronum and I have found a problem with the keyboard. After a little while, like a minute or two, the keyboard input is lost and only the mouse works. I have to restart the computer to get it working again, but after a few minutes, the problem reoccurs.

I tried the fix from the following thread but now it just says "Could not initialize SDL: No available video device"

This is also a fresh install for ubuntu, so it's unlikely there is something weirdly broken that borking Zandronum.

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Re: keyboard input lost on ubuntu 19.04


Post by DoubleK1LL » Tue Jul 20, 2021 1:00 am

I had this issue and I resolved it by:

1. Open a terminal.
2. type sudo rm /usr/local/lib/libsdl* and hit enter.

Or go to /usr/local/lib and manually remove libsdl files.

Then try running Zandronum again. I am currently compiling Zandronum with the patch mentioned here:

I don't know if this would solve your original issue, though.

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