[CentOS] Wierd cursor jump when I type letter "y"

Ljubomir Ljubojevic office at plnet.rs
Sun Jul 10 08:29:37 UTC 2011

Giles Coochey wrote:
> On 10/07/2011 00:10, Ljubomir Ljubojevic wrote:
>> Guys. I have this problem for a long time.
>> In large number of times when I type letter "y", like in "you" my typing
>> cursor jumps 2-3 rows up or 1-2 words to the left.
>> I am unable to understand why. Could it be something with lap-top
>> keyboard? Typing rate?
>> CentOS 5.5 Gnome, I mostly use Firefox and Thunderbird.
> Check your key modifiers, sometimes they get stuck - serves us right for 
> eating biscuits at the keyboard.
> By key modifiers I mean (Ctrl-L, Alt, AltGr, Ctrl-R, Fn etc...)
I do not have that problem now so .... I just did it again, and yes, it 
is my thumb hitting trackpad with the middle joint. I just managed to 
minimize Thunderbird.

Thanks all, I never thought about that possibility.


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