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[Bug 1172852] Re: USB keyboard and mouse don't work


I also confirm the solution given by Nikolai. Installing the linux-image-extra- pachage solved the USB port problem.
Hopefully my update proces description may help in further debugging.
Laptop: IBM Thinkpad T42 with Kubuntu 12.04. Distribution upgrade through Muon package manager to 12.10. No problem.
Distribution upgrade to 13.04 failed because I had to install the Fake-PAE patch because this old laptop has a Pentium-M processor.
After installing 13.04 the touchpad and keyboard worked but the USB-ports didn' t so the USB-mouse and USB-drives did not work.
After installing the suggested linux-image-extra package and a reboot the USB-ports work fine again.

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  USB keyboard and mouse don't work

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Bug description:
  I am installing Ubuntu 13.04 from a live USB key.  I downloaded the
  stable amd64 iso of Ubuntu 13.04 after it was released today.  It runs
  beautifully from a live USB key.  However, after installing the OS to
  my hard drive and rebooting, the keyboard and mouse both fail to work.
  They are standard USB input devices (US layout) which have worked for
  years on other versions of Red Hat and Ubuntu.  They work fine with
  the live USB version of the OS.

  I can't even log into the computer to collect bug data.  I've tried
  reinstalling several times, changing the install options.  Installing
  fresh on this computer, keeping only my old /home partition, and
  disallowing the installation of third-party software still produces
  the error.

  The same system has run several previous versions of Ubuntu without

  Thanks for your help.

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