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Console stuck in caps lock mode?

Not sure how it happened, but my droplet’s console (the browser one) is stuck in caps lock mode. How can I get it back to normal?

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Same problem here (while setting up SSH-- incredibly frustrating!)

My workaround had been to hold SHIFT for lowercase, which is fun while editing ssh_config in vim.

In case it saves someone some frustration, you can tell the console that caps lock is on with the command:

setleds -D +caps

…which will negate the confused console app. (Actual caps lock key may work, but mine is remapped to CTRL)

Oh, and yes, the problem began when I pasted my public key into the terrible console app. After failing for several minutes to configure sshd to allow password-based authentication, the ultimate solution was to put the public key in a pastebin and wget / curl it from the console.

Looks like rebooting the server helps. Try to login through the console (although having the caps lock stuck) and issue the reboot command: sudo reboot You will be logged out. After the reboot login again. Hope this helps!

Shift+Caps Lock fixed the issue for me