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IDProjectCategoryView StatusLast Update
0006569Kali Linux[All Projects] General Bugpublic2022-08-15 10:42
Reporterv3ct0r0x04 Assigned Tosteev  
Status closedResolutionopen 
Product Version2020.2 
Target VersionFixed in Version 
Summary0006569: kali crashes when the CAPS LOCK key is pressed or toggled
DescriptionWhen the CAPS LOCK key is either pressed or toggled, the OS crashes instantly.

This bug has been reported (as reference) in:

Steps To Reproduce1. Update and upgrade kali to the latest release
          sudo apt update && sudo apt upgrade

2. Restart
         Press the CAPS LOCK key. If not successful, then TOGGLE the CAPS LOCK key.

3. If occurs on the login screen and after login to kali
Additional InformationOS: 5.6.0-kali2-amd64

cat /proc/version
Linux version 5.6.0-kali2-amd64 ( (gcc version 9.3.0 (Debian 9.3.0-14)) 0000001 SMP Debian 5.6.14-2kali1 (2020-06-10)

sb_release -a
No LSB modules are available.
Distributor ID: Kali
Description: Kali GNU/Linux Rolling
Release: 2020.2
Codename: kali-rolling


Laptop: Razer Blade Stealth 13 Intel 7500U (2017)
Model: RZ09-0196x



2021-06-25 01:01

manager   ~0014850

Does this still occur for you with the 2021.2 release?


2022-08-15 10:42

administrator   ~0016557

This report has been filed against an old version of Kali. We will be closing this ticket due to inactivity.

Please could you see if you are able to replicate this issue with the latest version of Kali Linux (

If you are still facing the same problem, feel free to re-open the ticket. If you choose to do this, could you provide more information to the issue you are facing, and also give information about your setup?
For more information, please read:

Issue History

Date Modified Username Field Change
2020-07-13 04:51 v3ct0r0x04 New Issue
2020-12-01 10:50 g0tmi1k Severity crash => minor
2021-06-25 01:01 steev Assigned To => steev
2021-06-25 01:01 steev Status new => feedback
2021-06-25 01:01 steev Note Added: 0014850
2022-08-15 10:42 g0tmi1k Note Added: 0016557
2022-08-15 10:42 g0tmi1k Status feedback => closed