Keyboard not working at Decryption Screen Ubuntu 13.10

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http://askubuntu.com – Ok, before everyone screams duplicate, my scenario is unique because I've exhausted what options I can comprehend and there aren't any clear answers available. I feel it will valuable to have this answer available for beginners who won't want to go through the install process a second time just to have to figure out how to fix this then figure how to encrypt system via command line. I've done a clean install of ubuntu 13.10 with filesystem encryption... I chose to have updates applied as it was installed, but of course the notorious "keyboard not working at the 'enter passphrase:'" reared it' (HowTos)