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I just made a fresh install of 12.10 and the "go back" or "previous page" button on my keybord (lenovo thinkpad), opens a dialog box when used with firefox.

How can I avoid this?

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dialog box

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I used this command:

dpkg-reconfigure keyboard-configuration

to reset the keyboard layout and choose another layout. Now it is ok.

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thanks I was able to reset the keyboard. –  louis Feb 17 '13 at 23:23
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xbindkeys will help you. it has a GUI.

http://www.nongnu.org/xbindkeys/xbindkeys.html#download

in command line, use xev and xmodmap

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I can't make xbindkeys work. Can't I relaunch the auto detect keyboard layout from ubuntu installation ? –  louis Feb 15 '13 at 13:05
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