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I have ubuntu 12.04. My end key on keyboard is not working. I have tried sudo dpkg-reconfigure keyboard-configuration but to no avail. It is frustrating because I am habitual with the end key in my typing. Please help! Thank You.

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Which applications have you tried using it in? Are you able to test if it is working on other operating systems (does it work when using the Ubuntu Live CD)? – thomasrutter Nov 17 at 1:35

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You can use xev to find out if pressing the key yields some result. If yes, then it's probably a configuration issue. If nothing happens when pressing the End key, then it's probably a hardware issue.

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Sounds like a hardware problem possibly.. try the keyboard on another computer to find out.

Also, as a stop-gap you can use ctrl+a and ctrl+e as home/end (the emacs way) which I much prefer personally.

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