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When I enable the "screen keyboard" from the accessibility next to that the GNOME onscreen keyboard is started onboard is also opened. Is there a way to prevent this?!

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This a known bug. But if you're planning to use only Gnome Shell instead of Unity you could uninstall onboard

sudo apt-get remove onboard

If you do this you won't be able to use onboard on LightDM.

Anyway, it seems possible to use LightDM with Caribou, but the unity-greeter is coded to use Onboard, so it would be necessary to write a patch for unity-greeter.

EDIT. Another workaround is to remove onboard autostart from /etc/xdg/autostart without removing onboard.

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Well not the most suitable solution but ok. – WG- Oct 29 '11 at 21:50
Hm In my case I can open the keyboard without onboard showing up – Severo Raz Oct 30 '11 at 1:45

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