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grave accent key is not working [duplicate]

I am using Ubuntu since August 2010. Now, I am using Ubuntu 14.04 with gnome-shell 3.12.1. I was trying to find shortcut for toggling language but it couldn't work and my grave accent key (`) is also ...
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How to map right windows key to backspace? [duplicate]

BackSpace key is out of range of my right hand, and everytime I work with text editor in such conditions where I need a backspace key stroke, it makes me look at my keyboard, and so disturbs my rhythm ...
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How to change behaviour of a specifed keyboard key with another key? [duplicate]

My keyboard doesn't have Right-Ctrl key. Does anyone know how can i change the behaviour of my Insert key to do the operation of Right-Ctrl key? i use this: How do I remap certain keys or devices? ...
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How to remap keys? [duplicate]

I have tried remapping ctrl + alt to altgr via xbindkeys, but it does not seem to work. Is there a way I can do this?
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Map ctrl key to alt key & alt key to win key from command line? [duplicate]

I have a Logitech MAC-layout keyboard that I use when my laptop is docked. Right now every time I dock or undock my laptop I have to go to the keyboard layout options panel and change the behavior of ...
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how to get xbd recognised [duplicate]

There are numerous questions on ubuntu forums about keyboard mapping - clearly many people have this problem - and I've read a hundred or so answers - all about using gedit to edit the xbd files. OK. ...
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How to remap capslock key properly? [duplicate]

I want to remap capslock to ctrl on a low level, such that it also works in games, virtual consoles etcetera. I tried adding XKBOPTIONS="ctrl:nocaps" to /etc/default/keyboard, but that doesn't work. ...
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How can I change what keys on my keyboard do? (How can I create custom keyboard commands/shortcuts?)

I want to change the key bindings on some of the keys on my keyboard. I want some to run commands and others to activate different keys. What applications can I use to do this? Index: ...
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How can I remap keyboard keys?

I am looking for general instructions on remapping keys. Can someone tell me how to remap F9 to PrtScr and F10 to ScrollLock button? I have looked through every thread here and none of the ...
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Emulate Keypad on Laptop

I have a laptop without a numeric keypad on which I'm running Ubuntu 12.04, and I very much enjoy playing roguelike games. Such games tend to require a numpad for movement, targeting, &c., as one ...
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ThinkPad workaround for no “super” key

My ThinkPad x43 has no Super key. Most of the keyboard shortcuts in 11.04 use this button: What are Unity's keyboard and mouse shortcuts? What to do with Unity now? Is there a way to map the Fn ...
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How do I bind .sh files to keyboard combination?

Just wondering; how do I bind .sh files to run when I press a particular key combination? (like Alt+S) Thanks, Dante
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Default keys “1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 0” to input “! @ # $ % ^ & * ( )”

Doing math homework on a full keyboard. Would like the top row to be the special characters without holding shift.
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Remapping Caps Lock in 14.04 Trusty Tahr

I've seen a number of questions that point to a GUI menu to remap caps lock, but that menu seems to be gone in 14.04. Am I just not finding it, or is it really gone? I know you can use xkbmap to remap ...
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How to simulate keyboard input?

This is the biggest thing keeping me from enjoying Ubuntu/Linux. Ideally I'd like to just be able to run my AutoHotKey script on Ubuntu, but I didn't have much luck getting that working with Wine. ...

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