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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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1answer
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Ubuntu equivalent of Karbiner for Mac? [duplicate]

I'm looking for a relatively easy way for doing custom keyboard shortcuts on Ubuntu. Coming from OS X, there was an amazing tool called Karabiner that allowed me to easily remap keys to predefined ...
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1answer
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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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0answers
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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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0answers
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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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0answers
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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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0answers
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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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8answers
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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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votes
8answers
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How do I enter the Euro symbol?

I have a US English keyboard. How do I enter a euro symbol in Ubuntu? I can't find the symbol in character map, and I don't really want to change keyboard layout just to type one symbol occasionally.
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4answers
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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 ...
18
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3answers
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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 ...
13
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4answers
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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
10
votes
3answers
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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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votes
3answers
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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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2answers
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How to change decimal comma to decimal period in numpad?

How to change the decimal comma ',' to decimal period '.' in the numeric pad of the keyboard? I have used xmodmap but every time that I change my keyboard layout the changes (by xmodmap) are being ...

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