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Keyboard layout reverts at every boot

I am using 12.10 with Gnome 3. I changed LightDM to GDM. When I boot up keyboard layout changes to default US layout. When I add another layout to end of list at Region settings my selected layout ...
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2answers
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Chromebook: Map Search Key to ctrl, ubuntu

I've got ubuntu running on chromebook using crouton. How do I map the search key to the ctrl action. Similar to this, swapping the caps lock key and the ctrl key. /usr/bin/setxkbmap -option ...
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1answer
444 views

Are keyboard layout settings handled by two different applications in Xfce?

As seen in my answer here, trying to make certain keyboard settings in Xfce I am faced by two separate options. One is in Menu/Settings/Keyboards (xfce4-keyboard-settings) and displays this window: ...
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2answers
883 views

Starting Xmodmap on login (12.10)

I'm a little confused about the automatic startup of Xmodmap. Web said I just have to create an .Xmodmap file in my home folder or an .xinitrc or .xsession script in home or a startup ...
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1answer
143 views

Left Shift key increase volume, pipe key works as shift

Using a Steelseries Shift keyboard, my left shift key acts as a hotkey to increase volume. My pipe key now functions as left shift, meaning I have no pipe or forward slash character. xev shows: ...
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1answer
146 views

How to make left CTRL as Super on Ubuntu 12.10? [duplicate]

Is there was a way to map the left CTRL as Super on Ubuntu 12.10. The keyboard layout app doesn't seem to have this option.
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1answer
256 views

Fn + numpad not working on XPS M1530

I have a Dell XPS M1530 with Xubuntu 12.10. My Fn + Up Arrow and Down Arrow for adjusting screen brightness work perfectly fine, but using the Fn key with the function numpad does not work. These used ...
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1answer
799 views

Is it possible to have in Lubuntu 12.04 the new Keyboard Layout Handler of 12.10?

Lubuntu 12.10 has a new version of LXPanel (0.5.11) and a new "Keyboard Layout Handler" with more settings than the older "Keyboard Layout Switcher". 12.04 "Keyboard Layout Switcher" settings: ...
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2answers
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Ubuntu 12.10 + Gnome 3 = Keyboard Layout Indicator is not working!

I have two keyboard layouts, but keyboard layout indicator is only visible on login screen. After I login to system, I could not see it anymore! My problem is almost the same as following: Question ...
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1answer
380 views

Synergy keyboard layout

I have an issue with Synergy. I do really love how it works but when I leave my host PC with non-English layout I can't type anything on the secondary PC. My host PC is Windows 7. I have English and ...
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4answers
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Function keys for ASUS n56vm not working

i have installed Ubuntu 12.10 (64bits) (3.5.0-18 kernel) on an ASUS N56VM. Most fn+key are working except for: brightness keys (fn+f5/fn+f6) don't work. fn+c - gamma keys fc+v - camera fn+space - ...
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1answer
196 views

Apple Alu keyboard Hungarian layout 0 and í swapped

I'm using a Hungarian Apple Alu keyboard. It works well, apart from that the 0 and the í keys are swapped. I read here that it could be re-mapped with an .Xmodmap file in the home folder. What I ...
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1answer
532 views

Why is my Caps Lock not working as Ctrl?

I am on a Lenovo W500 with German keyboard layout. I use Ubuntu 12.10 and have configured my keyboard layout to use the Caps Lock as Ctrl. But it does not work. I even tried to reboot my system. Here ...
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1answer
436 views

Keyboard character @ in wrong location

After loading 12.10 found keyboard character @ was not shift+2. shift+2 displays ". I did not have this problem with the same keyboard in 12.04 version. How can I change the @ to the correct location ...
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0answers
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how to enable keyboard layout indicator in gnome-shell? [closed]

I upgraded to 12.10 beta 2 and in gnome-shell I don't have the keyboard layout/language indicator in the top panel. I have two layouts enabled and I can switch between them. I used to have it in ...