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implementation of keyboard shortcuts for accessibility

Lots of people with poor hand dexterity use keyboard shortcuts when the mouse or any pointing device is not suitable for their (dis)ability. For example, I can mouse to change the volume control ...
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Sticky keys: how do I know a key is stuck?

I'm trying to get myself to use sticky keys (to prevent RSI), but I often find I've pressed Ctrl and then changed my mind, and I'm not sure if hitting e.g. q will insert a q or quit the program … is ...
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Shortcut to enable screen on installer CD

When I insert a Ubuntu 12.04 installer CD, it will show a screen to ask user to select language and try/install button. I would like to enable screen reader at this stage. However, is there a shortcut ...
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639 views

How do I enable sticky keys In Ubuntu 12.04?

I'm running Ubuntu 12.04. How do I enable sticky keys like in Windows?
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87 views

Searching for menu entries in desktop environments other than Unity

Does any other desktop environment have the type-to-search-application-menus feature found in Unity? I’m curios about trying a more spartan desktop such as Xfce or LXDE. Or maybe something entirely ...
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I see how to have Left Alt swapped with Left Win; Can I have Right Alt swapped with Right Win?

I use an IBM Model M, so I don't actually have Win keys. In Windows, I've had right-alt set to act as the Win key, and I'd like to set that up on Ubuntu as well. I went to the Keyboard Layout Options ...
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Moving windows from the keyboard

Is it possible to move windows from the keyboard itself without touching the mouse? I know I can do a Alt + Left Click and drag the window, however I am hoping there is something I can use to move it ...