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How to remap CapsLock to ctrl+c (copy) and Esc to ctrl+v?

I am running Xfce under Xubuntu 14.04, 32bit. I know there are many posts which address remaping keys, but they all seem to be different solutions (see below). My finger are arthritic/stiff, so ...
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No caps lock indicator in tty console

I'm unsure if this behavior is normal or not, so I thought I'd ask. My caps lock key works perfectly normally during an X session, but when I log into a virtual console, the indicator light no longer ...
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Caps lock on and off reversed Ubuntu 14.10

I am using Ubuntu 14.10 on a laptop, and after I close the lid (meaning, logging out), when I open the lead again the Caps Lock mode is reversed: when it's supposed to be on it's off and when it's ...
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No CAPS ON light when in console

When I am in one of the consoles (getting there with for example CTRL + ALT + F1) I have noticed that annoyingly the little light which normally indicates whether or not the CAPS Lock key is on does ...
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set Caps Lock to shift (all keys)

Under Keyboard Layout > Options > Caps Lock key behaviour one of the options is: Caps Lock toggles shift so all keys are affected. I have that one selected (see screenshot), but when I do ...
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How to pernamently disable Caps Lock in Lubuntu?

I am never using Caps Lock, it is pressed only by mistake. How can I fully disable it? Preferably during system start, so login menu will be also affected.
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ubuntu 14.10 enable caps lock

I am using ubuntu 14.10, I would like to enable Caps lock key in order to be able to type number on my laptop keyboard (first row of the keyboard). Is it possible? I haven't found a way to do this ...
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How do I turn off or repurpose the CAPSLOCK key?

Update: My main goal is to change the function (or even turn off) the CAPSLOCK key. At work, we have a long domain name. I'm lazy. I'd like to map my CAPSLOCK key to type out a string such as ...
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Caps Lock delay

Yesterday I installed Ubuntu on my Laptop, but there's a problem with Caps Lock. When pressing the Caps Lock button, there is a small delay before it actually toggles. This problem does not show up in ...
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Deactivate Caps Lock in 14.04

I really don't need caps lock (who does?) and would rather have it as a shift key as I sometimes hit it by mistake especially on the small netbook keyboard. Since I don't read while I type this might ...
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How to toggle off Caps Lock by Shift key?

I get used to turn Caps Lock off by Shift in Windows. That way I never need to check whether Caps Lock is on when I just want to type a first letter in uppercase. But how can I do the same in Ubuntu ...
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How to disable caps lock on boot

Is there a way to disable the Caps Lock at boot, so it won't bother me when logging in? Laptop: old Multicom Xishan W530E bought at http://multicom.no. OS: Ubuntu 14.04. My latop has a problem with ...
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Check Lock Keys state from command-line

I want to check Lock keys (i.e Caps Lock, Num Lock, Scroll Lock etc.) state (On/Off) from command-line. How do I check state via terminal command?
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Black screen when installing Ubuntu

I cannot install Ubuntu from Windows 8 on my computer. It starts with a black screen which I can choose between 4 options. When I select install Ubuntu option, below image appears and Caps lock starts ...
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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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Gnome tweak tool is unable to disable caps lock

I just installed this because xmodmap keeps resetting and I need to use caps lock as backspace but selecting this option in gnome-tweak-tool gives me normal caps lock behaviour AND caps lock ...
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How do I turn Caps Lock into an extra Control key?

There used to be a great set of options under keyboard that allowed me to choose stuff such as how the caps lock key behaves. How do I do this in 14.04?
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What's the opposite of setxkbmap -option ctrl:nocaps?

Normally I have caps lock to be a control key. setxkbmap -option ctrl:nocaps makes that happen, but I can't remember where I got it from or find any docs (man setxkbmap is singularly unhelpful ...
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How do I swap Escape and Caps Lock in 14.04?

It appears that the keyboard Layout Options that allow things such as "Swap the Escape key and Caps Lock" have disappeared from the keyboard settings in 14.04 Is there another GUI where they can be ...
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Disabling capslock key in KDE

I assigned a KDE action to caps-lock key (so that cap-lock is a hotkey for that) hoping it will be disabled (a trick working for other keys). But it was not. Why this happens and how to find a better ...
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An ability to make my CAPS work as CTRL again [duplicate]

When are you going to recover the ability to make CAPS work like Ctrl. Like in all previous versions? This is really critical as I am using emacs key-bindings and this is a one huge stopper and ...
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Swap caps lock and ctrl in ubuntu 13.10

Can anyone explain how to swap caps lock and ctrl keys on ubuntu desktop under unity. I use it to avoid emacs pinky.
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Caps lock indicator is ON after wake up [duplicate]

Caps lock keyboard indicator is ON after waking up from suspension, but in fact it is turned OFF. So I have to press the CAPS LOCK button twice to make it normal. So the problem is with indicator ...
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How can I make CAPS LOCK act like the caps lock key on a mac?

For those of you who don't know, the ways the CAPS key on mac works as follows: when you activate the CAPS key, it sends a continuous pulse. On linux (and windows), it only sends one pulse to turn it ...
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Where have the Keyboard Layout Options gone in Ubuntu 13.10? [duplicate]

In Ubuntu 13.04 it was possible to disable the Caps Lock Key. It was also possible to make the key sequence Ctrl - Alt - Backspace to kill the X-server. That was all done using System Settings -> ...
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Remapping keys: Caps Lock to Escape and vice versa in Ubuntu 13.10 [duplicate]

I just installed Ubuntu 13.10 and miss the feature to swap the escape and Caps Lock key. It used to be possible through a GUI in Ubuntu 12.04. Anyone know how I can solve this? Thanks for the help :) ...
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How to get caps/num/scroll lock keys OSD notification?

I would like to have a OSD notification display briefly everytime the CAPS, Num, or Scroll Lock state toggles. Is there a way to do this?
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How to make Caps Lock change keyboard layout without delay?

I use Caps Lock to change keyboard layout since the first year with Linux. Now, somewhere in the last year some patch added something so now it waits for ~300ms before changing the layout. And if I ...
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Why do I have to have CapsLock permanently ON

Initially, I believed this was on OpenOffice problem but Abiword and, indeed, Gedit, display the same problem, so it must be an Ubuntu glitch. I was typing a document and used CapsLock when creating ...
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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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Caps Lock not working [closed]

My Caps Lock key on my keyboard is not working. The light indicator does not come on and nothing is capitalized when typing. What do i need to do to fix this issue. xmodmap -e "add Lock = ...
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WHy CAps lock is too slow to turn off in Ubuntu? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Why does turning Caps Lock off take such a long time to work? *TH*is is a strange problem. *NO*tice how the beginning of my sentences include two capitals? Well, over ...
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Change the behavior of the capslock key

To be honest I'm not sure or what I want is possible but it would be very nice if this can be done. I changed the behavior of the Capslock to act like a Ctrl key. Now it's just an Ctrl key only ...
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Bash script not working as required with xbindkeys

I made a simple bash script to display a notification whenever my capslock key is pressed. It works fine when I call it like bash capsnotify.sh. The problem now is when I bind my above script to ...
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Caps lock indicator does not work in kubuntu 12.04 w/ plasma workspace

Can anyone please tell how to enable the caps lock indicator in kubuntu 12.04... I tried installing indicator-keylock app but it says it no longer exists in the repository.. Is there an in built ...
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No keyboard layout switch after reboot

Since the "Applications -> Settings -> XFCE Settings Manager -> Keyboard" dialogue does not allow to assign a new key for the "Change keyboard layout" action, I have added a "Keyboard layouts" plugin ...
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Kernel panic on Lenovo ThinkPad W510 Ubuntu 10.10

When I leave my Lenovo ThinkPad W510 laptop unattended it locks the screen as it is supposed to do. But when I come back I usually find the kernel panic going on on the laptop: the Caps Lock light is ...
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Booting ends with blinking caps lock indicator light on a Packard Bell mb87 [closed]

After a clean install of Ubuntu 11.10, I have been faced with a crash several times. When I push the computer's power button,it starts to boot as usual, but suddenly it freezes and all I see is a pink ...
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How do I make the Caps Lock key a third Shift key?

How do I make the Caps Lock key work just like another Shift key? There are loads of questions here about reassigning it, or having it launch a custom command. I just want it to work like another ...
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How do I turn off Caps Lock (the lock, not the key) by command line?

For some reason my laptop is stuck in Caps Lock. I have the Caps Lock key mapped by xmodmap to hyper_l, so I don't have a caps_lock key to turn it off. Is there a way I can turn it off by command ...
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Switch layout by CapsLock and do nothing by Shift+CapsLock

I need switch keyboard layout by Caps Lock. I did System Settings -> Keyboard layout -> options -> keys to change layout -> caps lock and it works. But sometimes I press Shift + Caps Lock and I get ...
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Why does caps lock still toggle character case after I enabled “make Caps Lock an additional ESC key” in keyboard settings? [closed]

I want to have both the ESC key and the caps lock key to act as an escape key. However, if I enable "make Caps Lock an additional ESC key" in the keyboard > layout > options, then the Caps Lock key ...
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Caps lock problem [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: CAPS LOCK bug makes turning it off too slow I'm not a shifter. When I use upper-case characters I use the caps lock. However on Ubuntu when I turn caps off, then hit the ...
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Why does Ubuntu crash when I suspend or close my lid?

Whenever I close my lid, or manually suspend, Ubuntu won't go back to normal and the caps lock key randomly blinks. How can I fix this? I really want to be able to close my lid without leaving my ...
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How do I remap my capslock key to be alt + tab?

How do I remap my capslock key to be alt + tab. And shift + capslock to be shift + alt + tab?
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“Caps Lock on” message is shown too much time?

"Caps Lock on" message is shown too much time on Ubuntu 11.04. Could anyone tell me how can I reduce the time, please?
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How can I disable Caps Lock on text-mode (tty) terminals?

I have disabled caps lock in Ubuntu via the System Settings -> Keyboard panel (see How to programmatically swap the caps lock and esc keys? on how to find this option), however when I switch to a ...
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Remap Caps Lock key to 'Run Command' (Alt+F2)

I'm trying to get rid of the Caps Lockkey and give it a better use. Since I constantly use the run command Alt+F2, I'd like to make Caps Lock trigger that action. I've found a couple of questions ...
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lock-keys-applet alternative for Kubuntu

Is there any lock-keys-applet alternative to kubuntu. I just want some indication whenever I use caps lock or num lock key. I am using dell inspiron n5010 laptop and it does not have inbuilt ...
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How to specify which keys CapsLock affects?

Using Maverick, I am not able to get the CapsLock behaviour I want: I would like it to affect essentially the alphabetical, numerical, and punctuation keys, i.e. all the keys that print something (as ...