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Caps lock indicator for kubuntu 14.04

I'm looking for a software-based caps lock indicator for Kubuntu 14.04. I found one from 2010 at kde-apps, but installing it was a disaster. It deleted practically all of my system software in order ...
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Turn the Caps Lock LED on, while keep Caps Lock status is off

I have a magicforce smart 68 kb now and it would look better if the Caps Lock LED would emit light too. I do not even has a Caps Lock function on that button, because I have switched it with the ...
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remap caps lock to right alt

I've had a look at other questions, as well as the xkb options list (/usr/share/X11/xkb/rules/xorg.lst), but can't seem to find a way to map the caps lock key to act as another right alt key. (On a ...
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Caps lock makes volume go crazy on ubuntu 12.04

I have a peculiar problem. Whenever I press the caps lock button on my ubuntu 12.04 laptop, my volume goes up and down uncontrollably. It stops after a couple of seconds, but it is highly annoying ...
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Unable to use Caps Lock When I log in

"Caps Lock" key doesn't work at all once I log in. "Show Keyboard Layout" show it as "Level3 Shift". In "Setting > keyboard" it doesn't recognize "Level3 Shift" at all. How to make it work ? Ubuntu ...
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Why can I not use the CAPS LOCK key when typing in my system's GUI?

I am running Ubuntu GNOME 15.10 with GNOME 3.18, and recently (after changing my password) the caps lock has suddenly not been working, now, I haven't yet noticed whether or not it is for everything ...
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bugs after exchange ctrl & CapsLock

I used xmodmap to exchange ctrl & CapsLock, and when I press three keys together (such as "[i]" or "Caps(after exchanging)+x+c"), it changes the case of letters. Is that a conflict of shortcut key ...
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How can I use Caps Lock to capitalize semi-colon?

I can't print colon using the Shift+;. So, I thought it was better to use the colon just like we use the Caps Lock for capitalization of letters. In other words: I want Caps Lock to work for all keys ...
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write delay - CAPSLOCK delay/detected too slowly - 15.04

I just changed my operation system from Windows to Ubuntu 15.04. I'm very happy about it, but I have only one problem that bothers me. I write 93 w/s, I'm not the fastest man and not the slowest, but ...
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Caps lock key doesn't work

I've installed Ubuntu 15.04 on my sister's laptop but the Caps lock key doesn't work. She uses a french keyboard. Where could this problem come from and how to fix it please ? Thanks in advance for ...
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Remapping Caps Lock to Control and Escape in 15.04

I have been using xcape to modify the behavior of Caps Lock. I want tapping Caps Lock to be interpreted as Escape, and holding it to be interpreted as Control. In my zshrc, I have the linexcape -t 0 ...
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Map long-press Caps Lock

Using gnome-tweak-tool, I mapped the caps lock key to ESC (I am a vim user) and vice versa. However, it would be nice to map long-pressing caps lock key to caps lock as well. Is it possible to map ...
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Swapping Caps Lock and Ctrl PROBLEM

I have tried a few different ways to remap ctrl and caps lock and none of them seem to be working. I am running Ubuntu on a Mac through VirtualBox. The two methods I have tried are using ...
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Need help changing what my buttons do

I just converted my Chromebook from chromeos to ubuntu and I am an still doing a few remaining tweaks. However I am having trouble, essentially what I want to do is the following: Change the search ...
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Would it be possible for me to use my caps lock key as both a backspace AND a control key?

I once read this webpage on the Internet where this guy managed to use his caps lock key as both a backspace key and a control key simultaneously. He had his keyboard set up so that if caps lock was ...
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How to get caps and num lock lights to show when in console

I have recently noticed something rather annoying, when in console (in one of the TTYs), if I press the caps lock key, the little light which normally lights up to show me that it is, does not, nor ...
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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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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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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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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? [duplicate]

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 [closed]

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 ...