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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 ...
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Gnome 3 Ubuntu 13.10 keyboard layout [on hold]

I have a problem with keyboard layout switching by CapsLock key. This bug is describes on launchpad: https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/gnome-control-center/+bug/1224575 Is someone found any ...
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No keyboard input after 'Caps Lock' press

I live in Russia so I have Russian and English keyboard layout enabled on my Kubuntu 14.04 desktop. I use 'Caps Lock' and 'Alt+Shift' shortcuts to change layout It worked fine, but today my boss ...
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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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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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setxkbmap on startup in ubuntu 13.10

I'm trying to switch left Ctrl key with caps permanently. But with ubuntu native keyboard layout switcher xmodmap did not persisted (this question. So now i just ditched native switcher and using ...
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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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Ubuntu 13.10 japanese keyboard layout intercepts Caps Lock

I've installed Ubuntu 13.10 (clean install on new machine), there are lot of changes for configuring keyboard layouts and I've tried to configure it as I've used earlier: Englis (US), Russian and ...
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How do I switch the escape and caps lock key in 13.10 or using any linux machine? [duplicate]

I noticed the feature isn't there anymore to switch caps lock and escape as it was in 13.04. Will this be back in the LTS? Is there a "universal" way to do this on any linux machine? or does that ...
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Scroll, Caps, Num Lock are not Working

I am new to Ubuntu. I just installed 12.04 on a second hard drive I have however I have been unable to get my Scroll, Caps, Num Lock to work and my number pad is therefore stuck on directional mode. ...
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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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Remaping keys: capslock to escape and viceversa in Ubuntu 13.10

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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i can't see caps lock led in my keyboard when i press caps lock in virtual console ubuntu 12.04

When i open virtual console mode (ctrl alt f1 or f2) and press caps lock, the caps lock led is hidden from my keyboard, this is very frustrating when i write my password.
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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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Mapping CapsLock to Ctrl in Ubuntu 12.10

I have found different options for mapping CapsLock to Ctrl key in the Keyboard Settings. The most convenient for me is to have CapsLock work as Ctrl when pressed with other keys, but to work as ...
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Any way to make Caps Lock change keyboard layout right after keydown?

After finding out How to make Caps Lock change keyboard layout without delay I realized that I'm also not fully releasing the Caps Lock sometimes before pressing next key. Is that possible to prevent ...
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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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How to make caps lock behave like in Windows

I've been using Linux for quite a bit, I've used Ubuntu, OpenSuse, Mint and my favorite one, Arch. Right now I'm using Ubuntu, and I'm quite impressed, it's very different from the last time I used it ...
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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 ...
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How to change CapsLock key to produce “a”?

While typing I often hit the CapsLock key instead of the a key. (QWERTZU keyboard) This is quite annoying because the moment I realise that I hit the wrong key, I will have to delete multiple ...
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Swap capslock and control in virtual consoles

I'm using System > Preferences > Keyboard > Layout > Options > Ctrl key position > Swap Ctrl and CapsLock, which works great for X. How can I get the same for virtual consoles (Ctrl+Alt+F1, etc.)?