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How to remap the right Alt key to perform the Alt key function (within programmer dvorak)?

I use the programmer dvorak keyboard and Ubuntu did changed the layout between 13.04 and 14.04 (did not use 13.10). They changed the right Alt key to instead be something else, not even sure what it ...
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Problems switching keyboard layouts

I’m using Ubuntu 14.04. I selected System Settings… Text Entry and have added the Dvorak UK keyboard. My partner still uses the UK QWERTY keyboard, so we switch between layouts. Since switching, ...
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Layout change on Ctrl-Down/Up: a way to solve “QWERTY-shortcuts in Dvorak layout”

There are several related questions: Is there any way to use QWERTY's keyboard shortcut position while the Dvorak layout is active? Dvorak layout with Qwerty hotkeys (Dvorak — Qwerty Ctrl) Why ...
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Setting a per user keymap on Ubuntu Server 14.04.1

I use Dvorak and my Wife uses QWERTY, It would be great if I could set it so that it switches when you change user. Is there anyway to do this? I can't find anything. Worst case can you set up ...
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Can't use QWERTY layout after make IBus work with Dvorak layout after reboot

To keep my Input Method (Bogo or Unikey) of IBus working with Dvorak keyboard layout after reboot, I use sudo dpkg-reconfigure keyboard-configuration to set keyboard as Dvorak, and go to tab Advance ...
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How to remap keys with Dvorak layout enabled?

I'd like to remap a key or two (mostly my tab key), but I'd also like to use the Dvorak layout. I've found that an .Xmodmap file makes using the Dvorak layout impossible to use. My question is are ...
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Need Japanese IME with Dvorak keyboard with 13.10

I recently did a fresh install of 13.10 and enabled Japanese language support. In the past this seemed to work seamlessly with my other keyboard settings when I set up my Dvorak keyboard. But this ...
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Trouble switching to Dvorak on Ubuntu 12.04

I've decided to switch to Dvorak on my Ubuntu machine, but I'm having some trouble: First, I attempted to do this through the GUI -- System Settings -> Keyboard Layout -> add layout (plus sign) -> ...
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Layout changed when I don't have any other keyboard layout

I have just one keyboard layout and that is English(Dvorak) but pressing Alt+LeftShift still changed the keyboard layout to QWERTY ! How can I solve this problem? (in ubuntu 13.10)
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How do I *temporarily* change the *console* keymap to dvorak?

I type dvorak, but I don't like to confuse other users by having it be a system-wide default. I have a script that runs setxbmap dvorak that I can call when I want dvorak and likewise another script ...
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Keyboard layout wont change

I am using DVORAK layout and I want to switch to QWERTY but apparently this is not possible via GUI settings and it stuck on DVORAK Is there any way to completely reset keyboard layout? I am using ...
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Is there any way to use QWERTY's keyboard shortcut position while the Dvorak layout is active?

I am a Dvorak layout user and I am happy with the switch. I avoided the undo/cut/copy/paste shortut disadvantage (the z,c,x and v are far apart on Dvorak layout) on Windows by using Microsoft's ...
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I'm not sure if this is a valid Ubuntu bug to file

I was in the process of filing an bug on Launchpad, but I had second thoughts because there were so many threatening warnings of the effect, "Don't file a bug report unless you're sure it's a bug, and ...
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Custom Dvorak layout not working [closed]

I'm using lubuntu Oneiric and (trying to use) a custom UK Dvorak keyboard layout. I edited (possibly not the best method, I know) the file /usr/share/X11/xkb/symbols/gb to customise the UK version of ...
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Can I change the keyboard shortcut for copy & paste?

Recently I switched to a DVORAK keyboard layout & wish to change the current key combination for copy & paste from ctrl + c,v to ctrl +j,k to allow more ease of use.
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Set virtual console keymap on Live(CD|USB)?

How can I change the keymap of the CtrlAlt+(F1toF6) virtual consoles on the LiveUSB/CD image? I've tried picking my layout (US Dvorak) from the F3 menu when it first starts to boot, but that only ...
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Is there a way to unmask the login password in Unity?

I use two different keyboard layouts and I never know which one I'm in at the login. The keyboard layout indicator at the login always says USA whether I'm in Qwerty or Programmer Dvorak. I have no ...
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Keyboard Layouts missing in lock screen, 11.10

I'm a frequent user of the USA Dvorak keyboard layout, but have the default QWERTY keyboard. Stuff works simply by adding the layout in the Keyboard settings in Ubuntu, and worked well in 11.04. ...
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How to change the login screen keyboard layout?

I switched from Qwerty to Dvorak, but the login screen still uses Qwerty. How can I configure the login screen to use Dvorak?
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Terminal Shortcut Key not respecting keyboard layout [closed]

I just installed 11.04 and am using the dvorak keyboard layout. When I press Ctrl + Alt + T to bring up the terminal it doesn't bring it up, but when I press Ctrl + Alt + y (the key that would be t ...
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Dvorak layout with Qwerty hotkeys (Dvorak — Qwerty Ctrl)

How can I use Qwerty hotkeys with the Dvorak keyboard layout? For example I want C to map to J, but Ctrl + C to remain as Ctrl + C. The dvorak-qwerty program is supposed to do this, but does not work ...
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Are there any good programs to learn Dvorak

How do I learn Dvorak typing in Ubuntu? I have Ubuntu 10.04 and I'm planning to learn one of the Swedish dvorak versions. It's included in ubuntu 10.04. My question is: Is there a good program to ...