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loadkeys not working

I want to learn how to switch the keyboard in a terminal to bepo (without being root), so I used the command loadkeys fr-bepo, but I am getting this error /usr/bin/ckbcomp: Can not find file "...
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How to Make Capslock Control without xmodmap/XKBOPTIONS?

xmodmap is depreciated and does not work with gsettings, doing this here disables my xmodmap etc sudo vi /etc/default/keyboard > XKBOPTIONS="ctrl:nocaps" and sudo setxkbmap dvorak '' ctrl:nocaps ...
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Making a custom keyboard layout for Khmer language

Due to medical reasons four years ago I had to switch to Dvorak keyboard. Back then I was using Windows and created a custom keyboard layout for Khmer language (I'm a native) myself, but now I'm on ...
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how to change specific keys on a keyboard layout

I recently switched to dvorak and I love it. Since I use multiple languages I went for "programmer dvorak", a version of english dvorak. However, I would like to make some minor changes, such as ...
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Typing in Chinese with a Dvorak layout

I'm on Ubuntu 14.04, and have Pinyin working as an input. However, I use the Dvorak layout and haven't been able to find a way to input Pinyin using the Dvorak layout - it defaults to QWERTY. Any ...
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Unable to switch keyboard to Dvorak layout

Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty, running Xfce4 & xfce4-xkb-plugin. The plugin only shows one layout. When I got to Keyboard Settings -> Layouts, the keyboard model drop down is empty and so are the "change ...
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How to have programmer-friendly Dvorak with deadkeys in Ubuntu?

The current keyboard layout Dvorak with deadkeys is horrible. All those "¨` are under one key which is not practical for a programmer. OSX has well distributed programmer keys in Dvorak with ...
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How to Get A with Dots in Dvorak of Ubuntu 16.04?

I want to type A with dots (Ä / ä) as one-level keybinding in Ubuntu 16.04's keyboard of Macbook Air 2013-mid, output of setxkbmap -query rules: evdev model: pc105 layout: us,us variant:...
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To Disable CTRL+SHIFT+C in Google Chrome of Ubuntu? [duplicate]

This keybinding is very irritating because it is very close to the copy-command Ctrl+C. Partially, the problem can be explained by my keyboard layout Dvorak such that the browser may consider the ...
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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 changed the layout between 13.04 and 14.04 (did not use 13.10). They changed the right Alt to be something else, not even sure what it is. ...
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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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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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Can I change the keyboard shortcut for copy & paste? [duplicate]

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 in ...
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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? [on hold]

How do I learn Dvorak typing in Ubuntu? I'm planning to learn one of the Swedish dvorak versions included in Ubuntu. Is there a good program to learn dvorak (sv)? I've linked the version that I want ...