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Touch Pad not working on Fujitsu Lifebook A514

I'm new to ubuntu and linux, the only experience I've had with Linux is doing some GCSE course work so please be gentle! I've just installed Ubuntu of a Fujitsu Lifebook A514 and it all works apart ...
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Internal Microphone Disabled Upon Using Earbuds

I am running Ubuntu 14.04, and I have been using Discord (Voice-chat website). When I do not have earbuds plugged in, I can hear my friends and they can hear me, but when I plug in earbuds, I can ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 hides cursor when using graphics tablet

For some reason Ubuntu hides the cursor when I'm hovering my stylus above the pad. It works ok when you are in drawing area since it has its own cursor. But it's completely useless when you try to use ...
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16.04 Japanese Text Input not working

There were a set of extra steps I needed to take with Ubuntu 14.04 that got Japanese text input working, but the same steps seem to not apply to 16.04. The system toggles between "En" and "Ja", but ...
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Using HDMI input port

I have a dell inspiron aio running ubuntu 15.10 and it has a hdmi input port. I was planning to connect my chromecast to it (via hdmi) then casting my phone's screen to it or to just connect a set top ...
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Where is the location of the keyboard input locale icons?

See the dark blue EN icon. The icon will change depending on the input you use and your keyboard config. I'd just like to know where these icons are located.
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Audio is not working in 16.04

this is my situation: With Mint 17.3 Mate I have the audio card (on the motherboard) recognized and perfectly configurated, Output via HDMI, and Input via HDMI. (Audacity just record what the tv plays)...
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No video input after POST

I have installed Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. It was running windows xp and was removed from hard drive when I installed Ubuntu. (my choice) After successful install, I tried to boot and had no video input ...
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Google Input tools for Windows using Wine? [duplicate]

Can I install google input tools for Windows in Ubunut 14.10 using the Wine installer? My regional language is Malayalam and typing works best in that. Any suggestions please?
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Pygame text processing

I am trying to write a python/pygame program to simply display text. I want it to work so that when you type, for example, the letter "A", it appears on screen (kinda like gedit/notepad/whatever). I ...
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My ubuntu randomly clicks on the screen and move text around when I have a text editor open

Recently I've noticed my mouse sometimes randomly clicks on buttons even though i didn't click at all. And blocks of text move around my IDE when I leave cursor motionless on the ide. Side effects ...
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Audio Output Not Listing Motherboard Output

I'm having problems with audio input and output. I have headphone and microphone audio ports on my motherboard, however they're not available in the sound settings: Audio Problem Image Does anyone ...
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How can i get this script working?

The Script(input.sh): echo "What is your name?" if [[ $1 =~ "*" ]] then read name1 read name2 echo "Are you really "$name1 "??? or" $name2 "?" else echo "Are you really "$1 "??? or" $2 "?" fi What ...
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How to get simulate Keyboard typing using python

The idea is simple. Let say I need to get a pre-written sum of text, from a text file, to display on screen using the keyboard to type it out. This is different than just displaying text form regular ...
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I want to beable to record the same audio input with multiple applications

As my title says. I would like to beable to record the same audio input from my sound card to multiple applications. I have been told it can be done with a modification to asoundrc but I don't know ...
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switch to gcin, still typing english

I am using Ubuntu 14.04, English version. I have just switched from iBus to gcin for my Chinese input. I did "sodu apt-get remove" to iBus, scim, im-config, and language-selector-gnome. Then I did "...
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Xubuntu keyboard language problem

I installed Xubuntu today and I have a problem with the input language. I installed Turkish alongside English (US). But when I switch to Turkish, it still writes in English. So, I can't use any ...
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Frequent keyboard-input delay in terminal/shell on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS(64 bit) w/ LXDE

As the title says, I'm having frequent input delays when using the terminal on my setup. What I mean by this is that sometimes when I type something, it takes 1-2 seconds for it to actually show up. I ...
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Ubuntu 15.10 no input source in menu bar

After installing ubuntu 15.10 I have no input source displayed in menu bar. I have 3 input sources to use and "Show current input source" is enabled, but it doesnt work! Only language switch with ...
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Ubuntu MATE mouse/touchpad acceleration

I've been using Ubuntu MATE since september and it's the only disto that I've seen that uses 4.x.x kernel that supports Focaltech touchpad's which are used on Asus laptops. The only problem I have ...
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How to change the input language in Ubuntu? [duplicate]

How to change the input language in Ubuntu? I want to type in Arabic language.
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How to redirect sound file output to computer sound input while still able to hear other input?

I have a sound file with some music, and I want to call someone on qTox and play it to them so that they can hear me, but also the sound file. However as I only have a built-in laptop microphone it ...
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Input methods do not work

I need to use English, Chinese and Spanish input methods on my computer. Both the Chinese and Spanish input methods: show icon but they do not work They currently function exactly the same as ...
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predefined input in a nohup shell script

I am trying to write a shell script that I can then nohup as it is supposed to run for hours. I am a shell novice so I'm struggling with this a lot. The script should first open some software (ACE ...
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cannot uninstall fcitx without causing a login loop

SO I was playing around with different pinyin (chinese input) options and one of them required me to install fcitx so I did. I ended up not wanting to use it so I uninstalled it... sudo apt-get ...
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Changing click-drag delay setting?

To drag something with the mouse, it seems I have to hold the mouse button down for a fraction of a second before dragging (dragging immediately after clicking does not work). I don't like this, ...
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Play audio from another device from input port

I have a Xubuntu 15.10 desktop computer set up to really good speakers. In the back I have a 3.5 mm line in port. I already know how to record incoming audio with pulse audio changing the default ...
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I am using two input languages. After a while I can't change it

I can actually but I have to use the mouse, and even after I choose the language I want, the indicator still stays on the previous selection. I can write in the other language though. This happened ...
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Strange input problem

Ever since I upgraded from 15.04, every once in a while, a string of 5's would be input. E.g. when I'm in chrome, a bunch of number 5's would fill up the search input. This also happens sometimes when ...
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No input from mouse

I just installed Ubuntu 15.10 on my laptop, but my mouse does not work. It turns on, but the computer does not do anything when I use the mouse, I've tried two mices, the MX Master and a old Logitech ...
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Why are ASCII control characters ignored when using Ctrl+Shift+U?

I'm trying to enter a tab character in Firefox/Chrome text boxes without having to copy-paste from Emacs. The combination Ctrl+Shift+U then 0009 does not work. In fact, it does not seem to work for ...
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send json log file to logstash with logstash forwarder but see wrong log in kibana

I have an app that writes logs to a json file that named allapp.json, Each log entry is a JSON object. An example of it looks like the following: "{\"timestamp\":\"2015-08-30 19:42:26.724\",\"...
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Microphone input volume too low in Cheese, Ubuntu 14.04

Microphone volume is too low to be heard in Cheese and Skype but works ok when I record with Audacity and when I do this: vlc pulse:// I dual-boot Windows 10 and the microphone works ok in Skype on ...
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Change framerate of mp4 video without reencoding using mp4box and piping

I'd basically like to do what this guy asked for. Using the lines of Mitch I get a perfect result. I'd now love to use the output of mp4box directly as input of mp4box again (to make one command out ...
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Making input source switching Alt+Tab-like

When I press my input source switching combination, it cycles through all input sources I have. Is there any way to make the switching more like Alt+Tab: to cycle through all input sources only when ...
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Is it possible to make external numpad or second keyboard only input to a certain window?

I picked up a external Logitech numpad recently and figured it might be useful to use it for macros. However, since it's a numpad, every time I will press the button to set off the macro, that ...
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how do i send a command to execute on a terminal?

I am executing system ("./get_emotion.sh"); which opens a terminal and establishes some connections. Then it requires this input set all evi . I have tried using && in system() to send input ...
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How to disable input language switching in terminal

In Ubuntu 12.04 I have two input languages installed, English and Russian. I would like to disable use of Russian language in terminal - so that regardless of system-wide selection, terminal will ...
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passing file from bash script to gnuplot script

I am new to gnuplot and I am troubled in passing my argument alot, now I have this simple bash script and a gnuplot script. in the bash script plot.sh I should modify my file then send it to the ...
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Making tab completion look anywhere in the word

This completion mode probably has a name, I just don't know what it is. In Sublime Text the auto complete works in a way that the typed letters are searched for in the same order but they are not ...
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How can I map keyboard buttons to my mouse buttons?

I have 2 extra buttons on my mouse that I would like to map as "Home" and "End" I am able to map mouse buttons to my keyboard using xkbset, but I would like to do the reverse and map keyboard buttons ...
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Keyboard suddenly using wrong layouot, do not recall editing any configs

Last night after restarting I found that my keyboard layout changed from the normal uk layout I use. I made some changes and it was back to normal, but whenever I restart it changes again. I have ...
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How to use alsamixer for line in microphone input?

I'm new hear and I am trying to get my computer to work with a microphone for input audio. I am using the line in 3.5 mm jack for the microphone, not a usb. I am using Xubuntu version 12 on a desktop ...
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Correct Russian keyboard layout: Toshiba M70-350 + Xubuntu 14.04

Just as said in the title, is it possible to get a ready, correct keyboard layout for this ancient laptop and install it? Those layouts available with the distro don't get the , . etc. right.
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wacom intuos disable cursor select when pen makes contact with tablet (CTH480)

So I have been messing around with xsetwacom with my wacom and I would like to touch the pen to the tablet without it thinking I want a "left mouse button" being held down. The reason for this is ...
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Wine to run Windows application that has INPUT file

I am trying to run a Windows *.exe file on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. I have installed Wine. When I run the file, I need to specify the name of an input file. In Windows, I would i) create a folder named ...
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When I turn the monitor on, I get an “input out of range”, how do I fix this?

My computer was working fine a few days ago but now when I turn it on it displays: input out of range I don’t know what the problem is and have tried unplugging and plugging all the cords but it ...
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Tablet text input

I'm installing v.14.10 on a tablet but haven't been able to locate or access an onscreen keyboard. Is one available in Ubuntu?
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Why does my Ubuntu have a Hebrew font?

Something weird is in my PC. When I hit Ctrl + Shift it starts to type like this: יקךךם 'םרךג I did not choose this language, and my language bar still shows I'm typing English. My key mapping to ...
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How can I make tar read input from stdin?

I need to use tar in a pipeline inside a shell script to archive and compress some files. After having read the manpage for tar I was able to make tar output to stdout by running it along with the -O ...