a device that one can use to feed data into the PC; eg a mouse, keyboard, scanner, IR receiver

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How do I get Wacom Tablet drivers to initiate with new Intuos Pro series?

Just as the question says. This issue happens under Ubuntu 13.x (and also Linux Mint). When Wacom decided to re-release their Wacom Intuos Pro series, the current linux-wacom drivers were no good, so ...
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I plug in my headphones, and Ubuntu decides I've got my LMB held

For about a week, often when I locked the computer, I'd return to find that my left mouse button was not recognized. I had a graphical tablet, a mouse, and a touchpad, and I couldn't click. ...
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how to use android tablet as a graphics tablet in ubuntu 12.04?

i was wondering whether it is possible to use android tablet as graphics tablet like waccom tablet to draw figures in ubuntu 12.04 specially in libre office . i am using android 4.1.2 on my samsung ...
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'unable to open uinput' when using wminput with or without sudo

I'm trying to get a wii classic controller paired to my chromebook running Chrubuntu (12.04). It works when using xwii, but although the buttons function, the analogue sticks do not. I wanted to try ...
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how to configure a trackpoint only mode on thinkpads with clickpads

I own a Thinkpad carbon X1 gen2 notebook with the new touchpad (clickpad). The same clickpad seems to be used in the T440 and W540 models as well. I would like to turn off the touchpad but still be ...
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After upgrade I cannot type in any windows

I run Ubuntu 13.10 on a 64 bits machine. Last Friday I had an automatic update. After that I cannot type in any window, terminal, Gedit, Firefox... but I can navigate my files in File Explorer using ...
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Temporary keyboard layout switch in Ubuntu 13.10 (give my right Alt back!) [duplicate]

In Ubuntu 13.10: is there a way to temporarily switch the keyboard layout? Use case: While I am typing text in Russian and need to input # sign (or maybe a little word in English: "cat" or ...
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Is there a way to activate Network Tablet on Ubuntu?

I have the android app called GfxTablet and I only have one program (GIMP) that the app can give input on GIMP. Based on the site [1], it says that can work with any Linux program on the computer. ...
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upgrade to ubuntu 13.10 but front mic device not working do not have rear mic can someone halp?

I just got done upgrading to 13.10 and now my mic isn't working; it was working on 13.04. All I have is the front mic, don’t know why. I am using an IBM ThinkCenter Lenovo.... please can somebody ...
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Are there any wired (gaming) controllers that “just work” or natively support Linux/Ubuntu?

Pretty much as the title suggests, are there any wired (gaming) controllers that "just work" or natively support Ubuntu "out-of-the-box"? Having spent plenty of time fighting (ongoing) battles with ...
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How can I identify which device/keycode is being used?

I am trying to reassign the functions on the buttons of my Logitech G700 mouse. Using xinput --list, I see that this counts as two devices (four if you include the wired/wireless differences). 48 ...
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What's the mounted path for sound device?

As the title? In red hat sound device is mounted at /dev/dsp. How about ubuntu? Regards, Hua Jie
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My Wacom tablet works, as in it is useable as a mouse, however is not detected by anything on my computer?

My Bamboo tablet is connected to my computer by usb. It can be used as a mouse, i.e. it can move across the screen and click things. It can draw in painting/image software fine, but when I want it to ...
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changing device with v4l2-ctl is not working

I have a WinTV HVR 1900 TV tuner runnning on Ubuntu 13.10, from which I would like to capture S-VIDEO input. The device is supported, based on LinuxTV. As is written here, it seems that that kind of ...
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Wacom Bamboo CTH-300 issues

I am running Ubuntu 13.10 and am having issues with my Wacom Bamboo model CTH-300. The built in GUI to configure Wacom input devices doesn't recognize my Bamboo tablet at all. When I issue - dmesg | ...
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ps3 bluetooth remote connected as linux input device has only one event type on 13.10

I'm trying to setup my Harmony Smart Control as a PS3 Bluetooth Remote Control (it pretends to be this remote) under Ubuntu 13.10 (latest kernel and updates installed). My bluetooth dongle wouldn't ...
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Computer is stuck : The system is running in low graphics mode [duplicate]

I hope you could help.. My wife was trying to install brushes on GIMP so she had to access the System Files. She was trying to unlock ROOT . The first command she (read in Ask Ubuntu that had to be ...
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How to make resume script wait for ivtv initialization

I have a TV tuner card with an infrared sensor. I have made a script to remove/start ivtv kernel module and shutdown/restart lirc service on suspend/resume. The problem is that the lirc service start ...
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Wacom CTH480 not working on Ubuntu 13.04 [duplicate]

I have recently bought a Wacom CTH480 (Intuos pen and touch small) (I am using Ubuntu 13.04 --64 bit) The Wacom Graphics Tablet application present under System Settings is showing "No Tablet ...
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No audio input device

my Ubuntu 12.04 shows no audio input device, the list of audio input devices is empty. I've tried several solutions suggested to this issue (editing alsa-base.conf, installing paman, pavucontrol, ...
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Key presses not registering unless I type very slowly

Asus K55N laptop Ubuntu 13.04 Kernel: 3.8.0-30-generic It took a long while to type this. I purged and reinstalled apport yesterday because it had been crashing. I am not sure if that's related but ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 Magic Mouse connected and paired but not working

I have a problem with Magic Mouse. It was working for a time, but after I updated the system it won't work. It connects fine, pairs, the green light on the mouse lights up, and Blueman says it's ...
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How to emulate XInput device with DirectInput gamepad?

I'm trying to get a Logitech Dual Action controller to work with Bastion, on Ubuntu 13.04. From what I've gathered, Bastion is only compatible with XInput devices, and my controller only supports ...
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Touchpad doesn't work on Fujitsu Lifebook UH552

Recently I bought the laptop with pre-installed Win8 and tried to insall Ubuntu 13.04 beside it. I have to say, that the installation was fine, but then some strange things began to happen: first ...
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mouse sometimes doubleclicks when i click once

I have a problem which is becoming a nightmare, to the extent that I am thinking that it might be easier to just scrap Ubuntu completely and try something else. I have an HP PC running Ubuntu 12.04. ...
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How to play frets on fire with a wired xbox guitar

I just downloaded frets on fire and I was wondering how to map a wired xbox 360 guitar to Ubuntu. Any help would be much appreciated. Thank you
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World of Warcraft Cataclysm MMO Gaming Mouse (SteelSeries) not functioning, any way to sort this?

Pretty new to Ubuntu and Linux for home use as a whole, anything I've done in the past has been simple server work so I've never had to deal with troubleshooting my own hardware before, anyway. I ...
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Make a USB device show up as an input and output device

What am I attempting to do? I am trying to make my Line6 Toneport UX1 (hooked up via USB) an output and input device at the same time. Why am I trying to do this? For those of you that don't know, ...
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Touchpad recognized as generic ps/2 mouse on a Dell Inspiron 13z 5323

After installing Ubuntu my touchpad has basic functionality but no edge scrolling, multitouch, or any advanced features. Xinput list shows it as a generic ps/2 mouse: ⎡ Virtual core pointer ...
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Why does bluetooth connect but not transmit any audio?

It connects, but then I don't get any audio in Pulse Audio or in Steam's mic settings. I don't understand why this is so hard. I can get it to work on my PS3 or mac with no trouble. I have a ...
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How to use QQDVR on Ubuntu?

I want to use zoneminder, but the CCTV DVR cable is RG59 not USB , so I bought QQDVR. I use terminal : lsusb Bus 002 Device 007: ID 04b4:8613 Cypress Semiconductor Corp. CY7C68013 EZ-USB FX2 USB ...
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Can't set synaptics “TapButton” options in 12.04 LTS

I have recently upgraded my netbook from Ubuntu 11.04 to 12.04 LTS. Since the upgrade - in fact, possibly since the upgrade to 11.10 - the system no longer registers touchpad taps as mouse clicks ...
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Pressure Sensitivity with Wacom Bamboo in Inkscape 0.48

The pressure sensitivity for my Wacom Bamboo Pen & Touch in Inkscape 0.48 (running Ubuntu 12.04) does not work. I ticked all options in Input Devices (Wacom Bamboo 16FG 4x5 Pen stylus; Wacom ...
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How can I use my TP-LINK TL-WN7200ND?

I purchased a USB wireless adapter TP-LINK TL-WN7200ND, which uses a Ralink RT3070 chipset. Right now I'm using Ubuntu 12.10. It detects the adapter as Ralink, but when I try to use it, it doesn't ...
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How do I disable double-click drag in Ubuntu?

I can find an option in the mouse settings to bring the drag and drop time threshold to very small, which helps with accidental events, but I can't find an option to disable it all together.
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System apparently doesn't recognize USB microphone input

I purchased an Audio Technica USB microphone a while ago, but my system doesn't recognise input into it. When I plug it in and open Audacity, I see the microphone input options (such as 'ATR USB ...
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How to differentiate barcode scanner data from regular keyboard input?

I am looking forward to buy a barcode scanner for a project. This project is a web application running as a web server on the local computer, and a browser on that same machine for the client-side. ...
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QinHeng CH345 USB MIDI device not showing up in lsusb

I have a USB MIDI cable which shows up on connect in the kernel messages as: usb 1-1.2: new full-speed USB device number 12 using dwc_otg yet, somehow in lsusb this device does not show up: Bus ...
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lsusb - where device description comes from

For one of my attached USB devices (2773:0104) I see no description in lsusb command output: user@Thinkpad-Laptop:~/binaries$ lsusb Bus 008 Device 002: ID 0a5c:217f Broadcom Corp. Bus 008 Device ...
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How to simulate a USB plug?

I have an app that implements some automations when an USB key is plugged. While developing, I have to test it in a specific environment (derivative from Debian Squeeze). The app subscribe to HAL ...
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Screen Lag/Running Slow

I am having trouble with Ubuntu 12.10. Everything is working fine, although there is a slight problem. It seems to lag every once in a while, as in I will move the mouse, then about two seconds later ...
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How to troubleshoot and collect bug information for Bluetooth mouse lag on high CPU load? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to debug lag using Bluetooth connected mouse and A2DP headset? I have just migrate to 12.10 and I have noticed that I have huge problem with my Bluetooth mouse left ...
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Configure buttons on Logitech M705 [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I assign actions to all my mouse buttons? I would like change the extra button functionality. I want change the Back/Forward button to Sound up/Sound down. It ...
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What are the files in /dev/input/ and what they do?

I'm fairly new to ubuntu and I've started to search around everywhere and check everything! Recently I saw these files at /dev/input/eventX, js0, mice, mouseX. By printing the output using "cat" I ...
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How can I wake up my PC with any key

My external keyboard does not have a suspend button. Is there any way I can set up Ubuntu to use a different key (or any key for that matter) to wake the PC if it has been suspended.
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Run script on Wacom Bamboo button press

I have Wacom Bamboo tablet which has some buttons on the device. How can I configure a script to be run when I press one of them?
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Sound Input Device not detected in laptop

I have a VAIO VPCEA23EN laptop with Ubuntu 12.04. Its unable to detect sound input hardware. How can I fix the problem. Here is the screenshot of my sound input tab.
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Most basic input devices: What can we use other than a keyboard to make selections in the BIOS and during installation? [closed]

I wonder if there is anything else that might conceivably be used to input commands. I am sure there must be some imaginative possibilities!
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Backtick (Grave accent) button sticking

I have Ubuntu 12.04 running in a Virtual Box virtual machine, on my Windows 7 32bit system. It has been working great, except that the backtick/tilde button sticks(not physically). When I hit the ...
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Which logs will tell me about the Touchpad and Keyboard locking up?

I have an Asus N53SM laptop that I leave running for several weeks at a time. I never put it in hibernate or suspend, I only close the lid when I'm not using it. After a few days or weeks of running, ...