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

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Can't add accents in certain apps

In certain programs, I can't add accents. In most programs and packages, I just press ´, and then a, turning it to an á. In other packages it doesn't work: In Telegram Desktop it turns into an a ...
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Disabling Touch-to-Click when TrackPad Appears as PS/2 Generic Mouse

I have a Vostro 3560 with Ubuntu 13.10. I want to disable my touchpad's touch-to-click ability. gpointing-device-settings shows my trackpad as a PS/2 Generic Mouse so it's not very helpful.
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Wacom Bamboo CTH-300 not recognized Ubuntu 14.04

I recently got the Wacom Bamboo tablet (CTH-300) and, obviously, I wanted to try it out! So, I plugged it in...and nothing happened. I tried changing USB ports - nothing. I checked out the Wacom ...
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Get keyboard input without requiring root and without x11

I'm trying to capture keyboard input in a C/C++ program without requiring root privileges and without the use of X11 XNextEvent(). I've tried to open the device directly, but for obvious security ...
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My ps3 controller stopped working 2 days ago

I used to use my ps3 controller to play games, and a couple of days ago it stopped working. I get this message during boot up (after BIOS): [ (some numers)] sony 0003.054c.(more numbers): can't set ...
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writing to an USB optical mouse

On the internet I find a lot of examples of people reading from the /dev/input/mouseX device the dX, dY and status byte from an USB optical mouse. From some research I found out that such an USB ...
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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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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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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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How to get device ID

I am using ubuntu 11.04 on my system. I want to disable the touchpad of the laptop, and for that I need the device id. Can anybody explain how to find the device ID of my device?
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How can I get my Microsoft Wireless Mobile Mouse to work?

I recently got a Sony Vaio VPCEB series laptop and I tried hooking in my external Microsoft Wireless Mobile Mouse 4000 into the computer (it has a small usb flash drive that hooks into the computer). ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 mouse not working but detected

I have a Razer Imperator mouse that used to work just fine until yesterday. lsusb, xinput and dmesg all correctly list the mouse, but yet it doesn't work. Can anyone give some tips on how to debug ...
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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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Dell Precion m6600 touch screen cursor problems

I have a Dell Precision M6600 and installed Ubuntu 12.04. The cursor jumps around all by itself when I'm not even touching the keyboard. When I try to type the cursor goes crazy and clicks and jumps ...
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How can I get my bluetooth headset's microphone working? [closed]

I have a Neurosky Mindset that doubles as a bluetooth headset. Bluetooth picks up the device fine and I have audio working. In sound preferences for input devices the headset isn't listed so I'm ...
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Device id in ubuntu

I am using Ubuntu 11.04 on my laptop.I want to make the the touchpad disable.For that I need the device id.So can any one tell me how to get the device id using ubuntu?
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mouse and keyboard unresponsive OR black screen

I'm very new to Kubuntu. After several attempts I was able to finally install Kubuntu successfully. After the reboot, I got to the login screen. Nothing unusual until I login when the mouse and ...
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Operate Genius ColorPage-Vivied 1200xe on Ubuntu14.04 LTS

I can not install the scanner Genius ColorPage-Vivied 1200XE on Ubuntu 14.04LTS, the scanner utilities can not recognize the device
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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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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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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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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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How do I get the touchscreen on an HP L5006tm working?

I just got an HP L5006tm given to me (it was going to the dumpster -- wtf?) and I'd like to use it with my ubuntu desktop. I've looked at some pages of the wiki but I'm not sure where to start to get ...
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Mounting an Apple Tv on ubuntu?

Note: I wasn't sure whether to put this question here, or on Apple.SE, so If you think it would be better served there, feel free to migrate it, Although I thought that because it was primarily about ...
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Where does this floating text box come from? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Is it possible to remove “Nautilus search box” from the desktop? This is a bit strange, I would of filed it as a bug report, but I have no idea where it ...
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Is it possible to use mouse buttons as toggles?

An application I use requires me to hold LMB pressed for very long time. This may be uncomfortable. Is there any way, to get mouse button stay pressed event though I have released? A toggle-like ...
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Device is not recognized as a joystick

Ubuntu 15.10 [ 592.587774] usb 1-3: new low-speed USB device number 9 using xhci_hcd [ 592.721091] usb 1-3: New USB device found, idVendor=1781, idProduct=0898 [ 592.721095] usb 1-3: New USB ...
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how to use boogie board sync 9.7 in ubuntu 15.10

i just bought boogie board sync which is a writing tablet but do not supports linux , is there's any way i can use it in my ubuntu as there's no alternative to this product and hate the company which ...
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Keyboard and mouse not working in Ubuntu 14.04

I'm not able to pass login as well as recovery. I have seen that suddenly usb2.0 doesn't work in ubuntu14.04. I have to use 3.0 for mouse and keyboard. lsusb command shows all usb ports. Thanks and ...
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How do I enable middle mouse emulation PERMANENTLY? (15.10)

I can use Ubuntu's gpointing-device-settings A.K.A. "Pointing Devices" to enable middle mouse emulation on my Kensington trackball mouse. However, upon reboot or unplugging and re-plugging my mouse, ...
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Disable devices in grub2 bootloader

Is it possible to disable a device in grub2 so it is not recognized or detected by the operating system when it boots up? The reason I need to do this is because my computer has a faulty touchscreen ...
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How to find the .hwdb header of a general input device?

I have an old USB RF remote that I'd like to use with Kodi. The remote is a non-keyboard input device which generates keycodes. I'd like to do some remapping, but I haven't done that since the days ...
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Sennheiser SD Pro 2 headset makes Ubuntu bugggy

I've got my new wireless headset working, but every time I try to use it, I lose the ability to hit the super button and see my open applications (gnome shell) or change tabs in my browser. Pressing ...
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Which browsers can properly handle non-mouse/keyboard input devices? (Eg touchscreens, graphics tablets, etc)

A W3C Recommendation (24 February 2015) defines events and related interfaces for handling hardware agnostic pointer input from devices including a mouse, pen, touchscreen, etc. Essentiall y letting ...
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ds4drv problem with steam

Any one using ds4drv to emulate a 360 controller with a dualshock 4 ? I have installed it and can take input from the controller, change the led colour, use the trackpad as a mouse and emulator ...
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Keyboard only working every second time

When I open a program I get the behavior that keystrokes don't get registered. If I open the same program again it usually works. I mostly get the behavior with the Terminal. It seems to make no ...
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Getting a old Touchscreen EPOS to work

I have two old EPOS Systems (Toshiba Tec ST-60-C5s) that I'm trying to get working on Ubuntu. I have one machine installed with Ubuntu Minimal and installed Openbox and X11 all fine. While I haven't ...
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My dancepad does not work anymore

I often used my wired dancepad on Kubuntu but it does not work anymore, maybe because of the latest upgrade. The device works on Windows 7 so I don't think that the device causes these problems. ...
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Kega Fusion emulator, no d-pad input?

Anyone using the Kega Fusion emulator ? It works fine for me but the d-pad will not work, I can't map it as a button in the config options, all other buttons work fine, even the triggers. I tried ...
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How do you use a PS4 Controller for the desktop environment?

I am using a PS4 controller on steam and it works a charm. How can I use it to control the GNOME desktop environment?
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Serial device not detected by Lubuntu

Serial Wacom Tablet stylus and Serial Wacom Tablet eraser should appear in the xinput list in a Motion LE 1700, however they are missing in Lubuntu 14 (32bit). Is there a way to make Lubuntu discover ...
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How to know where in /dev/ is a USB keyboard loaded?

To be precise, when you plug in a USB storage device, it is loaded in sd something, but where is a usb keyboard loaded in /dev/?
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Audio input prompt not updated

I am currently running 14.04 on a dell xps 13. I have installed some of the drivers from the driver support pack. However, these drivers were created for 12.04. The problem I am getting is that the ...
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digital tablet which is capable of giving input to my applet?

I have java project , which is currently developing and will be deployed in ubuntu only. Here i need a digital tablet which is having both mouse and pen, which is capable of giving input to my applet ...
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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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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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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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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 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 ...