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Control or input problems in games

I have somes problems with some games in Ubuntu 12.04 64 bit, both in WINE and with native games in that I can't control the characters since they always move forward or in circles. That happens in ...
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Ubuntu Software Center “software requires mouse, but none setup” win installing a purchased app

Fresh install of Ubuntu 12.04 64bit on Asus laptop. Everything works as expected except this odd warning.
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When I run sudo lshw in terminal, it asks for my administrator password, but it won't accept keyboard input when I try to type? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Nothing shows up on the screen when I type my password I have been trying to run [sudo lshw] but it asks [password for grace: [] ] So when I try to type my password, it ...
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How do I allow more than one user to read the output and enter commands for a program running in the Terminal remotely via SSH?

I've looked around and I've seen that some people recommended using Screen, but I don't exactly know what they meant. The program in question is a Minecraft server. I need it to be able to allow ...
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How do I write unicode charcaters in console mode?

I know that I'm available to write unicode characters in a terminal application by pressing ctrl+shift+u + unicode hex value, but I don't know how to input ` (the grave accent for example), or any ...
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How do I end standard input without a newline character?

I press Ctrl+D to end standard input, but it only works if I'm on a fresh line. And that requires me to push Enter first, which puts an unwanted new line character in there. Is there any way around ...
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How to correctly get RIGHT KEYSEQ for readline in .inputrc?

What I struggle with: I'm configuring ~/.inputrc file to be same as mine custom emacs key-bindings and I'm struggling very much with readline's key sequences. What I mean by that is that if I want ...
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Periodic short freezes after new fresh installation [closed]

I have the problem that my screen and input freezes for approx 1 sec about every 30 sec. I have googled a bit and found that this symptom has showed up with several different actual causes. For ...
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Keyboard doesn't work in certain applications when using an external monitor

When connect to external monitor and extend display to ext minitor, keyborad input does not work for certain application(Java UI, eg username, password input dialog). In single monitor mode, never ...
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How to identify relation between HID /dev/input/* files and real hardware?

My friend had problems with touchscreen (they are gone after two reboots) after her sister used her laptop and when I tried to help I didn't find a way to identify /dev/input/* files. One way I've ...
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Onlive using wine the raw input

I've been doing a great deal of searching for the past few days for this. I used to be able to play onlive games with wine. (With a few tweaks here and there. (I think.)) But the problem now is that ...
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how to make my input only from the external mic instead of both built-in mic and the external

I have a problem with my microphone. I want to record sound with my external microphone, but it picks up sound from built-in laptop microphone too, and it makes noise. my input settings only shows ...
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Interacting with a linux input kernel driver from userspace

I'm developing a linux kernel driver for a multitouch device. Right now I have already touch being injected to the linux kernel subsystem and it is working. The problem is that I also need to interact ...
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Questions regarding kernel multitouch input driver [closed]

I'm developing a linux kernel driver for a multitouch device. I have used as start point the usbtouchscreen driver included in linux-3.0 kernel source. Altough I can already make my mouse pointer ...
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With Ubuntu 11.04 and 11.10, why do I have to run commands to enable two finger scrolling?

When I run the following commands in the terminal the radio button in the mouse options will enable two finger scrolling. If I do not run these commands first, then scrolling radio button no longer ...
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Japanese Anthy(ibus) not working for Skype 2.2 Beta? [closed]

I've been looking around for a fix to the Japanese Anthy(ibus) fix for Skype 2.2 beta for a few days now and I've been unable to find a fix for it. I'm a new user of Linux and my current setup is ...
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Accidently activated keyboard input methods

I accidentally activated keyboard input methods and now my keyboard does not respond. I don't know what to do. I'm being forced to use my android to look it up. I'm using Ubuntu 11.04.
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Can I have my cyberglove p5 working?

I have recently got this cool device: However, I can't find -any- information on it and ubuntu together, so i was wondering if any of you have any experience with this. I don't know anything about ...
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Pressing dead keys twice

I've recently switched from Windows to Ubuntu 11.04, and a difference that bugs me a bit is, when a dead key (such as ^ or ´) is pressed twice, the behavior differs in the two OS'es. On Windows, the ...
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Realtek ALC1200 Sound input

i'm using Realtek audio card in MSI GX620 Laptop $ cat /proc/asound/card0/codec#* | grep Codec Codec: Realtek ALC1200 Codec: Motorola Si3054 Codec: Nvidia MCP78 HDMI $ uname -a Linux machine 2.6.32-...
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Getting touchpad to work in desktop ubuntu

I bought a small touchpad to stick on top of the keyboard, and it works fine on the windows computer, but not on my ubuntu desktop. I mean, when I do "xinput list" it shows the following: ⎡ Virtual ...
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Cannot type backquote or backtick in xterm

Ubuntu 10.10, 32 bit, XTerm(261), Keyboard layout = Canadian Somehow, the backquote (backtick = `) character can't be input does not get entered in XTerm. I type it and nothing happens. The cursor ...
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Is there any way to use the audio input of a 13" MacBook Pro?

First question here! I have a 13" MacBook Pro with Ubuntu 10.10 and I get every piece of hardware working without problem... but sound input. My machine can reproduce sound correctly, but I can ...
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Can I overamplify a microphone input?

I am experiencing a persistent problem with sound input from internal microphone on my ASUS K52F laptop (iCore M350, Ubuntu 10.10). It produces low level Skype input. Is it possible artificially ...