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Disabling touch screen only temporary

I have a problem in that my touch screen is cracked, and so the mouse moves to continually click up and down the crack, which means I can get very little done on my laptop unless I'm in the BIOS. Not ...
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How do I disable joystick input?

The file /dev/input/js0 related to joysticks is giving me some problems in games. I just renamed the file and everything went to normal. So, how do I disable joystick input? I am using Ubuntu 12.04.
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Input signal out of range; Change settings to 1600 x 900

I recently installed Ubuntu 12.04 onto my HP Pavilion, in an attempt to make the desktop able to dual-boot Windows 7 and Ubuntu. I managed to get down to the last step, and finished the installation ...
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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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Onscreen keyboard like behaviour of regular keyboard

When I hold down a key on a regular keyboard, the key gets repeated over and over. I do see the advantages of that for an electrical typewriter. On Android (and other glass pecking devices) when I ...
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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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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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specify non-printing keys as input to shell command

Ubuntu 12.04 LTS Server 64 I have a shell script that runs in unattended mode. The script executes a command that displays a curses/ncurses UI which normally expects the user to navigate a menu via ...
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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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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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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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Configure Wacom Intuos S Pen (CH480L)

Hello My problem is this: I can not configure the 4 physical buttons tablet. I searched a lot but can not find a post that speak clearly about it. I tried using "xsetwacom" but to enter "button Stylus ...
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Input Not Supported Xubuntu 12.04 LTS

Need Help with my Machine Because Every time I turn on my machine I always get this error Input Not Supported and it takes a little bit of time then immediately it will pop directly to user login.. ...
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Typing is extremely sluggish/choppy after upgrading to 14.04

Last night I upgraded to 14.04. Since then, typing text has been almost unbearably unresponsive. Double letters often pop up, while letters are skipped at other times. The worst happens in Terminal, ...
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Trackball w/ 4 buttons: how to remap one of buttons to double click?

I've got Kensington Slimblade trackball which I've used at my workplace on Windows for past several years. Today it moved to my house and I'm curious if I'm able to configure mouse buttons with ...
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TVHeadEnd on Pi saying “No input detected”

This is my first time posting on here. I had a ubuntu 12.04.3LTS server running TVHeadEnd, with a RPi as the frontend. Everything was working fine, i then went and brought myself a little Dell ...
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iBus Japanese input Anthy does not work in Chrome after upgrade to Ubuntu 13.10 - what's wrong ?

My Chrome version is 31.0.1650.63. After the upgrade to 13.10 I struggled to get the Anthy (iBus) input back and working. I thought I had at last but now I discovered that it works pretty much ...
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Audio Input to Audio Output

my Audio output is broken, but i also have an audio input which i dont need,is there any chance that i could change them so the input will be the output? Nice Greeting Maria PS: Sorry for my bad ...
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Roccat Isku FX Multicolor - Color change

I want to buy a Roccat Isku FX Multicolor as replacement for my G15. Will the color be saved after configuration (Windows Software)? After changing the color to green or to orange, will the same ...
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How do I configure fcitx googlepinyin IM?

I've installed the fcitx googlepinyin wrapper IM, opened the "fcitx configure tool" and can't seem to add any input methods. Am I missing something? Any other recommendations for a pinyin input ...
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Input not supported. Please help!

I rebooted my computer running Ubuntu 12.04 and now I'm getting an "input not supported" or "mode not supported" (depending on which monitor i hook my computer up to). I understand this is because of ...
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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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Forms not working properly

I am Website Designer. I created an input text box through Blue Fish HTML Editor. But when I previewed in Firefox it is showing overlapped to next column. But in windows same browser is showing ...
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Configure ibus to generate “à” using Compose + a + `

I would like to have ibus work like to corresponding system in OS X. In order to get an "à" in a text field I want to make these steps: I press the Compose key I press the a key (an "a" appear in ...
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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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Sometimes, when I press Alt-F4, a stream of “p”s is generated

Sometimes, when I press Alt-F4 to close a program or window, the computer starts acting as if I'm holding down the P key, which creates lag and hijacks whatever text field is in focus. Why is this ...
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Touch screen not recognize by Ubuntu 13.04

I have a Lenovo C315 10038: after install Ubuntu 13.04 64bits i've installed sudo apt-get install xserver-xorg-input-* and nothing this is the infor from lsusb, lspci, xinput commands xinput ⎡ ...
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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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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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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 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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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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Pen input and software backing

Will ubuntu phones have hardware support and software backing for pen like in microsoft surface and samsung note ?
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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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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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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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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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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 ...
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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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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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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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help getting secondary mouse buttons to work? also have a k70 rgb keyboar numpad problem

i have a corsair M65 mouse, it has two buttons on the side on windows known as mouse button 4 and 5. also there is a sniper button. I haven't been able to use them at all, i'm using Ubuntu 15.04. i ...
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Keyboard is recognised, won't accept input

So I have a Corsair K70 RGB keyboard and it works fine in Windows, GRUB, and BIOS. However, it won't work in Linux. Going into terminal and using the command xinput list I get: Virtual core pointer ...
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Very inconsistant mouse wheel scrolling

Every time I start my Ubuntu the mouse wheel scroll seems to be set to a random amount. Normally it should scroll three line per click but each new boot it seems to set a random amount of scroll. I ...
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How do I constrain the usable area of my touchpad for two finger input?

Thanks to an answer to a question I previously asked, I was able to make it so that the two buttons on the touchpad of my Asus laptop were excluded from the area that is used to move the mouse. ...
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Persitent key combination generation on Dell Vostro 3550

I have installed Ubuntu 12.04 on my new Dell Vostro 3550 and noticed persistent windows and cursor blinking. When going to console (ctrl+alt+f1) and using 'cat' I see persistent generation of this ...