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Generate decryption key for manual recovery

I'm new to Ubuntu. I'm just learning Linux now. I did try to find the answer first before posting, but could not. Got lots of stuff on encryption, but not the answer I needed. I installed Ubuntu ...
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Issues entering letter “O”. Ubuntu 14.04, Lenovo ThinkPad S1 Yoga

I have problems entering the letter "o". I am running Ubuntu 14.04 in a Lenovo ThinkPad S1 Yoga (dual boot with pre-installed Windows 8) Sometimes right from the beginning of the session I have ...
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How to change a specific third level character? [Ubuntu 14.10]

For example, pressing third level chooser (not compose key, as I posted earlier) + v = @. However, I want third level chooser + v to print #. Is there a way to accomplish this?
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Shell scripting bash: How to detect Alt+N keystroke?

I want to write a script that always listens in the background and execute a particular command when the user hits a specific key combination such as Alt + N. How this can be done?
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How to revoke old OpenPGP keys?

I've been foolish over the years and created a few OpenPGP keys for various reasons (mostly self teaching) and never revoked any of them or changed them etc before re-installs or whatnot. Anyhow I ...
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What key for Ubuntu option during pre boot (small twist)?

This question is close to others on the site but I still haven't found an answer. I have a Toshiba Satellite with Windows 7. Ubuntu has been installed on it and I have used it before. I haven't ...
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Change keyboard layout (specific keys) or exchange the functionality. Ubuntu 12.10

I've this new keyboard where the keys from F1 up to f12 have custom functionality (like music control, next track, and brightness control ...). All this is OK but the problem is that these custom ...
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Enable Google Authenticator with PEM key-based auth of AWS EC2 Ubuntu Server

I am trying to configure to use Google Authenticator with AWS EC2 PEM file key-based auth. I have tried a number of setups with the closest being a combination of this: ...
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Bootmenu hiding it?

Is there a way to hide the boot menu ? For example i got 2 ways of booting ubuntu/windows. I want to hide boot and to boot directly to windows. And also it may be reactivated for pressing two keys ? ...
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Double (different) key press detected

I have Windows 8 and Ubuntu 14.10 as dual boot. I have PS2 keyboard. Sometimes randomly (can't reproduce yet) Ubuntu detects multiple different key presses when I press specific buttons. Some buttons ...
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small case won't type in terminal,

all characters type everywhere else, keyboard not faulty, can type uppercase F and scale down using alt l so only in terminal and only lower case f. Anyone have any ideas>?
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problem with using git using private key

sorry if this question seems so easy but I'm new with UBUNTU and I still couldn't figure that out. I've been given a private key with password to clone and install a software from a repository using ...
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How to change one key in the keyboard?

I need to change only one key in my keyboard, the key for ç, it is not used in my language nor the keyboard language so I don't know why someone would put that key there, in fact I've only seen that ...
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typing arrows in plain text?

In plain text (as opened in emacs, gedit, ...), how can I type up and down arrows? I type the up arrow in two lines, as "^" above "|", where aligning them is very inconvenient. I don't know how to ...
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Fast-pressed key triggers auto-repeat (Ubuntu 14.04 LTS)

When a key is pressed and released quickly, it will auto-repeat until the keyboard is touched again. Lorem Ipsummmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmm It looks like the system receives the "keypress" ...
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My ssh server stop accepting public keys after an upgrade

I know this has been asked 100 times but I tried the answers in other places (including changing permission of my ~/ssh directory) and I couldn't find a method to solve the problem. Background: my ssh ...
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wget | apt key add problem

just tried to install a key from acestream (Ubuntu 14.04). This command doesn't work for me: sudo wget -O - http://repo.acestream.org/keys/acestream.public.key | sudo apt-key add - The key is ...
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Disable PrtSc + B instareboot “feature”

How can I disable this: Magic SysRq key The keyboard layout on my Lenovo Thinkpad X230 is such, that the keys Prt Sc and Ctrl are right next to eachother, as are the V and B keys and it is very ...
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How to make non-ascii-armored public key from ascii-armored secret key

I have old key pair (GnuPG keys), both only ascii-armored 1 fresh Ubuntu-Desktop 14.04 installation How can I make a non-ascii armored public key from the old secret key?
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CTRL ATL and SHIFT key keep sticking

I use Ubuntu 14.04 LTS on my Lenovo Y500. Whenever I press either Ctrl, Alt or Shift key it keeps sticking. Not the key itself but the command. I does so until I press on it 2x in a row. Same problem ...
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How do I generate a new OTR key for Pidgin

I accidentally leaked my OTR key. How do I generate a new one in Pidgin?
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How can I get us international dead keys on ubuntu 14.04?

Ever since I upgraded the dead keys on us international and uk international are non existent. All I'm getting are regular old apostrophes. I tried removing the us international and reassigning it but ...
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HP Envy and Airplane mode button

I've a HP Envy 17 notebook but if I press FN + F12 in order to activate Airplane mode, this doesn't works. Some solutions?
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Having Problems with custom keys

well i have a Korean Samsung notebook from South Korea. I had no problems installing the language and i'm able to type in Korean. 안녕~ The problem is that I have a special button that's called 한영 ...
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remapping k to the right shift button

I have been looking on askubuntu for help, but couldn't find the help I needed, so now I just ask. My k key doesn't work, when pressed, and since its a older laptop, i just wish to remap the k key ...
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Configuring arrow keys on media

I just installed Ubuntu and I'm extremely happy about it, I can see myself switching to Linux from Windows permanently. There's a slight problem however, when I'm watching a movie, arrow keys skip ...
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Amazon aws type keys generation

There is perfect security model when connecting to Amazon AWS instance. But I would like to be able to make such key my self for custom user. To be clear it will be user with git repository, but it ...
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Where do I find Ubuntu's PGP signatures and signing keys? [duplicate]

where can I find PGP signatures and signing keys for Ubuntu? I want to verify the download, but the only thing I can find are the MD5 hashes (https://help.ubuntu.com/community/UbuntuHashes). I can't ...
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ssh connection, using my private key from windows into ubuntu

I'm using ssh connection on windows. I want to use the same connection on ubuntu, so I copied my private key and I pasted it into /root/.ssh But when I'm doing ssh user@server with the terminal, I'm ...
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Which keys to go up or down in Terminal

When I open terminal I do not like to use mouse so I had trouble when I want to go upper in the page or go down the page . So is there any key switch for that in order to navigate the page without ...
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Permission denied (publickey,password): How to remove a password from an embedded device

I am trying to connect to an embedded device of mine through ssh. It's a FOX G20 V board. But I am having a hard time connecting because it always asks me for a password (it didn't used to before). ...
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How to permanently disable the F10 key?

I have a problem with my laptop, that has a permanently stuck F10 key. Is there any way to disable this key for both, text mode and X window system? I found out, that in X system this can be realized ...
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Unknown pgp key in my key ring

I have a key in my keyring and I don't know how it got there. Every other key I imported other than this one. How do keys make it into the keyring other than by me importing them?
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VirtualBox release key after a few seconds

I am using Ubuntu in VirtualBox and it works pretty fine, but there is a problem that I am having since I started using it. I use Emacs and therefore, I use a lot of combinations/shortcuts/bindings ...
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How to reconfigure keyboard (W and P not functioning correctly) [duplicate]

I was reluctant in asking this question but everything I've researched has led me to a dead end. Shift + w and Shift + p aren't working correctly. So I'm unable to use W and P unless I use the caps ...
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Clone Ubuntu with openssh-server, Still asking for password

I have a Ubuntu virtual machine with ssh installed. (Ubuntu 12 with GUI) I clone it and renew the clone IP address. I want that the Master can have ssh to the clone without asking password. I had ...
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How to unlock the boot partition in GParted

First of I am a total noob in Ubuntu and have never used a Linux-based system before. Just to give you an image of how little knowledge I have: I am at the point where I am trying to understand the ...
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Can we set the root without password?

Suppose that I had set the root password before with ssh key. Hereinafter, I want to let the root without password. Is there a way to do that? Thank you
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How to revoke gnupg public key without private key?

Long story short I have an key generated with seahorse and mistakenly deleted it from my system. I do remember passphrase but I don't have this key anywhere on my system. Scanned trough Ask Ubuntu but ...
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remapping shift key and bash script startup problem

My keyboard both shift key malfunctioned, my OS is Ubuntu 13.04. So I am using one of the control key as shift key. I did this using xkeycaps tool, and that's working fine and I need to do this ...
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Ubuntu 13.10 duplicates my key presses

I have upgraded from Ubuntu 13.04 to 13.10 and it now constantly duplicates my key presses when I am in a browser, HUD or libreoffice. So if I type "ubuntu" it types "uubbuunnttuu". When I press ...
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How to configure a SSH server to use a certain public key?

I have a dual boot Windows 7 / Ubuntu 12.04 desktop and I have installed openSSH server in both (using cygwin64 under windows). I connected from my laptop, running Ubuntu 12.04, to the Cygwin64 ...
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setup ssh encryption keys

Here is the situation: I have 4 Linux servers. /home is same for all the four servers. (It's a network drive). I want to setup a password-less SSH via setting up encryption keys. I created RSA key ...
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GPG error in Ubuntu update

When I run the sudo apt-get update, it results in the following Reading package lists... Done W: GPG error: http://ppa.launchpad.net lucid Release: The following signatures couldn't be verified ...
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How to use rsync via ssh with rsa key passphrases?

How can I use rsync with passphrases? All googled "solutions" i found use passphrase-less keys which seems no real option. i am runnning 2 ubuntu servers 12.04.2 LTS.
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Private key not found

I have tried to generate server certificate for apache2 earlier.... I have noticed one error in apache server. Which means that Apache can't find the private key component of new SSL certificate. Now ...
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type French accents with US international keyboard [duplicate]

I am running Lubuntu on my laptop and would like to write French accents with a US keyboard. I find the compose key solution ([Alt]+[accent] at the same time, followed by a [letter]) not that handy... ...
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SSH Keys on multiple operating systems

I have a Ubuntu Server 13.04 and I currently use password only SSH login. After seeing how many attempts were made to maliciously login to SSH I need to switch to key based authentication. I have ...
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Dell Inspiron 5220 Screen Brightness buttons

I've installed Ubuntu 13.04, everything seems fine except using the FN-key to change the laptop's brightness. It just stays permanently on full brightness. Even if I go into System Settings and ...
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Shortcut key for switching into desktop

In windows there is a shortcut key to minimize a game. It's like Ctrl + Alt + Tab or Ctrl + Alt + Del to join taskmanager or sign out of your account. It that possible in Ubuntu? I tried Ctrl + ...