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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 + ...
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SSH ids are forgotten on logout

I'm having trouble setting up SSH public key authentication. I want to use this to backup my server to a backup server with SSH. I will do this automatically with a cronjob, so I can't type in the ...
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SSH public key authentication doesn't work

I'm having trouble setting up public key authentication for an SSH server on Ubuntu Server 12.04 (A) for authentication from an Ubuntu Server 13.04 (B). What I'm doing now (I'm trying to follow the ...
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Is Ubuntu's archive signing key available via HTTPS somewhere?

I'm writing a program that needs to download GPG keys for various distributions to do unattended net installs. To do this securely and in an automated way, I need to download the key via HTTPS, which ...
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Screen resolution changes when a key is pressed

Ubuntu 13.4 64 Bit (same behaviour on 12.4). Laptop is off. An external screen is connected via VGA. I start the laptop (auto-login). Screen resolution is the highest for both the laptop screen and ...
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How to generate WEP keys from a passphrase

I have a passphrase and I want to generate a WEP keys from it. Are there a linux command for that?
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How do I set ctrl+e to be “end of line”?

I have recently gotten a system 76 gazelle lap top with ubuntu 12.10. So far a I very happy except with one feature. I am use to ctrl+e for end of line. ctrl+a for beginning of line. These ...
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How to cat the `MAAS Key` of a user via `maas shell`?

When we login to MAAS web UI, we can see the user MAAS Key in the Preferences page. Is there any chance to cat it as a text via console command maas shell?!
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disable a key on an OS level

I have a volume control wheel on the basse of my laptop which I always spin by mistake. When spun, the letters 6~ start to pop up in rapid succession. Annoying as this is, when in my vim ...
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Key needs to be typed two times to display

I am using ubuntu 12.04 and keyboard layout English(US, alternative international). When I press the key ' or " (single quote & double quote) key, it does not output when pressed first time, it ...
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Unlocking the disk (sda5_crypt) Enter Passphrase

I had installed ubuntu 12.10 with security key for enscrypting system hard disk which requires you to enter the passphrase before the login screen every time you boot your system... i wanted to get ...
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Getting character key code mappings in ubuntu

I am trying to play around with some keyboard layouts in ubuntu. Now there is a program called showkey which lets me see the keycode for any key pressed in the terminal. Is there any command to get ...
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Generating WPA/WPA2 Key in linux bash?

How can I generate a new random wpa/wap2 key in the linux terminal? I tried pwgen but this is not generating hexadecimal values.
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rsa, ssh and repository

I'm using kubuntu and I generated a key using this command: mkdir ~/.ssh chmod 700 ~/.ssh ssh-keygen -t rsa and I prompted the passphrase and the location here: Generating public/private rsa key ...
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Ubuntu 12 'Connect to Server…' With Key [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Key-based SSH login with Nautilus' “Connect to Server” On my Ubuntu 12 installation I'd like to 'Connect to Server...' from the file explorer via SSH but the ...
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binding back/forward to mouse buttons

I have a basic logitech mouse with 5 buttons: left, right, wheel left, wheel, wheel right. I used to use wheel left and right for going back and forward in my browser or navigator. Now this doesn't ...
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Cannot set 'alt-a' as shorcut in system shorcuts

I'm using Ubuntu 12.10 and I'm trying to set a hotkey alt-a, but the alt key highlights the menu bar and so when I press a it goes back to 'All Settings' and doesn't set the hotkey. How can I set ...
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How to block super powers?

I have a Super or a Windows key on my keyboard. As a Windows user I'm used to using it to open the start-menu. On Ubuntu its a very sensitive key. Sometimes when I press it by mistake the whole system ...
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Why doesn't super key display some scripts?

I recently downloaded CrashPlan for my laptop running 12.04. It installed a shortcut to the desktop to the GUI which is pointing at /usr/local/crashplan/bin/CrashPlanDesktop (a shell script). This is ...
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Unity Dash not launching-11.10

I'm running 11.10. I was on my computer today and I wanted to launch unity dash. But I pressed the superkey (Windows Key) and nothing happened. I pressed the ''Dash Home'' button but still nothing. ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 + Eclipse 64 bits key binding error

The text is quite extense so, this is just a part of it: !SESSION 2012-11-23 10:15:52.442 ----------------------------------------------- eclipse.buildId=I20120608-1200 java.version=1.7.0_09 ...
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How to interpret the contents of ~/.gconf?

Consider a key like /apps/metacity/global_keybindings/cycle_windows I can access this this key using gconf-editor. However when I cd to ~/.gconf/apps/metacity I find an empty file named ...
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Override key binding

I use Inspiron 1460 which need to press Fn key to enter F4. This thus make my Alt+F4 more difficult because I need to press 3 keys instead two shorter key combination. I want to change the key binding ...
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Tab key doesn't work

Since a couple of days, my Tab key doesn't work. Alt + Tab works fine. For example in a text editor it does nothing, but for example in a form in the browser it blinks/focuses the field but it ...
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Wake up from screen off (like Windows and Mac)

Is there a way to configure Ubuntu such that it doesn't require 2 keystrokes to wake it up from the state where the screen is disabled after being absent, but a simple touch on the touchpad suffices ...
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Override custom keyboard shortcut limit

I would like to add a custom keyboard shortcut for the "Home" button, but I get the error: The shortcut "Home" cannot be used because it will become impossible to type using this key. I am using ...
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Preseeding: Can't access cdrom?

At work we often need to install Ubuntu Server and several extra packages while offline. To make this faster, I'm creating a custom Ubuntu Server install via preseeding (following this documentation: ...
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Trouble Setting up Open SSH with Putty

I for the life of me can't seem to get openSSH to work on Ubuntu Server 10.10 with keys I generated in PuttyGen on my Windows machine. After hours of trial and error and web searches I can't get my ...
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custom hot key for terminal command

I want to hit F1 and have a string with return key to be typed automatically into the terminal I am in. I do not want to do it with bash_profile because I want it to be configured locally in once ...
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How do I create one user without key authentication?

I've completed the following steps: I have configured Ubuntu server with Key authentication and it is working fine. I have disabled password authentication for key authentication to work. The server ...
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Cloud instances in OpenStack can't import public SSH key

does anybody know how to actually fix the problem of Ubuntu Cloud VM instances in OpenStack not being able to import public keys from Nova-api's meta-data server with the following message: ...
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Xubuntu 12.04 Sony VGN-FJ170 Brightness/Volume/S1/S2 keys are not functional

I just installed Xubuntu on an old test laptop (as in topic). None of the 'extra' function key works. FN+F2/F3/F4 = Volume control (fail), FN+F5/F6 = Brightness control (fail), and S1 and S2 fail to ...
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Where can I get a list of SCHEMA / PATH / KEY to use with gsettings?

After doing some research, I found that I can quickly set configuration options using the gsettings command in the terminal, instead of installing dconf-editor or gconf-editor or CCSM. But we need ...
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Fn keys and card reader not working in Asus k55

I am using ubuntu 12.04 in my new Asus K55 (Intel® Chief River Chipset HM76). It works pretty well but the SD card reader is not recognized, and the Fn keyboard keys are not working. I have followed ...
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Super Key doesn't work on Kubuntu 12.04

I have Kubuntu 12.04 installed on HP 430 Notebook PC. My problem is that when I press Super Key, nothing happened. Some of my Fn keys did not work either. I have changed the Keyboard Model in System ...
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How can I permanently save a password-protected SSH key?

I am using Awesome Window Manager How can I permanently add private keys with password? Inspired by the answer here I have added the private keys in ~/.ssh/config Contents of ~/.ssh/config: ...
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The Fn key wont work on Toshiba satellite L735?

The Fn key wont work on Toshiba satellite L735 on ubuntu 12.04 so anyone can help me please ???
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How to remap Super(left) key to control key

Could anyone please tell me how to remap my Super(left) key to Ctrl key? I mean Super(left) should work as Ctrl key..
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Multimedia email key doesn't work in KDE

My laptop keyboard have two multimedia keys: email and www. Key to open www browser works and has no problem, but email key after it has pressed doesn't open email client. When I configure this ...
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Booting problem with 12.04

i do have a 12.04 ubuntu on my notebook , but i do have a problem with it. I cannot boot , if i dont press anything then there is a black screen , and it does not boot. If i press the space button , ...
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Unlock all private keys on Ubuntu, entering password only once at login

I login to Ubuntu 12.04 using a password. Later on, when I use my browser(Chrome), I'm asked for a password to unlock the keychain so that the browser can access my saved credentials for various ...