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Know my windows 8 product key

I have had several problems trying to install Ubuntu alongside my windows 8.1 so as it was booting in UEFI mode, as Im not that into pc games, I decided to format the hard drive and just install ...
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how to login to sftp using filezilla with rsa public/private key in ubuntu 14.04?

I can connect via ssh to a remote server using the passphrase for my private key but i cannot use filezilla to connect via sftp. The sftp server on remote computer is configure for it but when i try ...
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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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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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How to Reassign/Replace a keyboard key with other one

My laptop's spacebar key is broken. You all know it's a very important key. So please tell me how do I reassign spacebar to any other key, e.g. capslock Please help, I am using Ubuntu 12.04 LTS i386 ...
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How can i modify AltGr with xmodmap?

Hi i have a little problem with the order of two keys in my keyboard, instead of being [AltGr] +[<>] like in most of the keyboards in my country, my keyboard comes with the keys this way: [<>] + ...
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How to disable strict host key checking in ssh?

I would like to disable strict host key checking in ssh for ubuntu 11.04. How to do it?
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Trying to import a friend's public OpenPGP key - but nothing happening and I cannot see the key

Strange issue: A friend of mine sent me his public OpenPGP key. I tried the following: Method 1 Pasted his OpenPGP key block into a .txt file Launched seahorse and clicked on File > Import ...
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How to share the public OpenPGP key using GnuPG?

I used GnuPG to generate a key. But looking at the GUI, I cannot tell where my public key is stored. I would like to share it with friends. I clicked on export, this exported a name.asc file, but ...
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OpenSSH .ppk file not working - host does not exist?

I have two machines: A server running Lubuntu (ragendbin) A PC running Windows 7 (farore) I have been using SSH to access the Lubuntu server from the Windows PC. However, until now I have been ...
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Change printscreen key to options key

Lenovo l440 has a pretty stupid key design, where options key(emulates a right click) is gone and we have a printscreen key in its place. Is there a way to get options key function on prtsc key ?
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Is there a GUI Keyboard Remapper App?

Running Ubuntu 15.02. Tried finding the keyboard layout tab and now I'm convinced it's gone missing with this latest release. Thus, I'm looking for a simple app that does the same thing... I'm a Mac ...
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How to set some key turbo pressing instead of usual middle mouse button behaviour?

There is a browser game. Sometimes I need to press a key on a keyboard very fast. How can I simulate turbo key pressing when middle mouse button is pushed and then recover it's behaviour after ...
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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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Seahorse: Does “file export” always just exports the public key?

Or in other words: is it always secure to do "File -> Export" in Seahorse and mail this file to a person you want to share data (safely via encryption) with? So Seahorse never includes any crucial / ...
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Can't SSH with Key Authentication

I created an RSA keypair using ssh-keygen on Ubuntu Desktop 14.04.2 LTS ssh-keygen -b 2048 -t rsa -f ~/.ssh/<keyname> -o Than I added the public key to the remote Ubuntu Server 14.04.2 LTS ...
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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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Keyboard keys not working all of a sudden?

OK,I'm running Ubuntu in the 'Try without install' mode.The keyboard was responding alright for the few minutes.Then all of a sudden one by one the keys started losing functionality. Right now I'm ...
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Complete walk through on creating a new user +Key if nessecary

I am very new to all of this. I use PuTTY to access my WHM Minecraft server without any issue as root. I want to make a new account, I have googled for 2 days and nothing is working. ...
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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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Apt-Get missing keys and won't let me add new ones [duplicate]

APT gives me this when I run sudo apt-get update: W: GPG error: http://repository.spotify.com stable InRelease: The following signatures couldn't be verified because the public key is not ...
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Gaming macros on ubuntu

I've been able to run League of Legends on wine, and now i'm trying to associate macros to my mouse buttons. I've used xbindkeys+xte to simulate keystrokes. For example: # Press mouse button 1, will ...
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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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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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The following signatures couldn't be verified because the public key is not available: NO_PUBKEY

When I look for my error key number 0429ACCAF7AA50B3, it is not in the database, thus I cannot receive or generate anything even none of this did not work: ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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?