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Ubuntu shut down using keyboard

I'm trying the "poweroff" keyword to shut down my Ubuntu 13.10. The terminal produces the following: jay@ubuntu:~$ poweroff poweroff: Need to be root How can I root my pack?
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How can I open an app with a custom keyboard shortcut?

How do I open an application by a custom keyboard shortcut, like Ctrl+M for opening System Monitor?
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Switch layout with 'Shift R' only and saving file with caps letters

I use 'Shift R' to switch keyboard layout (this is very handy). But I have a trouble with it. When I try to save file from Firefox to new folder (Save as... New Folder...) ubuntu cancel editing and ...
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sudo is denied access to change keyboard backlight?

Opening vim as sudo -i or sudo - still doesn't let me write to the file. Trying to change the keyboard backlight settings on my laptop gives me this output; even with sudo I can't change anything in ...
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Boot to GNU GRUB and stops

Please read this as coming from a complete beginner. After several months of pleasure using xubuntu why does my machine suddenly decide not to boot but go instead to the GNU Grub screen and ...
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numeric keys not working after upgrading 14.04

I have windows 7 and ubuntu 14.04 installed on my lenovo PC. After upgrading ubuntu to 14.4, numeric keypad (on right side on keyboard and near function keys, i.e top ) are not working . Also tried ...
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how to create a shortcut to unlock my pc

So basically how do i add a shortcut to unlock my pc when it is locked without having to type my password and i was wondering if it is possible to remove password from the lock screen so it only works ...
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Logitech K330 volume keys open Google Chrome

As the title reveal I have a rather unusual problem. When I press my up and down volume keys Google Chrome will open. This isn't every time, but the first time I press the key after not pressing it ...
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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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Cat/baby keyboard protection

is there a way to automatically lock the keyboard (preferably without locking the computer) when several keys are pressed together or held for long, similar to a cat walking on the keyboard or a baby ...
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mouse and keyboard delayed during ubuntu 14.04 LTS install

I was reading some sposts about this trouble and I have not found anything. I'm trying to install Ubuntu in my new computer. When the install starts, my mouse and keyboard are delayed. I see, in the ...
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Setting a per user keymap on Ubuntu Server 14.04.1

I use Dvorak and my Wife uses QWERTY, It would be great if I could set it so that it switches when you change user. Is there anyway to do this? I can't find anything. Worst case can you set up ...
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Fn key not works any more

On my ubuntu 12.04 and Thinkpad T400, I used to adjust brightness by Fn+Home for more brightness or Fn+End for more darkness. But my Fn key does not work since more than a year ago, not just for ...
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keyboard stops working

I am running ubuntu studio 14.04 (xfce) and sometimes my keyboard just stops working, this includes the ability to bring up the log out menu with the start button. I believe I have experienced the ...
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Customized keyboard layout ignores AltGr key [14.04]

For some reason I want to change my Russian layout so that I put stress mark (U+0301, like hére) by pressing AltGr+Yo, in a pretty similar way to other languages' layouts. So there I go, making a ...
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Keyboard and Touchpod after resume sometimes without function

I have a Toshiba C50D-A-133 and when I resume from suspend, the keyboard and touchpad sometimes dont work. I use Ubuntu 14.04 with Unity 64 Bit. The problem is not every time. If i test it many ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 Gnome3, keyboard layout automaticly changes all the time

I was using Ubuntu 14.04 with Unity. I decided to try GNOME 3. The installation went well and I like it. The only extremely annoying problem is the keyboard layout. I can set up several languages and ...
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Issue with Hindi Keyboard प्र

प्र is not rendering properly. Is there a way to make this happen or is this a bug?
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Why won't my Bluetooth keyboard pair with my desktop?

I have a Microsoft Wedge Bluetooth keyboard and no matter what I do, it won't pair with my ASUS BT400 USB Bluetooth adapter. Using bluetooth-wizard, I can discover the keyboard: When I select it ...
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Shift+Backspace key mapped to Delete

For some reason when I hit Shift+Backspace, it functions as a Delete key. I have had this problem for a while, and I am just now getting around to fixing it. I tried to open up my .Xmodmap and fix ...
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Create custom keyboard shortcut to send Super+2

I'm trying to set my numpad to be a media control centre. I want to have the 0 key pull up Clementine and bring it to the foreground. Right now I have it set to launch Clementine, but it just dances ...
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Keyboard shortcuts for spatial navigation between open windows (Switch to the window to the left/right/top/bottom of the current one)

Is there a program or utility that would let me map keyboard shortcuts for switching between open windows according to their relative placement on the screen? For example: I have three windows, one on ...
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deleted the compiled keyboard layouts

First of all, I'm new to Linux (using Ubuntu, and got 1 day of exp :p) so even though I think I know how to fix the problem, I don't know how to actually do it. I wanted to change the keyboard ...
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How to get the keyboard backgroundlighting working on ThinkPad S540

I've purchased a Lenovo ThinkPad S540 recently and under Windows 8.1 (which came preloaded) there was keyboard background-lighting, which could be activated using fn+space. There were 3 modes of ...
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Remapping Alt-Tab behaviour on Xubuntu

How can I remap Alt+Tab behaviour in Xubuntu? I'd like to map this to a different combination as I'd like to keep Alt+Tab reserved to virtual machines that I run. I am aware that keyboard focus for ...
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Where is Zenkaku Hankaku in Macbook Pro (Japanese) Keyboard lay out? [closed]

I use Alt+Zenkaku for switching among same application in ideapad notebook. Anyone knows where Zenkaku in Macbook Japan keyboar layout?
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How to switch to a desired layout using a command?

I often press alt+F2 or Super+R to quickly run something. I know where to edit keybindings, so I can add an extra-action (a command to execute) to those hotkeys. Action that I want to add is ...
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Combining mouse buttons and keybord keys for hotkeys

Question is about mouse buttons customization. I want ctrl, alt, shift to modify my mouse buttons behavior on being pressed. My mouse have 9 buttons, prev, next buttons in it already working. I ...
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Remap buttons on secondary device

I've seen a number of discussions that are similar to this issue but I haven't yet been able to get this working. I recently broke my left pinky finger pretty badly. I got the Fragpedal Quad and am ...
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A set of wireless or bluetooth keyboard and mouse which supports ubuntu [closed]

I want buy a set of wireless or bluetooth keyboard and mouse which supports ubuntu.I like this model: 1 Will I have a problem it If I buy it?Will it works in ubuntu?Which other models and companies ...
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non-US external keyboards with ubuntu touch

On android I've had issues with non US keyboards, they didn't work without special apps or some fiddling with system files. As ubuntu touch is based partly on open source android (cyanogenmod?), and ...
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Disable Ctrl + spacebar MATE

I have MATE on my Ubuntu computer but I have a little and simple problem. I play gmaes in fullscreen and when I press Ctrl+Spacebar it uncaptures the mouse. How can I disable this function of ...
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language write on the keyboard problem

the problem is the language to write always returns to the automatic English despite I remove the English language in my writing language t y .
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Keyboard and mouse unresponsive at login screen

Running Ubuntu 14.04 for a couple of weeks and now the keyboard and mouse has stopped working. Works well when booting, can access and change boot settings, but as soon as I reach the login screen it ...
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14.04: Keyboard and Mouse Not Working in Login Screen

I'm using ubuntu 14.04. After booting, the login screen freezes and I can't use keyboard and mouse, actually no input hardware at all. In recovery mode, it works fine. I tried to sudo apt-get update ...
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How do you fix menu-key spam?

My keyboard has a menu key button (pressing it causes a right-click menu to appear). I accidentally held this button for a while and now I have a lot of menus stacked on top of each other. I can ...
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Num Lock changes Tab behaviour

I'm running Xubuntu 14.04 on VirtualBox. The Num Lock key works fine for disabling / enabling the numeric keys, but it makes the Tab key stop working as expected. Using xev, I see that with Num Lock ...
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Logitech multimedia keys well recognized but not actually working

I've just bought a wireless combo keyboard + mouse, specifically Logitech mk270. Everything is working out-of-the-box, except for some multimedia keys, specifically the ones for the audio and the home ...
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Beep on caps and num lock not working

I've activated the beep when you press caps and num lock, but it is not working (I mean there's no sound when you press them). My guess is that it tries to use the motherboard tiny built in speaker, ...
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Logitech illuminated keyboard (Lubuntu 14.04)

I've recently changed to Lubuntu from Ubuntu and Pinguy OS (gnome shell). I love Lubuntu, however, the multimedia keys on my Logitech Illuminated Keyboard doesn't work in Lubuntu. Odd thing is, they ...
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dualboot windows 7 behaves as if th left key is stuck but works fine in ubuntu

Windows behaves as if the left key is stuck. I have a laptop the onboard keyboard doesn't work nor does the mouse. Only the media keys and the power button work on the laptop i use a usb keyboard and ...
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All the keyboard keys stopped working suddenly in laptop running 14.04

I installed Ubuntu 14.04 and everything worked fine and well. After somedays of usage, when I turned it on for work, none of the keys on the keyboard worked both in lock screen (used onscreen keyboard ...
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Why won't rc.local run xinput?

I added this command to the rc.local file: xinput float 12 Then I saved the file. But when I reboot my PC, Ubuntu doesn't execute this command, cause the internal keyboard of my laptop is still ...
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Change shortcuts in Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (64 Bit)

I'm using Ubuntu 14.04 LTS 64 Bit, would like to change some of my shortcuts, especially the "alt+tab"-combination (to switch applications). However it simply doesn't work: All changes under "Settings ...
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there are some keys on usb keyboard that are not working

I have a monoprice usb flexible keyboard. The led light on the left side of the physical keyboard is out even when plugged. there are keys that work but there are always some keys dont work but those ...
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xubuntu 14.04 change “minimize all windows” (show desktop)

None of the suggested answers: How to change de "Minimize all windows" shortcut in Xubuntu? Simple launcher to minimize all windows?\ Is there a keybind to minimize all windows, ...
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Abnormal keyboard behaviour on Ubuntu 14.04

It's some weeks that the display response of my keyboard(s) on my Olidata desktop PC is unusually slow and error affected (unexpected inversions of letters, e.g. "msall" instead of "small"). It ...
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Grub navigation with volume key and windows key on surface pro

I recently dual booted my surface pro with ubuntu 14.04 (and upgraded to 14.10). Everything works fine (since I upgraded to 14.10). There is one little problem. i don't have the windows clip on ...
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Integrated laptop keyboard stopped working in Ubuntu 14.04 after removal-installation but working in BIOS and GRUB

I'm using a wireless USB keyboard for now. The integrated laptop keyboard stopped working after I disconnected it from the mobo temporarily for cleaning. I had thought initially that it was broken, ...
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Newbie question on USB Mouse

So I'm a total newbie to Ubuntu - installed it last night - and I've ran into a few problems: Firstly, I have two monitor displays connected to my computer. Monitor 1 works fine - mouse and keyboard ...