Questions about keyboards, both touch and otherwise. However, please add the "touchscreen" tag for touchscreen keyboard questions.

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Keyboard: All Ctrl + Alt 1 - 0 combination characters not working

Well we can all read the title, my keyboard layout is Estonian.
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Key remap in Gedit/Ubuntu

I'm programming with Scandinavian keyboard where the braces are a problem ([ is AltGr-8 etc.) I'd like to remap the letter å (the key right from p) to print [] and bring the focus between the ...
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How to enable Alt-Gr on Ubuntu 16.04?

On my Ubuntu 16.04 laptop installation, Alt-Gr does not work. So I cannot type characters like {, }, ~, | etc. (doing this on my PC where everything works). I tried various suggestions from multiple ...
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Keyboard problems, keys messed up

Few minutes ago my keyboard messed up, when i press one key two symbols appear for example when i press g it comes out as bg when pressing enter it printscreens any idea how to bring it to normal?
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Kubuntu 15.10 - keyboard works … sometimes

My (usb) keyboard works perfectly on Windows. On Kubuntu 15.10, though, it is notoriously unreliable. It works ... mostly, sometimes it doesn't. But when it does, I must not touch capslock or the ...
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USB keyboard doesn`t work after upgrade to Ubuntu 16.04

I have a4tech 7600N keyboard and mouse with one USB adapter. Mouse works OK, but keyboard not. There is no response on any button pressed. Here is my dmesg output after installing usb adapter: [ ...
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USB Keyboard not recognized during installation

USB Keyboard not recognized during installation at language select screen. Tab, space, enter don't work. 16.04 server, Acer, intel. How to fix?
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Change keyboard layout shortcut stopped working after updates yesterday

I usually have the change keyboard layout shortcut key set to Alt+Shift (like Windows). After an update yesterday this stopped working. I've tried changing the shortcut to some other combination, but ...
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Dropped keystrokes with Ubuntu 16.10 and Lenovo USB keyboard [on hold]

I have a Lenovo Yoga X1 and when I connect a Lenovo USB keyboard I'm getting dropped keys and mouse events when using the peripheral keyboard. The dropped inputs are the first few right after a short ...
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How can I get the trackpad/keyboard to work after installing Ubuntu on Acer Chromebook 14 (Crouton)?

I'm a noob at linux, so be gentle. I can install crouton and go through the process of getting unity up and running (newest version of everything). The track pad at first works, but the pressure you ...
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Server install freezes at 'Select Language'

Okay this is embarrassing but we have no where else to go on this. Trying to install 16.04 LTS Server and when we get to the 'Select Language' the keyboard and mouse no longer respond. We thought at ...
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Issue with vertical bar and space

When I enter this: echo test | grep test grep: command not found This is very annoying and happends because of AltGr + space (when you type in a hurry, still pressing AltGr while hitting space) ...
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Brightness randomly up and down on MSI laptop

I am experiencing this issue on my MSI GS60. It starts happening as soon as I use an Fn Key for the first time while running Ubuntu (I have also tested the issue on Arch and it's even worse there). ...
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Stuck on “Minimal BASH-like line editing” and keyboard not working

Today i have installed Ubuntu 16.04. After restart, it shows the "Minimal BASH-like line editing..." error (i have read about it here). But the keyboard is not recognised even to access BIOS, so i ...
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Keys and combos with l-alt, l-ctrl, super not working except shift+l-alt

My left side keyboard shortcuts are not working, strangely except left-shift (or right) + left-alt. Also, without any combinations, keys super, l-alt and l-ctrl are not working as well. Could ...
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forwading and backwarding the audio file by 10 seconds [closed]

// Keyboard shortcuts $(document).keydown(function (e) { var unicode = e.charCode ? e.charCode : e.keyCode; // right arrow ...
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Two keys swapped on Bluetooth keyboard

I have a notebook with ubuntu 16.04 installed and keyboard layout german. I use the notebook with an external Bluetooth Keyboard (Logitech K810). On this Keyboard the two Keys < and ^ are swapped. ...
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Keyboard Key Insert do not work?

I got the Problem that the Keyboard Key shift+ins on the application or number pad does not work (I mean the one on the right side. Not that "ins" near the letter keys right above). The six keys near ...
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Enabling numlock

I want numlock enabled everytime when Ubuntu starts. Here I found a guide how to do it, I just can not get into "Keyboard Preferences". When I go into "Keyboard" there are just "Typing" and ...
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redirect scientific paper to sci-hub datebase by shell script with keyboard

i usually read paper ; so as i can't buy all of them, i download some of them from sci-hub.cc website, for this action you could append sci-hub.cc to website's paper and you can get PDF from that ...
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Chromebook Ubuntu Delete Key

Hi wondering how to go about this, I have a Chromebook with Xubuntu installed on it. This Chromebook has no Delete key however it'd be really useful to have now and I'm unsure about how to gain the ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 Can't pair apple bluetooth keyboard

With Ubuntu Mate 16.04, I could connect, but when startup takes a long time to reconnect, and now can't connect anymore. I have folowing this instruccions (the same problem with Ubuntu 15.04) ...
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Detect: New accelerator (keybind) for M$ Wireless Keyboard 3000 v2.0

How do I get Keyboard > Shortcuts > New Accelerator to detect / recognize my Microsoft Wireless 3000 v2.0 keyboard? I'm trying to bind the Zoom and Docs / Pics keys Also, there are keys at the top ...
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How does Ubuntu map Fn-keys and hardware buttons

How does Ubuntu know how to handle Fn-keys and hardware buttons such as the volume buttons? I am using a Thinkpad W530. For example, when I stop lightdm, stop the acpid daemon, and kill X. I have ...
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Why do my windows occasionally stop taking keyboard input after alt-tab?

I have recently installed ubuntu 16.04 coming from Windows. Two different applications (Vim and Awesomenauts) have on different occasions started completely ignoring keyboard input - though mouse ...
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Acer TravelMate P238-M Backlit keyboard Ubuntu 16.04 LTS

recently I got Acer TravelMate P238-M with the following hardware: Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-6200U CPU @ 2.30GHz 16GB RAM 256GB SSD 13,3" FHD Display Everything is working out of the box, except the ...
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How to disable Bluetooth devices from turning off due to inactivity in 14.04

I am fairly new to Ubuntu. I know in Windows OS you can disable Bluetooth power management, which disables the devices from turning off/going to sleep. I would like to disable that for Ubuntu 14.04 ...
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Keyboard not working in Hyper-V gen 2 vm under Server 16.04 installer

According to Microsoft, Ubuntu 16.04 is essentially fully supported under Hyper-V generation 2 VMs. Evidently that is a false assertion, because my keyboard doesn't work in a gen 2 VM. The keyboard ...
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Create a shortcut for broken key in keyboard?

My friend's u key is not working in it's keyboard. Is it possible to create a shortcut for u and U in Ubuntu?
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Asus E200H, keyboard does not work for entering encryption password

For the disk encryption password, I cannot type anything and the keyboard/mouse doesn't work. I've tried the options i8042.nomux=1 i8042.reset to no luck. With the option nosplash, I see this: [ ...
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mousekeys keep restting and skipping

I've just discovered mousekeys and they are a godsend for my rsi problems, but i keep having this annoying problem where occasionally while interacting with some sort of UI they reset the amount that ...
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How to disable and enable keyboard on lenovo yoga?

I have a Lenovo Yoga 300. It works well with Ubuntu, but I have a problem with a keyboard lock. As it is a Yoga model, it has different modes of usage. When I turn the screen it should lock the ...
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Use exteral numpad for shortcuts

I have a laptop and an external USB numpad. I'd like to lay the numpad at my left hand and use it for shortcuts, eg. switching desktops, running apps. I figured that I've got to make Linux treat ...
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Lenovo Twist - automatic onboard keyboard in tablet mode

When I switch my Twist to tablet mode, the touchscreen isn't deactivated (the cursor jumps around), the screen isn't rotated 180 degrees and the onboard keyboard doesn't pop up when I'm in an input ...
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Using Microsoft Designer Keyboard and Mouse with ubuntu 16.04 (on a dell xps 13)

I have the new developer edition of the Dell XPS 13, which comes with ubuntu 14.04 LTS. Since the new LTS is released already I decided to upgrade to 16.04, which should support BLE (Bluetooth Low ...
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Key repeat command in 16.04

14.04 commnad: "dconf write /org/gnome/settings-daemon/peripherals/keyboard/repeat true" doesn't work in 16.04. Unfortuantely in game that I play command xset r off also doesn't work. Is there ...
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Keyboard Layout Changing Issues

I'm on ubuntu 15.10 and I have two keyboard layouts: Persian and English(UK). When I try to switch between these two if I keep holding the shift (I use R ALT + R Shift shortcut to switch ) it will ...
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Bluetooth keyboard problem

I can't get bluetooth keyboards to connect in Ubuntu 16.04. A bluetooth mouse connects fine without issue. I have tried 3 different dongles and two different keyboards. One keyboard is a standard ...
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ubuntu 16.04 bluetooth mx5000 logitech keyboard mouse NOT working

I just installed ubuntu 16.04 using a cable keyboard and mouse because my mx5000 logitech bluetooth keyboard and mouse was not working during the instalation . After installation completed and got ...
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USB G.Skill KM780 MX Keyboard

Is there any method/driver/trick to use my USB G.Skill KM780 MX Keyboard on Ubuntu Linux? Thanks for your time
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Numlock & Capslock lights wrong after Lubuntu wake-up

If I suspend my Lubuntu with either or both the numlock and capslock lights on then later wake it I find both lights off on my keyboard (Micro$oft 600). Both numlock and capslock remain in the same ...
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Dead keys (accents) stopped working after upgrading to Ubuntu 16.04

Dead keys for accents (like â, è, ç) stopped working in LibreOffice and Pidgin after I upgraded to Ubuntu 16.04. In a terminal, I did ibus-setup, followed the instructions and everything went back to ...
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Keyboard does not work while audio is playing

Whenever any audio is playing, my keyboard won't work. It does not output anything at all. It starts working again a few seconds after I stop playing the audio. I had a similar problem to this a ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 - Turn NumLock on and disable NumLock key permanently

As the title suggests, I'm looking for a way to turn NumLock on and disable the NumLock key permanently. There is a solution here: https://help.ubuntu.com/community/NumLock, but I've not been able to ...
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How do I create a literal control character in Kate?

I frequently use the ASCII character 31 ( Unit Separator; Ctrl-_ ) as a field delimiter for the work that I do. Using the bash command line, I can enter a literal control character by pressing Ctrl-V ...
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L and S keys treated as shortcuts in Gnome

Seemingly at random, my GNOME 3.20 environment on Ubuntu 16.04 has started interpreting every unshifted lowercase L as a shortcut to Gnome Help and every S as a toggle for the on-screen keyboard. The ...
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Laptop keys “67uyhjnm” stop working

My laptop ASUS N750JV keys (67uyhjnm) suddenly stop working without any reason. I have tried this command but no use: sudo dpkg-reconfigure keyboard-configuration Any suggestions why this is happen?
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Can't get sound from midi keyboard

I have an AKAI-LPK25 and want to connect it to ZynAddSubFx (which i downloaded from sofwarecenter). I run the Qjackctl and connect Zynaddsubfx output to system, clicking on the keys of Zyn works fine ...
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Synapse launcher crashes after any input from keyboard (Lubuntu)

Everything worked perfectly after I installed it, but from this morning, every time when I launch it using Ctrl + spacebar it crashes immediately after I start typing anything from keyboard (even when ...
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ubuntu 16.04: cannot disable or change keyboard shortcuts that conflicts with emacs' for setting mark

In Ubuntu 16.04, I have disabled the keyboard shortcuts for typing in the Keyboard settings as such: But this seems to have no effect at all as the keyboard shortcuts remain active. This is true ...