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

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symbol keys missing on my keyboard

I installed LTS 14.04 and ever since some of my keys went missing. First, the dot symbol key is not working, so I have to use the dot key from the numeric keypad. Secondly, the right alt key is a ...
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Keyboard usb not working during boot

Bootable usb is not working neither is my keyboard during boot in ubuntu 16.04 LTS . Cannot access boot menu, bios settings. But can access GNUB. I want to uninstall ubuntu but don't know now how it's ...
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How to install Cangjie (Traditional Chinese) input for Ubuntu Mate 16.04 PowerPc

I am a newbie to Linux (and Ubuntu). Installed Ubuntu Mate 16.04 PowerPC on PowerMac G5 dual 2.3GHz, with English (US) as the selected language and keyboard. Then installed (?) Cangjie 3 with "sudo ...
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Xubuntu 16.04LTE won't likely detect HP elitebook laptops keyboard

I have an elitebook 2530p laptop which have had troubles with the keyboard not beeing detected. But when navigating in BIOS or in GRUB, keyboard works just fine. No problem at all, always. However, ...
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Issues with Logitech K400 plus in Ubuntu 16.04

I have a Logitech K400 plus wireless keyboard with integrated touchpad. Ubuntu 16.04 recognizes it out of the box and it is correctly paired (uses Logitech Unifying Receiver). However, very often, ...
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How to activate keyboard backlight from command-line?

using ubuntu 16 on a crappy sony vaio laptop. the keyboard backlight works fine until i put the laptop to sleep. upon waking the laptop the keyboard backlights remain off. there are no function keys ...
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usb keyboard and network stooped working

I have an old pc running Ubuntu server 14.04 lts, it is used purely to run plex media server, yesterday i noticed an update was out for plex media server, so my routine is to login to my server using ...
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Xubuntu Keyboard partially responding after lid down only in some applications

Question: why this happens, how to track it down, how to fix? Lid down > Lid up > Keyboard works. Lid down > Lid up > Keyboard in Firefox or Terminal doesn't work, Alt+Tab doesn't work > move (mouse)...
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Ubuntu Windows10 dual boot problem

I had Ubuntu 15.04 and Windows 10. Both used to work well. I mainly used Ubuntu. I remember last time I booted into Windows 10 was a few months ago and there was no problem. A few days ago I upgraded ...
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Minimize all shortcut Ubuntu 16.04

I don't usually ask questions but I can't find a working solution anywhere. I went to Settings > keyboard > shortcuts > Navigation > Hide all normal windows and changed the shortcut to Super+M to ...
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After fresh installation of XUbuntu 16.04, US layout on USB keyboard after each reboot

The built-in keyboard of my laptop is connected to the system as a USB device. During installation of XUbuntu 16.04 from the official 64 bit ISO image, I was asked about my keyboard layout. I ...
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Keyboard shortcuts not working in ubuntu 14.04 gnome-fallback-sesson metacity

Due to some crashes in modern gnome (Random stripped lines everywhere), last day I installed gnome-fallback-session and I chose to use 2D Metacity and not 3D compiz. But lots of keyboard shortcuts ...
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acer aspire es1-531 keyboard issue

I have a persistent issue: I can't get CTRL+ALT + (2or3or4), etc. to work CTRL+ALT+T works fine but I can't get any special characters. Shift+2 works, for example. My laptop is an Acer Aspire es1-...
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Lubuntu: Remapping caps to backspace: 15.10 or 16.04

I've spent more time then I care to admit, attempting to change caps to backspace in Lubuntu on a spare computer (15.10), cause I want to switch to lubuntu as my main linux (with 16.04). Basically ...
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login password issue

i have a very strange problem. It looks like my keyboard layout is always changing when i try to login my Ubuntu installation. My password contains the character @ So the problem is that one time the @...
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How to get audible feedback (“Thunk” sound, no typewriter) when pressing a keyboard key?

When I type I watch the keyboard rather than the screen. I need the noise that lets me know if my keystroke has connected and produced a symbol. With the typewriter, I frequently lean/press on some ...
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Find details of click and keyboard events

I have noticed that there isn't much of an alternative to Problem Steps Recorder for linux, and I am going to try to make one in a shell script. How can I wait until/detect when the mouse is cliked? ...
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Anthy add as a language option ubuntu 16.04

By default when you install the japaneese language on Ubuntu 16.04 uses the mozc method. But is inconvenient for me thefore I want to install the anthy. So I installed these packages: pcmagas@...
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Dell Inspiron 7357 - keyboard/touchpad not working after login on Ubuntu 16.04

I'm running a Dell Inspiron 7537 ine with a dual boot of Ubuntu (GNOME desktop) and Windows. When I was running 15.10, things were running fine. When I upgraded to 16.04, my touchpad and keyboard ...
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Keyboard and mouse not working, and not connecting to wifi

I have an asus 1225b eeepc i installed ubuntu 16.04 LTS and it all went well until i restarted once it told me that the installation was complete. My keyboard and mouse on the laptop isn't bieng ...
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Keyboard layout randomly changes when I start VS Code or Sublime Text 3

I have a big and annoying problem, my keyboard layout changes to se when I start VS Code or Sublime Text 3. To fix it, I created simple lines in .zshrc but this is not right way to fix this problem! ...
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Setting 'Fn' Keys to Adjust Volume, Brightness and Other

I saw already some similar questions here, but all look too complicated or different from my problem. I installed Linux on my laptop, and I run it along Windows, which has already been there since I ...
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Suddenly I have USB 2/3 problems. Keyboard and mouse no longer function on blue 2/3 ports

I have a roccat Kone+ mouse and a roccat ISKU | FX Multicolor gaming keyboard both of which have been fully supported in the past. Suddenly they no longer function. Right now, I'm using an old ...
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Ubuntu Keyboard + Mouse Login Issues

I'm fairly new to Linux and I'm running Ubuntu 16.04. It really works like a charm, but one thing that annoys me a little bit is that everytime I boot up the system and I get to the login screen my ...
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Insert a unicode character via keyboard shortcut, xmodmap chooser not working

I'm trying to create a keyboard mapping to insert a unicode character via the keyboard. It appears that xmodmap is perhaps the best option, but I can't figure out how to get a third-level character. ...
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How can I change the sound volume pressing rather than clicking on keyboard?

We have to keep clicking to increase or decrease the volume on the keyboard volume button. Can we change the sound volume in a continuous way just by holding down the keyboard volume button and the ...
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Fn+F1 keystroke acts like Super+S

I don't know why, but I know it happening. After realizing that both Fn+F1 and Super+S switches between workspaces, I used xev and found out that Ubuntu senses Fn+F1 as Super+S. In other words, Fn+...
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Lubuntu 16.04 Keyboard Arrows show weird characters after unistalling grub

Hi I have a problem with my keyboard, I installed Lubuntu 16.04 and I wanted to install also Windows XP so I followed some guides here in aksubuntu.com and I unistalled the GRUB but at the end my CD ...
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Trouble with multiple keyboards and some applications

I have a Typematrix 2030 keyboard which I use with a bépo-layout and a normal qwerty-keyboard which I use to play games. I have the two keyboard layouts installed and change between them. Now, some ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 doesn't recognize Fn key

I've installed Ubuntu 16.04 and everything works great except that it doesn't recognize my keyboard layout properly. When I click on keyboard layout chart Fn key doesn't appear there. Also, shortcuts ...
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Where does Ubuntu Gnome store the keyboard shortcuts configuration file?

I am looking to copy the keyboard shortcuts file to another PC to avoid re-binding the keys again. I am using Ubuntu Gnome 16.04. In Xubuntu there is a simple location with the keyboard shortcuts in ...
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Mouse Keys Cursor won't appear

I have been stuck with a recent issue that I can't figure out. I have to be able to not use a mouse with a computer that I am setting up on a cart for our school. The computer running on it is running ...
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How do I add modifier keys to keyboard mapping?

I have a keyboard with several extra keys (Logitech G710.) It has 4 macro keys, but with the driver I use they end up getting mapped to their own "launch (#)" keys. I'd like to map them as new ...
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Media keys not passing after upgrade to 16.04

All works bench after upgrade from Ubuntu GNOME 15.10 to 16.04 using do-release-upgrade. shell settings, steam games, coding IDEs, databases, vboxes, nodejs/nginx servers and others... But media keys ...
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Problems installing Crouton on a Chromebook

I'm trying to install Crouton and I'm not sure what went wrong so I'll list my problems below: Touchpad stopped working right after it rebooted during developer mode. I downloaded Crouton but it won'...
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Upgraded Ubuntu 14.04 version not taking input from mouse or keyboard

I have Ubuntu 14.04, I upgraded my linux after long time & tried installing mechanize and some other modules of python. and also upgraded to python3.4 .As a result my current linux version (3.16.0-...
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Keyboard drops keystrokes after resume

I recently upgraded my motherboard to a Z68 Pro3-M and have been having issues with my USB keyboard after resuming from suspend. After I resume from suspend, the keyboard will drop keys if I type ...
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Enable/disable mousekeys via command line

My desktop has an old mouse that has broken left and right click buttons that always double-click. I tried to solve that by enabling Mousekeys from the Accessibility settings, but there are a number ...
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Disable numlock warning on lock screen for notebook

I own a notebook with separate number pad on the keyboard and running 16.04. On the login screen/lock screen, I see a grey warning triangle in the password input field telling me that NUM-Lock is on. ...
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xubuntu ctrl + ] shortcut

i noticed when using google docs that the ctrl + ] shortcut to indent triggers something different on my computer (xubuntu 16.04). Something like D/X or F/S appears. i can't find it on the Keyboard ...
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Remap Dell L502X touch keys on Ubuntu 16.04

I have a Dell XPS L502X which has 3 touch keys. Touch keys (image) In Windows, the first one is supposed to bring up Windows Mobility Center or on newer versions, Windows + X. The second is ...
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ALT Tab Switcher, removing the “ALT”?

At the moment in order to bring up the window switcher, Alt + Tab needs to be pressed, and then you have to hold Alt. Is there anyway to make it so you just press 1 key and then can look at which ...
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Hindi display of words such as “pra” “gra”

Words such as (pran) - प्राण, (grameen) - ग्रामीण are incorrect when compared with traditional hindi writing. The first alphabet should have a small forward slash joined towards the bottom to ...
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Wireless iMac mouse/keyboard not working

I'm new to everything Ubuntu. Installed it on my iMac as a dual boot to get familiar with it. Cannot seem to get my mouse to work. Keyboard will work but it has to be connected via lightning connector....
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thinkpad_acpi disabling brightness events

After installing routine updates, my keyboard brightness controls, wireless on/off, and other controls have stopped working. Interestingly, the 'lock' key still works. I have looked at a few other ...
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Ubuntu randomly freezes when I press certain keys

This is a weird issue I'm facing recently. I installed Ubuntu 16.04 on my laptop (Acer E 15 E5-571G-51XR) and it was doing pretty fine until a weird issue popped up roughly 3 weeks later. Whenever I ...
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Shift keys stop working in 14.04

On Thinkpad T400, my two shift keys have stopped working without external physical damage to them. Reboot doesn't solve the problem. But I noticed some error reported during rebooting, and am not ...
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loadkeys not working

I want to learn how to switch the keyboard in a terminal to bepo (without being root), so I used the command loadkeys fr-bepo, but I am getting this error /usr/bin/ckbcomp: Can not find file "...
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USB keyboard does not work after each time kernel gets updated

I've had an old issue with my USB connected keyboard specially after kernel updates. The problem in the first place is the Ctrl, Windows/Super and Alt buttons are all mapped to Shift button that was ...
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Keyboard glitching on GTA San Andreas, Ubuntu 14.04

When in-game my keyboard is all glitchy. On the winehq page it says, Keyboard becomes glitchy when you start playing, but if you hide it once, everything works perfectly. But I don't know how to ...