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

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USB Keyboard not working in the bootloader, but does in BIOS and OS's

I have Windows 8 and Ubuntu installed alongside on my computer. However, my USB keyboard doesn't seem to work when supposed to navigate the GRUB menu. This was also a problem when i only had Windows ...
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Now that I've upgraded from 13.10 to 14.04 my keyboard setting, US international with dead keys, doesn't have dead keys. How do I get them back?

The apostrophe key used to be the dead key. Now when I press it all I get is apostrophe and no option for accents. How can I restore my dead keys?
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Make application / service priority really high

I am using two Ubuntu computers, I use this Synergy application to share mouse and keyboard. However when the Synergy server computer is using peak CPU usage, the mouse pointer gets stiff. How do I ...
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XUbuntu 13.10 Mouse/Keyboard not responding

I am trying to get my 13.10 installation set up, but I cannot seem to get the mouse or keyboard to work. Kernel: Generic Kernel 3.11.0-14 Motherboard: RoG Crosshair Formula V Processor: Phenom II x6 ...
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How to use Microsoft Sidewinder X4 Keyboard

Last christmas i got a brand new Microsoft Sidewinder X4 Keyboard it works like a charm. But the Macro keys and other special keys dosent work, Unless you install the software that comes with ...
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Multimediakeys don't work after upgrade to 14.04

I updated my ubuntu to 14.04 (from a 13.10). After the update, my multimediakeys (next, play/pause, prev, mute, vol up, vol down) don't work. I'm on a dell latitude.
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how to configure compose key in 14.04

I frequently use the compose key to type special characters. I now have a fresh install of Ubuntu 14.04, and in the keyboard settings it says "compose key: disabled". I can't find how to set the ...
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14.04 alt key conflict after changing HUD and Window menu shortcuts

In 14.04 I changed the keyboard/shortcuts settings so that: Launcher/"Key to show HUD" is now ALT Z However, when I press ALT, the application menu shows up. That is specially a problem with ...
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how to make keyboard shortcuts work while in another language

Is there a way to make standard keyboard shortcuts (e.g. Ctrl+C for copy or Ctrl+A for select all) work while the input language is not than English? For example, while writing in Word on Windows you ...
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How to install Traditional Nepali input method in Ubuntu 14.04?

I found only Nepali Romanized(Like this in windows http://madanpuraskar.org/downloads/nepali_romanised.zip) in my Ubuntu 14.04. ! But I would like to install Nepali Traditional input method(Like this ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 Keyboard Performance VBox/Mac

I have installed 14.04 as a virtual box vm on my Mac. I am not expecting super performance. But it is not bad, except for the key stroke delay. Any suggestions? Thanks!
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how do i change a keyboard key to operate as the spacebar?

My spacebar key on my laptop no longer works. I may ultimately get it repaired. In the meantime I use the onscreen keyboaed, when possible, but I would like to designate a different key to function as ...
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Right-CTRL key not supported in Kubuntu 14.04?

In my fresh install of Kubuntu 14.04, I can't use anymore the (pretty useful) shortcut to move along words: (right) CTRL + Left (or Right) Arrow. The Left-Control key is working fine. If I try to add ...
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Firefox: control shift t shortcut does not work since upgrade to 14.04

Since upgrade to ubuntu 14.04 from 13.10, the Control-shift-t shortcut allowing to bring back latest deleted tabs in firefox does not work anymore. My keyboard configuration is latin-be. This is my ...
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After upgrading to Ubuntu 14.04, my shortcuts keys and media keys no longer work

I just upgraded from 13.10 to 14.04 (GNOME interface) and none of the shortcut key combinations or Fn+F(#) controls seem to be working any more (not even the default ones, like Ctrl+Alt+T for ...
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Accents stop working all of a sudden in Libreoffice

I can write characters such as á, é, ó, ã, ê, etc just fine in Kubuntu 14.04. Even in LibreOffice. However, if I switch windows from LibreOffice to, say, Chrome or even Dolphin, and then I switch ...
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How do I display keyboard shortcuts overlay while workspaces are enabled in Ubuntu 14.04 [on hold]

My keyboard shortcut screen (press and hold the super key) will not display when I have workspaces enabled in system settings. It will display when not workspaces is not enabled. The keyboard ...
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Keyboard Backlight Samsung Ativ 6

I have a Samsung Ativ 6, it's my first notebook, and I'm new with Ubuntu and having some problems ;P My keyboard backlight doesn't work, I've already made a big search and couldn't solve the problem. ...
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Disable a touch screen button on dell xps 11

I have installed ubuntu 14.04 on my dell xps 11 and it is all running well except there is a windows button (super) on the bottom of the touch screen. This is extremely sensitive and whenever I go ...
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Grub 2.02 Freezes When Using Razer Black Widow Keyboard to make Selection

I updated from 13.10 to 14.04 yesterday. When my system reboots/starts, I see Grub. The countdown ticks away until I use the keyboard to make a selection from the list. Then, the count down stops ...
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Is there a way to get an audio key-click?

I have a Dell XPS 11 laptop which has a non-mechanical keyboard. Is there a way to get a simulated audio key-click every time a key is pressed? This is needed to compensate for the lack of mechanical ...
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Ubuntu 13.10 : Functions keys switching automatically to FN / Multimedia keys on Dell Studio 1555

I am running ubuntu 13.10 on an old DELL Studio 1555 laptop. This laptop has combinend key row for multimedia keys and functions keys. You can change the behaviour on how the combined keys work via a ...
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Remap TAB key to another key

I am using Ubuntu 12.04, my TAB key is not working and I want to use auto complete function. Is there any way I could assign other key for the same function in Ubuntu manually? I looked into the ...
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How to ensure that wireless Logitech keyboard is encrypted?

Just as the title says, I'm using a wireless Logitech keyboard, and I want to ensure that my keystrokes are in fact encrypted. On Windows, I could do that very easily by using the Logitech SetPoint ...
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Toshiba Satellite P850 FN-Keys not working

I could solve several other issues with my laptop thanks to this forum. The only thing I can't figure out is the non working FN-Keys for the brightness. Volume control is fine. Two things I found out ...
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How to use Scroll Lock key to browse through gnome-terminal's output?

While using gnome-terminal, the only way to view output is to use the scroll bar on one of the sides of the emulator. By default the arrow keys(↑↓) are set to browse through history commands one by ...
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Turn on Num Lock at start up

I am not able to activate Num Lock on Ubuntu 14.04. I installed Leafpad and gksu. Thereafter I ran the command: gksudo leafpad /etc/lightdm/lightdm.conf An empty file opened, and I wrote: ...
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Bluetooth Keyboard and Mouse gets detected but no signal gets send

I installed Ubuntu 14.04 LTS on a Mac mini (mid 2011) as second boot option using rEFIt and it works ok with wired mouse and wired keyboard. However apple wireless keyboard and mouse does not work. ...
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How do you unbind a keyboard shortcut (Lubuntu)

I'm wondering how I can unbind Ctrl-Space to bring up desktop/minimize windows. Whenever I jump and crouch in an FPS it minimizes the game. I searched and found people saying to edit lubuntu-rc.xml ...
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Keyboard is not working properly ( control, delete ecc .. not respond )

After installing Ubuntu 14.04 my keyboard work in an unexpected way, in particular following keys are working only some times: Control ( so control + a/c/l/v/x/z some times works some time not ) ...
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Bash change Keyboard Back-light (Dell XPS L502X)

I have a Dell XPS 15 L502X. How can I turn On/Off keyboard backlight from terminal or through a bash script?
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Keyboard and mouse freezes after upgrade to 14.04

I just completed the upgrade and my keyboard & touchpad freezes after some random minutes of usage. The only way is to switch the tty (ctrl+alt+f6) then switching to tty7 back. I since I cannot ...
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im just a simple man [on hold]

I want to use linux ubuntu for the reason i have a raspberry pi connected to a gertboard. I have just gotten the ubuntu 14.04 through a difficult installation on a dual boot win 8 laptop. (asus ...
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How do I configure multiple keyboard layouts in Xubuntu 14.04

There is Settings > Keyboard > Layout and there is something called iBus and input methods. I were using Keyboard > Layout GUI to configure my layouts in 13.10 and it worked fine. But after ...
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Ubuntu 14.04, grub doesn't recognize any key [on hold]

with Ubuntu 14.04, grub doesn't recognize any key. $ lsusb Bus 001 Device 002: ID 0b05:1723 ASUSTek Computer, Inc. WL-167G v2 802.11g Adapter [Ralink RT2571W] Bus 001 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0002 Linux ...
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How do I get rid of this Anthy toolbar?

I toggle between writing in Japanese and English on my computer, usitng Anthy and iBus. I just recently installed Ubuntu 14.04 on two computers, and set up my language input options the same as I have ...
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How do I bind media keys in 14.04? [on hold]

I cannot seem to use my media keys to play/pause and skip tracks in 14.04. I tried showkey and the system recognizes the keys, but nothing happens. Also, my sound indicator crashes when I launch ...
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Force Numeric Keypad To Off

I'm running Ubuntu 14.04 inside VMWare Player over Windows 8. Works fine BUT although the Numlock light is off, within Ubuntu the keypad functions as numbers which drives me NUTS (I use the keypad for ...
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How to bind F-keys to shortcuts in 14.04

After upgrading from 13.10 to 14.04 Keyboard shortcuts using F-keys no longer function to activate keyboard functions. For example, f16 binded to Home folder no longer works. Nor does alt-F16 ...
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Strange, but interesting display dependend input behavior

I think this may be related to my previous question, or it may be something else. Sorry if this is rather long. I hope this is not too confusing, but my issues are hard to explain. I am seeing ...
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Keyboard, mouse and NIC not working after install [on hold]

I just installed Ubuntu 14.04. After I fully boot up, my mouse, keyboard and NIC all stop working. They work fine however with a live cd. Any help would be greatly appreciated.
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Bluetooth Apple Keyboard connects but unresponsive

So I upgraded to 14.04 today, and once everything was installed i noticed that my apple bluetooth keyboard stopped working. It was working fine in 12.04. The keyboard pairs and connects fine, and I ...
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Super key mapped as Multikey on startup

After doing the configuration: sem@sem-LIFEBOOK-E754:~$ sudo dpkg-reconfigure keyboard-configuration [sudo] password for sem: Your console font configuration will be updated the next time your ...
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Dual boot with mouse support on OS selection

I have dual booted in the past, so I am quite clued up with installation and using Grub2. I have an issue with my keyboard not registering on anything before the operating system, that is, it will not ...
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Keyboard and touchpad stopped working

When I was back on Ubuntu 12.04, my keyboard and touchpad suddenly stopped working. I was using my laptop fine, 3 tabs open which promptly caused Ubuntu to freeze. I restarted my computer and found ...
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Keyboard doesn't work properly [closed]

My keyboard is not working properly: letters like "k", "c", "q" and others buttons, disappeared When I push the button, it doesn't work What should I do to resctivate it? Than you!
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Key combination for each language

I want to have a combination for several language layout. Ctrl + 1 - English US Ctrl + 2 - Romanian STANDARD Ctrl + 3 - German Ctrl + 4 - Swedish However, I can't find the Romanian STANDARD one. I ...
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Keyboard Map is Changed Randomly

I'm using xmodmap to bind a key to the numbersign # like so: xmodmap -e "keycode 49 = numbersign asciitilde". This works fine but the changes are regularly reverted by some background process, ...
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Mouse and keyboard input stutter 13.10 only on AC power

I'm using 13.10 on an ASUS nb550jv. After resuming from suspend today, the mouse and keyboard stutter and freeze. I move the mouse around and it's extremely choppy. If I'm typing, suddenly characters ...
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How to create a keybord shortcut for toggling mouse touchpad?

I am trying to create a keyboard shortcut for [enabling] or [disabling] my mouse-pad, since it is very annoying to have it while typing especially when you have a mouse. I have tried with xinput ...