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0answers
284 views

Logitech K750 Mac version keyboard - the keypad stopped working

Last week after upgrades my keyboard stopped, but still works fine in Windows. The 5 key though will bring up a context edit menu. Anyone else have this since the last two sets of upgrades? Any ...
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704 views

“Sticky key”-like bug, KeyPress/Release events repeat indefinitely [closed]

I have had this bug for a long a time and have been unable to research a solution. If not a solution, some ideas of what other methods I could take to determine the exact cause would be helpful. ...
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1answer
193 views

Remap keys like vi

I'd like to achieve a remapping of keys in a way that simulates the vi flow of having editing mode and command mode. In Windows, it can be achieved as explained in the site. In the comments, it is ...
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1answer
255 views

Ctrl key is mapped to backtick (`), how can I fix this?

I don't know why it happens, but if I press the Left Ctrl the output is backtick (`). When I press the right Ctrl the output is like Ctrl+Z. My keyboard layout is USA.
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172 views

Right way to configure keymaps? [closed]

Whats the recommended way of setting keymaps loading on Ubuntu 10.10? I have tried dpkg-reconfigure console-data but it doesn't seem to work. Neither does edit of /etc/default/console-setup ...
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1answer
777 views

Fn Key Keycode?

I'm trying to remap my keyboard such that the Caps Lock acts as an additional Fn key, because the current one is in an awkward place (over by the Home and End). I was planning on using xmodmap, which ...
2
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1answer
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Keyboard and touch-pad stopped working after shutting down the computer while it was installing updates

When I boot my notebook, the touch-pad and the keyboard don't respond. The last thing I did before shutting down was killing the terminal that was running a sudo apt-get install because I had to go. ...
0
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1answer
300 views

Mouse and keyboard don't work on an Inspiron 2650 after installation

I just downloaded Ubuntu 10.10 to an older laptop (Inspiron 2650-Pentium 4) using the Windows installer (Windows XP is the other OS). Everything seemed to be working fine but when the computer ...
4
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1answer
1k views

Keyboard shortcut to hide/unhide the panel?

Is there a way to assign a keyboard shortcut to hide or unhide a specific gnome-panel? EDIT: Is there was a way to make a button combination have the auto-hide panel slide out, as if I had hovered my ...
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1answer
466 views

Broken keyboard shortcuts

When I freshly installed maverick on my new notebook, I set up my keyboard shortcuts like this: Switch to WS 1 = Mod4+1, Move Window to WS 1 = Mod4+Shift+1, Switch to WS 2 = Mod4+2 and so on (Mod4 ...
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0answers
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Why do control keys (ctrl, shift, alt) not work sometimes? [closed]

Sometimes (about once a week) the control keys (ctrl, shift, alt) so not work anymore. They do work when I boot up, but after a while they stop working. Logging out and in again repairs it. What can ...
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1answer
555 views

Left and right keys acting crazy?

I just installed Ubuntu 10.10 Netbook Remix on my HP Mini 1000. Everything worked fine right up until I tried typing - apparently the left and right arrow keys on my keyboard are uncontrollable. ...
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3answers
2k views

How to get Keyboard Light keys working on Macbook?

I've got a Macbook Pro with Keyboard Light brightness keys. How to I make them work?
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1answer
1k views

Random touchpad and keyboard freezes on new installation [closed]

My touchpad and keyboard freeze up on my newly installed Ubuntu 10.10. They remain frozen until you shut down manually. No keys work, cursor doesn't move - it's like a screenshot. I was using Ubuntu ...
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3answers
550 views

Override Built-In Maverick Keyboard Shortcuts

Having used the Command+M keyboard shortcut to minimize windows in OS X, I'd like to use the same functionality in Ubuntu 10.10. When I try, though, it only brings up the "communications" section of ...
6
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2answers
3k views

Mouse and Keyboard Freeze [closed]

I installed Ubuntu 10.10 today and have had mouse problem since. Symptoms: At some arbitrary point in time (frequency: 2-3 times per hour), the mouse and keyboard stops working for ever(may be). I ...
3
votes
1answer
318 views

ALT + F2 not behaving correctly

Recently my Alt + F2 keyboard shortcut switches my Linux machine to a virtual terminal rather than displaying the run window. I haven't made any specific keyboard changes that could of caused this ...
5
votes
1answer
525 views

`p` key doesn't work in X

Today I had to force-shutdown my machine after it froze during resume from suspend. Since the reboot, I've found that the p key doesn't work normally in X. It does work normally in the console. ...
4
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1answer
2k views

Sometimes keyboard & touchpad work… sometimes not [closed]

When I first ran Ubuntu from CD on this Dell Inspiron 2650, it worked for about ten to fifteen minutes, then it hung (I was probably trying to do too much at once from a Live CD). The next time, my ...
3
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4answers
2k views

How to use an input language different from the keyboard layout country and from the system language?

My system language is set to English and I want it to stay that way My keyboard layout is set to USA intl and I want it to stay that way I can't write ç, by pressing ´+c. When I try to do so it ...
5
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2answers
2k views

What is causing my spacebar to randomly stop working?

A couple of times a day, I'll be typing something and realise I can't type spaces. Usually the cursor will flicker instead when I press the spacebar, and I can type all other letters as far as I can ...
3
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4answers
2k views

Is there a way to completely remove the keyboard layout from the indicator?

I need to completely remove the indicator, no flags, no abbr. nothing! I was able to do it in 10.04 using a gconf key that has no scheme and I heard that a proper scheme will be available in 10.10 but ...
9
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4answers
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Why won't my ~/.Xmodmap file load on login?

I created the following ~/.Xmodmap file as per this answer. keysym Delete = Menu keysym Menu = Delete clear Lock keycode 0x42 = Escape In other words, swap Delete and Menu, and make Caps Lock an ...
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5answers
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How to remove keyboard icon from keyboard layout indicator (to leave just the language abbr. alone)?

I'd like to remove a keyboard icon, so replacing "[###] USA" as keyboard layout indicator to just "En", an English or American flag, or "USA" at least. How can I achieve this? UPDATE: When I've ...