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keyboard stops working on Ubuntu 11.04 but need to access data on the computer

I have an Ubuntu 11.04 desktop, and my USB keyboard stopped working all of sudden. I tried rebooting, swapping USB port, swapping keyboard, VNC into it, but nothing helped. I dont have PS2 port on the ...
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ubuntu 11.04 hangs at purple screen

I used to use Ubuntu with no issues. Since today, it just hangs at the purple screen forever. Also I couldn't try recovery mode as my keyboard doesn't work when I am shown the recovery options menu. ...
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Why did my keyboard stop working?

I have a machine running 11.04. Last night, everything was working fine, but this morning when I booted it, the keyboard wouldn't work. Pressing every key on it resulted in only one letter of input, ...
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1answer
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Is there a way to unmask the login password in Unity?

I use two different keyboard layouts and I never know which one I'm in at the login. The keyboard layout indicator at the login always says USA whether I'm in Qwerty or Programmer Dvorak. I have no ...
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1answer
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How do I make my HP G62 function keys work?

I've just installed Ubuntu 11.10 (but this problem also appears at 11.04), on my HP g62 laptop, and unfortunately none of the function keys work. Volume, brightness etc, how can I made them work ...
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1answer
507 views

Slow keyboard on an Acer Aspire 5253

I've had Ubuntu 11.04 installed on my Acer Aspire 5253 (64 bit) for about a month. This afternoon, it started taking about a second to recognize keystrokes. To do a key combination, I have to hold ...
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1answer
309 views

Left Ctrl key opening help and right Ctrl key prints “x” [closed]

I don't know how, but somehow the Ctrl keys on my keyboard have messed up. Left Ctrl key is opening a help window and right Ctrl key prints the "x" character. I tried setting/re-setting keyboard ...
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Clementine keyboard shortcuts not working

Does anyone else encounter problem with Clementine's keyboard shortcuts not working ? I have them assigned to but they do not work. Although for instance the shortcut to open preferences in ...
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1answer
1k views

Keyboard sticks randomly

I have upgraded from Ubuntu 10.04 to 11.04 and I encountered a strange problem with my keyboard. While I am typing sometimes the last character I typed sticks, so it acts like I keep holding the the ...
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1answer
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Cannot type after Gnome login since last update

last time I let my Ubuntu 11.04 to upgrade all its packages, I think a new kernel was also downloaded. Since then keyboard stopped working so that I can press Enter button on the login screen, but ...
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1answer
792 views

xmodmap periodic resets on Xubuntu

I'm running Xubuntu 11.04 and i'm using a KeyOvation mac compatible Gold Touch keyboard. Because the weird ordering of ctrl, option, and the apple key, I wanted to remap the keys to my liking using ...
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1answer
198 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
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Can't use my new Logitech K750 when booting (GRUB) in Ubuntu 11.04

Yes, My new Logitech K750 works allright when my OS (Ubuntu 11.04) is up. But there's only one thing: when booting and going into the GRUB2 bootloader, I can't select options by using the arrow ...
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The Fn keys on my HP dv6t are mapped all wrong

I've tried going through the keyboard fixing process documented with that udev README file (as described here), but I get confused pretty much right off the bat. I'm using that "/lib/udev/keymap" tool ...
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2answers
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USA keyboard layout keeps getting added on login

I use the USA International keyboard layout. Every time I log in, the USA layout gets added to my list of layouts, which causes the keyboard layout indicator to be displayed. How can I stop the USA ...
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1answer
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Prevent Ctrl+Alt+F4 from switching TTYs [duplicate]

Related: Disable CTRL+ALT+F4 switching to virtual terminal I would like to use Ctrl+Alt+F4 for a program instead of Ubuntu's TTYs. The previous question, I saw suggested command xmodmap -pke | ...
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1answer
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Using the Apple Wireless Keyboard

I borrowed my flatmate's Apple Wireless Keyboard and I want to connect it to my Dell running Ubuntu 11.04 (Unity UI). I tried various solutions, but I can't even get it to work like a numpad. Could ...
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How to disable touchpad tapping when typing on keyboard?

I used to have an option in settings in Kubuntu 10.10 to do this. Now I cannot find it in 11.04. Where can I find it ? or was it removed ?
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How to change Shift + <Keypad Key> behavior?

I am used to use the numeric keypad for navigation (e.g. : [KP7] -> Start, [KP1] -> End, [KP4] -> Left, etc... ). I am also used to use it for selection (e.g. : Shift+[KP7] -> Select from cursor ...
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0answers
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Re: Periodic Keyboard Lag/Delay [closed]

Sorry, but I don't know how else to respond to this question (the original is locked from new users)... Periodic Keyboard Lag/Delay I had the same problem with my Lenovo x61 laptop running xubuntu ...
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1answer
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Holding Click On Window Titlebar While Changing Workspaces in 11.04

In previous versions of Ubuntu, I could click and hold on a window's titlebar and then use my hot key combination to switch to a different workspace and the window would come with me. However, in ...
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2answers
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number keypad not working regularly

I have a Toshiba laptop , have full numbatic keypad on the right, can't use it anymore. 8,6,4,2 working like Mouse Arrow. i tried to enable/disable it but still same . how can I fix it ? thanks in ...
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1answer
593 views

Alt/Win key behavior not working on MacBookPro keyboard (for mapping ctrl to win keys and the usual ctrl keys)

I'm running Natty with a clean install on a MacBook Pro (with no OSX install) and currently loving the switch! I found the area in keyboard layout options to map ctrl to the win keys (and the usual ...
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Periodic Keyboard Lag/Delay

On two of my computers running Natty with Gnome 3, I'm having periodic keyboard lag. It happens at a random interval after starting the computer. Basically, the keyboard will stop functioning ...
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1answer
326 views

Is there a way to move the mouse pointer with the keyboard?

Sometimes my mouse will freeze randomly. The only solution is to reboot the machine entirely. However sometimes I just don't feel like rebooting and I resort to Ctrl + F, 'word here', ESC and then ...
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MacBook Pro (5,3) Keyboard Weirdness

My MacBook Pro (5,3) works almost completely OOTB (with restricted video and WiFi drivers), but I am experiencing some keyboard weirdness. Specifically to get either (` and ~) or (´ and ¨) I have to ...
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How do I fix F10, F11 and F12?

What software are related to the Keyboard? or the Keyboard configuration? Problem It's local, only at my account. It doesn't help If I try the reassign the keys they still won't work. Info My ...
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What file for setting default keyboard Layout

I set the wrong keyboard layout while installing ubuntu and now it reverts back to English every time I reboot. I heard this is normal behaviour, but I want to change the default layout from English ...
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0answers
501 views

Where to configure unity global shortcuts? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Can I define keyboard shortcuts using the Super key? Altough predefined shortcuts might be handy for some, for others they are just annoying. I found my self installing ...
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1answer
687 views

Flags in unity keyboard indicator

I would like to apply Language Flags for Faenza and Elementary to Unity keyboard indicator. But old "hack" doesn't seem to work on it. Is it somehow possible?
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1answer
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Lirc is conflicted by some default ir-controlling module so that it only sends keyboard input

I've tried to find a solution for this problem for some time. Apparently Natty loads some default modules for handling IR-input and sends them as keyboard input instead of the lirc event I want. This ...
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0answers
1k views

Mouse and keyboard stop working after suspend or screensaver lock [closed]

If I leave the computer and let it run into screensaver and lock the screen, the mouse left click won't go back to work. If I suspend the computer, the keyboard won't get back to work. It started ...
2
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4answers
2k views

Backlight on/off button doesn't work on an Asus EEE PC 1005HAB [closed]

I've got an Asus EEE PC 1005HAB, and after upgrading to 11.04 I can no longer use Fn+F7 to turn on/off the screen backlight. The other Fn+FX keys I've tried so far all work. Is there some standard ...
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2answers
349 views

Messaging Menu Keyboard Shortcut

In previous versions of Ubuntu, Super+M would open the messaging menu. In 11.04, the Super key is captured by the launcher. I have yet to find a way to quickly open the messaging menu from the ...
5
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1answer
218 views

Navigating between app icons in Unity with the keyboard

I just installed Ubuntu with Unity-2d inside VMWare. I press Super to search for an app, I start typing something like "te" and then get a bunch of apps. How do I navigate between them with the ...
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1answer
343 views

Remap Window shortcuts for use on a laptop

I've looked through the Compiz Settings, but since I am on a laptop, I can't use the numpad shortcuts for Window Placement. How can I remap this to be something like Super-Left, Super Right, ...
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2answers
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How do I change my keyboard layout while using xmonad?

So I have an IBM Thinkpad X31, running natty and xmonad as the window manager. The keyboard is Italian. I wish to use an American English keyboard mapping, all the time. How do I do this?
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1answer
287 views

How can I assign Super key + Up / Down to volume up/down?

I've had this mapped for years and it's very convenient. Now I find after installing Natty even though it's still defined in keyboard shortcuts, the key bindings don't work anymore as the unity bar ...
2
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1answer
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Keyboard and touchpad do not work after upgrade

Today I made an update of my ubuntu 11.04 installation. After rebooting the keyboard and touchpad of my asus eeepc do not work anymore. I can only login with the onscreen keyboard. Seems to be a unity ...
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1answer
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Keyboard Indicator for Layouts with the Same Country Code

There appears to be no way to remove the keyboard indicator when multiple keyboard layouts are used in newer ubuntu releases. I have started using Ian Scott's flag icons found here to save space in ...
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1answer
270 views

Is there a way to access Session Menu with keyboard shortcut?

I have read this answer Will Unity have a keyboard shortcut for accessing the "Session Menu" that appears on the panel?, but it doesn't work. Pressing F10 and using arrow keys only ...
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1answer
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Is there a shortcut key for accessing the menu bar? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Keyboard shortcuts in Unity? Is there a shortcut key for accessing the menu bar of an application? (Not Ubuntu's menu.) I tried Alt and F10, but no luck. I don't want to ...