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1answer
99 views

desktop not getting keyboard focus after upgrade to 11.10

After upgrading from 11.04 to 11.10, unity desktop icons do not get keyboard focus. As a result, can no longer rename or delete files from the desktop view, and any keyboard input continues to be ...
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Fast (twice in <1s) pressing of the same key on keyboard is not recognized correctly. What can it be?

If I press any button 2 times quickly (I mean with less one second of delay between the keystrokes), Ubuntu doesn't detect the second one. In particularly, Ubuntu seems to detect the pressure because ...
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2answers
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Some keys on my laptop's keyboard stops working after i login in ubuntu 11.10

i'm using ubuntu 11.10 on my samsung R480 laptop.Now the problem is that i can't use some keys on my laptop's keyboard such as 'u','i','o','p','j','k','l',';''m','.' and also when pressing the keys ...
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1answer
379 views

How can I disable “Pointer can be controlled using the keypad” function on Laptop?

I'm using Ubuntu 11.10 on Desktop but Ubuntu originally was installed on laptop. Numeric keypad on my keyboard was set as mouse moving and mouse button. No matter how I toggle Num lock and change the ...
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1answer
519 views

Logitech K750 not working

I brought new Logitech K750 keyboard. When I insert wireless unifying receiver to my laptop, I was expecting that some software utility will pop up for installation but all in vain. I rebooted the ...
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1answer
179 views

Windows randomly stop accepting input from bluetooth keyboard

I've got a laptop running Ubuntu 11.10 with the most recent updates and an Apple Wireless Keyboard that syncs via bluetooth. The Ubuntu box is also a Synergy server, using QuickSynergy to run Synergy. ...
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2answers
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Turn Mousekeys on/off from keyboard

I have mousekeys turned on in the Universal Access menu and lots of posts as well as this documentation page: https://help.ubuntu.com/11.10/ubuntu-help/mouse-mousekeys.html mention that NUMLOCK or ...
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5answers
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Wrong Keyboard Map

I have Ubuntu 11.10. I have an English keyboard and have set the keyboard layout to English (UK) in the System settings -> Keyboard Layout. It is the only layout listed. Recently my keyboard has ...
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1answer
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Can't add more than four keyboard layouts

I can't add more than 4 keyboard layouts on my ubuntu. It just won't let me add more. And I in need of at least 4 more. Anyone else encountered this problem and can give me some advice? Thanks in ...
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1answer
534 views

Using Compizconfig keybindings to run command

I'm trying to fix my keyboard keys brightness up/down. Using acpi_listen pressing brightness up/down I have the result: video DD03 00000087 00000000 video DD03 00000086 00000000 Running showkey: ...
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vote
1answer
77 views

How do you map “£” to [RightAlt]+[3]?

I've recently acquired a new 84-key US layout keyboard, which has fewer keys than a standard UK layout keyboard. I'm using it in EN-US layout to avoid being unable to type # but I'd still like to be ...
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0answers
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How do I turn off the onscreen keyboard on the lock screen? [duplicate]

The lock screen has an on screen keyboard that I am unable to disable. I don't remember exactly but I believe I turned it on using the "Screen Keyboard" setting in the Universal Access settings. I've ...
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1answer
589 views

How do I make my media keys work again?

I am using a ThinkPad Edge 11. After the installation I replaced Banshee with Rhythmbox. Everything worked fine for 4 weeks but all of a sudden the media keys stopped working. I need to press and ...
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1answer
596 views

Switching between different input methods phonetic vs typewriter in ibus preferences has no effect

I use Ubuntu 11.10 and Gnome environment. I am able to type documents in Hindi by a method shown here. I installed ibus-m17n and ibus packages and have enabled support for Hindi language in ...
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votes
1answer
337 views

How can I change the keyboard model in 11.10?

In Ubuntu 11.10, in settings for Keyboard Layout: I could change the keyboard model in earlier Ubuntu-versions. (104 keys, 106 keys and so on). How can i do this in Ubuntu 11.10? - the setting is ...
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1answer
454 views

How can I increase laptop lcd luminosity steps?

I was wondering if there's a way to tweak the steps that the luminosity of my lcd do when adjusting it from keyboard. It seems that they are just +/-30% of total, and that's pretty annoying, because ...
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vote
1answer
641 views

Keyboard messed up in both Windows and Ubuntu after updates

I just installed Ubuntu 11.10 with Wubi to try it out on my Asus N82J notebook. Problem is that during the software updates after installation, the keyboard got messed. Like when I press "o" it ...
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1answer
721 views

USB keyboard does not work on Ubuntu 11.10

My laptop model: Dell N4110 OS: Ubuntu 11.10 I have brought a USB keyboard and plugged into my laptop. But it does not work. Please suggest me what should I do?
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1answer
298 views

11.10 install on eeePc 1001HA locks up at 'Configuring keyboard'

My eeePC runs Mint 10 satisfactorily (using Generic pc105 keymap), but will not upgrade; so tried fresh installs of Mint 11 & 12 and Ubuntu 11.10 from cd/dvd .iso's. All versions lock up either ...
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3answers
4k views

Wrong keyboard layout on client PC when using synergy

I just installed ubuntu 11.10 in my new computer, the old one (still main computer) is ubuntu 10.04. Both PCs use "Spanish LAm" keyboard layout, the only difference is that the new PC keyboard has ...
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1answer
2k views

Visual keyboard on lockscreen [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I disable the on-screen keyboard in the unlock screen? Recently, every time I'm on the lockscreen, the visual keayboard appears at the bottom of the screen. How ...
2
votes
1answer
588 views

System freeze, on exit from screensaver (Unity) [closed]

I have a midrange PC (Intel Core2-Duo 3GHz, 4GB RAM, 1.5TB storage), with latest Ubuntu 11.10 (Oneiric) and Unity (3D). Description: PC does NOT always return control after automatic timeout to ...
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1answer
1k views

How can I manage keyboard shortcuts? [closed]

In 10.04, I've had a keyboard shortcut defined via it's keyboard settings applet. Recently I have upgraded to 11.10 (I use gnome-classic). This shortcut still works, but I can't find it in System ...
2
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1answer
2k views

Can't make the Multimedia keys work in LXDE [closed]

I've tried to edit the configuration file in ~/.config/openbox/lxde-rc.xml however the changes don't take effect, i still can't use the keys. The LXDE wiki shows that after finding that my keyboard ...
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2answers
555 views

Disable suspend when pressing fn+F4

I have a System 76 laptop with Oneiric. I just tried to turn the volume down using fn+F5 but I accidentally pressed fn+F4 and suspended the system instead. Is there a way to disable that so I won't ...
0
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1answer
1k views

Numlock doesn't work after logging in

I've a strange problem after upgrading to Ubuntu 11.10 The Numlock of my Apple Keyboard (white, wired) doesn't work anymore. Strange thing because it works with the guest account but not with my user ...
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2answers
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Repeat key functionality doesn't work

On logging into Oneiric, my repeat key functionality doesn't work. Holding in a key will not repeat. I can work around this by going into System Settings>>Keyboard and slightly adjusting the delay ...
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1answer
2k views

No keyboard input until after GRUB

I have a computer that I dual boot between Ubuntu 11.10 and Windows 7. I installed Windows first, and Ubuntu second. When I boot, the GRUB menu comes up, showing me the option to select to boot to ...
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1answer
254 views

Keyboard stopped working on persistant live-USB

My keyboard has recently stopped working on my 11.10 persistant live USB. It works at the login screen, but when I log in, any time I hit a key I just hear the error "pop" sound. This happens in all ...
0
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1answer
2k views

Having trouble setting up Synergy (via Quicksynergy) on my Ubuntu & Lubuntu 11.10 machines

Synergy is an app that allows two or more computers to share a keyboard and mouse. I have both Synergy and QuickSynergy (the GUI for synergy) installed from the repositories on two computers. One, my ...
3
votes
1answer
4k views

How to control the mouse pointer via my keyboard?

How to control(or simulate) my mouse pointer movements using keyboard shortcuts (on Ubuntu 11.10).
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1answer
604 views

Where is the keyboard mouse feature in GNOME 3?

I'm using Gnome 3 on Ubuntu 11.10. I've used keyboard mouse (accessing mouse with keyboard) earlier by pressing Control+Shift+Num to activate it (see http://www.noah.org/wiki/Linux_Keyboard_Mouse). ...
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1answer
115 views

Latency occuring between typing the character and printing on screen on a Dell Inspiron m101z?

i am facing a bit problem with my laptop dell inspiron m101z and the problem is there is slight latency occurring in typing the text on keyboard and getting up same on the screen. also sometimes i ...
2
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2answers
231 views

Is there a way to enable the keyboard numblock?

My habit is to use the numblock on my keyboard if I have to type in numbers. Is there a way to enable the numblock in Ubuntu 11.10?
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1answer
3k views

How can I change the window movement key when using Unity 2D?

The default window movement key (alt) conflicts with several programs that I use fairly often. I'm sure some users find this key binding useful but I really need to change it to something else so that ...
1
vote
2answers
642 views

Make Fn key from mac keyboard work on 11.10

I am using a mac keyboard slim aluminium with Ubuntu 11.10, the keyboard has F11 and F12 as controls for increasing and decreasing the volume. On boot the keys work as F keys but I would like them to ...
0
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1answer
183 views

Keyboard resetting on log in

I recently switched to the Colemak layout after a fresh install of 11.10. Now, whenever I log in, the keyboard is set to QWERTY (USA), which is very confusing. How do I make it so that only Colemak is ...
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vote
1answer
2k views

Switching between workspaces from workspace switcher window

I generally work with mutiple workspaces and use the key combination Ctrl+Alt+right/left to switch between workspaces. I like the workspace switcher window in Ubuntu 11.10. Once I get into the ...
1
vote
1answer
710 views

Play, Pause, Next, Stop on keyboard - how to set which app use it? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Clementine keyboard shortcuts not working I have I keyboard with play, pause next back, stop on right of the numpad, but sometimes it does not goes to the right app. I ...
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2answers
1k views

How can I assign win-e to open my home folder?

In 11.10, I want to customize keyboard shortcuts. Especially, I want to assign win+e for opening the home folder with nautilus. (If I can open a specific folder other than the home folder, it is ...
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3answers
501 views

The keyboard sometimes doesn't work

I just installed Oneiric. The problem that I have with the unity desktop is that it's slow, and sometimes the keyboard just stops working while the mouse moves and I can click. At the same time I can ...
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2answers
648 views

USB devices only recognized after I login

I'm experiencing some troubles after upgrade 11.10 final version... In the matter of fact, I never had troubles using the devices, with the upgrade, but I formatted the notebook, and made a Clean ...
3
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2answers
3k views

tilde and double quote keys don't work on the command line

I've just installed Ubuntu Server 11.10 and the tilde (~) and double quotes (") keys don't do anything - they don't print to the screen. I'm only using the command line (no GUI) and many tutorials say ...
5
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2answers
3k views

How can I configure “mousekeys”?

Under 11.04, the option to control the pointer with the numpad was set in the Hardware/Keyboard settings page. How can I turn on mousekeys or configure them in newer releases?
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9answers
3k views

Repeated keystrokes lost in Unity

I have strange bug. Sometimes after pressing any key on my keyboard while working in unity programs does not receives the event of pressing but in plain terminal(ctrl+alt+f1) keyboard works just well. ...
1
vote
1answer
427 views

Keybord doesn't work in Nautilus (and gnome-terminal) after ubuntu update from 11.04 to 11.10

When i open any folder, window of Nautilus appears, and i can't use keybord keys (i've tried TAB,F2,F3,F9,CTRL+L,ARROWS,DEL), except ALT+F4. And in gnome-terminal i can't type at all. I tried to open ...
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vote
1answer
696 views

How to set the window movement key?

In 11.04, I could go to "Windows" under "System Settings" to change the the key used to grab/move windows, which is by default Alt. In 11.10, the "Window" option is no longer under "System Settings" ...
4
votes
1answer
793 views

GNOME 3.2 Screen keyboard, when opened onboard pops up

When I enable the "screen keyboard" from the accessibility next to that the GNOME onscreen keyboard is started onboard is also opened. Is there a way to prevent this?!
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2answers
2k views

Super key not opening Dash

I just cleanly installed Ubuntu 11.10 (with new, clean home folder) The Super key no longer calls up the dash. Was this behaviour changed since the previous release?
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vote
1answer
2k views

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 ...