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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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backspace working without using it

it's the first time I using UBUNTU and i'm installling the ubuntu-12.04.4-desktop-i386 version. The problem is that wherever i had to type in some info (like location or rename a drive) during the ...
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Disable fn functions on keyboard

I have a laptop (Lenovo Thinkpad T540p) with dualboot Windows and Ubuntu Ubuntu 12.04.4 LTS. I need to make frequent use of the F keys (F1 through F12), but I must always press in the combination fn + ...
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Up arrow unresponsive in XUbuntu 12.04 after resuming from suspend

In XUbuntu 12.04 I'm facing an issue where (occasionally) the keyboard lay-out is changed after resuming from suspend to RAM. As this only happens sporadically, I haven't figured out what causes it ...
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Change shortcuts on gthumb

Si there a way to change keyboard shortcuts on gthumb image viewer? I have mouse with mouse 5 and 6 buttons (the ones you click with a thumb) Is possible to change shortcuts somehow on gthumb so i ...
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fast move window in ubuntu with keyboard

yes i know about alt+f7 shortcut, but moving with arrows is too slow. also it used to work (fast move to the left/right) with shift-left/right on previous LTS 10.04, but currently on 12.04 doesn't ...
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Keyboard is not working after a while

After a while my USB keyboard stops working. My USB mouse works fine. In order to restore the keyboard, I have to reboot my computer. On another partition I have Windows 7 installed, does this relate ...
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Lenovo B590/ Ubuntu 12.04 / Keyboard and mouse don't work

I've a Lenovo B590 laptop with Ubuntu 12.04 LTS. Both the keyboard and mouse were doing well until yesterday when power cut off. Keyboard still works in DOS but it doesn't work when on Ubuntu and so ...
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Keyboard layout won't reset on new windows - Ubuntu 12.04 LTS

I have setup the options of Keyboard layout as shown in the attached picture. Nevertheless, sometimes when I write on my browser in Arabic or German, and after that I start a terminal (or any program ...
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xdotool key XF86AudioMute/RaiseVolume/LowerVolume not working

Decided to open this question after a days worth of googling around related posts/guides/etc. to no avail. In ubuntu 12.04 the media keys stopped working for a particular user account although they ...
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Alt key opens command line

I'm running Windows 8.1 through Virtual Box in Ubuntu 12.4 and one of my (many) problems is when I press Alt key command line opens in my host. After this many things stop working correctly until I ...
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Launch Keyboard Config GUI from terminal

I am running Ubuntu 12.04 with the LXDE desktop. I would like to launch the standard keyboard configuration GUI tool but cant seem to find it in my menus. Can anybody let me know whats the name of the ...
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Keyboard/Mouse not working after installation from windows

I installed Ubuntu 12.04 from Windows 7 via windows installer. It completed (I guess) successfully. The problem occurs when I start Ubuntu. Neither mouse nor keyboard work (both usb). I can't type in ...
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What's wrong with my meta keys (`ctrl` & `alt`)? They won't stay down!

When I hold down ctrl or alt continuously, it occasionally behaves as if the key has been released momentarily. The easiest way to demonstrate this is I enable the setting which displays an indicator ...
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Keyboard shortcut to shutdownPC in lubuntu desktop 12.04

I have recently installed lubuntu-desktop metapackage in my Ubuntu 12.04 LTS. But in lubuntu I can't find any keyboard shortcut to shutdown or logout [in Unity or Gnome I used Ctrl+Alt+Del but now it ...
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Key Repeat functionality doesn't work on certain keys (Ubuntu 12.04)

I'm running Ubuntu 12.04 on a Macbook Pro and key repeat (when I hold down a key) is not working for any of the brightness buttons (keyboard backlight and screen brightness). Is there any way to ...
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Garbled caps/lowercase on Sony Vaio VGN-FS485B

I have replaced Windows XP with Ubuntu 12.04 on my 2006 Sony Vaio (model PCG-7L1M VGN-FS485B, 1.73 GHz CPU, RAM upgraded to 2GB). It went OK and I was happy until: Firefox needed to open a new ...
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How to create keyboard shortcut that toggle start/stop .jar file?

# this is for running the AIORemote server from my Ubuntu 12.04 LTS Laptop to run with my Android device as remote control mouse pad and wireless file transfer. I know how to create keyboard shortcut ...
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How do I disable <Control><Alt>S to allow myself to launch Sublime?

I've been using Sublime Text 2 quit a bit lately and want to make it as easy to launch as Terminal. I've done the following so far: I went into System Settings > Keyboard > Shortcuts > Windows ...
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Usb keyboard and mouse recognized but not working in Ubuntu 12.04

For a while now my usb keyboard and mouse have stopped working in ubuntu 12.04 after some update. At least the keyboard works up until grub, but fails right after selecting the boot option. I can SSH ...
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How can I get the Tripp-Lite KVM Switch work on Ubuntu?

I have a Tripp-Lite KVM Switch model B020-008 and I'm trying to get it to work on Ubuntu version 10.04 LTS and 12.04 LTS but for some reason it only barely works on 10.04 LTS meaning the mouse barely ...
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203 views

Remap Command/Apple key to work as the control key

I have an iBook G4 running Lubuntu 12.04 LTS and I would like to re-map the Command/Apple keys to work as control. I've looked at using xmodmap, but so far I have failed at it. And, after trying the ...
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How to tell Ubuntu to remember I have a UK keyboard?

I'm running 12.04 and have been since April 2012! All was well, then at some point in the last few weeks I've noticed that Ubuntu seems to think my keyboard has gone American. It hasn't. It hasn't ...
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How to manage USB powering for sleep mode?

How to disable USB powering for sleep mode while on AC? Settings for each controller or each device would be nice, but I'm glad to see even a global setting. If on AC, after my Ubuntu turns asleep it ...
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My keyboard and mouse won't work once i'm at the select language menu

I installed Ubuntu 12.04 on my EMachine today and once i got to the select language menu my keyboard and mouse wouldn't work. My keyboard worked fine during boot. I downloaded Ubuntu off a ...
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Fn key combination *suddenly* stopped working for brightness only

I've looked at most of the questions relating to enabling hardware brightness control under Ubuntu with the Acer Aspire S3 laptop; initially these fixes worked, under the initially installed kernel ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 Volume up down mute stopped working

I'm using a Lenovo SL500 for several years now and suddenly the Volume keys stopped working. It could be that a kernel updated caused it - I don't know. However when I go to the keyboard settings -> ...
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Modifying 3rd level keys in Ubuntu 12.04 LTS

I know how to switch to 3rd level keys using 'System Settings'>'Keyboard Layout'>'Options'>'Key to choose 3rd level'. However after choosing 3rd level for example using Caps Lock, I want to modify I, ...
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Keyboard backlight problem on asus ux32vd

I have running Ubuntu 12.04 with kernel 3.8 I have tried many suggestions, although, the backlight is still not working. If I try to use the most simple solution: echo | sudo tee ...
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Swiss keyboard - clamps

For my IT-project I need to use bracket characters. But with Ctrl+Alt+ü it doesn't work. What are the combinations and where I can edit these? It's very heavy to work with other keyboard combinations. ...
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how do I reproduce the F4 'repeat last action' key windows users have

When using office, the F4 key will repeat any last action taken, such as deleting rows. highlighting selections, changing formats. This speeds up repetitive tasks. I can't find this function in Ubuntu ...
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Up, down, right arrow keys and delete key not working

I have already read Delete and arrow keys not working and tried what is written there. I have also tried restarting my computer. I have also searched elsewhere for answers, but I haven't found any ...
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How to use my personal keyboard layout?

I read few topic about customizing personal keyboard layout or creating new one. I create a BALOCHI language keyboard layout for my self. following is the contet of "blc" file in ...
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USB keyboard hit and miss as to whether it will work on boot-up

I am new to Ubuntu. Have installed 12.04 on a slave drive while I migrate. Usually booting into Ubuntu goes without a hitch but recently I often find I am unable to use the keyboard, and log-in ...
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Remap keyboard Ubuntu 12.04; Asus Q500A

I have an Asus Q500A with win8 and Ubuntu 12.04 64 bit with linux kernel 3.8.0-32-generic. I am using gnome-panel, and xserver-xorg-lts-raring. I have been experiencing problems with the keyboard ...
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Keyboard shorcut for a custom folder in Desktop

I would like to configure a keyboard shortcut for a particular folder in my Desktop. I will be using this folder quite often and is there a way to open them with a custom keyboard shortcut ? The ...
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My keyboard keys stopped functioning and system behave strange

My system was working fine. When I started my system again; Fn key, ctr key was not working. Later I found that my Fn key was working as a Ctrl. But leaving a-z and 1-9 other key function does not ...
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Ubuntu Server SHH backspace Bad Character [duplicate]

so while while I'm using SSH to connect my server the backspace shows me bad character. The backspace is the one with question mark. The backspace itself works normally, but in the screen, it wasn't ...
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Several keys on my ASUS desktop keyboard are not working in Ubuntu 12.04

After installing Ubuntu 12.04 on my ASUS G10AC, several keys on my keyboard (ASUS G01 KB) are not working at all. This includes both CTRL keys, both ALT keys, and both WINDOWS keys. When I use the ...
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Launch Rhythmbox using a Keyboard shorcut

I use Rhythmbox all the time in my Ubuntu. Is it possible to have a custom shortcut like Ctrl+R in Ubuntu, which can launch the Rhythmbox window, even if it is playing in the background ? Since, the ...
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Using macro keys with razer blackwidow ultimate 2013

I recently bought a Razer blackwidow ultimate 2013 keyboard. The keyboad contains 5 macro keys and according to the manual, they can be quickly set using the key combination fn+f9. However, this ...
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A4tech keyboard and mouse not working at login Ubuntu 12.04

I just installed Ubuntu 12.04 onto my desktop. Mouse wasn't recognized at any point, the keyboard worked just fine through the install and at the boot menu, but as soon as it gets to the login screen, ...
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fn keys to change keyboard blacklights not working

The fn + f3 and fn + f4 are not working, the others seem to be working fine. This is what I tried to do to fix it: I opened the grub file using gedit, changed the permission. changed: ...
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Deactivate defect laptop keyboard ubuntu 12.04

My Notebook Keyboard (T430) is defect and spawns more or less random keypress events. So I'm searching for a way, that linux ignore all input that comes from this device. My guess is that I have todo ...
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keyboard and mouse freezes with ubuntu [duplicate]

im new in this ubuntu stuff, and as a first try i tried ubuntu 12.04 via windows installer (wubi) it installs all correctly and when i reboot it autoboots on ubuntu, and it says like 1 min about ...
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Sometimes when I boot up my Toshiba Satellite L875D lap top running Ubuntu 12.04 LTS it does not detect my keyboard

I have the follow issue. I am using Ubuntu 12.04 LTS on Toshiba Satellite L875D and sometimes when I boot up my machine it reaches the log in session where I am supposed to type my password but my ...
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Bluetooth Keyboard Won't Work Ubuntu 12.04

I am using Ubuntu e command tried everything, even using the command line. I have tried the advise on Ubuntu's support pages, Bluetooth from the command line in 12.04? as well as installing Blueman ...
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KERNEL PANIC VAIO S13 ---Keybord & touchpad not work

I downloaded and saved from the official website ubuntu 12.04 lts, first I tried it on my tower and I tried it smoothly and then install it, today I tried it on my SONY VAIO what I have done has been ...
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Windows flickering on Dell N5100 (Inspiron 15R), ^@ on terminal

I have ubuntu 12.04 on my Dell N5100 (Inspiron 15R). Some time after booting up, windows and menus start flickering randomly. I thought it was a graphics card issue until I went to a virtual terminal ...
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Unbale to use Q(lowercase) key after a failed key-binding effort

I tried to use the Alt-q combination to set as a shortcut for opening 'terminator' using gconf -> metacity-> global keybindings. But it did not work. The problem now is that my 'q' key on the keyboard ...