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Unable to add/edit keyboard shortcuts in XFCE4

I am attempting to edit existing and add new keyboard shortcuts in Ubuntu 12.10 running XFCE 4.10. When I attempt to add a new keyboard shortcut via Settings > Keyboard > Application Shortcuts, the ...
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Keyboard and mouse not functioning at boot on 12.10, unable to connect to (wired) internet

Using Wubi to download and install Ubuntu 12.10, everything works just fine until I boot Ubuntu. It goes to the log-in screen just fine, but there both keyboard and mouse goes dead and it is unable to ...
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1answer
253 views

Changing keyboard language problem in 12.10

I want to change the shortcut of changing language of the keyboard , but when I set Alt+Shift as shortcut, it set as "Disabled".
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How do I reset my Ubuntu 12.10 password? [duplicate]

So my sister gave me this old laptop that has Ubuntu 12.10. The problem is that she has a username administrator password, but she forgot it. I've tried using GRUB and launching recovery mode and ...
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1answer
604 views

What to do when my keyboard sensitivity decreases but returns to normal after re-log

i am having a random problem with both my keyboards. The keyboard will become so INsensitive that I have to press really hard to to make it work. If I restart, or just log out, it resets and it acts ...
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Left curly bracket - { doesn't work on Kubuntu 12.10

After yesterday's update { doesn't work. As I checked in xev, pressing key is generating { and backspace keycode, so bracket is immediately erased. How can I fix it? Below is listing of yesterday ...
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107 views

Media keyes Microsoft Ergonomic 7000 keyboard stopped working on 12.10

I've been using given Microsoft Ergonomic 7000 keyboard. All was fine. but yesterday my media keys (vol up, vol down, mute & etc) stopped working. Moreover when i try to use Settings Manager -> ...
2
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1answer
694 views

Keyboard backlight command by percentage

I want to make a keyboard shortcut to increase and the decrease the keyboard backlight brightness. The command I have for full brightness is: echo -n 100 > ...
0
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1answer
254 views

Ubuntu can't read drivers or freezes such as external keyboard, monitor and mouse

Ubuntu can't read drivers such as external keyboard, monitor and mouse. After I forced shutdown Ubuntu, because of the add-on(from FF) I have to shut it down it hanged my PC. Also the Wireless ...
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1answer
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Ubuntu 12.10 Keyboard & Touchpad not working on Acer Aspire V3-551-7844

I'm a bit new to the Linux world, and my english is bad, so go easy on me ok? ;) I have just installed Ubuntu 12.10 in my Acer Aspire V3-551-7844 (wich came with Windows8, but after some effort I got ...
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1answer
131 views

Strange popup - Keyboard stops working and mouse can't be held

I just installed Ubuntu 12.10 (I formatted my old Lucid Lynx drive by accident). It's been working great, but every now and then (especially when I leave) this pops up, lasts for about 5 seconds, ...
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383 views

Fresh Install of Ubuntu 12.10 Keyboard and Mouse problem

I have just done a fresh install of Ubuntu 12.10 and when it booted up I had to press they keyboard buttons multiple times and really hard to type my password, I tried turning off the Laptop when I ...
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38 views

Why does my keyboard not respond when this icon appears?

After I'm logging in my Ubuntu 12.10, this icon appears on pressing any keys: It always appears, and when this icon appears, I can't write anything, what is it? My keyboard (PS/2) does not support ...
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1answer
57 views

Certain keys on my keyboard click other keys

For example, when I press backspace, F7 triggers. T also triggers it. This did not happen in Windows 8. Please help. I'm using a generic keyboard by Ativa.
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283 views

Problems with Left shift key

I have major (At least as for my job as a coder) hiccups with the Lshift. I can't mark text in a textbox with LeftShift and arrowkeys, or type a capital letter with it. WHAT I CAN do, which I think ...
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1answer
381 views

Where is the window switcher in ubuntu 12.10?

I just installed the new ubuntu 12.10. I also installed the Compiz Settings Manager because I like to customize the desktop a little bit. I really like the window switcher that used to come with ...
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242 views

Xubuntu - how to disable SHIFT toggles numpad keys?

By default In Ubuntu I can perform SHIFT+HOME to select content from caret to start of string, while NUMLOCK is turned off. But if in that case I press just HOME, it will type 1 instead of moving ...
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Microsoft Wireless 5000 works and the stops on ubuntu 12.10

I've never used a linux system before but have always wanted to learn so I've just installed ubuntu 12.10 on my system and all seems to be running well, apart from the Microsoft 5000 Bluetrack ...
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1answer
18 views

Keyboard click persists

I am using Ubuntu 12.10. I find that button clicks for Ctrl, Shift and Alt persist for a second or two. That is, if I press A, I get small a. However, if I press Shift, wait for a second and press A, ...
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1answer
248 views

Ubuntu 12.10 xmodmap reset after usb plug/unplug

In Ubuntu 12.10 my .Xmodmap settings get lost (reset) after I plug/unplug my wireless keyboard/mouse combo. Do you know how to prevent or override this behavior?
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211 views

Wireless switch controls Bluetooth - Lenovo Thinkpad - Ubuntu 12.10

On Windows the key was intended to control both wireless and Bluetooth but on Ubuntu the switch key when pressed only enables/disables Bluetooth and the wireless network adapter is absent under ...
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138 views

Keyboard repeat/delay is reset when plugging in usb keyboard in Ubuntu 12.10 xfce

Every time I plug in an external keyboard to my laptop the keyboard repeat and delay are set to the slow default. My current workaround is to open the keyboard settings dialog and slightly move the ...
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2answers
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Starting Xmodmap on login (12.10)

I'm a little confused about the automatic startup of Xmodmap. Web said I just have to create an .Xmodmap file in my home folder or an .xinitrc or .xsession script in home or a startup ...
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231 views

Alt-Tab stopped working after upgrade to QQ / 12.10

I recently upgraded from PP to QQ which broke the ability to switch between running applications by pressing Alt+Tab which is such a showstopper I never believed could ever be. The affected host is a ...
3
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1answer
363 views

Ctrl-Super-Right doesn't work in 12.10

Noticed today that the default Unity setting for keywords to partially maximize windows to left or right partially works in my laptop. My Ubuntu is totally updated. Any idea on how to fix that?
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1answer
137 views

How to make left CTRL as Super on Ubuntu 12.10? [duplicate]

Is there was a way to map the left CTRL as Super on Ubuntu 12.10. The keyboard layout app doesn't seem to have this option.
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1answer
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Just installed Ubuntu 12.10 and my USB mouse & Keyboard won't work

I was trying to install Ubuntu 12.10 from a live CD and I wasn't able to get it to recognize either my keyboard (C.Y.B.O.R.G V5) or my mouse (R.A.T 7). I eventually gave up but later on I was able to ...
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166 views

shift key does not work for 12.10

Installed 12.10 on samsung series 9 laptop. shift key does not work. Edited /lib/udev/rules.d files that did not specify samsung model number e.g., 95-keyboard-force-release.rules file but this did ...
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1answer
218 views

Fn + numpad not working on XPS M1530

I have a Dell XPS M1530 with Xubuntu 12.10. My Fn + Up Arrow and Down Arrow for adjusting screen brightness work perfectly fine, but using the Fn key with the function numpad does not work. These used ...
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Reset Keyboard Shortcuts Ubuntu 12.10 (compiz cube issue)

I just did a fresh install of Ubuntu, and had customized some keyboard shortcuts before installing compiz settings manager. I enabled the cube setting, and followed the directions as per here: ...
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54 views

Num pad blinks all time

I use Ubuntu 12.10 on acer notebook. Now the problem is when I connect external keyboard to notebook, numlock blinks all time, and I can't use num-pad numbers. Problem exists with both external ...
2
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1answer
1k views

How to make my backlit keyboard work?

My laptop is Toshiba Satellite A660. My backlit keyboard works in Windows 7 with no problems, but doesn't work when I'm running Ubuntu. Is it possible to make my backlit keyboard work with Ubuntu ...
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1answer
224 views

Keyboard isn't working in GRUB after putting computer back together

I have a 2006 Macbook (Black), Intel Core 2 Duo and 2GB RAM. Recently while cleansing the inside of dust with a hint of compressed air, I had removed the hard drive, the RAM, and the screws securing ...
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Turn on numlock at startup [duplicate]

After some research I kinda found some answer http://askubuntu.com/a/155683/119087 . For example this answer doesn't worked for me http://askubuntu.com/a/130213/119087 I'm using USB keyboard. Is there ...
2
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1answer
417 views

Pound symbol (£) on US keyboard on 12.10

I need a shortcut to make a pound symbol with a US keyboard in 12.10. The only way I can make one is by holding control-shift and typing u00a3. Too much typing for a single symbol! I'm using GNOME ...
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1answer
588 views

Remapping keys on Apple keyboard

I'm using the German Apple keyboard for both MacOS X and Ubuntu 12.10. $ lsbusb ... Bus 002 Device 004: ID 05ac:0250 Apple, Inc. MP110Z/B I've successfully remapped the exchanged < and ^ ...
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System is slow after resuming from hibernate

I installed Ubuntu 12.10 64-bit and when the system wakes up after an hibernate, the mouse is extremely slow, the keyboard doesn't seem to work and I'm forced to reboot my computer. Does somebody ...
3
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2answers
783 views

shortcuts lost after restart

I'm using Ubuntu 12.10. When I try setting some shortcuts and restart the System they are "deactivated" or default (but they are still working). After one more restart they do not work any more. Can ...
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No response at all from keyboard after sleep (12.10) Sony Vaio VGN-CS Series

There's no response from my keyboard after the lid is closed on my laptop. Keystrokes aren't recognized and none of the light indicators (num lock, caps lock, etc) will show up. I've tried a couple of ...
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1answer
192 views

xmonad keyboard doesn't work

I'm experimenting with xmonad, which I installed from the Ubuntu Software Centre on Ubuntu 12.10. It looks cool, but when I invoke it (using xmonad --replace from the command line) my title bars ...
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1answer
158 views

Function keys and Hot are switched

I recently got a new laptop and installed 12.10 on it. I noticed right away that the "hot keys" on the F keys didn't always do what was pictured and also I noticed that the "hot keys" and the function ...
2
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1answer
212 views

CTRL key locks in until I press it again or a shortcut is triggered

When I do press my CTRL-key it seems to lock in the pressed state, even after releasing it. Symptoms of this are for example that if I press CTRL, release it and scroll in my browser window the size ...
2
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2answers
469 views

How can I easily type full width alphanumeric Unicode characters?

How to easy type in Full-width alphanumeric way in Ubuntu? Full-width characters are those from U+FF00 to U+FFEF Is it possible by using IBUS or Japanese keyboard layout?
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1answer
174 views

Trouble installing Server 12.10 - Dead keyboard, Blank Screen, Network Config [closed]

Installing 12.10 server from cd - minimal installation: basic system, ssh server,postgreSQL, manual updates. Hardware is brand new HP server that also runs Win 2003 Server Standard as a DNC ...
2
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1answer
315 views

Must double-tap Windows key to open Dash

I'm experiencing some strange behaviour of the Unity Dash and the Windows/Super keyboard key. As far as I know, normal behaviour is: Tap: Open Dash Hold: Show keyboard shortcut overlay However, ...
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0answers
188 views

Neither keyboard nor mouse after boot, after recovery mode they work

I have installed Xubuntu 12.10 on a MacBook Pro 5,3. The problem is that after a normal boot the lightdm shows up but I cannot use the keyboard nor touchpad. However if I choose recovery mode: ...
2
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1answer
175 views

Apple Alu keyboard Hungarian layout 0 and í swapped

I'm using a Hungarian Apple Alu keyboard. It works well, apart from that the 0 and the í keys are swapped. I read here that it could be re-mapped with an .Xmodmap file in the home folder. What I ...
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1answer
2k views

12.10 upgrade broke brightness keys [closed]

I have been running Ubuntu (64-bit) on my HP 6710b laptop (Core 2 Duo with integrated graphics) for several years, and the backlight brightness keys have always worked. Since I upgraded to Ubuntu ...
2
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0answers
149 views

Map function+backspace to delete

I'm used to Apple laptops, on which Function + Backspace is mapped to Delete. I'm also okay with Shift + Backspace. Is there a way to obtain this? Note, I'm using Xmonad and have some keyboard ...
2
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1answer
264 views

USB keyboard works except in terminal window

I just installed 12.10 (clean install and updates). USB keyboard and mouse work fine EXCEPT the keyboard does not work in a terminal window (USB mouse is working in terminal). keyboard is Logitech ...