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Global Keyboard Shortcuts Broken in 14.04

I've just upgraded my distribution from 13.10 to 14.04, which seems to have broken global keyboard shortcuts. They are still present in the "Keyboard settings" as before. Although media keys are ...
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After upgrading to Ubuntu 14.04, my shortcuts keys and media keys no longer work

I just upgraded from 13.10 to 14.04 (GNOME interface) and none of the shortcut key combinations or Fn+F(#) controls seem to be working any more (not even the default ones, like Ctrl+Alt+T for ...
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Keyboard Map is Changed Randomly

I'm using xmodmap to bind a key to the numbersign # like so: xmodmap -e "keycode 49 = numbersign asciitilde". This works fine but the changes are regularly reverted by some background process, ...
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59 views

Ctrl-space not working in terminal after installing Cinnamon

I recently switched my desktop environment from Gnome to Cinnamon. In my terminal, I use tmux, and have my prefix key mapped to Ctrl-space. After the upgrade, Ctrl-space stopped being captured by ...
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1answer
59 views

GNOME Input Source switching - I can only switch once using shortcuts?

I have GNOME installed on Ubuntu 13.10, and I enables several input methods (Japanese Anthy, Korean Hangeul and Chinese Pinyin) in addition to my English (US) keyboard. I set the shortcut to ...
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166 views

Ubuntu Gnome: Can't make changing keyboard layout to crtl+shift

I have installed Ubuntu Gnome 13.10 and I can't figure out why I can't make changing keyboard layout shortcut to Ctrl+Shift. I have 3 languages in my input sources. I see in Tweak Tool that "Key(s) to ...
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2answers
63 views

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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1answer
123 views

Unable to set a shortcut to grab screenshot area

I currently have Ubuntu 13.10. At some point the default shortcuts Shift+Prn and Ctrl+Shift+Prn stopped working. Simply pressing Prn (captures the entire screen) works, pressing Alt+Prn to capture ...
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89 views

My left control key won't work properly under Gnome 3

I decided to install the Gnome 3 Desktop Environment/Shell originally in 12.04 and didn't use it because it was slow. I upgraded to 13.10 and the Unity/Ubuntu Desktop was getting a bit buggy and old ...
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0answers
31 views

How to remove alt+shift from hotkeys?

After i has upgraded to ubuntu 13.10, i encountered broken language swtich problem. After i installed the fix, i was able to switch using hotkey combination for :ho to next source" (which is Super + ...
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0answers
59 views

How to access the Keyboard Layout Options in 13.10 [on hold]

I have the problem with change hotkey for keyboard layout at Ubuntu 13.10. I have already read the How to access the Keyboard Layout Options in 13.10+ Also I try to use gnome-tweak-tool Typing tab. ...
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0answers
56 views

Disable changing keyboard layout with Shft_l+Shift_r

I'm using Gnome Shell with Ubuntu 13.10. I always used layout switching with Alt+Shift. After upgrade to 13.10, the layout can also be switched by pressing both shifts simultaneously. How do I prevent ...
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0answers
106 views

Keyboard shortcut for input language change works in only one direction

I Use 64-bit ubuntu Gnome 13.10. Currently I have 2 input languages: English and Russian. When I wanted to switch between them I use standard Alt-Shift shortcut. When the Russian is selected Alt-Shift ...
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1answer
127 views

Remove keyboard indicator in Gnomebuntu 13.10

I'm running the new Gnomebuntu in a VM and would like to disable the keyboard indicator from my task bar as it looks pretty ugly. Does anyone know how I go about doing this? There are plenty of posts ...
0
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1answer
83 views

Gnome 3 loses focus after closing all open windows

I'm on Ubuntu 12.04, which I have had for a long time. On this computer I've installed both XFCE4 and Gnome 3, and I'm currently using Gnome 3 Fallback. Recently I've been having a weird problem. ...
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1answer
528 views

Add/remove keyboard layout by console command

After upgrading to 13.10 it looks like we have no more deal with XKB for layout settings and input language switching, so I have a question. Some times I need to add one ore two more input languages ...
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1answer
3k views

How to change Keyboard layout in Ubuntu 13.10?

After upgrading to 13.10 today, my favorite layout switch (left ALT) has stopped working. I am using Gnome-fallback (hate the new tabletish trend of Unity ang Gnome 3) After checking the layout ...
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0answers
88 views

Screenshot Context Menus/Popups

I want to be able to take screenshots of Context Menus and Popups when I hit my hotkeys for taking a selection Screenshot, I use the keys Alt+Shift+$ for Selection Screenshot or use my other setup ...
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52 views

Whats wrong with my KeyBoard Shortcuts?

I have Ubuntu 13.04 installed on my Dell Inspiron 1525. Mine KeyBoard Shortcuts are not working properly. Properly in the sense Alt + Tab Works, but Alt + F12 not working and many more ...
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1answer
2k views

Typing “↑” (upwards arrow) with a keyboard shortcut

When I'm programming, I find useful to use some unicode symbol like ← ↓ → to indicate in comments different things. In ubuntu I can type ← ↓ → respectively with ALT GR + Y, ALT GR + U, ALT GR + I. ...
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39 views

How to provide keyboard layouts for clients / individual users?

We are running Ubuntu 12.04 with Gnome 3.4.2. A number of users access the server via remote desktop and individual accounts. Most client computers have different keyboard layouts. In GNOME ...
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1answer
197 views

cant switch language back

I got Ubuntu 13.04 32-bit, with Gnome 3.8.2, and Unity installed too. Two languages selected as input sources - English(US) and Russian. Keybind to change input methods is set and works okay. ...
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0answers
29 views

Keyboard navigation/search for all UI elements

I have recently found out about Shortcat, an OSX app that allows for keyboard-only control of any application that has accessibility features turned on. I vaguely remember GNOME Do and Docky planning ...
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0answers
59 views

Menu: highlight as you type

In windows (or other linux environments like openbox) , when you have a program menu, context menu, applications menu, start menu or whatever you can press any key on you keyboard to highlight the ...
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1answer
127 views

Binding F1 key to workspace1 and so on

I've always bound the F{1..4} keys to quickly switch between workspaces. Now the F1 shortcut is stuck to the help popup ("user & system settings"). I've tried different options, the best I could ...
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0answers
480 views

Install GNOME Onscreen Keyboard (GOK) in Ubuntu 12.04

According to this link the GNOME On-Screen Keyboard should be available for v12.04, but when I click the link there for GOK in Software Center apt://gok, it tells me: Not found There isn’t a software ...
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1answer
230 views

Laptop keyboard stops working after x2x install and use

I'm new to linux/ubuntu and I have encountered a little problem: After installing x2x (following ubuntu community documentation about x2x) my laptop keyboard no longer works. The x2x system worked ...
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2answers
2k views

Why is Gnome-Shell thinking my “d” key minimizes all windows?

I am on Ubuntu 12.04 LTS (in gnome-shell) and I am unable to use my "d" key. Regular gnome-2 works perfectly fine, but for some reason I cannot use my "d" key in gnome-3. I recently installed it and ...
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0answers
182 views

Gnome-shell partially freezes [closed]

This is not happening all the time, but only sometimes, totally random. When I'm in the middle of some work something totally weird happens. Keyboard suddenly stops working. I can't type, no matter ...
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0answers
712 views

How to change keyboard layout on XFCE?

I'd like to change and see the keyboard layout using XFCE. Is there any simple way to do that? I had one when using gnome, but currently I want to use XFCE.
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1answer
243 views

How to bind a character device in /dev directory as the keyboard?

I have written an character device, I want to declare it as the keyboard and use it to generate events from the virtual keyboard?
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1answer
3k views

How to change key bindings for switching workspaces in gnome3?

I know that you can go into the System Settings->Keyboard->Shortcuts and change the bindings for switching between workspaces in the Navigation tab, but this isn't working for me. I can change many ...
4
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1answer
3k views

VirtualBox Windows Key Pass Through To Gnome

I use a VirtualBox Windows 7 guest in seamless mode on an Ubuntu 12.04 linux host running Gnome 3. Under normal operation when VirtualBox is not running, pressing the Windows Key on the keyboard ...
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1answer
116 views

Change text field editing in GNOME 3 to use Control and Meta keys like Emacs or bash

A while ago I did this on my Mac and I was able to use Emacs controls in all Cocoa Text Widgets. I'm a big Emacs user and it's really been great to do such lightning fast editing in email and web text ...
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2answers
3k views

How to disable Macbook keyboard backlight

How do I disable the keyboard backlight, by turning it completely off, on a Macbook in 12.04? Whenever I reboot, Ubuntu sets the backlight to 100% brightness, and frustratingly the new function keys ...
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1answer
574 views

Clementine/Gnome multimedia keys don't stick

My keyboard has the multimedia keys on the function keys, with FN+F6 to play/pause etc. The problem is these don't work in my music player (clementine) after rebooting. If I go into the Preferences ...
0
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1answer
6k views

How to activate and use F-keys (F1, F2, etc..) on a Mac Book Pro Laptop-Keyboard in Gnome-Shell 3.2?

I am wondering if there is a shortcut or where and how to active the F-keys on a QWERTZ build-in MBP keyboard. Any suggestions ?!
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256 views

Activities button doesn't work when no windows are open [closed]

I am running Gnome-Shell (3.2.1) and the Super Key doesn't show the Activities overview when I push it. This problem only happens when there are no windows open. I can mouse to the top left and show ...
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2answers
2k views

Remapping keyboard shortcuts (copy, paste etc) to Alt key instead of Ctrl

Interestingly, it turns out this is almost impossible to do. Remapping Alt key to behave as another Ctrl key is not a solution because you lose the Alt key functionalities (some of which are ...
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1answer
545 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 ...
4
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3answers
3k views

kile does not get keyboard input, respond to Alt+F

I use 11.10 with gnome 3 and Unity. In either case, I use two KDE apps a lot - kile and kate. Since the latest upgrade, I have observed a few problems: a] I can never use Alt+F to select the file ...
3
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1answer
432 views

xmodmap works for gnome session, but not for apps?

I'm running Ubuntu 11.10 using the gnome-fallback mode with compiz. My keyboard is the Apple metal add-on USB keyboard. My .Xmodmap file is set to swap the Alt and Command keys. I built the key map ...
2
votes
1answer
563 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). ...
4
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2answers
923 views

Where is directory for keyboard indicator flag picture in GNOME 3?

For unity environment, I know it is /usr/share/pixmaps/flags + change setting org.gnome.libgnomekbd.indicator to true, which is totally successful. But for Gnome-shell ,both default and classic, ...
1
vote
2answers
637 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 ...
2
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0answers
105 views

Is it possible to somehow use the arrow-keys in Gnome 3 to navigate through the opened windows? [closed]

When pressing the super(windows)-key. I probably would need an extension for it, i suppose. Its qute annoying atm as I always have to switch between using the keyboard with 2 hands and the touchpad + ...
2
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1answer
1k views

Keyboard shortcut to reveal onscreen keyboard

Does someone know if it is possible to bind a command to a button which will reveal the onscreen keyboard? (Note: The onscreen keyboard has already be started.) Currently when I want to reveal the ...
0
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3answers
473 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 ...
4
votes
1answer
718 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?!
2
votes
3answers
5k views

Keyboard shortcuts not working in gnome-shell 3.2?

I was wondering if keyboard shortcuts (like Alt+F1, Alt+F2) support is removed from gnome shell 3.2? If not then I'm missing something as I can't seem to use them.