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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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Wrong key behavior

I am encountering a very weird error recently, that I cannot figure out to solve...I have surfed for hours and hours without any solution. I explain: I have an Asus S301L , with Ubuntu 12.04 and an ...
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Russian layout - shortcuts like ctrl+c, ctrl+v not working. [13.10] [on hold]

I've read many online resources, but got nothing. Shortcuts like Ctrl+c | Ctrl+v | Ctrl+x don't work in most of applications when I switch to Russian layout, but when I switch back to English (US) ...
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Can't change keyboard layout in some Qt programs

The problem after a recent update in my Ubuntu 13.10 with Unity. When typing something in Qt Creator 3.0.1 or in my own program compiled with Qt 5.2.1 (from qt-project.org), I can't change keyboard ...
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How to remap certain keys on keyboard on ubuntu 13.10 with xkb

Water spilled on my laptop and key "9" is not working. I want to map ALTGr or Ctrl_R to 9 so that I can program with out any hassle. I've seen so many solutions with xmodmap but its kinda outdated I ...
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Logitech K360 keyboard types extra characters on certain keys like the 'n' key

Whenq I turnqed my computer onq today, the keyboard started typinqg extra characters like inq this messed up senqtenqce. The only way to get rid of the extra characters is to highlight them and press ...
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How to permanently disable the F10 key?

I have a problem with my laptop, that has a permanently stuck F10 key. Is there any way to disable this key for both, text mode and X window system? I found out, that in X system this can be realized ...
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Keyboard switch

Ubuntu 13.10 I like switching by left shift + alt. And it works. But only in that succession. Does not react on reversed or simultaneous press. How to fix, or do I want too much?
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SSH: how to modify received characters?

I would like to configure my Ubuntu server(without X Windows) to modify escape characters received from the SSH clients. Because by some reasons I can't modify original keystrokes on the remote ...
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Keyboard language is different every log in

I set my keyboard to german - and it is the only language selected. Nevertheless, every time I log in, the keyboard language is somehow English. (This bug is similar to this one: Keyboard language ...
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Typing '#' with a Mac UK Keyboard (Ubuntu on VirtualBox)?

I can't type the '#' character in Ubuntu running under VirtualBox. The host is a MBP with UK Internacional Keyboard. In Ubuntu, I use the English (UK, Macintosh internacional) layout. Instead of '#', ...
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Enter key not working after xmodmap change

Mistook key number for another key, now i cant get it back to working. tried: xmodmap -e "keycode 36 = Return NoSymbol Return" xmodmap -e "keycode 36 = Return" xmodmap -e "keycode 36 = Enter NoSymbol ...
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How to erase a complete line left of cursor?

If I want to erase a complete line right of my cursor, I can use Ctrl+Shift+Delete. But what if I wanted to delete a line the other way? Ctrl+Shift+Backspace deletes only one word - the same behavior ...
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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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How can I activate a custom keyboard layout

I have defined a custom keyboard layout following this description: Custom keyboard layout definitions The layout definition is added to this file: /usr/share/X11/xkb/symbols/us and it starts like ...
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How do I create curly brackets using Shift + Alt

I'm used to writing curly brackets using Left Shift + Left Alt + 7 or 0. As of right now I can only do them using the Right Alt + 7 or 0. How do I configure my Left Alt + Left Shift to behave as ...
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Temporary keyboard layout switch in Ubuntu 13.10 (give my right Alt back!) [duplicate]

In Ubuntu 13.10: is there a way to temporarily switch the keyboard layout? Use case: While I am typing text in Russian and need to input # sign (or maybe a little word in English: "cat" or ...
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Multiple keyboard layouts

Just upgraded to ubuntu 13.10 to have that out of the way when 14.04 comes. I am working with an Apple keyboard, which for unknown reasons has alt/cmd keys switched (and a few other weird things). In ...
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Map return key as ctrl (when held down)

On OS X I have been able to map the return key to ctrl, but only when it is held down. This can be done using the program KeyRemap4MacBook. This is a huge help when writing in Emacs, and other ...
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Is is possible to swap the Ctrl and Super keys in Ubuntu 13.10?

First of all, this is not the same as Swapping Control and Windows (super) keys not working in Unity since Alt/Win are apparently the same key in my keyboard. So I have ctrl,super, alt/win as ...
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Some function keys stop working

I have some problem with my built in (also externeal) keybord. Function keys (volume up/down, mute) and polish characters (right alt) are not working anymore. Right alt behave in the same way as left ...
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Software to detect my keyboard layout. “< >” button types “` ~”

My keyboard has a button with the signs: ">" and "<". This button types "`" and "~" instead. It's located up to the left of the 1 button. There are also 2 more messed up buttons. Anyways I don't ...
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Map AltGr-[a..z] and Shift-AltGr-[A..Z] to greek letter

I'm on Ubuntu trusty, and I use greek letters for algebra. I'd love to be able to type them in quickly with AltGr-letterKey. For example, map alpha to AltGr-A, map beta to AltGr-B, map theta to ...
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How to automatically select the right keyboard layout? - with only one keyboard layout

On my laptop, I only have one keyboard layout: Now, if I login in to Ubuntu 13.10, and press the # key, I get \. Similar things occur for other keys - \ become <. UK layout features don't work, ...
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How to automatically configure the keyboard, in order to get “¿?” by just pressing “?”

In Spanish there is no question mark ? alone, but it needs to be opened by ¿. Is there a way to configure the keyboard, in order to automatically produce the pair ¿? by just pressing one key (say ?)
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A problem with remapping keys with xmodmap

I am trying to swap the Ctrl and Cmd keys on a Mac keyboard. I've read and applied this post and it works, but the moment I switch the focus of the current window to something else, it falls back to ...
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Remap keyboard using xmodmap but when press to change keyboard layout all settings are reset to default

I tried to map key following this guide How do I remap certain keys?. It's work for me. but one problem that i found is when i change keyboard layout (alt+shift) all keys will be reset to default. ...
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IBus Keyboard Layout changing but can not type in my language (Tamil)

I'm using Lubuntu 13.10 in my desktop and I'm trying to type "Tamil" characters in Libber Office Writer I have installed m17n packages and installed the keyboard layout "Tamil - phonetic(m17n)" from ...
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Ubuntu13.10 doesn't detect Swiss-French keyboard layout

Ubuntu13.10 doesn't detect Swiss-French keyboard layout, which is of QWERTZ type. It only detects French-type (QWERTY) keyboards. Swiss-French keyboard layout was still available with Ubuntu 13.04 and ...
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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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Is there a way to use English IM with hints while using the German keyboard in fcitx?

I'm using fcitx instead of ibus, because ibus was a bit buggy. (not starting up or not showing installed im's etc.) While the German mode is completely fine and for Pinyin or Japanese IM's there are ...
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No keyboard layouts are installed on Ubuntu 12.04

Hello I just installed an Ubuntu12.04 64 bit system. I am using gnome classic but I don't think this is related to my problem. The problem is that during the installation (or just after I don't ...
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Ubuntu System Update will fix errors?

I have Ubuntu 13.04 64bit installed on my machine, and all the problems began when I tried to update my MySQL WorkBench from terminal, now not any browser installed can understand my keyboard layout, ...
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.xinitrc with keyboard mapping not working

I'm running Ubuntu 13.10. When I remap keys using xmodmap using the instructions at How do I remap certain keys? , the remapping works fine. But when I create the .xinitrc file as a plain text file ...
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Trying to remap PrtSc key in laptop, no keycode

I'm trying to remap PrtSc key to Insert (to use it in vim), with /usr/bin/xmodmap -e "keycode XXX = Insert" for it, I need to figure out what keycode for PrtSc is. I'm doing xev -event keyboard and ...
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remap Caps_Lock to Esc and Control without X11

I want to remap my Caps_Lock key to be Esc when pressed by itself, or Ctrl when pressed with another key. Here's the twist: I want to do it without X11. I found this answer which says "write a ...
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Robomongo not switching keyboard layouts without reload on Ubuntu

I have installed Robomongo 0.8.4(a mongodb administering tool) on Ubuntu 13.10 with a deb-package downloaded from it's official site. When I switch the keyboard layout it does switch system-wide but ...
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How to reset administrative password without the use of a “p” key.

So I do not know my administrative password. I read up on how to reset it by clicking left shift after the BIOS page upon start up. going to the recovery option, then root, then doing mount -o rw, ...
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Alt+Shift layout switching problem in 13.10 [duplicate]

I tried to set Alt+Shift as the keys to switching a keyboard layout in my Ubuntu 13.10. The only problem is every time I type Alt+Shift when I set the keys, it is also writing "Next Group". When I ...
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How to reconfigure keyboard (W and P not functioning correctly) [duplicate]

I was reluctant in asking this question but everything I've researched has led me to a dead end. Shift + w and Shift + p aren't working correctly. So I'm unable to use W and P unless I use the caps ...
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1answer
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How to put the 'Ctrl' key over the 'Win' key in Ubuntu 13.10?

In previous versions of Ubuntu, one could allow the keyboard option to map the Ctrl key on the ⌘ Win key. This is very useful for users who constantly have to switch between OS X and Ubuntu. Is there ...
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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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1answer
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setxkbmap incompatible options

I try to configure my desired keyboard combination using setxkbmap but it seems some options are not compatible, because when I pass my desired options one of them has no affect. I want both shifts to ...
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1answer
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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 remap an unknown key

I'm using a standard QWERTY keyboard not that really matters, just That I just a few extra keys I don't use. (Menu, Winleft, Winright) I want to map them to the three extra keys on an OADG 109 only I ...
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How to enter Arabic superscript and subcript alef in keyboard?

How to insert Arabic character for superscript alef (like in هٰ) and subscript alef (like in هٖ) from keyboard directly? Are they commonly used in Arabic or only used in Mushaf Uthmani of The Holy ...
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How to change a keyboard layout to Dvorak that assumes that the keyboard layout is QWERTY?

I use Dvorak as my primary keyboard layout. For writing in my native language(Bengali), I'd like to use the Probhat layout. But Probhat assumes that you are using a QWERTY layout. How do I make it ...
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keyboard layout settings in ubuntu 13.10

I've been using a costumed keyboard layout in previous ubuntu changing the files keypad and kpdl in /usr/share/X11/xkb/symbols. I modified the legacy layout, so I used to choose legacy in numeric ...
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Lubuntu 13.10 - Polish letters on UK keyboard

I have netbook with UK keyboard (£ with 3, $ with 4, different placement of @ etc.) and I would like to have polish letters on this layout (Ctrl+s, Ctrl+a, ctrl+e etc.). It should be possible as I've ...
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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 + ...