Questions about keyboard layout and configuration.

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Lost my left ALT-key

I have upgraded my Ubuntu (from anno dazumal) to 14.10 and lost the standard behaviour of ALT-key of my old account. The left ALT are now a ISO_Level3_Shift. A new made account have a correct ...
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using third level character unaccessible for non us layout

On Ubuntu 14.04 the right Alt Gr key is configured as a switch to tertiary character input (Like "€"). While this works (almost) for the (default) US keyboard, it fails on any other keyboard layout ...
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in kde How to get an icon that show the currant layout language

This is not for KDE System Settings → Text Entry → Lower left corner: [v] Show current input source in the menu bar How to get the language icon to show the current language in ubuntu 14.04 ...
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Can you tweak 'Onboard' show label popups for hardware keypresses?

Switched to Dvorak a few months back (love it), but I'm still having some trouble moving from hunt-and-peck to touch-typing. I never learned it for Qwerty either but it's ridiculous not to try when ...
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Keyboard layout layout error on Acer Aspire M5 ubuntu 14.10

I just got my machine back from Acer repair for an accidental spill and upon reinstalling ubuntu now the keyboard layout is all screwed up. Now pressing the rows from 1-+ through z-? Now yield the ...
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When I press escape key, the = key appears to be pressed instead

I have no idea what caused this, but as of yesterday or the day before, when I press ESC, the = key seems to be pressed instead. This happens across all programs. And it doesn't seem like the ESC key ...
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Change default keyboard layout on startup via terminal [duplicate]

How I can change a default keyboard layout after logging in? Now it's set to my native. I want it to be an english one. Note, that I have no access to the desktop. The only I can use is a shell from ...
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Can't type Korean any more after 14.10 upgrade

Basically what the title says. I'm using ibus for the keyboard layout and have ibus-hangul (re-)installed. Everything worked fine until I upgraded to Ubuntu 14.10. I can still switch to Korean, as can ...
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Why my CAPS status resets every time i change language

Hi there and greetings from Kefalonia/Greece. I have a little issue: Every time i change the keyboard's language using alt+shift, my CAPS status resets and i have to press again the CAPSLOCK key to ...
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My keyboard layout is all wrong.. And hotkeys aren't working!

I'm very new at Ubuntu (I'm a recent Windows convert) Basically when I first set up the OS I chose the keyboard layout as "English (UK)" and it's got the @ and " keys messed up! I have no idea where ...
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Bengali Avro Keyboard not working in ubuntu 12.04

I have installed Avro successfully in my machine Ubuntu 12.04. The only problem I am facing currently is that whenever I switch to Bengali-Avro Phonetic and try to write something, I can see erroneous ...
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Japanese Layout on Ubuntu Linux 3.2. 0-58

I installed the Japanese keyboard layout but it doesn't seems to be in hiragana ? 3 of them are roumaji and 2 of them are some unrecognizable Japanese words ? My dad uses a 3.2. 0-58 I'm learning ...
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How to bind keys from a specific keybaord

I would usually use xbindkeys to bind a key or key combination to a command in Ubuntu. I now have two separate keyboard inputs and I would like to bind keys from one of these keyboards to commands ...
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How to install Berber Latin alphabet

How to install Berber Latin alphabet Berber old language can be writing by special Latin alphabet or Tifinagh alphabet. i would like to install " Berber Latin alphabet " on my keyboard. Ubuntu has ...
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Can't modify the behavior of the function key

I am hitting my adaptive Fn key by mistake and want to make it harder to hit it (by adding shift) or completely disable it. xmodmap -pke |grep 151 shows keycode 151 = XF86WakeUp NoSymbol ...
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Preseed - don't ask about the keyboard

In my 14.04 preseed file, it keeps prompting me for the "Country of origin" and "Keyboard layout", even though my preseed file should prevent that from happening. I've tried every permutation of the ...
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I cant make symbols with Ctrl + Alt + (key) And my keyboard doesent have an Alt Gr key: what do i do? [duplicate]

Im on a laptop with a bluetooth keyboard connected. When i changed from Windows 7 to Xubuntu 14.04 (now using KDE 4 with it) I could no more use Ctrl + Alt + (key) to make symbols as @£$½¥{[]} I ...
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How to unset XKB configuration? I want Ubuntu to not touch it

How can I tell Ubuntu 14.04 (or later) to leave my XKB keyboard configuration alone? I load my own XKB configuration on session startup (from my home directory) and it is regularly "reset" to what the ...
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full stop sign in phonetic m17n

I can type in marathi using phonetic M17n option. But the only problem I am facing is that when I type full stop . it changes to pipe | i.e. hindi end of sentence. How do I type full stop using ...
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Gnome3 Can't change keyboard layout

I'm norwegian so I have the norwegian keyboard as default, but now I need to write something in spanish, so I added the spanish keyboard layout. However, when I try to change between them the label in ...
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Create a key combo for special character

I'm using the only input method for my language but it buggy (that an other story). So now I use the combination feature of the keymap, like press and hold Ctrl then press A then it will result the ...
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different keyboards have different layout [closed]

I have Ubuntu 14.04 installed on my Lenovo X1 Carbon laptop and since installation I have some strange problems with layout. Firstly, the default setting for changing layout is not working, it just ...
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Cannot switch keyboard layout under i3 wm

I've recently decided to give ubuntu a try again. So far everything works fine except one strange detail. I have ibus autostarted and sitting into my tray of i3 wm, but I didn't start it. my addions ...
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Modifier keys of Bazalias gaming keyboard are handled incorrectly

My Bazalias gaming keyboard works fine in the BIOS settings, in the grub command line, and in Windows. What's happening is, once Linux boots, the keys Ctrl, Alt, and Super are all handled as ...
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Alt-shift: skip some of the languages?

I use alt-shift to switch between keyboard layouts in Ubuntu 14.04. I have 3 languages enabled, but I use one of them much less often. How could I make alt-shift skip the rarely used language(s)?
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Backslash/vertical bar key not working on Apple aluminium keyboard

I connected a long apple aluminum keyboard (with F1-F19 keys, and a numpad, and ~/` next to left shift) to my Ubuntu 14.04 machine. Everything works fine on the keyboard except the backslash/vertical ...
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Numbers messed up on virtual console

I'm using Ubuntu and a dvorak keyboard layout, on a Lenovo T430 laptop. It works fine in X, but the number and symbol keys are messed up in the virtual console. For example 1 maps to [, 2 to 7, 3 to ...
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Something weird is happening with Fn keys

I have an Asus N56JR with NVIDIA GeForce 760M. I am running Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. There are a few things wrong with my Fn keys. For one the brightness (controlled with Fn+F5 and Fn+F6) do not respond at ...
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keyboard shortcuts doesn't work in applications after changing layout

I use some shortcuts in applications like ( phpstrom, sublimeText, ... ), but when I change keyboard layout these shortcuts doesn't works. For example I use ctrl+z for Redo, but when I change keyboard ...
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Unrecognized keyboard layout after login

Two of my computers running Ubuntu randomly ignore the configured keyboard layout and fall back to qwerty. On one computer the configured layout is "Français" (French), on the other it is a bépo ...
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Keyboard remap tool [duplicate]

I am looking for a way to remap some keybindings on my Ubuntu 14.10 install. I need to remap CapsLock to ESCape and ; to : (and vince versa). On Mac OSX and Windows there are nice, free GUI apps that ...
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How do I implement multiple keymaps into a kernel?

my problem is as follows: I have a custom-made kernel that has no functionality in regards of changing the keyboard mapping. It is possible to compile a different keymap into it, but that's it. The ...
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“Allow different input sources per window” is broken in Ubuntu 14.10 gnome-session-fallback and Compiz

I installed Ubuntu 14.10 and then installed gnome-session-fallback. Then I configured 2 input sources and enabled "Allow different input sources per window" It works fine in Metacity but in Compiz ...
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After upgrade to 14.10 and Gnome 3.14.1 keyboard layout is not switching

After upgrade to 14.10 and Gnome 3.14.1 I've an issue with switching keyboard layout from English to Russian, it's in the list of the languages' indicator, indicator language is OK switching but input ...
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How to achieve Mac-like use of CTRL and CMD keys on Apple Keyboard?

I'm very used to emacs-like ctrl+a to mean "home," and cmd+a to mean "select all." Similarly ctrl+e is "end", ctrl+d is "delete", ctrl+c does what I expect in Terminal, and probably a few more ...
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Keyboard Layout. Alt GR +

So I moved from Windows to Ubunut. I looked around but couldn't find. I'd need to add keybindings: Alt Cr + ] woult bind to 'õ'. Shift + Alt Cr + [ to 'Ü' etc. How would one achieve this ...
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GNOME Asks for Password When Change Keyboard Input Language

I have Ubuntu GNOME 14.10. Recently, I installed KDE; but I finally removed it. After its removal, whenever I want to change my keyboard layout into another language using shortcut Super + Space, ...
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Transliteration support in 14.04+?

Ubuntu 12.04 used to have very nice transliteration support for GTK+ based apps, where right-clicking would allow you to select 'Input Methods > Cyrillic (transliteration)'. I find that much easier ...
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Ubuntu GNOME 14.10 can't use multiple languages

I recently updated to UBUNTU GNOME 14.10 GNOME version 3.14.1. I tried adding more languages to the keyboard such as Hebrew, It let's me add it, but when I am changing the language it does show in ...
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switch layout of only one keyboard with applet

I got a complex keyboard setup and do already have a solution to some of my issues but no idea how to merge them: I am using a hybrid NEO/QWERTZ keyboard. I want to be able to switch layouts with ...
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Gnome 3 keyboard layout rotation

I have Gnome3 and two keyboard layouts (English and Russian) installed. When I try to switch between these layouts, I am able to switch with Alt-Shift to the Russian layout, but not back to the ...
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Trying to install Korean (hangul) input - Lubuntu 14.04

As the subject line says, I've been trying to get Korean keyboard input running on Lubuntu 14.04. There are similar questions about Korean (hangul) that have already been asked and answered, but my ...
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acpi_listen is not working the way it should

I want to get keymaps of the keys using acpi_listen for some keyboard layout issues. But when i run acpi_listen and press any alphabetical key, it will only display that letter(Suppose I press a it ...
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My laptop has no numpad, no numlock, how can I simulate it?

Just bought a Toshiba Satellite S45t, it has no numlock! Num pad is not writen as an option on the uiojkl keys. I have installed Ubuntu 14.10 numlockx on, does not make any changes at all. I have ...
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Layout change with Alt+space on 14.04

I am used to changing keyboard layouts with Alt+Space, and worked fine until I upgraded to 14.04. I set it in the Text Entry control panel: but it doesn't work. I suspect that there is a conflict ...
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Why does the 'r' command change keyboard layout to US? - Ubuntu GNOME

I have Ubuntu GNOME 14.04 installed on my machine with my system set to UK. When I run the r command via ALT + F2 to reset the shell, the keyboard layout changes to US even though my system's ...
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Customized keyboard layout ignores AltGr key [14.04]

For some reason I want to change my Russian layout so that I put stress mark (U+0301, like hére) by pressing AltGr+Yo, in a pretty similar way to other languages' layouts. So there I go, making a ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 Gnome3, keyboard layout automaticly changes all the time

I was using Ubuntu 14.04 with Unity. I decided to try GNOME 3. The installation went well and I like it. The only extremely annoying problem is the keyboard layout. I can set up several languages and ...
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Shift+Backspace key mapped to Delete

For some reason when I hit Shift+Backspace, it functions as a Delete key. I have had this problem for a while, and I am just now getting around to fixing it. I tried to open up my .Xmodmap and fix ...
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deleted the compiled keyboard layouts

First of all, I'm new to Linux (using Ubuntu, and got 1 day of exp :p) so even though I think I know how to fix the problem, I don't know how to actually do it. I wanted to change the keyboard ...