Questions about keyboard layout and configuration.

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Fond settings not working in Xfce keyboard layout panel plugin in 16.06

There is this bug: font cannot be changed in xfce4-xkb-plugin, the applet that displays keyboard layouts. In fact the font can be changed but is displayed much bigger. Can this be fixed somehow?
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After fresh installation of XUbuntu 16.04, US layout on USB keyboard after each reboot

The built-in keyboard of my laptop is connected to the system as a USB device. During installation of XUbuntu 16.04 from the official 64 bit ISO image, I was asked about my keyboard layout. I ...
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Lubuntu: Remapping caps to backspace: 15.10 or 16.04

I've spent more time then I care to admit, attempting to change caps to backspace in Lubuntu on a spare computer (15.10), cause I want to switch to lubuntu as my main linux (with 16.04). Basically ...
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ibus doesn't work in libreoffice, pluma etc in Ubuntu Mate 16.04

I have iBus with Sanskrit (IAST) and Bengali layouts. Besides that I have English and Russian keyboard layouts. iBus works in other applications (Firefox, Thunderbird), but doesn't work at all in ...
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Anthy add as a language option ubuntu 16.04

By default when you install the japaneese language on Ubuntu 16.04 uses the mozc method. But is inconvenient for me thefore I want to install the anthy. So I installed these packages: pcmagas@...
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Keyboard layout randomly changes when I start VS Code or Sublime Text 3

I have a big and annoying problem, my keyboard layout changes to se when I start VS Code or Sublime Text 3. To fix it, I created simple lines in .zshrc but this is not right way to fix this problem! ...
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Insert a unicode character via keyboard shortcut, xmodmap chooser not working

I'm trying to create a keyboard mapping to insert a unicode character via the keyboard. It appears that xmodmap is perhaps the best option, but I can't figure out how to get a third-level character. ...
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How to change keyboard layout in Lubuntu 15.10?

I have recently upgraded my PC from Lubuntu 14.10 to 15.10. Before the upgrade my keyboard layout matched my Danish keyboard. But after the upgrade I probably have a standard English/US layout. ...
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Trouble with multiple keyboards and some applications

I have a Typematrix 2030 keyboard which I use with a bépo-layout and a normal qwerty-keyboard which I use to play games. I have the two keyboard layouts installed and change between them. Now, some ...
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Map the Right Alt to Right Control in Xubuntu

I am using Xubuntu 16.04 and I want to try out Emacs. I think binding the Right Alt key to Right Control key would help. I already tried using setxkbmap but it did not work. I did this : setxkbmap -...
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How to show keyboard chart of a specific layout variant from command line?

There is previous similar question but solution there didn't work for me in Ubuntu 16.04. I mean: gkbd-keyboard-display -l us,intl The commands below work but I want to be able to specify which ...
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How to remap ALT_R to left key?

I created a file Xmodmap including this line: keycode 108 = Left Single click is OK, but the remaped Left key can't respond to repeated click.
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How do I get my Fn key to work on a Thinkpad T430s?

I have installed 16.04 on t430s laptop. FN key is not working, which means that none of the FN key-combos work. (e.g. FN+F8 should decrese screen brightness. running xev in terminal shows that ...
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How do I add modifier keys to keyboard mapping?

I have a keyboard with several extra keys (Logitech G710.) It has 4 macro keys, but with the driver I use they end up getting mapped to their own "launch (#)" keys. I'd like to map them as new ...
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Compose “dead_greek” with compose key

The config file for my compose key /usr/share/X11/locale/en_US.UTF-8/Compose lists all the key sequences for composing Greek letters; all of them require the pressure of a special dead_greek key. This ...
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Swapping Alt and Super keys with different Keyboard Layouts in 16.04

I have two keyboards I use regularly, one PC layout and one Mac layout. I would like the Alt and Super keys in the same position on each but they are reversed. I don't mind switching them manually ...
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gnome shell keyboard and Super

I just starte using gnome shell but I have some old configuration that prevents me from using Super. I'd like to erase old info on keyboards. Currently If I add a keyboard on a fresh new user it does ...
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CTRL+SHIFT+??? also changes language, when just CTRL+SHIFT should do it

Just moved from Unity to Gnome and faced such problem: I change keyboard layouts by Ctrl+Shift. Often use console and when I press Ctrl + Shift + C\V (or any other combinations, where there are Ctrl ...
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Xbindkeys - program G-keys on k40 Corsair keyboard

I've managed to make my computer register my G-key strokes using evtest I've checked if it works. Now I'm trying to bind the keys with xbindkeys but when running it and clicking get key it does not ...
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Making a shortcut keys for one shortcut key

So, i switched to linux, but i am too used to microsoft shortcuts.. I got what replaces Ctrl+Alt (with Level3 key).. So for better use, is there any way of Making lvl3 key to Ctrl+Alt? By that I ...
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US international layout does not appear in Gnome

The list of all keyboard layouts proposed by Gnome (I run Ubuntu Gnome 16.04) does not include the quite standard US international (any variant of it). There are numerous layouts for many country, but ...
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How to write Czech letters on Ubuntu Touch with hardware keyboard?

I would like to write Czech texts on Ubuntu Touch with a hardware keyboard. I have set the hardware keyboard layout to "České (QWERTY)", however I can't write some Czech letters such as "ó" or "ď", ...
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Setting up xkb for a single user causes “X Error of failed request”

I'm following this recipe to set up a key rebinding for a single user. I do the following: cp /usr/share/X11/xkb/symbols/pc .xkb/symbols/pc mkdir .xkb/keymap if [ -d $HOME/.xkb/keymap ]; then ...
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Why does this keyboard layout work in Unity and LXDE but not in XFCE?

On Xubuntu 16.04 I installed ibus-m17n because I want to type Tamil phonetically. This doesn't seem t work with XFCE. I've gotten it to work on Lubuntu 16.04, though. . When I try to use the ibus ...
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Terminal command for changing ibus keyboard layout?

Is it possible to use terminal commands to switch between keyboard layouts in ibus? I can't see any GUI way to do it in XFCE.
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How to change `ibus` keyboard layout in XFCE?

I'm running Lubuntu 16.04, but I've installed xubuntu-desktop and I mostly use that desktop environment. I needed a phonetic Tamil keyboard layout, so for that I had to install something called ...
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Making a custom keyboard layout for Khmer language

Due to medical reasons four years ago I had to switch to Dvorak keyboard. Back then I was using Windows and created a custom keyboard layout for Khmer language (I'm a native) myself, but now I'm on ...
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Change keyboard layout shortcut stopped working after updates yesterday

I usually have the change keyboard layout shortcut key set to Alt+Shift (like Windows). After an update yesterday this stopped working. I've tried changing the shortcut to some other combination, but ...
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Two keys swapped on Bluetooth keyboard

I have a notebook with ubuntu 16.04 installed and keyboard layout german. I use the notebook with an external Bluetooth Keyboard (Logitech K810). On this Keyboard the two Keys < and ^ are swapped. ...
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Keyboard Key Insert do not work?

I got the Problem that the Keyboard Key shift+ins on the application or number pad does not work (I mean the one on the right side. Not that "ins" near the letter keys right above). The six keys near ...
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Detect: New accelerator (keybind) for M$ Wireless Keyboard 3000 v2.0

How do I get Keyboard > Shortcuts > New Accelerator to detect / recognize my Microsoft Wireless 3000 v2.0 keyboard? I'm trying to bind the Zoom and Docs / Pics keys Also, there are keys at the top 1-...
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Problems with “: ” in Ubuntu 16.04

I installed Ubuntu 15.x and my keyboard doesnt work well. The > key didn't work on terminal, browser... anywhere! (the < worked well). If I press CTRL+ALT+F1 and open the terminal-mode, then ...
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Use exteral numpad for shortcuts

I have a laptop and an external USB numpad. I'd like to lay the numpad at my left hand and use it for shortcuts, eg. switching desktops, running apps. I figured that I've got to make Linux treat ...
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Keyboard Layout Changing Issues

I'm on ubuntu 15.10 and I have two keyboard layouts: Persian and English(UK). When I try to switch between these two if I keep holding the shift (I use R ALT + R Shift shortcut to switch ) it will ...
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Dead keys (accents) stopped working after upgrading to Ubuntu 16.04

Dead keys for accents (like â, è, ç) stopped working in LibreOffice and Pidgin after I upgraded to Ubuntu 16.04. In a terminal, I did ibus-setup, followed the instructions and everything went back to ...
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Keyboard layout is switched randomly in Ubuntu 14.04

I am using Ubuntu 14.04 and I have experienced quite annoying keyboard layout problem. I have still no idea, how does the default keyboard layout mechanism work. Is there any "layout setting per ...
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/usr/share/X11/xkb/keycodes: which is used?

I'm using: Ubuntu 14.04.3 (64 bit). In my /usr/share/X11/xkb/keycodes directory, there are about 15 different keyboard mappings (e.g. ibm, xfree 86, etc.), along with a README and an "aliases" file. ...
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Insert this symbol ^ to run below command

I would like to run this command, but I don't know how to insert the symbol. As this command is use to determine if the /boot/grub/grub.cfg file has the correct ownership. This command I refer to ...
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Why is my keyboard layout messed up when using X2Go and VirtualBox?

I connect to an Ubuntu server from my Mac via X2Go, using MATE. I can type into almost any program with no problem. If I open OnBoard, the layout looks correct, but when I click the button that has ...
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What layout is required for Japanese ASB-KY4 compressed keyboard?

I got a Japanese compressed ASB-KY4 keyboard while I was over in Japan (so I could use it for entering Japanese text). However, none of the keyboard layouts I configure it with match up properly. ...
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Corsair K40 keyboard

https://github.com/cvuchener/k90-linux-driver/https://github.com/cvuchener/k90-linux-driver/ hid-generic takes control of the K90 keyboard, you need to unbind it (at least for the interface 0 of the ...
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Request for a guide on setting up Apple Aluminium keyboard on Ubuntu 16.04

Is there a working solution to set up Apple Aluminium keyboard on Ubuntu with F13-F15 remapped to Print Screen, Scroll Lock and Pause? So far, I came up with the following solution: In /etc/...
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Control-capslock Tmux error?

I'm having trouble getting tmux to accept a caps-lock key that has been remapped using setxkbmap. I use the following: setxkbmap -option ctrl:nocaps When running tmux, the usual BASH command line ...
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how do i re-enable the accent key in Lubuntu?

i use a latin american keyboard layout, with Ñ key included and working. since upgrading to 16.04, the key beside the letter P, which allows for typing accented vowels, does not work. pressing it + a ...
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Change meta key in Ubuntu Phone

I bought the BQ M10 Ubuntu edition tablet. I also got myself a Bluetooth keyboard with a swedish layout for it. On the swedish layout, the "alt gr" button is used to get some special characters, like ...
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Fn Keys not working after Update on Ubuntu 14.04.3 - Rollback updates?

I've updated 2016-05-03 my Ubuntu 14.04.3 on my Asus Rog G75vw and I notice that fn keys stop working. I remember that all was fine before updates, so I decide rollback updates from that date. I have ...
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Keyboard layout is ignored

I installed Ubuntu 16.04. At first I only had English keyboard. Then I added Lithuanian. But when I change layout, it still writes as keyboard is using English layout. When I open current keyboard ...
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How do I change default keyboard layout (not input method) in Ubuntu 16.04?

When I installed 16.04, I mistakenly chose the German keyboard layout. My computer is a Japanese computer with Japanese keys, but I regularly use several languages. How can I change the default system ...
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How one can create an installer for custom keyboard layout

I've managed to create a custom keyboard layout for my language. Now that the keyboard is in a state that I can share it. I don't know how to make it a redistributable package.
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Wrong keyboard layouts

I want to be able to switch my keyboard layout between German and English (UK). As default I set it system-wide to English (UK, extended WinKeys), using sudo dpkg-reconfigure keyboard-configuration ...