Questions about keyboard layout and configuration.

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Keyboard isn-t functioning properly

I dont know what happened, last time I used the computer everything was OK but now my accent keys codify for other punctuation marks and I cant even insert my password correctly!! Can someone help me ...
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remap caps lock to right alt

I've had a look at other questions, as well as the xkb options list (/usr/share/X11/xkb/rules/xorg.lst), but can't seem to find a way to map the caps lock key to act as another right alt key. (On a ...
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Shift + numeric keypad prints number (with NumLock off)

Since Lenovo have decided to place the Home and End keys in unreachable locations on my Thinkpad, I use the numeric keypad for these. With NumLock off, 1 = End and 7 = Home. One typical use for this ...
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Remape left-ctrl to left-alt in ubuntu 15.10

I was searching through askubuntu for this. I found that Xmodmap dont work for Ubuntu 14 or higher version. I tried using gnome-tweak-tool, but its not working. Graphic interface of gnome-tweak-tool ...
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Cannot Remap CapsLock after Swapping with Ctrl

I've remapped my caps lock key so that development in Emacs will be much faster. To do this, I edited /etc/default/keyboard to include: XKBOPTIONS="ctrl:swapcaps" This swapped the Caps lock key with ...
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Upgrade IBus 1.5.11 Ubuntu 14.04 LTS FAIL make ibus-engine-switch

I need to help my problem. I want to upgrade IBus 1.5.5 ubuntu 14.04 to version 1.5.11 for installing android studio. And I was download IBus from sources. I got problem to installing the package. I ...
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How to change keyboard layout to Belgian(Dutch) or Belgian(French) in Unbuntu 14.04

I'm a bit confused by all these settings in System Settings→Text Entry: Belgian,Belgian (alternative), Belgian (alternative, latin-9 only), Belgian (alternative, Sun dead keys), Belgian ...
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Emacs keyboard with Compose(CapsLock) instead of Control

How can I set up Emacs shortcuts system wide and map the Control key for the Emacs shortcuts to the Compose key(CapsLock in my case) without interfering with the normal behavior of the Control key? ...
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Set Cyrillic layout, but only for letters

I use Cyrillic layout (Traditional Phonetic), but what's annoying is that it changes not only the letters, but also the punctuation and special symbols - for example, Shift+3 is "#" in English layout, ...
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Reliable keyboard layout switching with Caps Lock

In my Ubuntu 15.10 I set Caps Lock to switch keyboard layouts in System Settings > Keyboard > Shortcuts > Typing > Switch to next source. It works, but isn't reliable. Every time I press Caps Lock it ...
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Keyboard layout reverts to US layout at every boot up

I have Ubuntu 15.10 installed on a laptop. I have set the UK keyboard layout to be the default one in the System Settings. I have also removed the US keyboard layout as well. What I don't understand ...
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Change key shortcut to write a specific character

Currently, when pressing Alt + Shift + - results this character: – (rendered: –). This is cool, but what I want is to write is a wider dash that looks like this: — (rendered: —) How can I change ...
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Where to find complete AltGr symbols map per keyboard layout

I have an italian keyboard layout, if I press this shortcuts I can display strange symbols Alt Gr+x = » Alt Gr+SHIFT+, = × etcetera... My question is, where can I found a complete visual map of all ...
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Keyboard has different layouts while startup and while running

I am new to Ubuntu. I have installed Ubuntu 14.04 x64 on my HP laptop with Intel Atom (x64) processor though it has only 2 GB of RAM. Have I made the right decision in opting for the 64-bit instead of ...
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Farsi transliteration

I ve been trying to install a package for writing farsi with german keyboard for some time, but the biggest hint I found so far was Ibus, and I m too new to understand fully how to use it (or ...
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Unable to boot after upgrade 15.04=>15.10 “Failed to start Set console keymap.”

After upgrading to 15.10 my system boots up the the following output: [Failed] Failed to start Set console keymap. See 'systemctl status console-setup.service' for details [FAILED] Failed to start ...
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HELP Shift key not working

I can't use 'shift' on my Asus x201e notebook. It's a fresh install of Ubuntu. After some time, the key doesn't work anymore. It's a 'qwerty' Portuguese keyboard. I tested keyboard key listeners ...
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How to easily get ç with a Spanish (latinamerica) keyboard?

I have been looking for an easy way to type c with cedilla: ç on ubuntu with a spanish (latin america) keyboard layout, but so far the only way that I found is ctlr + shift + u and then type 00e7 is ...
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How may I permanently set the layout to GB?

Any time I reboot my keyboard layout switches back to US, and I have to reset it using setxkbmap -layout gb How may I permanently set the layout to GB?
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Ubuntu 14.04 Changing keyboard layout does not work

New to Linux, recently installed Ubuntu 14.04. I'm trying to switch between Finnish and US English keyboard layouts but it doesn't seem to work. The keyboard shortcut I add at Text Entry settings ...
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Ubuntu Server 15.10 (Minimum Virtual Machine) Keyboard Layout

I'm using Ubuntu Server 15.10 (x86) in Virtualbox. Just want to play with it. Somehow, I just found a problem with keyboard layout. I'm using German keyboard and already set it during installation. ...
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how to change specific keys on a keyboard layout

I recently switched to dvorak and I love it. Since I use multiple languages I went for "programmer dvorak", a version of english dvorak. However, I would like to make some minor changes, such as ...
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How to set Keyboard mapping to an other region before completing boot?

I just installed Ubuntu 15.10 on a new laptop. During the installation procedure, I choose to encrypt the hard drive. But during the boot, when prompting for the password, I noticed that the ...
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How to permanently reset xkb option?

I am using Ubuntu 14.04. Previously I set XKBOPTIONS="ctrl:swapcaps" in /etc/default/keyboard and run sudo dpkg-reconfigure keyboard-configuration. It worked great but now I get a keyboard that sends ...
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Fonts of special characters

I'm using LO version 3.5.7.2 for Ubuntu (12.04). As a default font for my documents I defined Arial. As well, I defined several "macros" to easily get accents, other special characters, etc. For ...
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change keyboard layout with Ctrl

I am trying to create a workaround for a programming dvorak qwerty layout. I have accessed the change layout option, but is there a way to map it to "Left Ctrl (while pressed)" (the option is ...
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How to remap single key on bluetooth keyboard with Ubuntu Touch?

I'm using a bluetooth keyboard with Ubuntu Touch (N7), it connects fine but its single Alt key sends the key code for AltGr. I need it to be mapped to Alt / L_Alt (Emacs standard Meta key, as atm I ...
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Set keyboard layout to de, variant us

I want to set my keyboard layout to 'de' variant 'us'. On my ubuntu 15.10 with unity this works fine using the command setxkbmap de us. The problem is, I have to run this command after every ...
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How to make custome shortcuts to work on key release than key press

I am using Ubuntu 14.04. with Unity DE. How to make keyboard shortcuts work on key release than key press. For example: If I want to use win for multiple shortcuts, it is working for only the one ...
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How to disable Caps Lock through Shift key?

My question is similar to How to toggle off Caps Lock by Shift key?, but I am running version 14.04 and Xubuntu (XFCE). Also the only answer there doesn't actually answer the question and I haven't ...
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Fast switch between three keyboard layouts - from Unity DE to Gnome Shell

I use ubuntu 15.10 and have 3 keyboard languages layout. In Unity DE I create custom shortcuts: key: CTRL+1; command: gsettings set org.gnome.desktop.input-sources current 0 key: CTRL+2; command: ...
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Can't type a c-acute

I have no way to type a letter c-acute in Ubuntu 12.04, other than using the Unicode codepoint. The acute dead key followed by c gives a c-cedilla instead. I understand that this is to help Brazilians ...
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Remapping arrow keys to alt+j/k/l/i

I've just spent a good while trying to make this happen, but I'm just stuck on the basic hello world example. I've navigated to /usr/share/X11/xkb/symbols and edited the us file (since I use a ...
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How do I change the keyboard layout used when entering in my sda_crypt password?

I am currently using Ubuntu MATE 15.10. While setting up Ubuntu, I accidentally selected the Colemak layout when I wanted the QWERTY layout. Now, when I am entering my password for sda_crypt at ...
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I changed my settings from azerty (french) to qwerty (En) and it works but not on my login page

I got my laptop just 3 days ago for xmas! I have never used Ubuntu before, it looks cool but soooo confusing... It originally had everything in french and azerty and I changed it to english and ...
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xrdp-connection to Ubuntu 15.10 with iPad App: keyboard mapping wrong

I just set up xrdp on Ubuntu 15.10 to access my favorite Java-software through an iPad. Worked out fine so far. But: within the RDP-client-apps on my iPad I have difficulties using the in-app ...
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How to remove uninstalled keyboard from panel bar?

I am new to Ubuntu and from Burma (Myanmar) country. Previously I installed some of our language keyboards into my Ubuntu. After that I uninstalled them because they were not stable. But they still ...
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How to configure keyboard layout switch on key press rather than key release in Ubuntu 15.10?

I am using Unity and using Shift_L+Shift_R to switch keyboard layouts. But in Unity layout switch going on key release (when I release both shifts) rathen than on key press. This is very unusable ...
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Replace between 2 keys in keymap

My keyboard Shift keys do not work and i need to replace one other key by Shift, Same Menu or R Win. How can i replace Menu to Shift? I want bind and reference Menu to Shift. Notes: Before i ...
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Keyboard for IPA (International Phonetic Alphabet)

I am seeking a touch-type IPA keyboard. My goal is to transcribe speech files into IPA via listening and touch typing, like a stenographer. Ideally, I'd like the Ubuntu equivalent of ...
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Ctrl / Delete and Right Arrow don't work

Ok so... this is not my first question on my keyboard so let me give you a background. I have had this computer with Ubuntu about a year and never ran into problems regarding my keyboard... Fast ...
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Making Alt+Shift+> work in Emacs in Gnome Flashback

I'm on Ubuntu 15.10. The default Unity desktop environment is configured so that Alt+Shift switches keyboard layout (between English and Russian). The Emacs shortcut Alt+Shift+> (end-of-buffer) ...
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Porting custom layouts to Linux

Few years ago I've created some really handy keyboard layouts for Windows (with Microsoft Keyboard Layout Creator) and Mac OS X (with Ukulele). The main idea was to combine Ukrainian and Russian ...
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Disable FN Key: Copy/Paste Shortcut from Windows Host to Ubuntu guest

I'm running Ubuntu 14.03 LTS on VMware Workstation 12 Pro using Windows 10. The language support on Ubuntu is English (United Kingdom) and English (United Kingdom) on Windows. For text entry on ...
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Change keyboard layout?

I installed Ubuntu 15.10 on my dell Latitude E5400, keyboard is 102 layout. how I can change my English keyboard layout Chart to English (102)? My laptop keyboard can be seen here.
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AltGr to get special characters

I would like to program my keyboard functionality so that I can get more special characters with AltGr key than the standard set. I would like to get the greek letter alpha by simply typing AltGr+a. ...
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How to select language keyboard by hotkey?

For example, press hotkey Ctrl+1 - select english, press Ctrl+2 - select other language etc. Any ideas?
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Using French Keyboard during installation [duplicate]

I am trying to install Ubuntu 14.04.3 LTS on the second partition of my PC. I have created created a bootable stick and copied the image using a program called rufus. I have modified my boot sequence ...
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Amharic keyboard

I have read in an other thread about installing the amharic keyboard. I am using Ubuntu 15.10 and I found the amharic keyboard. Many letters are missing and instead of showing all letters, some of ...
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Testing keyboard issue , is it hardware related?

I use ubuntu 14.04. My laptop's keyboard didn't get any damage but suddenly the keyboard gave me some problem. When I try to push 7 key it recognize as 9 Left Shift is not working. Also super ...