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Why do some shortcuts no longer work when using an alternate keyboard layout?

I have recently switched to the Colemak keyboard layout and the Ctrl+Alt+L key combination no longer locks the screen. I have checked the keyboard shortcuts menu and it is still set correctly. I ...
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1answer
718 views

Keyboard layout switch custom shortcut keys [closed]

How to change keyboard layout switching shortcut keys to Shift+⌘ (Apple command key)? I'm using Ubuntu 10.04 with Mac keyboard. There is no Apple command key in Keyboard Layout Options. When I try ...
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1answer
187 views

xmodmap modifications aren't enough - anything else I can do?

I'm using an Apple keyboard which has some annoyances compared to other keyboards. Namely, the Alt_L and Super_L keys are swapped, and the bar and less keys are swapped ("|" and "<"). I've written ...
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votes
3answers
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Wrong keyboard layout on client PC when using synergy

I just installed ubuntu 11.10 in my new computer, the old one (still main computer) is ubuntu 10.04. Both PCs use "Spanish LAm" keyboard layout, the only difference is that the new PC keyboard has ...
0
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1answer
299 views

Enable [command] key to register as something other than just [ctrl]?

I'm running 10.04LTS inside VMWare Fusion on a Mac. The [command] key (aka [windows] on many keyboards) is almost always behaving as if it was [ctrl], even though I done anything explicit to request ...
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1answer
3k views

Keyboard layout on Macbook Pro doesn't fit the symbols on the keys [closed]

I have a Macbook Pro 5,5 running Ubuntu 11.04 Natty amd64. It performs like a dream, but in ubuntu (both 10.04, 10.10 and 11.04), I have had problems getting the correct keyboard layout. My Macbook ...
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2answers
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What do the 4 keyboard input method systems mean?

I am trying to install another language support (in addition to the default US). Checking that language checkbox in "Install / Remove Languages..." wasn't too difficult. :) But now I want to add ...
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1answer
438 views

Can't change Capslock setting, always resets itself back to “Disabled”

So I disabled Capslock a while ago when I finally upgraded to 10.04 (via System ➜ Preferences ➜Keyboard ➜ Layout ➜ Options). Now, I simply want to set it to Make CapsLock an additional ESC. But ...
6
votes
1answer
715 views

Hindi Keyboard layout is missing combined characters

I am trying to set up a school computer lab with Hindi typing capabilities and am having trouble getting Ubuntu 10.04 to type all of the Hindi combined characters. I'm using "Bolnagri" since it is ...
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1answer
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Typing using key combinations?

I'm a Ubuntu 10.04 user who is looking for a way to, for example, make my computer type a "+" character when I hold down the Windows Key (I think it's called Super in Linux world) and press the K key. ...
6
votes
1answer
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Keyboard layout on Ubuntu won't go away!

So, I installed Ubuntu (Using Gnome) with keyboard layout US International with Dead Keys enabled. Now I've set this to US International with Alt-Gr Dead Keys enabled. I added the latter and deleted ...
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votes
3answers
9k views

Re-mapping keyboard keys

I am using a keyboard with the "fn" key. This is on a laptop. So my FN + Up/down/left/right keys are mapped to brightness/volume. I would much rather them be mounted to page up/down, home/end. And ...
6
votes
4answers
989 views

How can I stop `gnome-screensaver` from resetting my keyboard to its default layout?

I use xmodmap to alter my keyboard layout during session startup. However, each time the GNOME screensaver/lock screen is activated, it resets the keyboard to its default layout, and I have to run ...