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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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No keyboard layout indicator (text) in the notification area

This question seems to have a long history, but I was somehow unable to find a straightforward answer to it. I am using Ubuntu 10.10 with two or three keyboard layouts (US, RU, DE). When I first added ...
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Dvorak layout with Qwerty hotkeys (Dvorak — Qwerty Ctrl)

How can I use Qwerty hotkeys with the Dvorak keyboard layout? For example I want C to map to J, but Ctrl + C to remain as Ctrl + C. The dvorak-qwerty program is supposed to do this, but does not work ...
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Simplest way to swap esc key with ` key

What is the simplest way to swap the functionality of the Esc key and the ` key? System ➜ Preferences ➜Keyboard ➜ Layouts ➜ Options let me swap my Ctrl key and Capslock key, which was good, but it ...
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How do I get the Right Alt key to have the same function as the Left Alt key when using a Macbook Pro 5,3? [closed]

My right Alt key doesn't do a thing. It's not acting like a metakey at all. I can hold it down and type normally. I expect the right Alt key to do what the left one does. How can I fix this? I ...
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How can I see my keyboard layout in the panel? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I install a nice notification indicator for the keyboard layout? how can I see my keyboard layout in the panel in ubuntu 10.10
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How to activate notebook function keys?

I have upgraded my "Compaq Presarion CQ60" notebook from Ubuntu 10.04 to 10.10. Everything is fine, but the functional keys for brightness F7 & F8 are not working. It was well working with ...
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Remap MacbookPro Alt and Command keys? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to make keyboard work like OSX System Wide? I'm using Ubuntu 10.10 on my MacBookPro6.2, and I'd like to remap the following keys: Right-Alt -> Right-cmd ...
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1answer
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Diagnosing xmodmap errors [closed]

I'm getting this error when trying to use xmodmap to get rid of caps lock: $ xmodmap -e 'clear Lock' X Error of failed request: BadValue (integer parameter out of range for operation) Major opcode ...
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How to use an input language different from the keyboard layout country and from the system language?

My system language is set to English and I want it to stay that way My keyboard layout is set to USA intl and I want it to stay that way I can't write ç, by pressing ´+c. When I try to do so it ...
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Display current layout (language code/country flag) in keyboard indicator

Just upgraded from 10.04 to 10.10, and the keyboard indicator applet no longer displays the two-letter country code for the active layout. This is terrible. Is this the default behaviour? Anyone ...
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Changing name of keymap in Indicator Applet

On my Ubuntu machine, I have two keymaps (US Dvorak and US QWERTY). Is there a way to change what they show up as in the Indicator Applet's layout switcher? e.g. DVK/QWR instead of USA/USA2 amit ron- ...
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Is there a way to completely remove the keyboard layout from the indicator?

I need to completely remove the indicator, no flags, no abbr. nothing! I was able to do it in 10.04 using a gconf key that has no scheme and I heard that a proper scheme will be available in 10.10 but ...