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Ampersand changing into a question mark in Terminal

I run a server through terminal, and whenever a command with an '&' in it pops up, terminal sees it as a question mark. And when I try to save a configuration with an & in it it will ...
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How can I use $ and euro buttons

I have an Acer Aspire 5930 There are two buttons, which I can't use now: $ and € When I press those buttons nothing happens. How can I use it? On Windows I can use the program Launch Manager for ...
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157 views

Which program is used to map keyboard in 11.04 [closed]

I have a few key re-mapping to do, and in order to do it in the proper way, I'm looking for the program that handles this in ubuntu 11.04. I've read things about xmodmap, but also Xkb and perhaps Ibus ...
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Problems with Microsoft Wireless Keyboard 5000

I have this keyboard, and I installed Ubuntu 11.04 without configure my keyboard correctly. Now, every time I turn on my computer I have to change it the layout from "USA" to "Brazil": I tried to ...
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The Fn keys on my HP dv6t are mapped all wrong

I've tried going through the keyboard fixing process documented with that udev README file (as described here), but I get confused pretty much right off the bat. I'm using that "/lib/udev/keymap" tool ...
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USA keyboard layout keeps getting added on login

I use the USA International keyboard layout. Every time I log in, the USA layout gets added to my list of layouts, which causes the keyboard layout indicator to be displayed. How can I stop the USA ...
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1answer
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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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1answer
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XKB error on a MacBook Pro 4.1 causes keyboard problems

I have just installed the newest version of the ubuntu on my Macbook Pro. Right from the start, after I had done the upgrade, the OS showed a error window with the following message: Error activating ...
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2answers
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How to change Shift + <Keypad Key> behavior?

I am used to use the numeric keypad for navigation (e.g. : [KP7] -> Start, [KP1] -> End, [KP4] -> Left, etc... ). I am also used to use it for selection (e.g. : Shift+[KP7] -> Select from cursor ...
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Using e-acute but not s-acute (on Keyboard USA International w/ dead keys)

I want to be able to use ' + e to get the letter é but being able to type ' + s to get the sequence 's. Default my Ubuntu 11.04 came with the keyboard layout "USA International (with dead keys)". ...
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MacBook keyboard layout – swapped keys § and `

I have mid-2010 MBP, left of 1 it has §± key, apparently in some older models that are the only ones mentioned in Ubuntu docs, there used to have `~ key there. In Ubuntu 11.04 with US-Mac keyboard ...
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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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Keyboard Indicator for Layouts with the Same Country Code

There appears to be no way to remove the keyboard indicator when multiple keyboard layouts are used in newer ubuntu releases. I have started using Ian Scott's flag icons found here to save space in ...