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alt-f2 stops working and other issues when using a mac keyboard on 12.04

Trying to switch to an apple keyboard on Ubuntu 12.04 brings up a number of issues. There's lots of old information out there on google, I'm going to post this as the current solution. 1) On a ...
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Change keyboard layout in Gnome 3.10

I am now running Gnome 3.10 but have no idea, how to switch the Keyboard Layout (I have a Mac) there. Previously it was under keyboard but the seem to have scraped that. Does anyone know where to ...
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Danish Mac keyboard layout isn't correct

No matter which one of the 5 available Danish keyboard layouts I choose from, the @ symbol (at) is always alt2 instead of the alt', which is normal on Danish Mac keyboards. The answer to No keyboard ...
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How to set keyboard layout for a macbook Pro?

I'm running Ubuntu in VirtualBox on my Macbook Pro. I chose a 'French (Mac)' layout (see below). Unfortunately, the character | (vertical bar) does not seem to be mapped! Usually, in Mac OSX, I get ...
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How to use Czech Macintosh keyboard?

I just installed ubuntu on my Mac. However, I found out there is no "Czech (Macintosh)" keyboard, despite there being "Dutch (Macintosh)", "German (Macintosh)" and so on. Since I am a programmer, I ...
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OS X Keyboard Layout in Unity or Ubuntu

I want to use ALL of the mac keyboard shortcuts for everything in Unity. Example: Copy (CMD+C), Paste (CMD+P), etc. I have not found a way to do this where CMD is the modifier key instead of CTRL, ...
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How can I remap my keys to act like the Macintosh keyboard (like hold alt l + l click = r click)?

I want my keyboard layout to act like a Macintosh keyboard. It's hard to use my computer after years on a mac. I want to disable my right mouse click, and replace it with alt + right mouse click. ...
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How do I type [ and \ with a Mac keyboard?

I am using a Mac with an Apple Wireless Keyboard - French. I have installed Ubuntu as virtual machine by VMware Fusion. The keyboard setting of Ubuntu is as follows: And the preview is not exactly ...
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How do I switch the keyboard layout so that the Apple key is CTRL and the ~ works correctly?

How do I switch the keyboard layout in Ubuntu 11 so that the Apple key is CTRL and the ~ works correct? This is the specific keyboard I'm talking about: When I hit Shift-2 it returns a "
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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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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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Extracting and automating xkeycaps configuration

This is my procedure every time I start my computer: xkeycaps -kbd mac I then swap the downarrow and left shift keys, which in fact switches the Left-Command and Left-Option on my Mac keyboard. ...
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How do I map SysReq to a key on my MacBook keyboard?

My Macbook laptop keyboard doesn't have a SysReq key. Can I change an existing key to act like SysReq? =)