2
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31 views

Russian layout - shortcuts like ctrl+c, ctrl+v not working. [13.10] [on hold]

I've read many online resources, but got nothing. Shortcuts like Ctrl+c | Ctrl+v | Ctrl+x don't work in most of applications when I switch to Russian layout, but when I switch back to English (US) ...
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Enter key not working after xmodmap change

Mistook key number for another key, now i cant get it back to working. tried: xmodmap -e "keycode 36 = Return NoSymbol Return" xmodmap -e "keycode 36 = Return" xmodmap -e "keycode 36 = Enter NoSymbol ...
0
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0answers
52 views

How to erase a complete line left of cursor?

If I want to erase a complete line right of my cursor, I can use Ctrl+Shift+Delete. But what if I wanted to delete a line the other way? Ctrl+Shift+Backspace deletes only one word - the same behavior ...
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36 views

How do I create curly brackets using Shift + Alt

I'm used to writing curly brackets using Left Shift + Left Alt + 7 or 0. As of right now I can only do them using the Right Alt + 7 or 0. How do I configure my Left Alt + Left Shift to behave as ...
0
votes
0answers
21 views

Map return key as ctrl (when held down)

On OS X I have been able to map the return key to ctrl, but only when it is held down. This can be done using the program KeyRemap4MacBook. This is a huge help when writing in Emacs, and other ...
0
votes
0answers
101 views

Is is possible to swap the Ctrl and Super keys in Ubuntu 13.10?

First of all, this is not the same as Swapping Control and Windows (super) keys not working in Unity since Alt/Win are apparently the same key in my keyboard. So I have ctrl,super, alt/win as ...
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1answer
32 views

Some function keys stop working

I have some problem with my built in (also externeal) keybord. Function keys (volume up/down, mute) and polish characters (right alt) are not working anymore. Right alt behave in the same way as left ...
4
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2answers
122 views

Map AltGr-[a..z] and Shift-AltGr-[A..Z] to greek letter

I'm on Ubuntu trusty, and I use greek letters for algebra. I'd love to be able to type them in quickly with AltGr-letterKey. For example, map alpha to AltGr-A, map beta to AltGr-B, map theta to ...
3
votes
2answers
130 views

Ctrl + Alt + <key> doesn't work on non-US (f.x. German, Danish) keyboard layout

I have just recently moved from MS windows to Linux, and it is great; but there is one thing that really bugs me, and that is the use of Ctrl+Alt+key instead of using Alt Gr+key. When I program, it ...
0
votes
1answer
35 views

Problems with keyboard layout change. Local issue or bug?

In the past week and a half there have been many Ubuntu Base upgrades, and i did not restart each time after an upgrade. Now that i have restarted the changing between languages via the shortcut ...
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votes
0answers
147 views

Ubuntu Gnome: Can't make changing keyboard layout to crtl+shift

I have installed Ubuntu Gnome 13.10 and I can't figure out why I can't make changing keyboard layout shortcut to Ctrl+Shift. I have 3 languages in my input sources. I see in Tweak Tool that "Key(s) to ...
3
votes
2answers
354 views

Hold a key to temporarily switch keyboard layout?

I recently upgraded to Ubuntu 13.10. In Ubuntu 12.04, I was able to define a key which, while holding it, temporarily switched to a different keyboard layout. I haven't been able to find a way to get ...
1
vote
1answer
71 views

Trying to remap PrtSc key in laptop, no keycode

I'm trying to remap PrtSc key to Insert (to use it in vim), with /usr/bin/xmodmap -e "keycode XXX = Insert" for it, I need to figure out what keycode for PrtSc is. I'm doing xev -event keyboard and ...
1
vote
1answer
50 views

How to reconfigure keyboard (W and P not functioning correctly) [duplicate]

I was reluctant in asking this question but everything I've researched has led me to a dead end. Shift + w and Shift + p aren't working correctly. So I'm unable to use W and P unless I use the caps ...
0
votes
2answers
107 views

Cannot change keyboard layout after uninstalling Unity

I have been messing around with my fairly new installation of Ubuntu 13.10 Gnome, where I installed two keyboard layouts - English (UK) and Russian. They worked well, I could switch them with the ...
2
votes
1answer
67 views

setxkbmap incompatible options

I try to configure my desired keyboard combination using setxkbmap but it seems some options are not compatible, because when I pass my desired options one of them has no affect. I want both shifts to ...
0
votes
1answer
99 views

Sublime text - no shortcuts working on non-latin layout, 12.04

I have fresh ubuntu 12.04 and Sublime text 2 installation. There are two keyboard layouts: English and Russian. If I switch on Russian one: no shortcuts are working, Ctrl+Z, Ctrl+P and so on. However, ...
0
votes
1answer
61 views

Lubuntu 13.10 - Polish letters on UK keyboard

I have netbook with UK keyboard (£ with 3, $ with 4, different placement of @ etc.) and I would like to have polish letters on this layout (Ctrl+s, Ctrl+a, ctrl+e etc.). It should be possible as I've ...
0
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1answer
112 views

13.10: how to set accelerator to select keyboard layout rather than switching to next/previous?

There is a host of regressions related to switching keyboard layouts in 13.10. One of them is that the dialogue lets one choose accelerators for selecting previous/next keyboard layout: Previously, ...
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41 views

How I can bind keys for selecting language directly in Lubuntu 13.10?

I like to change keyboard bindings directly to language that I want to use I use the following keyboard bindings to change keyboard layout in OS Windows7: Ctrl+1 for Russian, Ctrl+2 for Polish, ...
0
votes
0answers
31 views

How to remove alt+shift from hotkeys?

After i has upgraded to ubuntu 13.10, i encountered broken language swtich problem. After i installed the fix, i was able to switch using hotkey combination for :ho to next source" (which is Super + ...
0
votes
1answer
85 views

How to fix keyboard shortcut toggle for keyboard layout? [duplicate]

I use both German and US American layout. For convenience, I defined a shortcut to toggle these via Scroll. I also have an indicator on the top gnome shell bar that shows the current layout. Yet ...
2
votes
1answer
27 views

How to make hotkeys ALT_L+X and ALT_R+Y different in KDE?

In KDE settings pressing left and right modifier keys have no difference, for example, Alt+X works both with left and right alt keys. Is it possible to make them different? Using xev you can see that ...
0
votes
0answers
53 views

How to access the Keyboard Layout Options in 13.10

I have the problem with change hotkey for keyboard layout at Ubuntu 13.10. I have already read the How to access the Keyboard Layout Options in 13.10+ Also I try to use gnome-tweak-tool Typing tab. ...
0
votes
0answers
57 views

Modifying 3rd level keys in Ubuntu 12.04 LTS

I know how to switch to 3rd level keys using 'System Settings'>'Keyboard Layout'>'Options'>'Key to choose 3rd level'. However after choosing 3rd level for example using Caps Lock, I want to modify I, ...
0
votes
0answers
51 views

Disable changing keyboard layout with Shft_l+Shift_r

I'm using Gnome Shell with Ubuntu 13.10. I always used layout switching with Alt+Shift. After upgrade to 13.10, the layout can also be switched by pressing both shifts simultaneously. How do I prevent ...
0
votes
0answers
20 views

How do I change keyboard layout in 13.10? [duplicate]

I want to use Alt+Shift as shortcut keys to change keyboard layout. How can I do it in Ubuntu 13.10? Changing language in other OS, and previous Ubuntu versions works immediately. But in Ubuntu 13.10 ...
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2answers
118 views

Right Alt selects text on the right instead of entering an alternative character

I have the following problem. My keyboard works just fine in editors like vim or LibreOffice, but I can't make it work in google-chrome. Whenever I type something in a form and I want to use special ...
0
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0answers
193 views

Ubuntu 13.10 japanese keyboard layout intercepts Caps Lock

I've installed Ubuntu 13.10 (clean install on new machine), there are lot of changes for configuring keyboard layouts and I've tried to configure it as I've used earlier: Englis (US), Russian and ...
2
votes
2answers
541 views

In Ubuntu 13.10, none of the hotkeys of LibreOffice works in non-English keyboard layout

In Ubuntu 13.10, the hotkeys/shortcut-keys (Ctrl+B, Ctrl+S etc) in LibreOffice are language dependent and work in English language only. While writing in any other language (i.e. any Cyrillic and/or ...
0
votes
1answer
497 views

Add/remove keyboard layout by console command

After upgrading to 13.10 it looks like we have no more deal with XKB for layout settings and input language switching, so I have a question. Some times I need to add one ore two more input languages ...
8
votes
3answers
650 views

How do I remap my Ubuntu keyboard shortcuts to match OSX?

I'm using Ubuntu in VirtualBox on Mac. As I switch frequently, I would like to use the same shortcuts. Please, does anyone know how to have the same shortcuts on Ubuntu, as they are on Mac? ...
0
votes
1answer
65 views

Xmodmap configuration

I am trying to configure my keyboard to be able to type German characters without trying to learn another completely different keyboard layout. I found the exact stuff that I need to do to Xmodmap: ! ...
0
votes
0answers
32 views

Completely disable a key

I have seen and already using xmodmap How do I remap certain keys? But still xev shows million times of hitting the left ctrl key in a minute . Is there a way to completely disable a key to even ...
6
votes
2answers
440 views

LibreOffice can't use keyboard shortcuts while typing in any language but English?

I'm using libreoffice under Ubuntu 13.10 . Using English as main language Arabic as another language. When writing English I can use keyboard shortcut like Ctrl+C or Ctrl+V. When starting to write ...
0
votes
0answers
2k views

Keybourd layout shortcut key does not work in 13.10 [duplicate]

Normally i use Neo2 layout and persian layout together with no problem. Today i upgraded to 13.10 and now I am not able to assign shortcut key for changing keyboard layouts, like alt+shift. the new ...
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102 views

Ubuntu 13.10 lost layout switch shortcut [duplicate]

After upgrading to ubuntu 13.10, my keyboard layout switch shortcut not functioning any more. I used to use CAPSLOCK key. I tryed to redefine it but could not find any. The layout option settings ...
3
votes
1answer
5k views

changing 'switch language keys' no longer working in 13.10 [closed]

I have Ubuntu 13.10 installed. from Text Entry Settings I added Arabic to keyboard layouts then tried to change the 'Switch to next source using: ' field. I tried to set it to Shift+Caps Lock and ...
1
vote
1answer
552 views

How to set compose key to pause in 13.10?

In Ubuntu 13.04 I had my compose key set to pause (by going to Sytem Settings, then keyboard_layout, option, and changing the compose key setting). In 13.10 the keyboard settings have been totally ...
7
votes
0answers
893 views

Where have the Keyboard Layout Options gone in Ubuntu 13.10? [duplicate]

In Ubuntu 13.04 it was possible to disable the Caps Lock Key. It was also possible to make the key sequence Ctrl - Alt - Backspace to kill the X-server. That was all done using System Settings -> ...
12
votes
1answer
4k views

How to switch input language with Caps Lock in Ubuntu 13.10? [closed]

Ubuntu 13.10 has a different menu for Text Entry. I'm using Caps Lock for swiching language input. After upgrade from 13.04 I'm not able to switch languages with Caps Lock. Looks like upgrade broke ...
72
votes
3answers
37k views

How to use Alt+Shift to switch keyboard layouts?

I recently upgraded to Ubuntu 13.10, with the new keyboard handling system. The little "switch keyboard" option does not let me set it to Alt+Shift. How can I get this keyboard binding, as I have ...
5
votes
2answers
18k views

How to type the Indian Rupee Symbol?

I want to type the Indian Rupee Symbol. So I went to System Settings >> Keyboard Layout and clicked on the Options button. Under the Adding Currency signs to keys sections, I checked the Rupee on 4 ...
5
votes
1answer
111 views

How to have sub-layouts of a specific keyboard layout in Ubuntu?

In Windows it is possible to arrange your keyboard layouts in 2 levels as following: 1. English: 1.1. English US 1.2. English UK 2. German And you are able to: a) switch directly between 1. ...
0
votes
0answers
77 views

Switching Keyboard Layouts using Shortcuts BUT Preserving Gnome Toolbar Layout List

I've often used a lot of keyboard layouts as I speak a few languages and typing on that language's keyboard is generally easier than trying to recall the unicode codes for accents, but I've run into a ...
0
votes
0answers
32 views

Notebook fn + f1 to switch the display, so why would the letter p?

I use Dell notebook and Ubuntu 12.04. A few days ago fn+f1 suddenly type letter p instead of switch display monitor. Need your help please.
0
votes
0answers
117 views

Switch keyboard layout on left control while pressed

I'm using dworak, and I'd like to switch to qwerty layout when I'm using shortcuts (like ctrl+c etc). The problem is that I press the shortcuts with my left hand (e.g. left Ctrl), and in ubuntu ...
0
votes
1answer
108 views

Keyboard shortcuts work ONLY in qwerty layout

I am running Ubuntu-Gnome 13.04. Gnome 3.6. I have three keyboard layouts: Us, Dvorak and Hindi WX. All the keyboard shortcuts in all categories (system, windows, etc.) work ONLY when US layout is ...
3
votes
2answers
127 views

Shortcut to switch between different keyboard layouts (languages)?

Is there a shortcut for this, or can I create one? I'm running 12.04.
2
votes
1answer
108 views

Custom keyboard shortcut to generate a certain character

I want to be able to press Alt + C to generate Ç, and Alt + Shift + U to generate Ü, and so on. How can I do this? Compose key doesn't allow me to make a custom shortcut, nor does dead keys.