Questions about keyboard layout and configuration.

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In 14.04, how do I print the current keyboard layout?

I have several keyboard entry languages set up, and can easily select the one I want to use from the indicator menu. Once a language is chosen, the menu item "Keyboard Layout Chart" shows me what key ...
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How to assign individual LEDs for different layouts?

Using Xubuntu 14.04 Trusty Tahr. My keyboard config is: XKBMODEL="logiik" XKBLAYOUT="us,ru,ua" XKBVARIANT=",ruu," ...
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how to enable number keys in ubuntu 14.04 gnome

I have recently switched to gnome from unity and after doing so I have lost my number keys which are present at the right extremity of my keyboard is there any way to enable tham again
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Chrome not accepting US international with dead keys keyboard 14.04

Using 14.04 with keyboard selected as 'US international with dead keys' as my keyboard layout option, (so that I may use characters from other languages) and the system accepts text input as you would ...
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A little help with a specific script [closed]

having issues understanding the instructions on this post . I'm not sure how to apply the script. i'm on a C720 running chrubuntu. Any help would be great.
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Keyboard Shortcut not Appearing in Keyboard

I'm trying to play Minecraft (A video game) that makes use of F3. However, I'm on a laptop which requires you to hold down Fn in order for a F# key to be registered. The problem is that Ubuntu ...
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Some keyboard keys do not work after installing Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

I just installed Ubuntu 14.04, and some keys F5, F8, w, p, f, h, k, l, fn, left, right, up and Backspace) are dead and do not respond. When I check in the Keyboard Layout Chart they simply don´t ...
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Why keyboard layout change to RU after suspend, reboot, hibernate?

I'm using 2 input sources - EN and KZ(Kazakhstan). In System Settings -> Text Entry EN is upper then KZ, as I understand this is means that EN is default layout. If I suspend my laptop and then ...
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Addition of a second keyb layout on ubuntu 12.04 through CLI

I have an ubuntu12.04 desktop installation in which i can add a second keyboard layout (i.e. German) with the mouse going through system tools> system settings > keyboard layout >layout. From there i ...
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Why is I-bus pinyin (Chinese) always active, even in English & Spanish keyboard layouts?

I am having some issues with I-bus pinyin input for Chinese. It seems like there are two related problems. Basically, pinyin input is either always on or always off and I'm not able to change input ...
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Keyboard layout changes by itself

When Ubuntu is restarted, sometimes the keyboard layout is changed from Spanish to English. Does anyone know how to solve this problem? I've had it since Ubuntu 13.10.
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How I can type in English and persian (Farsi) combined in Abiword?

As you may know persian has a right to left writing. When I try to type in Abiword in English and persian Combined,English words have been reversed. Hear is a sample: It types " utnubuL سیستم عامل ...
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Change keyboard layout permanently in Xubuntu 14.04

I have a fresh Xubuntu 14.04 Trusty Thar installation (not upgrade) and I need to change my keyboard layout each time I boot. These are the contents of file /etc/default/keyboard: XKBMODEL="pc105" ...
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UK Macintosh USB keyboard mapping incorrect after 14.04 update. How can I fix it?

After updating to 14.04, my keyboard layout isn't quite right. I'm using a wired usb macintosh keyboard with UK keys. It used to be ok before the update, I even blogged about the need to select ...
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How to add persian/farsi keyboard input method in Lubuntu 14.04?

In Lubuntu 14.04 I went to "Preferences> Keyboard input methods > select an input method > show all input methods" but there is no persian (or farsi) to select.
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Can't add Canadian Multilingual keyboard layout in Lubuntu

I go to ibus preferences in Lubuntu and can add French (Canada), but it's not the Canadian Multilingual layout. I tried installing m17 ibus packages and it adds a bunch of languages but not more ...
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Changing the keyboard layout turns off the numlock

I have installed Ubuntu 14.04 with English and Greek keyboard layout and I have the following problem. When I toggle keyboard layouts (En->Gr or Gr->En) the num led turns off but I can print digits ...
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Custom keyboard layout not showing in Settings

I am trying to create a new keyboard layout where two keys are inverted with each other. This is what I have done: Edit /usr/share/X11/xkb/symbols/se to add: partial alphanumeric_keys xkb_symbols ...
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How do I select Keyboard layout 103P on “System Settings” >> Keyboard, on Ubuntu 14.04?

How do I select Keyboard layout 103P on "System Settings" >> Keyboard, on Ubuntu 14.04? My keyboard layout is "Keyboard layout 103P English (United States, Australia, New Zealand, South Africa)", as ...
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Keyboard Layout occasionally changes

I'm using an English(UK) keyboard, I set it up so when installing Ubuntu. English(US) appears as an alternative layout in the Text Entry settings window. Every few days the layout configuration will ...
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xubuntu 14.04 keyboard layout uk gb

I've just updated my laptop to Xubuntu 14.04, and after the update my keyboard has changed to English-English(US). This is OK for most keys, but it swaps @ with ", and loses the pound sign (The ...
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Alt+Shift combination isn't working on Lubuntu 14

Well, I've just installed Lubuntu with two langauges and for some reason when I'm pressing Alt+Shift, things just don't work and the language isn't changing. This is the first time that this some kind ...
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Keyboard keeps defaulting to wrong layout

Each time I re-boot the keyboard re-sets so that the keys for @ and " are reversed; # appears where the UK pound symbol should be, etc. I have tried lots of fixes posted here and on other forums, and ...
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How to map <modifier> + hjkl to arrow key functionality?

I've been getting so used to vim's hjkl for moving around recently, and find myself wanting to use them right after alt tabbing out of vim. What would be the best way to map fn + h/j/k/l to ...
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Cannot type the @ symbol on Spanish keyboard?

I've recently installed Ubuntu 14.04 LTS, and cannot print the @ symbol. I mean get the symbol shown in the screen, when I type an email in the browser, into a document, etc. My keyboard is set in ...
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Problem while change keyboard layout using both Shift

I updated from 13.04 to 14.04 a few weeks ago. In 13.04 I was able to change layout pressing L_Shift + R_Shift in this way: If I press L_Shift, and while pressing it, also press R_Shift and then ...
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Xsetkbmap, odd behaviour using the device option

I found in Two keyboards two language layouts that it is possible to assign a specific layout to a specific keyboard device. I want to use a keyboard as a pure hot-keys/macro one (for commanding ...
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How to have more than one compose key?

Currently I'm using R-Ctrl for the compose key. Under 12.04 I was able to set a couple keys to work as my compose key and/or to produce special characters (accents, ñ, etc.) but I don't recall how I ...
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Make new variant keyboard layout available in Settings?

I’ve edited the file /usr/share/X11/xkb/symbols/gb to add a new variant keyboard layout. However, it's not showing up as available to add in Settings > Text Entry. How can I get this list to refresh, ...
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Switch keyboard layout while Alt key is down

While alt is down I want to rebind some keys, like change J K L ; to be arrow keys. Then when I release alt the keyboard should go back to default. I saw stuff about the compose key and alternative ...
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Why does Lubuntu not respect my keyboard preferences?

I’ve just installed Lubuntu 14.04 on my laptop (replacing the previous dual boot Ubuntu 13.10 / Windows 7, which my poor little laptop really didn’t have the space for). As part of the ...
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Change automatically keyboard layout

I use custom keyboard layout. I have this script for setting it: #!/bin/bash setxkbmap -verbose us -variant altgr-intl xmodmap -verbose ~/.myxmodmap The problem is, that plugging the keyboard will ...
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Keyboard layout indicator “work” but the keyboard layout doesn't actually switch

In Xfce, when I press Alt+Shift keyboard indicator switch between us and ru but the layout doesn't switch actually. Xubuntu 14.04 I've tried: different keyboards (doesn't help). This problem ...
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How do I change keyboard geometry from 104 to 105 keys?

I am using Ubuntu 14.04 and I have been experiencing the following issue with former releases as well. I am using a German keyboard layout. However, I am missing the key to display the pipe- / ...
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external usb numeric keypad not working ubuntu 14.04

I have a DICOTA usb external numeric keypad, I bought it so I could use blender 3D software. it works fine on windows but in ubuntu Linux 14.04 none of the buttons work the num lock button lights up ...
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Lubuntu keyboard layout changed after upgrade

I have been running Lubuntu 13.10 on a netbook with a French keyboard, with the default language set to English. When I upgraded to 12.04, the default keyboard layout changed to US. At the login ...
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volume buttons on dell inspiron N 5110 not working (ubuntu studio 14.4)

i just installed ubuntu studio 14.4 on a dell inspiron n 5110 ,everything looks good , but the volume buttons wont work thus far .does anyone know how i can tweak this problem out of the world? thanx! ...
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Keyboard layout do not fit

I have a problem with Keyboard layout on Ubuntu 13.10. My regional settings are italian and also the keyboard seems (in the settings menu is selected italian one) but when I digit special button I ...
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Show keyboard layout chart from command line

I'm looking for a way to display the current keyboard layout chart from the command line. Unfortunately xkbprint does not display utf-8 characters correctly (AFAICT). In gnome, it is possible to ...
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Keyboard layout isn't kept upon reboot [closed]

I had a problem with the keyboard layout changing from PT (I'm Portuguese) to EN automatically with the last Ubuntu updates in Ubuntu 13.10. After Ubuntu 14.04 came out, I formatted my computer and ...
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Ubuntu and Qt creator keyboard layout change problem

When I run Qt Creator on my Ubuntu 14.04 with English layout, it always types in English and it won't change if I change my layout to other language. In front, when I run Qt Creator with Persian ...
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Sinhala unicode (Wijesekara keyboard) in iBus on Ubuntu 14.04 not working

I tried to install Wijesekara keyboard layout on my Ubuntu 14.04. I used http://www.siyabas.lk/sinhala_how_to_install.html#lin that method. but I got an error. Package ttf-sinhala-lklug is not ...
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Can't type in login password because no keyboard is found

I was trying to edit a keyboard layout in Ubuntu 14.04, but it wasn't accepting the changes. I looked it up and found I needed to delete /var/lib/xkb to make the change take effect. I did that and ...
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Layout change with Alt+Shift in Ubuntu 14.04 using Gnome 3.10

I know that many have asked that question before, but I have seen no one ask it for Ubuntu 14.04. I have a test installation of Ubuntu 14.04 with GNOME 3.10 and I have also installed the Flashback ...
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Create keyboard shortcuts for certain symbols (like logical operators)

(using Ubuntu 12.04) currently I'm dealing a lot with logic (not for computer science, though), so my idea was to create specific shortcuts on my keyboard for easy typing. my idea is to use Ctrl + ...
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How can I switch to a keyboard layout? [duplicate]

I just upgraded to Ubuntu 14.04 and I can't use my old keyboard layout configuration. I used the Caps Lock key to change the layout to Hungarian. and I used the Shift - Caps Lock key to change the ...
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Numeric keypad arrows should behave EXACTLY like regular arrows

When the numeric keypad is off, the arrows on keys 2,4,6,8 need to behave just like the regular arrows. But they do not. Example #1: run gedit, and put in a few words. Using the regular arrows, use ...
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Numlock disables when switching keyboard distro with shortcut

I wanted to share with you a a particular issue that I'm having. I use a keyboard shortcut to change my keyboard distro between English and Spanish. The problem I found out is that, whenever I press ...
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Problems using custom keyboard layout / symbols file

I have a custom xkb symbols file which looks as follows: // modify the basic German layout to have polish characters default partial alphanumeric_keys xkb_symbols "basic" { include "de(basic)" ...
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How to get rid of the keyboard layout menu without getting rid of keyboard layout

I have a UK keyboard. It works. But in the top right corner of my Gnome Shell screen I have a little "en1⌄" menu which offers me a choice of UK or US keyboards. As I have no plans to move across the ...