Questions about keyboard layout and configuration.

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Can't change keyboard layout/language in lxde

I've installed ubuntu 14.05 32 bit on my netbook. Then I've got the languages like I need them - desktop in English, plus Russian for writing documents. Worked perfectly in Unity. I downloaded lxde ...
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Ubuntu standard keyboard shortcuts work only in English layout

I have Ubuntu 15 and I faced a problem that keyboard shortcuts (such as simple Ctrl+C/Ctrl+V) work only at English keyboard layout. This problem was discussed many times on the Internet, and one of ...
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Disable U+00A0 no-break space (custom keyboard setting)

I'm using Ubuntu 14.04 on a Mac and use Eclipse and EiffelStudio for programming. My keyboard layout is set to "German (Switzerland, Macintosh)" which I would like to keep because I'm familiar with ...
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How to set up custom mappings for a specific keyboard

I bought a Razr Tartarus, which is a comfortable keypad, perceived by Ubuntu as a regular keyboard. I would like to use it as an extension of my regular keyboard, in order to have convenient extra ...
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Selected keyboard layout has to be re-selected to work

I use the English (US, Alternative international) layout, which allows me to type some characters (ç, á, ã, etc.), but when I start Ubuntu and try to type any of these characters, it becomes 'c, ~a, ...
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Wrong keyboard mapping [closed]

My backspace key acts like a ], and quote key acts like a backspace, etc. I was playing with layout settings in gnome, trying to fix another problem with layouts and got this one. How can I change my ...
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How to change keyboard layout using Left Alt?

In Ubuntu 12.04, I used to changed keyboard layout just by pressing Left Alt. After upgrading to 14.04, it is not possible anymore. It is very annoying, to the extent that I'm tempted to downgrade ...
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AltGr is not working

I have a strange problem with my AltGr key. My keyboard layout is set to "English (international AltGr dead keys)", but when I press AltGre I get a normal "e" instead of an "eacute" (é). As ...
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Keyboard - Arrow Keys and P not workin

I have a problem with my laptop keyboard. It's an Asus, and Up, Down and P keys aren't working. I've already tried change the keyboard layout with sudo dpkg-reconfigure keyboard-configuration and ...
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Are there existing installable keyboard layouts for Logitech keyboards

I have a logitech K400r wireless keyboard. It works but I would like to alter the layout of the keys. For example the blue function modifier key does not behave as expected. I know I can add a new ...
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Ubuntu Gnome - Shortcuts Profiles / Layouts

I've been working a lot with Ubuntu recently, using my favorite desktop environment Gnome 3 and things work just as they should. The only problem is that I would really profit a lot from having ...
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How to reset xkb settings?

I have tried to rearrange combinations of using compose key to achieve adding accents on some letters. I've succeeded in most combinations (except for dead_doublegrave and inverted breve, I couldn't ...
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Ubuntu Trusty Tahr Ctrl, Alt, Shift and Super (Windows) keys sticks

I have just installed a freshly downloaded .iso of Ubuntu Trusty Tahr. After installing I'm having some issues with my keyboard. Whenever I press any of the Ctrl, Alt, Shift or Super Windows key and ...
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Reset keyboard layout to default and wipe out all earlier settings

How can I eliminate all of the possible keyboard layout modifications so that my keyboard layout goes back to normal? I wanted to try and change my caps lock key to be a control key, as many people ...
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Why do my control keys stop working when I insert a USB device?

I'm not sure where to start looking for answers to this, so I appreciate any advice you have! When I insert any USB device (eg a USB mouse or USB headphones) into my laptop, the control key on the ...
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I'm not able to change keyboard input

I'm currently running lubuntu 14.4. which I re-installed recently after using 15.10 (the computer kept shutting down due to overheating and the system stopped working properly). Now, I'm having ...
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xev Alt key change, but Alt key doesn't work

I want to chage special key alt, crtl, hanja(in the multy language) because I Used ibus, I try to change my keymap by Xkb not xmap. after searching on internet I just to exchange my keycode on ...
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Down arrow, Home, End, Pipe, Insert, Print Screen buttons not working in Ubuntu 12.04.5 LTS

Down arrow key, Pipe button, Print Screen, Home, End, Insert buttons not working in Ubuntu 12.04.5 LTS. Same happened with Scroll Lock key too. But I fixed it up using: xmodmap -e 'add mod3 = ...
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xorg.conf keyboard layout lost when window manager starts

I'm running Ubuntu 15.04 with xdm as the display manager, and a custom multi-monitor and keyboard setup defined in xorg.conf. xdm picks up the keyboard config correctly, setting the layout to "gb", ...
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Keyboard Remapping help required

Since someone from the forum suggested to make a separate thread for my each question, here it is. I want to remap my keyboard. The letter 'L' is dead and I want to use an alternative, since it's a ...
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Boot Windows directly from Ubuntu (Windows 7 Preinstalled) and Keyboard Remapping

So as the title says I want to boot Windows 7 directly from Ubuntu OS(not using bootmanager),My arrow keys are dead so I can't choose Windows 7 from the Bootmenu. So is there any method to boot to ...
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How to automatically run a command on startup? [duplicate]

I'm using the following command in ~/.bashrc to set my keyboard layout: setxkbmap -layout gb Each time I reboot my laptop I have to open Bash in order for this to work. Is there another file I can ...
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How to make XF86Explorer my new Super key

I know I need xmodmap and have been playing around with it but can't find the right configuration. ➜ ~ xmodmap xmodmap: up to 3 keys per modifier, (keycodes in parentheses): shift Shift_L ...
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My usb keyboard doesn't seem to have a SysRq key. Is there a work-around?

The place where the SysRq key usually is says 'Imp. Pant. / Inicio', which means Print Screen / Start in Spanish. (I tried it anyhow just to test, pressing it, Alt, and F together, and nothing ...
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Modification of US-Internation keyboard layout

I have such question: how can i modify US-International keyboard layout? By default to get this symbols: `~´¨ i need to press it twice or with AltGr Right Alt With this answer I edited ...
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Troubleshooting layout switching in Ubuntu Studio 15.04

After some experiments to enable Alt+Shift for layout switching on freshly installed Ubuntu Studio 15.04, the layout switch stopped to work at all. The language indicator changes if I switch by ...
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How to cleanly swap alt and ctrl keys in xubuntu?

I have found many answers to this question, but none worked for me. I'm using xubuntu 15.04. I'm trying to swap the ctrl and alt keys. I have tried that : How to swap Command and Control keys with ...
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How to swap Fn and Ctrl keys on a Dell?

I have a Compaq Presario CQ50, running Ubuntu Studio 14.04. I would like to swap the Control and Function keys. Lenovo ThinkPads allow this in their BIOS, there is also an option within the Ubuntu ...
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keyboard layout for “language” that not supported in ISO 639

I have created a keyboard layout for Old Hungarian codesection standardized in UNICODE 8.0. It not works correctly, if it is registered as hun by ISO 639 standandard. How could I register it as ...
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creating keyboard layout for a codesection of newest UNICODE standard

I need to use a codepage section standardized UNICODE 8.0; How can I adopt for myself that section UTF8-like form? It is not standardized as UTF8-page, so I think, that I use nonstandard ...
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Keyboard Layout: Mac keyboard and Ubuntu

I managed to configure most of the things I wanted when using a Mac keyboard with Ubuntu. But there is one last thing : the left alt key. Specifically, to to tilde (~), I have to press Right Alt + n. ...
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Why do some of the keys not work when connecting to xrdp?

I'm running Ubuntu 14.04 I have installed xrdp and a number of desktops such as mate and xfce. I'm able to log in from a Windows machine as well as from other Ubuntu machines. However, some of the ...
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Problems with Keyboard: No circumflex

I'm not able to type a circumflex with my keyboard, instead, the circumflex key acts like the Escape key. It does not depend on the keyboard layout, neither an English nor a German (or any other) ...
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Language change doesn't work in ubuntu 15.04

Recently I've installed Ubuntu 15.04, everything had worked fine, but suddenly language change stopped working. I don't know what could be the cause of this, because I didn't notice it right away. ...
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G-keys on Corsair K30 keyboard

I recently purchased a brand spanking new Corsair K30 keyboard, and excitedly I decide to plug it into my Xubuntu home PC, and it works like a charm. Well, other than two main things which really ...
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Keyboard mappings on laptop seem irreversible

Laptop with Xubuntu 15.04, Linux 3.19.0-26-generic (x86_64), AT Translated Set 2 keyboard. I am working with an 105 key keyboard on it, using /settings/keyboard/layout/. problem: when I unplug the ...
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What should I do to rebind keys? [duplicate]

I have just switched to Ubuntu and being a keyboard fanatic I need the ability to rebind keys. Just wondering what command I would have to put to change one key press to another. Specifically ...
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I want to remap a dead key on my old acer laptop

My D key is dead. I want to remap it on my euro sign. But when I run xev and I press it nothing appears. It's strange because it works on Windows. Anyway, in ~/.Xmodmap I changed the key 122 from Pg ...
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Map long-press Caps Lock

Using gnome-tweak-tool, I mapped the caps lock key to ESC (I am a vim user) and vice versa. However, it would be nice to map long-pressing caps lock key to caps lock as well. Is it possible to map ...
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Swapping Caps Lock and Ctrl PROBLEM

I have tried a few different ways to remap ctrl and caps lock and none of them seem to be working. I am running Ubuntu on a Mac through VirtualBox. The two methods I have tried are using ...
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Need more help Key Binding

Alright, so let me make this very clear, I am an entry level user on Ubuntu, I am still getting very used to it and I require help. See I finally solved how to swap my Super L key on my laptop (which ...
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Need help changing what my buttons do

I just converted my Chromebook from chromeos to ubuntu and I am an still doing a few remaining tweaks. However I am having trouble, essentially what I want to do is the following: Change the search ...
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Using two keyboards in KDE with a dedicated layout each (typically azerty / bépo)

I need to be able to use two keyboards (one standard AZERTY on my laptop) and a TypeMatrix 2030 USB (BÉPO layout). This I configured fine in xorg.conf by putting the following code in xorg.conf (which ...
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How to turn Caps Lock into AltGr? [duplicate]

I need AltGr a lot for the purpose of {,[,],},... and it is uncomfortable to only have it available for my right hand. So, I'd like to change Caps Lock into AltGr.
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ibus, xkb and Hebrew/English keyboard layout

I write both Hebrew and English. Also, I want Ctrl+(letter) and Shift+(letter) etc. to work essentially the same for both layouts, so I don't have to switch layouts in order to, say, copy and paste. ...
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ubuntu-bug packagename, what is the package name for laptop keyboard-layout bugs?

I have Ubuntu 14.04. I have a Swedish laptop keyboard and the Ubuntu language is English. Every time I restart the computer the keyboard-layout switches away from Swedish keyboard-layout to English ...
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How to I write “å” on Ubuntu using an English (UK) keyboard?

I can write "æ" and "ø" by pressing down Alt Gr + "a" and "o", respectively. However, trying all keys on my keyboard using Alt Gr, I've not yet found a way of writing the letter "å". I've been ...
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Florence Virtual Keyboard does not work in icewm

Florence does not work in icewm it gives : Your screen does not support Alpha channels and on pressing any button it displays Gtk error
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Assign default keyboard language per-application

Is it possible to assign default keyboard language for specific applications? I know that there is an option to always start an application with a default keyboard language but this is not what I ...
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How to set keyboard switch with Ctrl+1, Ctrl+2, Ctrl+3 etc

In windows in keyboard switch settings there is an option that you can switch keyboard language with unique combination for each one. For example, Ctrl + 1 - for english, Ctrl + 2 - for russian, Ctrl ...