Questions about keyboards, both touch and otherwise. However, please add the "touchscreen" tag for touchscreen keyboard questions.

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Keyboard glitching on GTA San Andreas, Ubuntu 14.04

When in-game my keyboard is all glitchy. On the winehq page it says, Keyboard becomes glitchy when you start playing, but if you hide it once, everything works perfectly. But I don't know how to ...
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US Keyboard, remap braces

I have bought an US laptop with US keyboard but didn't come with a key next to Z that type the braces < >. I don't have experience with keyboard mapping, i would like help to be able to map the ...
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Screen flashes when typing if touchpad accidentatlly touched

I just upgraded from 15.10 to 16.04. When typing if I happen to also be touching the touchpad the screen flashes, temporarily going black. It doesn't happen when I type this (in firefox), but it ...
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Shortcut doesn't show the menu bar item for Intellij IDE in Ubuntu 16.04

After some updates of my fresh installed Ubuntu 16.04, I noticed that when Jayatana is enabled, the Alt + shortcut key doesn't open the menu bar items any more in my IDE (Intellij) but Alt key alone ...
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Map keyboard key to mouse button

I want to map ESC button on my keyboard to a spare button on my 5 button mouse. Is there a program I could use for that?
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I cannot type a lowercase letter K in Ubuntu Mate on Lenovo P50

This is by far the strangest bug I have ever seen. I'm in the process of configuring a fresh installation of Ubuntu Mate 16.04 on a Lenovo P50 Laptop. I'm unable to type a lowercase 'K'. Uppercase ...
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How to Make Capslock Control without xmodmap/XKBOPTIONS?

xmodmap is depreciated and does not work with gsettings, doing this here disables my xmodmap etc sudo vi /etc/default/keyboard > XKBOPTIONS="ctrl:nocaps" and sudo setxkbmap dvorak '' ctrl:nocaps ...
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How to type chinese, japanese and korean in Ubuntu 16.04?

I am trying to use fcitx but getting nowhere. I can see the keyboard icon on the top-right of screen, but no matter what input method option I chose, I'm still typing english. The only way I can ...
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middle mouse button not working

I have a Lenovo thinkpad t510, with ubuntu 15.10. When i first installed, I was able to use the middle click mouse button to copy and paste in the terminal. This button no longer does this, or ...
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Special shortcut for each input language in LXDE (Lubuntu)

I use Lubuntu 15.10 and I want to bind special combination for each input language. For example, in Ubuntu (Unity) I set up Ctrl + 8 for Russian, Ctrl + 9 for Bashkort, and Ctrl + 0 for English, by ...
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What is Suitable pageUp Key in Ubuntu 16.04 of Macbook Air?

There are some configs which use the button. I have replaced them now but I think pageUp can be necessary key in some applications. System: Macbook Air 2013-mid. What is suitable pageUp key in ...
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Need to press volume keys multiple times to change volume

I recently reinstalled Ubuntu 16.04 and have a weird bug that didn't have before. Usually, to change the volume with the shortcuts (fn+f11 or fn+f12) I can either hold fn and press f11/f12 just to ...
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Rrrepeattt keyys in Ubuntu 14.04 driving me nuts

Problem: Repeat keys while typing, unless I use an extraordinarily slow and careful touch on the keyboard. (Example: Thhe quickk browwn fox.) System: Dell Precision 7710 with Ubuntu 14.04 and ...
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Xbindkeys - program G-keys on k40 Corsair keyboard

I've managed to make my computer register my G-key strokes using evtest I've checked if it works. Now I'm trying to bind the keys with xbindkeys but when running it and clicking get key it does not ...
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Volume key repeat stop working

When I hold down an ASCII key on the keyboard, it will repeat. However, if I hold down the volume function key, it will not repeatedly increment the volume. How can I fix this? (Ubuntu 16.04 64bit)
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Making a shortcut keys for one shortcut key

So, i switched to linux, but i am too used to microsoft shortcuts.. I got what replaces Ctrl+Alt (with Level3 key).. So for better use, is there any way of Making lvl3 key to Ctrl+Alt? By that I ...
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scrollbar arrows

I am using Ubuntu 14.04 32-bit. After some updates, the arrows on the scrollbar have disappeared. I looked for a solution, but I couldn't find one. How can I recover those arrows?
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Only one key not working after logged in [duplicate]

My Ubuntu GNOME 16.04 has been Packed with bugs. This is no news as it's clearly the worst LTS dePloyment I've seen in years, but I found a new one which has me startled... My "P" key is not working ...
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Keyboard and mouse not working at login screen of Xubuntu

I just installed Xubuntu 16.04 as a dual boot with Windows 10. When I select to start Xubuntu, it loads to the login screen, but I cannot use my mouse or keyboard. They are powered on, and the mouse ...
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How to write Czech letters on Ubuntu Touch with hardware keyboard?

I would like to write Czech texts on Ubuntu Touch with a hardware keyboard. I have set the hardware keyboard layout to "České (QWERTY)", however I can't write some Czech letters such as "ó" or "ď", ...
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Tildes won't work in my Spanish keyboard

Using Ubuntu 16.04 with a Spanish keyboard, tildes are not working ("ñ", "ç" work ok). Instead of "balón" I can only type "bal´on". In my 'lxkeymap' application, I configure "Spanish" with all the ...
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How can I swap Super and Ctrl *except* in Terminal?

As a 10+ year OS X refugee using Ubuntu 14.04, I'm trying to get my keyboard set-up as close to OS X as possible, and I'm actually using the Apple Keyboard with Numeric Keypad (and have already found ...
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Two identical microsoft 4000 ergonomic keyboards - different behaviour

I have two apparently identical Microsoft Ergonomic 4000 1v0 keyboards, both purchased around the same time 4 or 5 yeas ago. Keyboard 1 works just fine with Ubuntu 12 thru 14. Ive been using it since ...
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Workspace navigation in Ubuntu 16.04

I just updated from 14.04 to 16.04. And noticed that the workspace navigation got a bit messed up. If I don't have active windows on the current desktop or if certain windows are active (like system ...
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How to make my Toshiba u940 laptop's keyboard backlit to work?

I am using the latest Xubuntu x64 version as of this posting.. It's installed in dual boot with Windows 10.. the KB Backlight is working when I boot on Windows and from the bios.. The moment It enters ...
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Keyboard: All Ctrl + Alt 1 - 0 combination characters not working [closed]

Well we can all read the title, my keyboard layout is Estonian.
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Key remap in Gedit/Ubuntu

I'm programming with Scandinavian keyboard where the braces are a problem ([ is AltGr-8 etc.) I'd like to remap the letter å (the key right from p) to print [] and bring the focus between the braces....
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How to enable Alt-Gr on Ubuntu 16.04?

On my Ubuntu 16.04 laptop installation, Alt-Gr does not work. So I cannot type characters like {, }, ~, | etc. (doing this on my PC where everything works). I tried various suggestions from multiple ...
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Keyboard problems, keys messed up

Few minutes ago my keyboard messed up, when i press one key two symbols appear for example when i press g it comes out as bg when pressing enter it printscreens any idea how to bring it to normal?
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Kubuntu 15.10 - keyboard works … sometimes

My (usb) keyboard works perfectly on Windows. On Kubuntu 15.10, though, it is notoriously unreliable. It works ... mostly, sometimes it doesn't. But when it does, I must not touch capslock or the ...
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USB keyboard doesn`t work after upgrade to Ubuntu 16.04

I have a4tech 7600N keyboard and mouse with one USB adapter. Mouse works OK, but keyboard not. There is no response on any button pressed. Here is my dmesg output after installing usb adapter: [ 1854....
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USB Keyboard not recognized during installation

USB Keyboard not recognized during installation at language select screen. Tab, space, enter don't work. 16.04 server, Acer, intel. How to fix?
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Change keyboard layout shortcut stopped working after updates yesterday

I usually have the change keyboard layout shortcut key set to Alt+Shift (like Windows). After an update yesterday this stopped working. I've tried changing the shortcut to some other combination, but ...
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How can I get the trackpad/keyboard to work after installing Ubuntu on Acer Chromebook 14 (Crouton)?

I'm a noob at linux, so be gentle. I can install crouton and go through the process of getting unity up and running (newest version of everything). The track pad at first works, but the pressure you ...
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Server install freezes at 'Select Language'

Okay this is embarrassing but we have no where else to go on this. Trying to install 16.04 LTS Server and when we get to the 'Select Language' the keyboard and mouse no longer respond. We thought at ...
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Issue with vertical bar and space

When I enter this: echo test | grep test grep: command not found This is very annoying and happends because of AltGr + space (when you type in a hurry, still pressing AltGr while hitting space) ...
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Brightness randomly up and down on MSI laptop

I am experiencing this issue on my MSI GS60. It starts happening as soon as I use an Fn Key for the first time while running Ubuntu (I have also tested the issue on Arch and it's even worse there). ...
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Stuck on “Minimal BASH-like line editing” and keyboard not working

Today i have installed Ubuntu 16.04. After restart, it shows the "Minimal BASH-like line editing..." error (i have read about it here). But the keyboard is not recognised even to access BIOS, so i can'...
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Keys and combos with l-alt, l-ctrl, super not working except shift+l-alt

My left side keyboard shortcuts are not working, strangely except left-shift (or right) + left-alt. Also, without any combinations, keys super, l-alt and l-ctrl are not working as well. Could somebody,...
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Two keys swapped on Bluetooth keyboard

I have a notebook with ubuntu 16.04 installed and keyboard layout german. I use the notebook with an external Bluetooth Keyboard (Logitech K810). On this Keyboard the two Keys < and ^ are swapped. ...
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Keyboard Key Insert do not work?

I got the Problem that the Keyboard Key shift+ins on the application or number pad does not work (I mean the one on the right side. Not that "ins" near the letter keys right above). The six keys near ...
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Enabling numlock

I want numlock enabled everytime when Ubuntu starts. Here I found a guide how to do it, I just can not get into "Keyboard Preferences". When I go into "Keyboard" there are just "Typing" and "Shortcuts"...
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redirect scientific paper to sci-hub datebase by shell script with keyboard

i usually read paper ; so as i can't buy all of them, i download some of them from sci-hub.cc website, for this action you could append sci-hub.cc to website's paper and you can get PDF from that ...
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“Return Key” for terminal on a spanish (windows) keyboard

Does anyone know which key is "return key" in spanish keyboard (windows) or is there a way to bind the key without shutting down?
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Chromebook Ubuntu Delete Key

Hi wondering how to go about this, I have a Chromebook with Xubuntu installed on it. This Chromebook has no Delete key however it'd be really useful to have now and I'm unsure about how to gain the ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 Can't pair apple bluetooth keyboard

With Ubuntu Mate 16.04, I could connect, but when startup takes a long time to reconnect, and now can't connect anymore. I have folowing this instruccions (the same problem with Ubuntu 15.04) ...
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Detect: New accelerator (keybind) for M$ Wireless Keyboard 3000 v2.0

How do I get Keyboard > Shortcuts > New Accelerator to detect / recognize my Microsoft Wireless 3000 v2.0 keyboard? I'm trying to bind the Zoom and Docs / Pics keys Also, there are keys at the top 1-...
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How does Ubuntu map Fn-keys and hardware buttons

How does Ubuntu know how to handle Fn-keys and hardware buttons such as the volume buttons? I am using a Thinkpad W530. For example, when I stop lightdm, stop the acpid daemon, and kill X. I have ...
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Why do my windows occasionally stop taking keyboard input after alt-tab?

I have recently installed Ubuntu 16.04. Two different applications (Vim and Awesomenauts), on different occasions, have started completely ignoring keyboard input - though mouse input still works. ...
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Acer TravelMate P238-M Backlit keyboard Ubuntu 16.04 LTS

recently I got Acer TravelMate P238-M with the following hardware: Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-6200U CPU @ 2.30GHz 16GB RAM 256GB SSD 13,3" FHD Display Everything is working out of the box, except the ...