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

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Keyboard backlight support for Asus G55VW

The FN+F3 and FN+F4 key combinations are not able to control the keyboard backlight on my Asus G55VW. I could live with a command line solution so I tried the solution proposed here: ...
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What layout should I use with this odd keyboard?

I can't find the right keyboard layout to use for my keyboard. On the bottom left are these keys in this order: ctrl, windows, alt, |, SPACE That 4th key is what makes it weird. I selected ...
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Russian phonetic keyboard layout

The keyboard layout GUI in 12.04 system settings is not responding on my laptop. In a different post a workaround was found (see: Cannot switch keyboard layouts). Problem now: Having manually ...
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Bluetooth keyboard won't connect until PIN verification

I want to connect my bluetooth keyboard (macintosh) at Startup. But what should i say, i have to enter a PIN, without a keyboard is connected... Is there a way to connect my keyboard without ...
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How can I assign hotkey for a keyboard layout?

How can I assign hotkey for a keyboard layout, as showed on screenshot from windows ? I want to turn on Turkish on Ctrl + 1 and Tatar on Ctrl + 2
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Logitech K750 Mac version keyboard - the keypad stopped working

Last week after upgrades my keyboard stopped, but still works fine in Windows. The 5 key though will bring up a context edit menu. Anyone else have this since the last two sets of upgrades? Any ...
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Bash change Keyboard Back-light (Dell XPS L502X)

I have a Dell XPS 15 L502X. How can I turn On/Off keyboard backlight from terminal or through a bash script?
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Keyboard and touchpad stopped working

When I was back on Ubuntu 12.04, my keyboard and touchpad suddenly stopped working. I was using my laptop fine, 3 tabs open which promptly caused Ubuntu to freeze. I restarted my computer and found ...
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Mouse and keyboard input stutter 13.10 only on AC power

I'm using 13.10 on an ASUS nb550jv. After resuming from suspend today, the mouse and keyboard stutter and freeze. I move the mouse around and it's extremely choppy. If I'm typing, suddenly characters ...
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How to create a keybord shortcut for toggling mouse touchpad?

I am trying to create a keyboard shortcut for [enabling] or [disabling] my mouse-pad, since it is very annoying to have it while typing especially when you have a mouse. I have tried with xinput ...
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Keyboard and mouse only working after reboot

I'm currently running 14.04 beta on a Lenovo Thinkpad Twist (s230u). As the OS boots into the login screen, the built-in mouse and keyboard are disabled. The touch screen remains active, however. ...
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Can't expand tree folder after switching directory with arrow keys

I'm unable to expand a folder (with the right arrow key) listed with the tree functionality, when moving a folder up (Alt+arrow up). Still I'm able to solve this by doing the following manoeuvre. By ...
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Keep keyboard from waking laptop?

I have an Ideapad Y400 running Ubuntu 13.10. I have been having a problem where, while I am carrying the laptop, the screen will push one of the keys and wake the laptop up. Is there any way to: ...
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How to permanently disable the F10 key?

I have a problem with my laptop, that has a permanently stuck F10 key. Is there any way to disable this key for both, text mode and X window system? I found out, that in X system this can be realized ...
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Keyboard language is different every log in

I set my keyboard to german - and it is the only language selected. Nevertheless, every time I log in, the keyboard language is somehow English. (This bug is similar to this one: Keyboard language ...
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Keyboard and mouse stopped working at Ubuntu Desktop

Managed to load up Ubuntu 13.10 perfectly, then from nowhere when I start the computer, shortly before it hits the home screen all lights disappear from mouse and keyboard. Keyboard works fine if I ...
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Two keyboard, Separate entity, Multiplexing

How to plug-in two USB keyboards and have them recognized as separate entity? Is it possible to do it by multiplexing?
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Keyboard layout changes after reboot to US

Since a few weeks ago my keyboard settings keep canging to US after every reboot. I only have the Slovenian keyboard settings. Removed the US after installing the system months ago. My system: Ubuntu ...
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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 ...
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Copy/paste produces wrong codepage characters

When I copy/paste text into nano on a console window (Ctrl+Alt+F2), the braces and brackets are converted to German Umlaut characters. It's fine in a terminal running on the graphical Desktop. That's ...
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Make the menu keyboard key act as a right mouse click in Unity

What: I have a keyboard key called "menu" that does successfully pull up a menu, but it doesn't correspond with where the mouse pointer currently is. Rather, it is a menu relative to what seems to be ...
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Enable repeat for a specific key

My "down" key has died tonight. While waiting for a new keyboard, I am using the answer here to map the right CTRL (key code 105) so that it acts as "Down": How do I remap certain keys? Long story ...
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Remapping Menu key to Delete on Xubuntu

I would like to bind my Menu key (the one that brings up the context menu at your cursor location) to my Delete key for convenience. Preferably, I'd like to do this through xkboptions in ...
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Mouse keys autoclick

I am trying to use mouse keys to repeatedly click something. When I enable mouse keys via the system settings, pressing 5 makes the mouse click; however, holding 5 does not make the mouse click ...
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Cannot Move Mouse or Use Keyboard In Ubuntu

So I just got Ubuntu 13.10 so I could backup my files on my non booting computer and then format the hard drive and reinstall windows. But when I booted it off a Live USB I cannot move my mouse or ...
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What's wrong with my meta keys (`ctrl` & `alt`)? They won't stay down!

When I hold down ctrl or alt continuously, it occasionally behaves as if the key has been released momentarily. The easiest way to demonstrate this is I enable the setting which displays an indicator ...
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How to make Hyper and Super keys not do the same thing?

I have used xkb to remap the right windows key (RWIN) to Hyper_R because I want to use it with AutoKey for some special shortcuts. I did it by editing /usr/share/X11/xkb/symbols/pc modifying the ...
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Function keys + volume button issue

I have a Samsung NP355V5c laptop which has an AMD processor and a Radeon gfx. My problem is pretty straight forward, Fn + vol. up/vol. down - the volume notification goes crazy to max/min. Fn + ...
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Pointer freezing on 13.10 (64 bit), HP Pavilion Sleekbook 15

I've had the problem in the title for months, but I can't find a pattern for the reason: the pointer of the touch pad keeps freezing out of the blue (or a similar and I believe related problem is when ...
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Bluetooth keyboard does not work on Ubuntu 13.10

I have installed Ubuntu 13.10 on Lenovo B520 (All-in-one). After installation keyboard not worked, mouse can't scrolling, Bluetooth not recognized... touch screen not correct! Some interesting facts: ...
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Installing Ubuntu 13.10, ps2 keyboard not recognized (worked in 12.04)

I have a old laptop with a internal ps2 keyboard (right now it is running ubuntu 12.04 LTS). I want to install the new version 13.10 but I found that the keyboard is not recognized. Can anyone help ...
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Ctrl, Alt and Super keys are all mapped as left Shift key on AZiO keyboard

I bought a keyboard yesterday, AZiO L40 (Model: ABG600F). Everything works fine in Windows, but when I boot into Ubuntu, both of my Ctrl keys, Alt keys, and Super keys are recognized as left Shift ...
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How do I set Russian Phonetic keyboard? (Lubuntu 13.10)

If I navigate to Preferences>Keyboard Input Methods>Input Method I can choose the Russian phonetic language from here, yet Keyboard Layout Handler only allows me to pick standard Russian language, not ...
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Key Repeat functionality doesn't work on certain keys (Ubuntu 12.04)

I'm running Ubuntu 12.04 on a Macbook Pro and key repeat (when I hold down a key) is not working for any of the brightness buttons (keyboard backlight and screen brightness). Is there any way to ...
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Robomongo not switching keyboard layouts without reload on Ubuntu

I have installed Robomongo 0.8.4(a mongodb administering tool) on Ubuntu 13.10 with a deb-package downloaded from it's official site. When I switch the keyboard layout it does switch system-wide but ...
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How to create keyboard shortcut that toggle start/stop .jar file?

# this is for running the AIORemote server from my Ubuntu 12.04 LTS Laptop to run with my Android device as remote control mouse pad and wireless file transfer. I know how to create keyboard shortcut ...
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Keyboard Not Working Login Screen Ubuntu 13.10

I have Ubunu 13.10 installed on a Macbook Pro 5,1. When I turn the computer on the keyboard does not work when I try to login in as the administrator. When I login as the guest user then log out and ...
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Function keys on the apply keyboard with no root

There is a well-known method on how to make function keys work on Apple keyboards in Ubuntu: echo 2 | sudo tee /sys/module/hid_apple/parameters/fnmode However, is there a way to do that with no root? ...
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Built in keyboard not working properly 13.10

I have a really annoying problem with my keyboard. After upgrade to 13.10 the built in keyboard on my Lenovo W520 does not work as expected. Some times I cannot even input my password at login. What ...
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Neither control key is not registered with Anthy installed

I have a very annoying problem with a fresh Ubuntu 13.10 install. For some reason control keys usually do not register. There seem to be no event given by xev. By usual, I mean most of the time. ...
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How to enable Logitech MX5500 Media Buttons?

I can't use media buttons of my MX5500 on Ubuntu 13.10. showkey doesn't recognize media buttons at all. Using dmesg I found that my keyboard and mouse are bind to /dev/hidraw1 and /dev/hidraw2 When ...
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UK Keyboard problem, 13.10 upgrades

I have now upgraded 3 laptops and a desktop to 13.10 and all have developed the same problem. They are all UK keyboards, with 'English (UK)' set as the keyboard. The keyboard layout looks exactly ...
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Mouse and keyboard do not work on the login screen

I just finished installing Xubuntu 13.10 in UEFI mode. So it's a fresh install. However, I am not logged in. I am currently up and running with the USB flash drive I used to install it, since I ...
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Custom keyboard shortcut variation question

I already have a keyboard short-cut that works for tmux I mapped: Ctrl+Alt+B to the command: gnome-terminal -e tmux BUT when I open up vim in the tmux session started by this the colors don't ...
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95-Keyboard-Force-Rules - Help

I've just installed Ubuntu onto my 'Lenovo Z370' and its great. I need to disable some functions in the 95-keyboard-rules /lib/udev/rules.d/95-keyboard-force-release.rules but when I go there there ...
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How do I alter the keyboard volume control to be less sensitive?

How do I alter the keyboard volume control to be less sensitive? I have a Logitech Media Keyboard 600 which has a wheel for volume control. I find the amount the volume changes between 'clicks' is ...
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Apple aluminium keyboard hub is supplied to little power

I have an Apple aluminium keyboard with an integrated hub. On Mac OS X, I'm able to connect both my mouse and a USB pen drive while on Linux, the power limit is exceeded when connecting more than one ...
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How can we add more (not existing) writing languages in ubuntu?

Actually khan academy has new initiative of hindi and urdu combining to write in roman script. and the new language will be called HAMARI. how its alphabets can be added in ubuntu? alphabets already ...
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Where can I fix control-clicking in Ubuntu?

Some time ago I was messing around with keyboard shortcuts, now I can't use ctrl+click to open links in new tabs. It's a minor inconvenience, but one that I actually find I need a lot. Now ...
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Keyboard doesn't work (13.04)

I am trying to install Ubuntu from USB, I can use my mouse properly but I can't use my K8100 Gigabyte Keyboard. So I can't enter my wifi pass for installing most things, I can't make a user/password ...