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Android Studio shortcuts are not working

I use Android Studio in Ubuntu and everything was working fine. Since two weeks that shortcuts stopped working, Ctrl+C, Ctrl+V, Ctrl+Z. I tried to change Keymap in Settings but without success. What ...
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Applying changes made with xmodmap

I'm trying to switch the Ctrl and Command keys using xmodmap, but even though the output of xmodmap -pke shows that the key codes were changed, the keys still perform the original function. This is ...
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Key swap not working after reboot

I am running 64 bit Ubuntu 14.04 and I want to swap my caps lock and control key. I run setxkbmap -option ctrl:swapcaps and it did work. But after reboot, it gets back to what it used to be: caps lock ...
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Keyboard calculator stopped working in ubuntu 12.04.5

After upgrading to ubuntu 12.04.5 my keyboard calculator stopped working especially in libreoffice calc & writier. How do I fix this please? Newbie so easy to understand directions would be ...
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How to change input language in login to XRDP?

I can enter my login name in RDP since it is latin. While installing Ubuntu, I set language switch to Ctrl-Shift and it works in console. Here it is ignored.
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after disconnecting HDMI cable, the screen flashes

I have 12.10 Ubuntu installed on DELL XPS17 laptop. I have problem that after disconnecting HDMI cable, the screen flashes each time I press any key on the keyboard. I tried to do unity restart, but ...
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How to remove indicator from gnome-shell panel

How to remove the keyboard indicator from gnome-shell in Ubuntu 14.04? I hate everything about it
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Keyboard pass-through from one Ubuntu PC to another?

I have two PCs running Ubuntu. Both are on a common LAN and I can even connect them directly to each other with an ethernet cable. Now, it just so happens that I hate the chiclet keyboard on the ...
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cannot scroll up and down on boot select menu with new keyboard

I just bought a razer deathstalker, which works great on my windows boot. However, I went to restart my system, and when I got to the boot menu, it was unable to move up and down to select a boot. ...
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Tilde key on Mac Air with Ubuntu

By default, no layout on my Macbook Air allows me to print backtick (`) and tilde (~) symbols. Instead, I get backslash, pipe or whatever, depending from the layout. I changed the behavior of the key ...
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Disable brightness and keyboard back-light at start-up?

I'm new with Linux and I have an issue that I have being researching and have not been able to find a solution so far. I was wondering if any help can be given. I have an Asus Q500A with Win-8 and ...
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Back-light Enabled Keyboard Support (for newbies)

I own a Coolmaster CMSTORM Devastator back-light enabled keyboard and mouse.The keyboard works great for typing needs,however, the keyboard's unique feature; the back-light, does not work by default ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 custom keyboard layout doesn't work

I'm spent hours trying to get this to work, and I have no idea, what I'm doing wrong. I must admit, that I'm fairly new to Ubuntu, so I might be missing something obvious... I've read several ...
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Why do most of my drivers not load after updating kernel to 3.13.0-36?

I recently upgraded my system with a new motherboard, and reinstalled Trusty to have an AMD64 system (old motherboard was 32-bit). Reinstallation (side-by-side), with 14.04.01 LTS went fine and new ...
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How to have my USB playstation 1 controller work properly with ePSXe?

I am running 14.04, and i have installed ePSXe 1.9.0. And running the ISO games was ok and i have input from my USB playstation 1 controller. However, if i try to press a gamepad key it 'forgets' ...
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enter-keystroke value changes when numlock is switched on-off

The Enter button does not return a /r value when numlock is on, instead it returns /u003 Is this OK?
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How to know where in /dev/ is a USB keyboard loaded?

To be precise, when you plug in a USB storage device, it is loaded in sd something, but where is a usb keyboard loaded in /dev/?
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Cannot connect Logitech Tablet (Bluetooth) Keyboard 920-004603 with 14.04

I'm having trouble connecting my Logitech bluetooth keyboard with 14.04.1. I have tried this recipe for Logitech K810 http://blog.chschmid.com/?p=1537 but it didnt work. Using the bluetooth manager I ...
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Bash Script for adding Keyboard Layout to available Layouts

I am writing a bash script to add a layout (Urdu as input language) to the available keyboard layouts. The current status is: script automatically detects the current layout, as a string. adds te ...
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Disable keyboard input wake up

I want to disable making my laptop wakes up from suspend on keyboard input. I searched a lot and I disabled all devices in /proc/acpi/wakeup but it still wakes up when clicking any button. I checked ...
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How do you install language support? [duplicate]

How to produce diacritical (accented) characters under Ubuntu 14.04? I used to be able to do it under 12.04 by installing the relevant language support, however under Ubuntu 14.04 the only available ...
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Mouse registering as a keyboard causing the actual keyboard to stop working

I just bought a new natec mouse to replace my current one, the problem is that once I plug the mouse in my keyboard stops functioning until I unplug the mouse and unplug-replug the keyboard. After a ...
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Right Alt is AltGr

My keyboard's right Alt is considered to be AltGr in KDE environment. How can i disable it? I want right Alt be the same as left one.
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The keyboard is disabled

When I close my laptop and then open again do, then I can not use my buttons. How do I fix this? I see my screen but I cannot use the keyboard
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Number pad doesn't work for Quick Tile Kubuntu 14.04

I have setup the shortcuts for Quick Tiling to do Meta + Ctrl + 1 (or 4,7,3,6,9 respectively) for tiling the current window in the corresponding corners or sides. When I type that with the number ...
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Acer Aspire E1-140 Keyboard Arrow keys(Up,Down,Right) Not working

Acer Aspire E1-140 Intel Celeron quad core processor Notebook Arrow keys(UP,DOWN,RIGHT) not working. I have tested ubuntu-14.04,Lubuntu-14.04 and Linux Mint 17 theses distro but result was same.Help ...
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Unintentional ticks ` with usb keyboard

So I run Ubuntu 12.04 in Virtualbox on a Macbook. Sometimes I get backticks inserted in text I type (eg. ps `-A). I just found the root cause to be a very quick press of space on my K260 Logitec usb ...
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Ubuntu 14.04: language switch between first/last source

In older versions of Ubuntu I used to switch between languages using last/first sources (e.g. Caps Lock always turn on English and Shift + Caps Lock switches to Russian, no matter what current ...
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Can't find Ubuntu / Unity shortcut?

I've tried looking through the forums and google and haven't found an answer to this. I'm running Ubuntu 14.04 LTS with Unity. Tapping the left Alt button or holding it down turns my mouse pointer ...
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Configuring XKB fails

I am running LXDE on ubuntu 12.04, and I use two keyboard layouts (german and greek). My problem is that I cannot use the "AltGr" key of the German keyboard (it is the right "Alt"). It somehow ...
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Some multimedia keys stop working

I have the problem with with Mute and VolumeDown keys in Ubuntu 14.04 on my Thinkpad X61. These two keys just stopped working after relogin. I tried to run gsettings reset-recursively ...
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Random character input starts after typing during short freezes

I've been experiencing a weird behavior with some applications (e. g. Skype), since I updated my Ubuntu to 13.10 and now to Ubuntu 14.04. When my computer "freezes" due to high CPU usage and I happen ...
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To install Ubuntu: How to change boot priority if keyboard is not detected

It seems my GRUB is defect. When I boot I only get to System-Selection Menu (German: "Auswahl Menü") - no reaction to keyboard or timeout. In order to reinstall Ubuntu I tried to boot from CD, but I ...
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Stuck at homescreen after new installation

I have a system with one hdd dedicated to window. I bought a new hdd specifically for ubuntu, a few days back. I created a live usb with ubuntu on it and started the process to install ubuntu on the ...
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Can't access keyboard in boot menu after update to Ubuntu 14.0.1, laptop keyboard, trackpad, network not working

I've just updated my system from the command line. There after the system went into black screen. I got a login screen after several reboots but am only able to use the keyboard to login after ...
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disable mouse and keyboard on Ubuntu 14.04

I use only ssh access to my 'slideshow' computer (which, together with a big TV screen are located in a public room). I'd like to disable generally (not only in X) all of the USB slots, and the PS2 ...
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No keyboard after rebooting 14.04 for updates

After rebooting my server to complete a few automatically installed updates, my USB keyboard no longer works and it won't boot past the grub screen. The keyboard still works in another PC. I'm really ...
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How to assign a keyboard shortcut to show an Ubuntu Desktop notification?

What I am trying to do is, I have a few texts in a file & when I tap a key combination like ctrl+Q, the text should appear as a notification on my Ubuntu Desktop. What is the command to assign ...
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HP Envy and Airplane mode button

I've a HP Envy 17 notebook but if I press FN + F12 in order to activate Airplane mode, this doesn't works. Some solutions?
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Weird issue with keyboard and mousepad on laptop (Ubuntu 14.04)

As the title implies, I have an issue with the build in keyboard and trackpad on my laptop. Sometimes, when I turn on the computer, the keyboard and trackpad won't work. I can connect a USB mouse, and ...
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Override system-wide shortcut for application-specific shortcut

Is there a way to give a keyboard shortcut defined in an application precedence over a system-wide shortcut with the same key binding? Desired behaviour: When some keys are pressed, check if the ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 mouse / keyboard / application windows issues ASUS X550CA

I recently bought an ASUS X550CA laptop, and immediately installed ubuntu in a small (50GB) partition. I've had the normal problems ASUS laptops have had recently, namely touchpad and WiFi, but I'd ...
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Key Shortcut for next occurrence of search term in folder ubuntu 14.04

I was searching (Ctrl+f) for file name in /home folder and it returns 10 files for that search keyword and highlighting the first one, now I want to go to next file , what are the keyboard shortcut ...
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Swap Ctrl/Caps Lock not working in VirtualBox 4.3.16

Until now my keyboard mapping in Kubuntu 14.04 has worked seamlessly in the guest OS of Windows 7, which I run in VirtualBox. But after the upgrade to VirtualBox version 4.3.16 r95972 the swapping of ...
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Hotkeys stop working when change. How to troubleshoot?

After an upgrade to my Ubuntu 14.04, can't really point out which, changing shortcuts stopped working. Adding custom launchers still works. For instance, I change the "Home folder" to work with ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 workspace switch hotkeys

I upgraded my Ubuntu from 12.04 to 14.04 and hotkeys for switching workspaces (Ctrl + Alt + arrow keys) are not working anymore. I checked in System Settings > Keyboard > Shortcuts to make sure that ...
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Key combinations for each language in Ubuntu 14.04

I'd like to have key combinations for each language (change the layout) in Ubuntu 14.04, for example: Ctrl+1 - Spanish, Ctrl+2 - French, Ctrl+3 - Russian, etc I haven't found this options in text ...
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Problem with numeric keyboard

I have recently installed Ubuntu 14.04 on a Lenovo Z50-70 notebook and although my numeric keyboard is activate or not (using the NUMLOCK key), it is not functioning. I tried to look throughout ...
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Where are key press scripts stored?

When I hit the Volume Up multimedia key, I receive the following output from xev. KeyRelease event, serial 38, synthetic NO, window 0x4200001, root 0x91, subw 0x0, time 100844850, (1037,434), ...
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sleep mode when pressing key on keyboard its not wake up

This is inform to you all I have installed ubuntu on Dell 990.we are using that system on 24*7.whenever the system going sleep mode,after giving input from keyboard its doesn't wake up.Every time we ...