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

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Bluetooth keyboard and mouse keep popping up and then going away

My apple bluetooth aluminum keyboard and mouse keep popping up and then going away. They don't even have time to connect. I'm just wondering why that is.
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xbindkeys: Conflicting program

So my issue is I just reinstalled Ubuntu 13.04 and as always I install xbindkeys and set up my search button to be middle click and the scroll wheel side clicks to copy/paste. However it was working ...
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Lenovo Miix2 (i5 version) , has anyone succesfully installed Ubuntu? [closed]

I would like to do this with my Miix2, so I disabled Secure Boot, but when I got into the UI of Ubuntu, the keyboard of the Miix "cannot have efficient operation". The touch function works great, but ...
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“Wireless disabled by hardware switch” after suspend and other hardware buttons ineffective - how can I solve this?

I have recently purchased a Novatech nFinity N1410 laptop and am having problems with the wireless, which sudo lshw -C network tells me is Centrino Wireless-N 2230 and using the iwlwifi driver. ...
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Layout of the keyboard [duplicate]

I installed Ubuntu on my computer last summer and I was really pleased to have done so, but since I have installed the latest updates, the layout of the keyboard has changed without me doing anything ...
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Keyboard capslock does not work as expected sometimes

My husband has converted the entire household to Ubuntu, so far things are going fine, except for this small issue, I have a ps/2 Genius keyboard model, KB-06X attached to a desktop computer and on ...
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lubuntu 14.10 typing transposition

just upgraded from 14.04 to 14.10 Lubuntu on an ASUS X550L with a USB Keyboard. Started noticing that if I type faster than 30ish WPM the characters I type get jumbled, lag behind, and generally ...
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Creating GTK+ 2 key press event

I wrote a small GTK+ 2+ program (in Python) that responds to a button click by sending a gtk.Event to simulate a key press. It works fine on every version of Ubuntu that I have including Kubuntu, but ...
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Macbook 9,1 Ubuntu 14.04 keyboard issues on resume

I have read many similar post and tried nearly all post to no avail. Screen and keyboard illuminates; but no keys actually work. (I tried the F6 trick too) Trackpad does allow me to move the ...
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Is it possible to run a script on keyboard input language change?

I'm interested in running a script whenever I manually change the input language. This is because my xmodmap is forgotten whenever I change input languages, so a solution to that would also be useful. ...
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Sometimes typing is there sometimes not

New to 14.04 and I have noticed that in some applications (adding new accounts and in the terminal) as I type the data may or may not appear. For example, when connecting my google account nothing is ...
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Ubuntu 12.04.5 slow keyboard

I installed Ubuntu 12.04.5 on my Asus laptop and I have a problem with my keyboard which is randomly slow and repeat some characters. So I looked for a solution, I found that I have to disable "Slow ...
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Only touchscreen on boot

Sometimes when I boot up my Lenovo ThinkPad twist, only the touchscreen works. The keyboard will work until I log in, but then both the keyboard and touchpad (and trackpoint) stop working. Only the ...
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USB barcode scanner reading incorrect values

We use an barcode reader. It runs on Ubuntu but reads different character. example: In barcode: 86912464 Ubuntu read as: 3~3~BDBCD here is my xinput list ali@ali-samsung:~$ xinput list ⎡ ...
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Why has my Ctrl+Shift+U key for Unicode input stopped working?

When I press Ctrl+Shift+U and type numbers, nothing happens. Holding down control or shift doesn't help, either. I've tried running sudo dpkg-reconfigure keyboard-configuration, but that didn't solve ...
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Flickering/Flashing screen problem related to keyboard

This will seems quite bizarre but that's a huge problem for me, I'm facing it for a long time since Ubuntu 12.04. My Ubuntu/Linux Mint/Debian (Unity/Gnome) always starts flickering after using the ...
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(Lubuntu) Play/pause key and volume keys not working

I am unable to get the forward and backward keys, volume keys working, nor the play pause keys. I am using lubuntu 14.04 LTS
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Logitech multimedia keys well recognized but not actually working

I've just bought a wireless combo keyboard + mouse, specifically Logitech mk270. Everything is working out-of-the-box, except for some multimedia keys, specifically the ones for the audio and the home ...
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How do I disable multimedia buttons on my laptop? The system sees them as a trackpad resulting in erratic behavior.

I have this Sony Vaio, VGN-CS16T, running 12.04. It is a chinese computer that has not been sold outside of south east asian markets. I don't read chinese, so I can't find a lot of support for it. ...
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Enabling SIL phonetic Biblical Hebrew keyboard

Looking through /usr/share/X11/xkb/symbols/il under Ubuntu 14.10, there are several Hebrew keyboard layouts defined: “Hebrew”, “Hebrew (lyx)”, “Hebrew (phonetic)”, “Hebrew (Biblical, Tiro)”, and ...
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Toggle Fullscreen keyboard shortcut broken in 14.04?

I'm running a fresh install of 14.04. I've tried many different settings for "Toggle fullscreen mode" in [All Settings->Keyboard] , including ctrl+alt+o, super+8, and tens of others. Once I change ...
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Lagging while typing

I am using Ubuntu 14.04. But unexpectedly, I am facing a problem that while typing a lagging occurs. Can anybody tell me the cause and a way to solve this problem out ? Thanks
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How to install Ubuntu in Miix 2 Core i5 with detachable keyboard?

I have a Lenovo Miix 2 11,6" Core i5 4Gb RAM 64Gb SSD and i want to take it to Ubuntu. I try to boot from USB stick and i get itm but the detachable keyboard is not able to operate, so as the ...
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Ubuntu 14 - Mouse and Keyboard do not work after a new install

A couple of days ago, I attempted to resurrect an older PC. I downloaded the most recent ISO 32bit Ubuntu file , and went through the install. However, when the OS starts up. I am not always able to ...
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Issue with ubuntu and bluetooth mouse and keyboard

I have a bluetooth mouse & keyboard (Dell KM714) that don't seem to be recognized by Ubuntu 14.10. They don't appear in the list of bluetooth devices when I am looking for them. Is there a way to ...
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How can I change the functionality of the keys on my Ubuntu laptop?

I got a HP 255 G2 laptop running Ubuntu 14.04 and I want to change the functionality of the F2,F3,F4,F6,F7,F8,F9,F10,F11 and F12 because F2 and F3 are used for changing the luminosity,the others are ...
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14.04 Mouse and Keyboard issues with a fresh install

I have what I think are two unrelated issues with my laptops keyboard and a USB mouse. Keyboard: When I turn on the laptop everything boots up fine. Once I get to the login screen however my laptops ...
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Why is shift-alt being mapped to meta?

Some background: I look after the key handling code in the Kodi media centre software, and I've been trying to pin down an obscure bug reported by a user. They have a remote control that emulates a ...
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Installing Japanese language support from command-line

According to some questions, this is how it's done: sudo apt-get install language-pack-[cod] language-pack-gnome-[cod] language-pack-[cod]-base language-pack-gnome-[cod]-base Where [cod] is the ...
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Lubuntu 14.04.1 - Accent suddenly disappear mainly in Vim and GVim

Recently I made a fresh install of Lubuntu 14.04.1 in my netbook. Now when I open Vim or Gvim and after switching applications windows, the accent (in my case is Portuguese Brasil) get disabled ...
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PS2 Mouse and Keyborad freeze in Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

I have been running Ubuntu 14.04 LTS since July this year with no problems in respect of the Keyboard and mouse - both connected to PS/2 inputs. I have an older Packard Bell iXtreme system - 64 bit ...
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Thinkpad Bluetooth K/B disconnects when pressing crtl

On 14.04, I've been able to use Lenovo ThinkPad Tablet 2 TAB2 Bluetooth Keyboard with Stand - 0B47270 04Y1488 fine. Suddenly, after a few hours of idel time, it starts to disconnect. Looks like it ...
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Right-shift alone changes input source

Whenever I press and release right-shift without pressing another key, the input source changes. I can't find this shortcut listed in any of the keyboard or language control panels. I have four ...
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Can I move/resize windows a pixel at a time with my keyboard?

In Windows (since at least XP, probably before), if you use the keyboard to move or resize a Window, you can get very precise locations and sizes – even more than with a mouse – by using the Ctrl key ...
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How do I setup a keyboard mapping compatible with a Chromebook?

Google's Chromebooks do not have standard keyboards. Ubuntu has a Mac layout, but no Chromebook layout. Help! Keys that do no function correctly: All the F keys after F5 All the "Media" keys below ...
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No touchpad and keyboard on Toshiba Sattelite at start

I have a big problem because I can't log in to Ubuntu on my computer, because when I see the login screen, nothing works. Originally, I solved the problem using this soplution (I pressed NumLock when ...
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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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Keyboard not working after suspend to ram (sleep)

On a Sony Vaio VGN CS21S the keyboard doesn´t work after suspend to ram. Suspend to disk (hibernate) works though. Running a fresh install of Natty with Unity.
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14.10 VNC keyboard issue

I've set up vnc4server on my ubuntu box (gnome session). (When monitor is connected to that box, I use Unity) When I connected, I figured out that "s" and "d", and arrow keys are doing funny ...
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Linux alternatives Softwares Xbox controller

I already know it's possible to manually configure a HID device from terminal in Linux using a couple (many) commands. I wonder if it's also possible to get easier in the process using something ...
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Beep when Esc key is pressed [duplicate]

How can I configure Ubuntu (14.04 LTS) to beep when certain key is pressed (Esc key in my case)?
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How to create custom keyboard short cut

I want to create a new keyboard shortcut. I want the shortcut Ctrl+Backspace to perform the same operation as if I pressed Ctrl+Home. The reason is because my new keyboard does not have a home ...
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Firefox must press backspace twice to delete one charecter

in Firefox in Ubuntu when I type on some text area and I want to delete something , the English character needs only pressing backspace one time but the Arabic character needs pressing backspace ...
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What settings are being edited behind the scenes in Universal Access?

I was looking at this question. I know there is a setting within Universal Access which allows keystrokes to have a delay between I/O. I am wondering what is actually being edited behind the scenes ...
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How can I log in to my computer?

Help! I changed my language on keyboard and I shut down my computer. Now keyboard doesn't work in English which I need to enter my password.
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Keyboard Shortcut

I am new to linux and I tried to set up a keyboard shortcut that would rotate my second screen, however, when I use the command nothing happens. Is there something else I have to configure to ensure ...
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Remap a mouse button to act as control key

I have the Logitech darkfeild mouse (the one that works on glass) and was wondering how I can remap one of my currently unused buttons (my zoom button) to function as a selected keyboard button ...
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Mouse locks when keys are pressed

Whenever I play Minecraft and try to walk and turn at the same time, I can't. When I hit keys on my keyboard, my mouse locks in place. (This happens both in and outside of Minecraft) (Ubuntu 10.04 ...
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change screen brightness

I've got a strange situation and I'm hoping someone can shed a light on it. I re-installed my dell laptop (and switched from unity to gnome) today and (as expected) dimming my screen didn't work. So I ...
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Weird keyboard bug

I use ubuntu 14.04 on a Dell XPS 15. My keyboard is not working properly. Let me try to describe what the problem is. It happens only with the keys asdfghjkl; When I press them, their behaviour is, ...