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

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After suspend the keyboard ceases to respond to rapid clicking? 14.04

Using ubuntu gnome 14.04 on PC: motherboard Asus P8H77-V keyboard Genius KB-120 After suspend the keyboard ceases to respond to rapid clicking? Each press must continue 0,2 - 0,5 seconds before ...
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Alt and Prt Scr keys not working

Recently afer installing Kubuntu 14.04 and GNOME 3 on top of that, everything works fine, but my Alt and Prt Scr keys are not working. Previously I have installed Ubuntu 14.04 and due to some reason ...
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how to completely disable English(US) keyboard so that switcher doesn't notice it?

I would like to completely disable the English (US) keyboard, so that I can use English (Dvorak) everywhere. The reason I'm concerned about this is that there's a new hotkey for switching between ...
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Can't type Korean In Lubuntu

I understand that this is a question asked alot, but I have tried every solution, and I am still unable to type Korean So, I have a Samsung Netbook, bought in US, so a US keyboard, but I am a Korean ...
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@ symbol and " swapped on keyboard

I've very recently installed Ubuntu 14.04 (on a Dell Latitude 640M with XP Professional in a separate partition) and the two symbols @ and " have swapped positions on the keyboard (I chose UK language ...
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how to get xbd recognised

There are numerous questions on ubuntu forums about keyboard mapping - clearly many people have this problem - and I've read a hundred or so answers - all about using gedit to edit the xbd files. OK. ...
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“s” not working

I was working in terminal and the character s no longer works. It's not a keyboard issue as it works on all other applications, and shift-s works. Also, even when I paste s it eliminates them from ...
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Packard Bell VAB70 keyboard & touchpad not working

I am trying to install Ubuntu on a Packard Bell VAB70 laptop. Initially I installed 12.04, during the installation process the touchpad & keyboard worked, so I was able to enter the wi-fi key. ...
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Keyboard freezes / stuck if a key pressed repeatedly

I use Acer 4530. This problem has happened long since Ubuntu 10.10 and now that I use 11.04 dual booted with Linux Mint 10. Everytime I press one key repeatedly, like when I read a long article in a ...
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How childproof the keyboard

How could I make the keyboard/touchpad safe for my toddler to use on my laptop? (e.g. keep numbers and letters but don't allow F1, Esc, touchpad, click events, etc. to work). I have read How to ...
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How to create macros

I have Genius Luxmate i202. It has Fn key. I want to use Fn + key to increase or decrease volume. I want to use Fn + A type a with umlaut and other German special character
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How to change keyboard layout to Finnish, but keep language in English?

I'm able to set either everything Finnish or everything English. I want to have Finnish keyboard layout, but the OS language in English. How to do this? In the previous releases I didn't have to do ...
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Keyboard and mouse unresponsive after suspend

I have a Toshiba Satellite S55-A5154 with 14.04 installed. Every time it resumes from being suspended, neither the keyboard nor mouse work. What can I do to fix this or provide you with more info?
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Tab key stops working without modifiers

running ubuntu 14.04, unity 7.2.1 on Dell e5540 laptop. time after time Tab key starts working a little strange. doesn't work by itself - autocompletion in bash or switching between inputs in a ...
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Xmodmap remapping modifiers not working?

I am using a new keyboard, and trying to set it up to mimic the keyboard on my laptop. I'm using xmodmap on Ubuntu 14.04, and can't get it to work. I cleared the modifier keys like so : xmodmap -e ...
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Linux - keyboard with phone-like typing

I have a USB keyboard extension with just number-keys: I need to write chars (A to Z) on this keyboard. My idea is write the way you can on some phone keypads, where each number is mapped to ...
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Software to alert when caps lock is on

In my new Samsung laptop there is no caps lock indicator, no light...nothing. I was wondering whether there is any software is available that can display/alert to me whenever caps lock is ON
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fn+pgup (home) button key in Fujitsu Lifebook PH521 is not working on Ubuntu 14.04-01

I installed a fresh Ubuntu 14.04 64bit on my 2 years old laptop (Fujitsu Lifebook PH521) it is an AMD E-450 powered laptop. Everything is working right, except the "home" (fn+pgup) and "end" ...
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Rebind PrntScr key

I want to rebind PrntScr ("print") to a custom screenshot program: shoot. However, if I try to do it the usual way, I simply end up invoking the GNOME screenshot utility. How can I make PrntScr do ...
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LibreOffice Writer: Replace specific keystrokes with custom text or characters [closed]

In formal writing I try to use n-dashes correctly so, for example, instead of: 2013-14 I write: 2013–14. To get an n-dash I currently use the Compose key (the right Windows key in my ...
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keyboard and mouse wont work in gui and recovery mode

I just did a fresh install of ubuntu 12.04. When i get to the login screen, my keyboard and mouse won't work. I tried to go to recovery mode through grub but the keyboard wont work on the recovery ...
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How to change keyboard shortcut for switching between windows of the same application?

I am using Ubuntu 14.04. I can press Alt+| to switch windows of the same application. How can I change this keyboard shortcut to something else? I have tried using Gnome Control Center under System ...
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I want to create new Hotkey [duplicate]

I want to add a new Hotkey, When I press F1 it will do the same as Shift+F1 does. I have added a new Custom Shortcut (System -> Keyboard) but I don't know the command to run like we press Shift+F1. ...
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Number Lock light remains on after shutting down computer

If the Num Lock key active light is lit, on closing down the PC using the top bar menu option Shut Down...the light on the keyboard remains lit. If the Num Lock key is depressed before closing down ...
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hashtag and otherrs like at-key not working

I just in installed ubuntu yesterday but my hastag key and at-key aren't working (and a few other keys. Does anyone know what could be the problem?
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alt + shift not work

I use Alt + Shift to change the language. It is so normal and I have worked with that for a long time. But some days some thing have happen for me. That is Alt + Shift not work all times. For example ...
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Backlight keyboard won't turn on samsung ativbook 6 ubuntu 14.04

So I have recently installed Ubuntu 14.04 and I like it but I can't seem to make the back-light keyboard to work. I have search hours for a solution but I can't find the script: kbd_brightness ...
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Why does gnome-terminal swallow some of my Alt tmux shortcuts?

I've enabled a bunch of no-prefix shortcuts is tmux (like Alt-c for new window, Alt-n for next), which has made my life so much better. The problem was, my shortcuts didn't always work. Maybe every ...
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Need help with navigation

Hey guys i am completely new to ubuntu. I just installed it not too long ago and was a windows user. I am just finding it hard to actually navigate using my keyboard so i was wondering if there was a ...
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How does Ubuntu process the press of the power button and other keys presented on the keyboard?

How does Ubuntu process the press of the power button and other keys presented on the keyboard? There are many hot keys on my keyboard: Power Button, Volumn Up, Volumn Down, Mute and so on. How does ...
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grave accent key is not working [duplicate]

I am using Ubuntu since August 2010. Now, I am using Ubuntu 14.04 with gnome-shell 3.12.1. I was trying to find shortcut for toggling language but it couldn't work and my grave accent key (`) is also ...
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Keyboard is not working in GRUB menu

My Laptop key is not working in GRUB menu. I don't have a dual-boot or USB keyboard attached. I have searched : here , here or here but all the options are either for Dual boot system or for ...
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How do I stop Ubuntu from overriding my setxkbmap settings?

I have put the following in my .profile: rm -f executed.log echo ".profile starting" >> executed.log if [ `whoami` != "root" ] then setxkbmap -v >> executed.log setxkbmap ...
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Suspend from keyboard at lock screen

I have a Logitech DiNovo Edge wireless keyboard with a suspend button. This button does work properly most of the time when the screen is unlocked on the last few Ubuntu versions (included 14.04). ...
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Ubuntu Roll Up Keyboard [closed]

This is about the Roll Up Keyboard found at shop.ubuntu.com Does anybody know if it's wireless? I have a Cubox-i and I would like to know if I can just roll the keyboard in my backpack when I go to ...
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Upgrade to 14.04 and Keyboard and mouse will not load

I recently upgraded from 13.10 to 14.04 and now I have to unplug the keyboard and mouse and plug them in after the system is booted. I have a Razer Black Widow keyboard and a Corsair mouse. My system ...
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media control keys on docked Dell Latitude laptop also changes multiple display settings

I have a Dell Latitude E6520. This laptop has keys above the numeric keypad for "rewind", "play/pause", and "fast forward". When the machine is docked with an external monitor, using these keys ...
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cannot connect wireless keyboard when wakeup

I'm using Ubuntu 14.04 and a Logitech K520 wireless keyboard-mouse set. Occasionally, when I wake up Ubuntu from suspending, I find that the mouse works but the keyboard doesn't. And I find a way to ...
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14.04 - Keyboard does not work in login screen after sleep [duplicate]

I have an issue I'm not sure how to work out. On Ubuntu 14.04, after sleeping the keyboard will be non-responsive most of the time on the lightdm login screen. It's not completely non-responsive: I ...
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How to revert: Alt suddenly stopped to help special char creation?

I guess I've unintentionally pressed some key combination that changes function of right Alt. I want it to change normal Latina letters into special letters (as it is by default).
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unlock screen from command line

I was using virtualbox on a laptop and closed the lid which locked the screen and sleep the computer. Now it came back from sleep, the screen is locked, but I can not type my password. The mouse work, ...
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How to light up back-lit keyboard?

I recently got a backlit keyboard, and I LOVE to write late at night. But I cannot for the life of me figure out how to light it up...It lights up when first plugged in, but nothing happens after ...
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how to configure compose key in 14.04

I frequently use the compose key to type special characters. I now have a fresh install of Ubuntu 14.04, and in the keyboard settings it says "compose key: disabled". I can't find how to set the ...
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Keyboard light and screen brightness at 100% after startup

After every restart the default screen and keyboard light is at 100% and it is quite annoying. Is there a workaround for this?
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Problems with Left shift key

I have major (At least as for my job as a coder) hiccups with the Lshift. I can't mark text in a textbox with LeftShift and arrowkeys, or type a capital letter with it. WHAT I CAN do, which I think ...
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Backlit keyboard

I have a dell vostro 3650 running newest Ubuntu install. I read this laptop has a backlit keyboard. I've researched how to turn it on with no luck. I've tried hitting the Fn F6 keys and the Fn right ...
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Ubuntu stopped responding just after boot

I have HP Probook 445 g1 with Ubuntu 12.04 LTS installed. Now the problem is that when I boot up my PC it boots perfectly but after 4–5 seconds of entering the password, the mouse & keyboard ...
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How to remap capslock key properly? [duplicate]

I want to remap capslock to ctrl on a low level, such that it also works in games, virtual consoles etcetera. I tried adding XKBOPTIONS="ctrl:nocaps" to /etc/default/keyboard, but that doesn't work. ...
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How can I achieve more control over my XFCE keyboard shortcuts?

XFCE has a great keyboard commands editor in the window manager keyboard settings area. I can change the commands that open or close windows or move to workspaces etc. But it is a bit lacking. What ...
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Can't type caret ('^') in Konsole [closed]

I can obviously type it my browser and even in Xterm, but not in Konsole. I'm using Kubuntu, 13.10. To be thorough, I am using a German keyboard (which is already a pain), but I don't see why that ...