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

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Ubuntu phone, how to get an underscore on keyboard

I cannot get the Ubuntu Phone on-screen keyboard to produce an underscore character. Long-pressing - gives me an m-dash and a dot, but no underscore. Is underscore hidden on some other key?
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Issues entering letter “O”. Ubuntu 14.04, Lenovo ThinkPad S1 Yoga

I have problems entering the letter "o". I am running Ubuntu 14.04 in a Lenovo ThinkPad S1 Yoga (dual boot with pre-installed Windows 8) Sometimes right from the beginning of the session I have ...
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xfce compose key not working in xfce4-terminal

I configured my compose key in /etc/default/keyboard: ~ $ cat /etc/default/keyboard # Check /usr/share/doc/keyboard-configuration/README.Debian for # documentation on what to do after having ...
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Logitech Harmony keyboard possible in Ubuntu 14.04?

I did a lot of searching but could not find any way to get the Logitech Harmony Smart Keyboard working on Ubuntu 14.04. Is there really no way? I can configure it with the smartphone app or windows, ...
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How to configure keyboard layout for fcitx-mozc input method?

I installed fcitx input method framework and the Mozc input method for Japanese (package fcitx-mozc) following instruction at ...
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Cannot press ctrl + alt + left + up simultaneously to switch between workspaces

By default, ctrl+alt+(upxordown)or(leftxorright) is used to switch between workspaces, but why doesn't ctrl+alt+left+up work for switching workspaces from number four to number one?
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Logitech K750: dead_circumflex and less interchanged

I'm using the german Macintosh version fo the Logitec K750 and everything works fine but unfortunatly the < and the ^ keys are interchanged. I tried to use the keyTouch-Editor to fix this and ...
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type rupee and euro with same keyboard

I have a DELL Vostro 3546 laptop. It has rupee on 4 and euro on 5.If I select english(with rupee sign) as keyboard i can't type euro but I can type rupee and if i select english(alternate ...
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Ctrl button “stays”

After pressing ctrl-mousewheel to zoom in a webpage, the ctrl seems to get stuck (not the physical ctrl button). So then when I try to scroll the webpage it still zooms it. The behaviour is ...
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Can't disable keyboard backlight on Sony vaio sve15115fxs (ubuntu 14.04)

As the title states, I'm having trouble disabling the backlight on my keyboard for this laptop. It's currently on dual boot with Ubuntu 14.04/win 7. I've tried the following command sudo su -c "echo ...
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MEKA G-UNIT with Ubuntu 14.04 [closed]

I have MEKA G-UNIT keyboard and I really want it to work on my Ubuntu 14.04 desktop. Is there any way to make it working, or i have to find other keyboard?
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Suddenly cannot switch keyboard layouts

All of a sudden the keyboard layout icon disappeared from my bar, and even the keyboard short-cut that I usually use to switch between german and russian layout stopped working. The "Text Entry" ...
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How to persist dpkg-reconfigure keyboard-configuration?

I have an ASUS K45A and am using UBUNTU 14.10. To type / and other characters, I have to use AltGr. Every time I boot my machine I have to sudo dpkg-reconfigure keyboard-configuration to set the ...
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Change language layout in screen lock

I'm Xubuntu 14.04.2 user. I have two keyboard layouts: Russian and English. Sometimes I closing my laptop and when I'm back and trying continue to work Xubuntu wants me to enter my user password (my ...
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Setting custom hotkeys

I am running Ubuntu 12.04.5 LTS with xfce4.8 as my desktop enviroment and I am trying to set a hotkey to make F6 turn the display brightness down, F7 turn it up, F8 mute the speaker and so on. Using ...
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How to re-enable PrintScreen shortcut to fire ksnapshot?

In the past I used to fire ksnapshot by hitting the "Print Screen" key on my keyboard. Since some time now (< 1 year, I am running Kubuntu 14.04 with KDE v4.13.3) this is not happening anymore. ...
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Keyboard mapping issues

So, my issue is this. The Ctrl, Windows, and Alt are mapped as left Shift. This is somewhat irritating, as I can't Alt+Tab, Ctrl+C, Ctrl+V, etc. Any help would be much appreciated. I only started ...
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Numpad buttons going weird

I have this issue with my number pad, that when I press the / instead of giving me the expected /, it gives a ∕. Note that the unwanted slash is slightly more tilted than the expected one. Also, * ...
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Console Keyboard Issue

I just installed Ubuntu 14.10 64 bit on a VM (Vsphere). While everything is fine if I connect via SSH, the keyboard in the console is broken and I cannot seem to get it right. I tried to run ...
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Keyboard source is stuck

After installing Ubunto 14.10 on my computer, I edited the "next source" option on the keyboard settings(Text entry settings) and also added another language (English US, Hebrew). When pressing on ALT ...
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How to set custom keyboard shortcuts from terminal?

How to set custom keyboard shortcuts from terminal for different Linux versions? Basically I want to know where Linux stores the keyboard shortcut files and how it can be edited. On my research I ...
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Keys are not working properly in ubuntu 14.04, long key press only working [duplicate]

I'm using Ubuntu 14.04,Processor Intel® Core™2 Duo CPU P8700 @ 2.53GHz × 2 . Here I have a issue like keys are not working properly. To type a letter I need to press that key for some time. I tried ...
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Rewriting Fn key brightness functions

When doing Fn+Brigthness, the backlight goes in increments/decrements of 50%. So either no light, 50% light, or full light. I wanted to do it in steps of 10 so I installed xbacklight and tried to map ...
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Keyboard stops working after source switch

From time to time keyboard stops working after I switch source (i.e. using ctrl + shift combination). Most often it happens in Chrome yet I've experienced this in PyCharm IDE as well and maybe some ...
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How to I access a keyboard map in gnome

I wrote a new keyboard map for xkeyboard-config and installed it and I can use it with setxkbmap unspell -print | xkbcomp - $DISPLAY but it doesn't show up in gnome's input methods.
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i accidently changed the feature of my left shift key now i cant use it

how do I change it back? I cant type normally any more. I just installed Linux and was trying to make a short cut for something then it said this will removed the current function of said key. now I ...
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Keyboard backlight timer

when I’m using Windows my keyboard backlight turns off after an amount of time of not using the keyboard,is there a way to do that on Ubuntu? Thanks.
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Mouse and keyboard freezes after suspend in . Can not install xserver-xorg, unmet dependencies

Keyboard and mouse freezes after suspend in Ubuntu 14.04. Tried reinstalling input device driver: sudo apt-get install --reinstall xserver-xorg-input-all but got error: Building dependency tree ...
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Ctrl+C and Ctrl+V do not work in Nautilus - Ubuntu 14.10

I installed Ubuntu-14.10-i386 and from that moment Ctrl+C and Ctrl+V do not work in Nautilus so I can't copy or paste file names. How should I proceed?
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Can't switch 3 languages: English-US (as base), Russian and Ukrainian. Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty (desktop:Unity)

In answers with tag "keyboard-layout" I don't found my case so have to ask. I'm using three languages: English-US (as base), Russian and Ukrainian installed. Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty (desktop:Unity) allow ...
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Keyboard locking up when in games

Every now and then, when I'm in a game, Steam or non-steam, my keyboard keys sometimes don't respond, and sometimes they get held in when I no longer am pressing anything. Sticky, Slow and bounce keys ...
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How can I set up ubuntu to switch back to English after a few minutes of inactivity?

I'm using Ubuntu for several years now and enjoy it immensly. I'm developing software in PHP and Javascript for a living. The only minor annoyance I have is that I would like the PC to switch back ...
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dead keyboard on Ubuntu boot

I unplugged the mouse and keyboard to relocate PC in-order to attach it to a Toshiba wall mounted monitor. After setting up the system on that monitor I then proceeded to start up the system ...
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PS/2 Keyboard+Mouse to USB Adapter is wrongly recognized as Barcode Reader

I have purchased this product, which is an adapter to connect an old PS/2 keyboard to USB. It is not working on Ubuntu 14.04. lsusb says: Bus 003 Device 005: ID 13ba:0018 PCPlay Barcode ...
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how to type special characters in wijesekara layout ? [duplicate]

I have used wijesekara layout with windows xp. at there i could use alt+num to type the keys that are not in the keyboard. but now in ubuntu wijesekara layout it seems that this doesn't work. how can ...
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Unable to revive computer from suspend mode in Ubuntu 14.04 on Thinkpad

I have recently installed Ubuntu 14.04 on my Thinkpad E440. Though I generally don't use Suspend option, but whenever by mistake I select that option, my laptop goes to low power state as expected. ...
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iso image boot page reads

PXE -E53 No boot filename recieve. PXE-MOF Exiting Intel Boot Agent. No bootable devise -- insert boot disk and press any key. ( ubuntu debian install manual) describes DHCP to prompt command to the ...
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How do I configure xmodmap so ; becomes a dead key and ;a outputs @?

How do I configure xmodmap so ; becomes a dead key and ;a outputs @? That is, when I press the key ; on my keyboard, nothing is outputted - when I press ; followed by a, the character @ is outputted.
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Figuring out which key is the “audio media” key on my keyboard

When looking at my keyboard shortcuts for ubuntu I see that in order to launch my music player I need to press the audio media key but I'm not sure which key that is on my keyboard. On the rightside ...
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Dell Studio 1537 - Laptop keyboard issues

I had an old Dell Studio 1537 lying around and I decided to install Ubuntu 14.04.1 on it. I am completely new to Linux in general so I decided to go with Ubuntu due to its ease of use. Everything ...
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Apple Slim Aluminum Keyboard - swap Ctrl and Cmd

I have wasted few hours trying to swap my Cmd and Ctrl keys on my Apple Slim Aluminium Keyboard on Ubuntu 14.10, but without success. I have used several AskUbuntu questions, couldn't manage to make ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 keyboard layout issue

I've just installed Ubuntu 14.04 and I added a new keyboard layout(romanian) then I added Alt+Shift as hotkey for switching to another layout using Tweak Tool. If I press alt+shift, the language ...
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Keyboard not working on Ubuntu 14.10 Live CD

My system is Lenovo Idea-pad Notebook running Windows 7 Ultimate. I want to switch over to Ubuntu 14.10 and tried it with Ubuntu LiveCD. On the Try Ubuntu mode the keyboard is not working. What can I ...
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Keyboard Problem With Ubuntu

So, before I installed Ubuntu I had Windows 8.1 and I have a keyboard that lights up. Once I switched to Ubuntu my keyboard won't light up any more. I know it's not my keyboard because I plugged it ...
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Switch keyboard layout for next keystroke only

I am using mainly an English keyboard layout for convenience while programming, but my main language has some letters that aren't available in that layout. Since using two different layouts is really ...
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Changing workspace shortcuts do not work

Ubuntu 14.04. The shortcuts Ctrl+Alt+←↑→↓ and Ctrl+Alt+Shift+←↑→↓ to change workspace and move applications do not work. Here is the image of the shortcuts configuration and here is the output of ...
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Mouse and keyboard not working

I'm having problems trying to do a fresh install in my 2 AMD PCs. My configuration is: - ASUS Sabertooth 990FX r2 - AMD FX 8350 The problem is that when I start in live mode, mouse is not working, ...
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Unified handling of hotkey definitions

There can be multiple places where global hotkeys can be defined: Key settings for window handling/desktop Settings for multimedia- or other special-use keys Desktop popup UIs like program starters, ...
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How can I fix my keyboard on linux?

I just got a new keyboard (AJAZZ Chinese Brand). It is working fine expect that the NUM LOCK, CAPSLOCK and Lock buttons are not functioning, the LED doesn't respond too. I also have a problem with ...
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Arrows do not work, all I see is ^[[A ^[[B^ [[C ^[[D

That should be something obvious, but I can't seem to find a way to fix it. I am using iTerm and logging in to Ubuntu server remotely. This is what I see when I press arrows: $ ^[[A^[[B^[[C^[[D ...