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

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Lenovo Twist - automatic onboard keyboard in tablet mode

When I switch my Twist to tablet mode, the touchscreen isn't deactivated (the cursor jumps around), the screen isn't rotated 180 degrees and the onboard keyboard doesn't pop up when I'm in an input ...
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Using Microsoft Designer Keyboard and Mouse with ubuntu 16.04 (on a dell xps 13)

I have the new developer edition of the Dell XPS 13, which comes with ubuntu 14.04 LTS. Since the new LTS is released already I decided to upgrade to 16.04, which should support BLE (Bluetooth Low ...
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Key repeat command in 16.04

14.04 commnad: "dconf write /org/gnome/settings-daemon/peripherals/keyboard/repeat true" doesn't work in 16.04. Unfortuantely in game that I play command xset r off also doesn't work. Is there ...
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Keyboard Layout Changing Issues

I'm on ubuntu 15.10 and I have two keyboard layouts: Persian and English(UK). When I try to switch between these two if I keep holding the shift (I use R ALT + R Shift shortcut to switch ) it will ...
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Bluetooth keyboard problem

I can't get bluetooth keyboards to connect in Ubuntu 16.04. A bluetooth mouse connects fine without issue. I have tried 3 different dongles and two different keyboards. One keyboard is a standard ...
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ubuntu 16.04 bluetooth mx5000 logitech keyboard mouse NOT working

I just installed ubuntu 16.04 using a cable keyboard and mouse because my mx5000 logitech bluetooth keyboard and mouse was not working during the instalation . After installation completed and got ...
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USB G.Skill KM780 MX Keyboard

Is there any method/driver/trick to use my USB G.Skill KM780 MX Keyboard on Ubuntu Linux? Thanks for your time
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Numlock & Capslock lights wrong after Lubuntu wake-up

If I suspend my Lubuntu with either or both the numlock and capslock lights on then later wake it I find both lights off on my keyboard (Micro$oft 600). Both numlock and capslock remain in the same ...
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Dead keys (accents) stopped working after upgrading to Ubuntu 16.04

Dead keys for accents (like â, è, ç) stopped working in LibreOffice and Pidgin after I upgraded to Ubuntu 16.04. In a terminal, I did ibus-setup, followed the instructions and everything went back to ...
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Keyboard does not work while audio is playing

Whenever any audio is playing, my keyboard won't work. It does not output anything at all. It starts working again a few seconds after I stop playing the audio. I had a similar problem to this a ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 - Turn NumLock on and disable NumLock key permanently

As the title suggests, I'm looking for a way to turn NumLock on and disable the NumLock key permanently. There is a solution here: https://help.ubuntu.com/community/NumLock, but I've not been able to ...
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How do I create a literal control character in Kate?

I frequently use the ASCII character 31 ( Unit Separator; Ctrl-_ ) as a field delimiter for the work that I do. Using the bash command line, I can enter a literal control character by pressing Ctrl-V ...
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L and S keys treated as shortcuts in Gnome

Seemingly at random, my GNOME 3.20 environment on Ubuntu 16.04 has started interpreting every unshifted lowercase L as a shortcut to Gnome Help and every S as a toggle for the on-screen keyboard. The ...
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Laptop keys “67uyhjnm” stop working

My laptop ASUS N750JV keys (67uyhjnm) suddenly stop working without any reason. I have tried this command but no use: sudo dpkg-reconfigure keyboard-configuration Any suggestions why this is happen?
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Can't get sound from midi keyboard

I have an AKAI-LPK25 and want to connect it to ZynAddSubFx (which i downloaded from sofwarecenter). I run the Qjackctl and connect Zynaddsubfx output to system, clicking on the keys of Zyn works fine ...
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Synapse launcher crashes after any input from keyboard

Everything worked perfectly after I installed it, but from this morning, every time when I launch it using Ctrl + spacebar it crashes immediately after I start typing anything from keyboard (even when ...
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ubuntu 16.04: cannot disable or change keyboard shortcuts that conflicts with emacs' for setting mark

In Ubuntu 16.04, I have disabled the keyboard shortcuts for typing in the Keyboard settings as such: But this seems to have no effect at all as the keyboard shortcuts remain active. This is true ...
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How do I enable the touchpad while typing in 16.04?

Having the touchpad disabled while typing slows down my typing with onscreen keyboards like OnBoard. In 14.04 there was a setting for this in the mouse settings, but it's gone now in 16.04.
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The 5 key is fired on ubuntu 14.xx, 15.xx, 16.xx

I'm on Ubuntu 16.10 (but appear in 15..). Apparently without a motivation, my laptop key 5 being repeatedly entered into it as if I am holding down the 5 key. When I press a key on the keyboard (any ...
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Keyboard volume rocker doesn't go up

I just installed ubuntu 16.04 and I notice a small bug... my keyboard volume rocker only works downwards lowering the volume and it doesn't work going upwards upping the volume. I have a Corsair K90 ...
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Keyboard stops working Ubuntu 16.04

My keyboard stops working for no apparent reason. After using Ubuntu for 2.5 years as a virtual machine on a Windows host (virtualbox) I finally took the plunge, reformatted my hard disk and built ...
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Keyboard lockup when typing <ctrl><shift> and random characters

I am running Ubuntu 14.04 with a terminal window. Because I type fairly quickly I sometimes use ctrl-u to wipe out my partially entered line which works great. Once my partially typed line is wiped ...
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Enable [Fn]+[cursor arrows] on lock/login screen to change volume and brightness

Having a new Acer Aspire E17 E5-773G with Ubuntu 16.04 on it, I experience that the keyboard combinations to adjust volume (Fn + ↑/↓) and brightness (Fn + ←/→) do not work on the login screen or lock ...
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Restrict waking up from suspend to specific buttons only

I have an Acer Aspire notebook with 16.04 installed on it. Currently when I suspend, it wakes up on basically everything, including: opening the lid pressing the Power button pressing any keyboard ...
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Activate first window on given screen shortcut

I'm working on three screens, and I have IDE opened on the right screen and browser on the left screen. While typing in IDE I'd like to move with one shortcut to first app opened on the left screen, ...
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ALT key on Freecad software not working virtualbox (Host OS CentOS 6.7, Guest OS Ubuntu 16.04)

ALT key by itself is not working virtualbox for Freecad. However ALT+L (and some other ALT key combinations) are working for locking screen. I tried http://unix.stackexchange.com/questions/24460/...
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HP Envy Bluetooth Keyboard Missing Driver?

I'm talking about this bad boy: I think it was charging before when I first installed Ubuntu, but then I went and tested out some other Linux OS's and quickly realised I cannot survive without ...
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On Ubuntu Tablet— Tab-Complete with Virtual Keyboard in any app?

A similar question is asked at On Aquarius M10 Ubuntu Tablet— Tab-Complete with Virtual Keyboard? , but it is referring exclusively to Terminal app. I'm asking for any app, or at least for some ...
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USB Keyboard and mouse do not work after installing Lubuntu

I've just installed Lubuntu 14 on an older machine (Dell Optiplex 780). Everything works fine on the live-USB drive, installation etc. When the machine boots to the newly installed operating system, ...
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Set up Logitech K380 for Linux Ubuntu 16.04 LTS

I have just installed on my SSD new OS Linux Ubuntu 16.04 LTS. I of course tried to set-up my Logitech K380 keyboard on my new Linux. Well. Yesterday I kind read a lot of pages about that, how to get ...
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how to fix print screen button not to take multiple shots in the same time?

Well I'm on Ubuntu 16.04, but I guess it applies to other versions too, the problem is that my print screen button is just on top of the Backspace button, and sometimes when I want to clear a word, I ...
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Insert this symbol ^ to run below command

I would like to run this command, but I don't know how to insert the symbol. As this command is use to determine if the /boot/grub/grub.cfg file has the correct ownership. This command I refer to ...
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Media keyboard buttons not working

When I press the up-volume, down-volume and mute buttons on my keyboard, nothing happens. The shortcuts option under keyboard in preferences recognizes the buttons, and org.gnome.plugins.media-keys ...
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how to repair unresponsive keys Ubuntu 16.04 LTS

After updating and upgrading today, many keys no longer work. t, y, backspace, ctrl,shift, tab, capslock, are unresponsive. i've tried reinstalling some xserver xorgs thing and played around with ...
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Installing Ubuntu Server, keyboard not working

Trying to install Ubuntu server on a new machine. Keyboard works in grub but stops working when I enter Ubuntu language select. Tried enabling legacy mode in BIOS, disabling usb 3.0, disabling usb 2.0,...
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Why is my keyboard layout messed up when using X2Go and VirtualBox?

I connect to an Ubuntu server from my Mac via X2Go, using MATE. I can type into almost any program with no problem. If I open OnBoard, the layout looks correct, but when I click the button that has ...
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What layout is required for Japanese ASB-KY4 compressed keyboard?

I got a Japanese compressed ASB-KY4 keyboard while I was over in Japan (so I could use it for entering Japanese text). However, none of the keyboard layouts I configure it with match up properly. ...
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What are the plans to improve the onscreen keyboard?

I just got an Aquarius M10 Ubuntu Edition, and though I am very positively surprised by the current state of the OS, the onscreen keyboard is quite a dealbreaker. I can work around the lack of arrows ...
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The screen stays off and the laptop is unresponsive after waking from sleep

I installed ubuntu 16.04 LTS a week after official release using the mini ISO, then ubuntu-desktop without recommended packages. Since then, just installing packages on a need to basis. After trying ...
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black screen on Ubuntu 16.04

I recently upgraded to Ubuntu 16.04 from 15.10. When I restarted the system, it came up with a black screen. After searching around, I determined that the problem was with the lack of a proper ...
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Convertible Simple Keyboard Tochpad dis- and enabling

is there a possibility to install a program in Ubuntu which allows me to switch between tablet and notebook mode in Ubuntu? I've installed the actual version, and i would be glad if someone can tell ...
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Revert usage of Fn key to control notebook (e.g. brightness, sound)

after upgrading Ubuntu to 16.04 on my Dell XPS 13 (2015) I noticed that the function keys are now "inverted". Before the update I had to press Fn and the corresponding F key at the top to change the ...
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Corsair K40 keyboard

https://github.com/cvuchener/k90-linux-driver/https://github.com/cvuchener/k90-linux-driver/ hid-generic takes control of the K90 keyboard, you need to unbind it (at least for the interface 0 of the ...
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Remove/edit a Fn key

I have a Lenovo laptop which has Fn+F4 to close the application (Image of keyboard). Which is super annoying as volume up is on F3. Is there anyway to remap or just remove it completely?
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Keyboard randomly doesn't work on startup

I have a Samsung 900x laptop with Ubuntu 16 installed (however, I experienced this problem also in version 15). My problem is that the laptop keyboard sometimes doesn't work on startup. It's usually ...
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How does one disable the right swipe touchpad gesture in Ubuntu 15.10?

I'm sick of having the "search your computer" window pop up every time I swipe the right part of my touchpad on my keyboard. Is there a way to disable that function?
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xrdp+xfce to install virtual machines in KVM - keyboard does not work

I recently installed Ubuntu 16.04 on my HP DL360. This is my test server for my virtulisation platform for testing. Thus I configured xrdp+xfce for remote access from my windows laptop. So far so ...
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Fn+F5/6 Brightness shortcut not working - Asus laptop - Ubuntu 14.04

I have been bothered for a while with this bug of the Fonction key, it works for sound (Fn+F12/11/10) or turn on/off the screen (Fn+F7), but not to adjust the brightness (Fn+F6/5)... After some times ...
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how do i re-enable the accent key in Lubuntu?

i use a latin american keyboard layout, with Ñ key included and working. since upgrading to 16.04, the key beside the letter P, which allows for typing accented vowels, does not work. pressing it + a ...
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How does one enter Unicode characters into systems with Mir?

In X.org/X11, I could use the keyboard shortcut "Ctrl+Shift+U" in any text field and then type a Unicode character code to insert special characters. However, this does not work in Mir. What is the ...