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

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Remapping Keyboard Volume Controls

I want to use this keyboard with Ubuntu (12.04): http://www.amazon.com/Filco-Majestouch-2-Tenkeyless-FKBN87ML-EFB2/dp/B0050ODQEI It has no media keys. What I'm wondering is, will I be able to remap ...
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Get keyboard input without requiring root and without x11

I'm trying to capture keyboard input in a C/C++ program without requiring root privileges and without the use of X11 XNextEvent(). I've tried to open the device directly, but for obvious security ...
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Is there any shortcut keys to open nautilus

By ctrl+alt+t I can open terminal. So Is there any keyswitch to open nautilus? or we should define that?
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LXDM + AwesomeWM - unable to use keyboard until application opened

I have just installed LXDM alongside Awesome, and LXDM works fine. Unfortunately, there is a really small problem that isn't that bad (but fairly annoying) that I have no idea how to go about fixing. ...
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Hotkeys in russian keyboard layout

I saw many CLOSED topics about this, BUT none of proposed solutions working. When I switch to russian keyboard, shortcuts (ctrl+c, ctrl+v, ctrl+z, etc.) not working in most of applications. I have ...
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Keyboard typing problem Ubuntu 14.04

I recently installed ubuntu 14.04. I am facing a problem while typing. Whenever I start typing within few moment my keyboard cursor starts blinking very fast and multiple letter are typed in a single ...
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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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Make second keyboard always use specified layout

This really should be a comment on a reply to the question How to permanently assign a different keyboard layout to a USB keyboard? Since commenting isn't possible, here is the new question, I hope ...
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Compose Key Stopped Working

The compose key was working fine for me using the US keyboard with Italian characters key mapping. It worked in LightDM and it worked in Gnome. I would press RALT-E and I would get è. Then recently ...
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Keyboard Backlight not working

I'm using Ubuntu 12.04 on a Toshiba Satellite P775-S7100. The keyboard backlight was working initially, but after reinstalling the same version of Ubuntu it stopped working, and as far as I can tell, ...
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Mouse Movement + Key Press = Scroll

I would find it very, very nice if I could obtain scroll functionality (vertical is most important) by moving my mouse, say, up and down while holding down a key. I know scroll is normally obtained ...
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Keyboard shortcuts involving Shift and digits

I am trying to set Shift+Ctrl+Alt+1 to Move a window to workspace 1. Settings->Keyboard->Navigation->Move window to workspace 1 When I type the new accelerator, what shows up is Shift+Ctrl+Alt+!. ! ...
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How to change key binding for Tmux

I want to change the key binding in Tmux so I can use Ctrl + Alt instead of Ctrl + B This is my (unfortunately) not working try to do so. unbind C-b set -g prefix M-C What's wrong with this? ...
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USB devices not work after installation of ubuntu 14.04

I installed lubuntu14.04 with usb mouse /kb and usb key with no problem. After installation, Ive no mouse , no keyb, no access to USB key, no network. I plug a PS2 keyb for first diagnostic. lsusb ...
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Get keyboard scancodes in Ubuntu 13.10

I'm trying to find out the scancodes for a set of foot pedals so that I can rebind them to more useful keys. In older versions of Ubuntu I was able to do this using /lib/udev/keymap as discussed here, ...
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Space does not work in VNC mode

I'm accessing my computer via VNC using the TightVNC Server and Mac OS X Screen Sharing application as a client, but for some reason the 'space' key does not work at all. All the other keyboard keys ...
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Can not use keyboard on unity

Dear Ubuntu Community, currently I am using Ubuntu 14.04, and few hours ago, an update notifier prompted to install an update. After update finished, it ask for system restart, I think there is some ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 terminal up/down arrow special char issue

Today when I opened terminal and typed ↑ (up) / ↓ (down) arrow key to get the previous run commands, to my horror I am getting special characters all over the terminal screen. Even when I ...
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Questions about Mac Book Pro Keyboard and shortcuts

I have been researching a lot about this and I cannot seem to find any useful information about this topic, what so ever. I have now been using Ubuntu in one week, and have gotten pretty confident ...
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Keyboard setting

I installed Ubuntu 14.04. Keyboard setting is not always working when I turn on the computer. Most of the time requires I set up it (Be vs En) at any reboot. Not a big deal but if anybody knows how to ...
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Pinnacle Game Profiler

I have used pinnacle game profiler to play games on windows using a xbox 360 controller but i can't seem to see if pinnacle works on Ubuntu 14.04
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Ctrl + F4 opening tty in lenovo g400s

I've just installed my lenovo g400s with Ubuntu 14.04 64bit. The problem is when I want to close tab by pressing Ctrl + f4, it open tty and I cannot go back to desktop although I press Ctrl + Alt + ...
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Arrow keys and delete key not working

I opened my laptop today to find that my arrow keys, excluding the left arrow, and delete key are not functioning correctly. The down arrow brings up the notification that the trackpad was disabled, ...
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Dell inspiron 3537 keyboard and touchpad

With new dell inspiron 3537 keyboard works fine with livecd. Everything stable. Touchpad don't works at all but this is not big deal because I have external mouse. But when i install system on disk ...
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pairing bluetooth keyboard, the “continue” button is disabled. why?

I'm trying to pair a Samsung keyboard to my Lenovo Yoga via Bluetooth. As you can see from attached picture, the computer recognizes the keyboard, yet the "continue" button remains disabled, no error ...
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How to assign individual LEDs for different layouts?

Using Xubuntu 14.04 Trusty Tahr. My keyboard config is: XKBMODEL="logiik" XKBLAYOUT="us,ru,ua" XKBVARIANT=",ruu," ...
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Chrome not accepting US international with dead keys keyboard 14.04

Using 14.04 with keyboard selected as 'US international with dead keys' as my keyboard layout option, (so that I may use characters from other languages) and the system accepts text input as you would ...
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The touchpad on my Thinkpad (T420) no longer works in 14.04. Why?

The Fn+F8 keyboard shortcut which used to toggle between the touchpad, legendary thinkpad red pointing device button thingy in the middle of the keyboard, and both, no longer does anything apart from ...
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Shortcut keys for changing input source not working in Login screen

I use Shift+Alt shortcut to change the input source language and it works fine everywhere except the login screen, and when waking up from suspend. Is this a bug or am I missing something? I am using ...
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Windows key shortcuts

Is there a plugin that will give me the same directional key shortcuts as with Windows 7? Basically, if you hold the windows key and tap a direction, the active window changes to a side, top, bottom ...
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Multimedia Keys not working?

I have tried out Keytouch and successfully created a new keyboard file and also successfully applied it. But still my multimedia keys are not working. I am using lubuntu 14.04 and audacious for audio ...
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Chrome in the launcher does not open with keyboard hotkey (Super + #)

I'm running Ubuntu 14.04 LTS and I have chrome as the first application locked in my launcher. When I click it or press Super+1 the Chrome icon just flashes, but never opens the app. All other apps ...
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How can I disable the “voice” feature (Ubuntu 12.04)

Ok.. now I feel really stoopid. I researched this as best I can, but haven't been able to locate anything about this particular occurrence. I must have inadvertently clicked a key or combination of ...
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USB Keyboard doesn't work in Ubuntu 14.04

My USB keyboard isn't working in Ubuntu 14.04, but also didn't work in 13.10. I upgraded today in the hope that the issue would be resolved, but it wasn't. The keyboard works in BIOS and GRUB but ...
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Permanent Changes to xkb-settings (12.04)

I am able to remap caps lock to be an extra ctrl key by running the following: setxkbmap -option "ctrl:nocaps" However, as discussed in this question, the changes are not persistent (also after any ...
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Num Lock key triggers tab?

I recently installed Kubuntu 14.04 and ever since then didn't get my Num Pad to work. I have a Samsung Laptop with a Num Pad (not in a higher layer on the main board, but next to it). The system ...
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keyboard not working in grub

I installed Ubuntu alongside windows 7. Now when I get to the menu to select my keyboard will not work so I cannot choose any os to boot. My keyboard works in bios. And I have checked and legacy is ...
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Some keyboard keys do not work after installing Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

I just installed Ubuntu 14.04, and some keys F5, F8, w, p, f, h, k, l, fn, left, right, up and Backspace) are dead and do not respond. When I check in the Keyboard Layout Chart they simply don´t ...
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Multiple keypresses not working properly in games

I have an issue with my keyboard on Ubuntu 13.10 but this has been going on since 9.10. I tried to test on a Wine game (Mass Effect 3) and on a native Linux game (Left for Dead 2 on Steam) both with ...
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Why keyboard layout change to RU after suspend, reboot, hibernate?

I'm using 2 input sources - EN and KZ(Kazakhstan). In System Settings -> Text Entry EN is upper then KZ, as I understand this is means that EN is default layout. If I suspend my laptop and then ...
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Addition of a second keyb layout on ubuntu 12.04 through CLI

I have an ubuntu12.04 desktop installation in which i can add a second keyboard layout (i.e. German) with the mouse going through system tools> system settings > keyboard layout >layout. From there i ...
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“Play Audio” button on the keyboard not working unless focus is on player

I just bought a wireless Logitech keyboard and the "play button", "next track" and "previous track" arent working at all, even thought they were working on the previous keyboard, now I cant make them ...
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Increasing Mouse-key acceleration

I've searched around, but I cannot find anything telling me how to adjust the mouse-key speed. Is there a menu I'm missing, or a command I can type in to change this?
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Reasign Super Key Ubuntu Minimal GNOME 3

How can I reassign the Super Key in Ubuntu with GNOME3? Hello. I installed, today, Ubuntu Minimal. Further I've installed gdm, gnome-shell, Firefox, gnome-terminal, gno-menu, gnome-tweak-tool and ...
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Why is I-bus pinyin (Chinese) always active, even in English & Spanish keyboard layouts?

I am having some issues with I-bus pinyin input for Chinese. It seems like there are two related problems. Basically, pinyin input is either always on or always off and I'm not able to change input ...
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How to change “Keyboard Input Method System” to “None” in Ubuntu GNOME?

Every time I install the default version of Ubuntu 14.04 (with Unity), I go to "Language Support" and change the option "Keyboard Input Method System" to "None", because I need it that way. Today, I ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 LTS - Consistent boot and desktop problems

I finally found it in myself to make the switch to Ubuntu from Windows XP (one month after support had ended for it). I am enjoying my time with Ubuntu, but I have been having some issues that are ...
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Change keyboard layout permanently in Xubuntu 14.04

I have a fresh Xubuntu 14.04 Trusty Thar installation (not upgrade) and I need to change my keyboard layout each time I boot. These are the contents of file /etc/default/keyboard: XKBMODEL="pc105" ...
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Brightness fn key shortcut doesn't work on ASUS laptop

The brightness shortcuts via fn key don't work. I tried each solution from this answer and its comments. After editing /etc/default/grub file I rebooted. GRUB_CMDLINE_LINUX="acpi_osi=Linux" ...
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Where has /lib/udev/keymap gone? How do I adjust keymaps in Trusty?

I tried to use this tutorial to make scroll switch work on my Microsoft Natural Ergonomic Keyboard 4000. But I face following error: sudo: /lib/udev/keymap: command not found I have udev version ...