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

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Change keyboard mapping ONLY for Bluetooth Keyboard

I have a Bluetooth "Camera Shutter" dongle. It emulates a Bluetooth keyboard. I've paired successfully, but I want to change how the buttons behave. Currently, they're mapped to 123 (Volume Up) and ...
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How to install accurate drivers for MK250 Logitech Wireless Combo on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

I'm using MK250 Logitech Wireless Combo with Ubuntu 14.04 LTS but when I open the terminal and type lsusb it shows: Bus 001 Device 004: ID 046d:c52e Logitech, Inc. MK2600 Wireless Combo Receiver ...
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Can't map caps lock to ctrl after installed fcitx

My system is 14.04 ubuntu LTS. I was using IBus as my input method and mapped caps lock to ctrl by adding XKBOPTIONS=“ctrl:nocaps to my /etc/default/keyboard. But lately I changed to fcitx and I ...
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KDE Umlauts without compose key

I recently switched from Windows to Kubuntu. I have an US international keyboard (€ sign on key 5). In order to be able to type Umlauts I have to press the compose key+shift+'+vowel. This is ...
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14.04 fresh install, freezes before login/no keyboard mouse

Ubuntu noob here, replacing Windows XP on a dell dimension 9200. Installed 14.04 from USB, and everything worked before/during install. Now after booting, if I don't choose advanced options, etc, the ...
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Keyboard layout messed up (Ubuntu 15.10)

I am quite desperate right now :( it all started when I tried to install a new language packet (at least I guess so). My left ALT key was not working any more, so I could not "Alt-Tab" for instance. I ...
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Often a keypress isn't delivered until I press a second key

I'm having a frequent issue (like, several times per minute) where I'll type a key and see no feedback from the OS (whether in the browser, terminal or otherwise). The key does seem to have been ...
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How can I do Key Bindings in Ubuntu?

Should we manually do the key bindings from the source coses or are their any tools for it? Can I get learning materials for learning to do key bindings in my Ubuntu? Main purpose of doing key binding ...
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How to change function of space on keyboard?

How to change function of space bar to 1) space when pressed singly and 2) control when pressed with another key? I am using Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. I used dconf editor to swap the function of escape and ...
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Using grp:caps_switch with xkbmap for custom keyboard shortcuts

I want I J K L to function as arrow keys when CapsLock is pressed down. To do this, I pasted the following to the bottom of the /usr/shar/X11/xkb/symbols/pc file: partial partial alphanumeric_keys ...
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Preventing HUD on Windows key (not Alt)

I took a look at this question but it didn't seem quite to help: my issue is not that Alt causes the HUD to pop up, but rather the SUPER key right next to the Alt causes it to pop up. My finger slips ...
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Xubuntu Startup With No Keyboard

I have a Surface Pro and first I tried to dual boot ubuntu and Windows 8. Ubuntu would freeze after about a minute after boot but the keyboard worked fine. So I took ubuntu off and hours later finally ...
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Lenovo Ideapad z500 keyboard/screen backlight issues

I cannot get my back-light on my keyboard to work whatsoever and the brightness of the screen only has two settings: maximum or eye scalding maximum. I have been searching forums high and low for ...
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Xubuntu: Trying to change the Home key from registering as ^[OH to ^[[1~

Running Xubuntu 14.04 LTS 3 on a Thinkpad. Bash shell Issue: When I run "cat" at the command line, and press the Home key, I'm seeing a ^[OH returned to the screen. I'm trying to change this to ...
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Disable Left-Super from window tiling

I am using Ubuntu Gnome 15.10 and currently left and right SUPER plus arrow keys both trigger window snapping - I want to set this so ONLY right super performs any window mgmt, is this possible? ...
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Ubuntu 15.10 does not recognize Gamdias Hermes keyboard

This is a great mechanical keyboard. Well laid out, well constructed, works well in windows. All the settings are stored in the keyboard so you dont need the software running to use it. But it does ...
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MSI keyboard backlight

I have tried to get my backlight on my MSI Steel Series keyboard to work. But I get an error message. Here is what I've done: Install nodejs: curl -sL https://deb.nodesource.com/setup_5.x | sudo -E ...
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Turn the Caps Lock LED on, while keep Caps Lock status is off

I have a magicforce smart 68 kb now and it would look better if the Caps Lock LED would emit light too. I do not even has a Caps Lock function on that button, because I have switched it with the ...
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Mapping a keyboard key to a combination of two

I'm a PHP programmer and I would like my ² key to print ->. I've looked into xbindkeys but it seems to only launch commands. Is there any way to accomplish what I'm trying to do?
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Some Keys doesn't work

I've installed the xboxdrv and now some keys in my keyboard aren't working or aren't working the way it should.. Can anyone help me?
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problems with mouse and keyboard

I am a new Linux user (Ubuntu 14.04 LTS 64 bit). I am having a lot of problems with mouse and keyboard. My computer is new and I have bought new keyboard (wired) and mouse but nothing has changed. As ...
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My external keyboard keys are not functioning properly

OK so i just got my external keyboard in the mail but when I use it the keys are acting very very weird because when I press u it puts 4 on the screen etc... so how do I change my actual keys? I've ...
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Xubuntu keyboard language problem

I installed Xubuntu today and I have a problem with the input language. I installed Turkish alongside English (US). But when I switch to Turkish, it still writes in English. So, I can't use any ...
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Enter key is not responding in kermit?

when i am trying to hit an enter when ever the kermit is used,it is not working.Even i re installed it.But it is not working for hitting enter to stop at u-boot and even for login credentials.Please ...
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Driver problem with the tablet mode on ubuntu 15.10

i just want to suggest a thing here . I am using Toshiba satellite 'E45W-C4200' and it came with pre-installd Windows 10. it is a touch screen ,and it has a tablet mode. When I switched to a ...
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How to lock keys in Ubuntu?

I am looking for a way of locking some keys (from the keyboard) because hitting those keys while launching a particular apps make it crash. Practical example : When I start my application, I want ...
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Compose key problem on one KDE system

I have several Kubuntu systems, configured the same way, where I have enabled the compose key (I write in multiple languages), but the upgrade to 15.10 on one of those systems broke my compose key. ...
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How can I type accentuated characters like ë? Need help

From this post: Often this is easier with the compose key. With that configured you use key combos to get the special characters. For instance: For ë you press Compose+", e. For ẽ you press ...
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Aspire V5-431 keyboard shows wrong letters

I got a wired problem that I cant figure out by myself. I use Ubuntu 14.04 and got a Acer Aspire V5-431 laptop. I use Norwegian setup, and everything seems correct. I test the keys on the setup ...
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14.04 Keyboard and Mouse not working in Recovery and Login

Good day to everyone. So I'm still somewhat new to this and have been learning with each problem I encounter, but this one I can't seem to wrap my head around as and it is why I am here. So this all ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 and 14.04 both freeze except you can still use keyboard and mouse

After a period of time which seems to be the same every time (although i have not timed it) everything on the desktop freezes, except for the keyboard and mouse. I tried disabling everything in the ...
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Mouse and Keyboard not working in Linux Ubuntu 15.04/15.10 after update

yesterday i installed some updates with the automatic ubuntu updater and shutdown my pc after that. now i try to reboot and i now have the problem that my mouse and keyboard aren't recognized (not ...
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TAB key indents entire row instead of only text right of cursor

The TAB key is giving me unexpected behaviour in the text editor Kate on Kubuntu 14.04.3 LTS: Action Press TAB key. Expected behaviour Everything to the right of the cursor indents. Actual ...
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fn is not working on Asus f550ze

fn+keys (brightness etc) doesn't work. I tried Solutions in similar questions, but they don't work in my pc.
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Why can't I type with some keys on my laptop?

After I installed Ubuntu 12.10, I noticed that some keys on my Asus A53U laptop have stopped working correctly, and others work for the wrong keys, i.e. I press the key below backspace (can't remember ...
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remap caps lock to right alt

I've had a look at other questions, as well as the xkb options list (/usr/share/X11/xkb/rules/xorg.lst), but can't seem to find a way to map the caps lock key to act as another right alt key. (On a ...
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cubuntu ctrl + arrow keys not working

I have a msi CR70 laptop and ubuntu 15.10. When I press Ctrl + left or Ctrl + right keys, it does not move the position I'm typing at by a whole word. It instead decreases or increases brightness, ...
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Apple Wireless Keyboard won't connect in 15.10

I have an Apple Wireless Keyboard and Trackpad (2 AA battery version of both, not the latest models that charge via a lightning cable), running Ubuntu 15.10 64-bit on an Intel NUC6i5SYK, kernel ...
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Shift + numeric keypad prints number (with NumLock off)

Since Lenovo have decided to place the Home and End keys in unreachable locations on my Thinkpad, I use the numeric keypad for these. With NumLock off, 1 = End and 7 = Home. One typical use for this ...
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Ctrl-Shift-U doesn't work on Ubuntu 15.10

The default install of Ubuntu 15.10 doesn't have the UNICODE input method working like on previous versions. After reinstalling (and keeping the same configuration files) pressing Ctrl+Shift+U still ...
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Cannot Remap CapsLock after Swapping with Ctrl

I've remapped my caps lock key so that development in Emacs will be much faster. To do this, I edited /etc/default/keyboard to include: XKBOPTIONS="ctrl:swapcaps" This swapped the Caps lock key with ...
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GRUB hang after multiple fast keyboard presses

I have a Asus MAXIMUS VIII HERO ATX LGA1151 Motherboard with WIndows 10 installed a M.2 SSD (Samsung 950 PRO 256GB), Xubuntu 14 LTS (newest one available the second week of January) on a mechanical ...
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Mac Bluetooth Wireless keyboard and keypad

I am not very fond of Mac-devices except for the bluetooth keyboard. In Ubuntu 15.04 it was working great! Until I installed the 15.10... Before I upgraded Ubuntu it was possible for me to use the ...
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Why does CTRL not work in VirtualBox VMs?

I have recently noticed that for some reason when pressing CTRL in a VM in VirtualBox it doesn't get through... So I can't easily copy and paste etc, it just doesn't get through, the VM doesn't think ...
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How do I correct my keyboard/mouse pad issues?

Running Ubuntu on HP Pavillion dv7-1243cl. Keyboard and mouse pad are hypersensitive prone to jumping whereever the curser happens to be. Curser (pointer) prone to jumping all over the place. How ...
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USB keyboard not detected when booting 15.10 with upstart or in recovery mode

The story: I just had to boot my 15.10 64bit machine using upstart instead of the default systemd (selected in the GRUB boot menu's "Advanced options for Ubuntu") to boot past a network failure. ...
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Emacs keyboard with Compose(CapsLock) instead of Control

How can I set up Emacs shortcuts system wide and map the Control key for the Emacs shortcuts to the Compose key(CapsLock in my case) without interfering with the normal behavior of the Control key? ...
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how to manually install hid-logitech-dj module?

I'm running ubuntu mate on raspberry pi2. Logitech k400r keyboard w/touchpad works fine with generic driver but when I wanted to add logitech m525 mouse using the same unifying receiver, I had to use ...
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Key doesn't Work Ubuntu 15.10

i can't type loWercase "W". Even on virtual keyboard. Xev reads input: FocusOut event, serial 37, synthetic NO, window 0x3000001, mode NotifyGrab, detail NotifyAncestor FocusIn event, serial 37, ...
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Recognize keyboard at boot

I am running 15.10 desktop and when I select run as root from the advanced Ubuntu menu, I get a root shell but it does not understand my Spanish (not Latin American) keyboard and I am unable to type ...