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

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no keyboard/mouse access after apt-get dist-upgrade

So I just installed ubuntu on my computer as a dual boot following instructions found here. ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=1563565 Everything worked perfectly, until I decided to use apt-get ...
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Razer keyboard hacky work around?

I'm having serious compatibility issues with my razer keyboard, particularly if I type too quickly it misses keystrokes. Razer has no linux drivers at the moment on their website, but I was wondering ...
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Is it possible to disable and enable my trackpad with a keyboard shortcut?

When I'm typing in LibreOffice I keep accidentally bumping the trackpad. Is there a way I can temporarily disable the trackpad with a keyboard shortcut while I'm typing? (I understand there is an ...
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Pointer freezing on 13.10 (64 bit), HP Pavilion Sleekbook 15

I've had the problem in the title for months, but I can't find a pattern for the reason: the pointer of the touch pad keeps freezing out of the blue (or a similar and I believe related problem is when ...
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Problem with Ubuntu Server 13.10 on HP proliant DL 360 G7, keyboard unresponsive after boot

I have an HP Proliant server, on which I just installed Ubuntu 13.10 from DVD. I have a lot of problems installing from a USB thumb drive (which is another story), but installing from DVD went ...
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Caps Locks light not showing

I've installed Ubuntu on my MBP but when I press caps lock the green light on the caps lock button will not show. I can't tell when i have caps locks on because it won't turn on. What do i do to make ...
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Disable menu key

I want to disable "menu" key that emulates right click. It is unfortunately placed on my keyboard and I keep hitting it by mistake instead of AltGr. This is the key I am talking about. Is it ...
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Ubuntu - shortcut Ctrl + Space causes conflict in eclipse [closed]

After I updated ubuntu a new keyboard shortcut appears: CTRL + SPACE And I use that shortcut in eclipse to complete commands, and is very practical. Rather than complete the command appears to me a ...
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Keyboard and mouse only work in recovery mode

As my title says if I just try to boot up like normal then my keyboard and mouse do not work and so I can not login. If instead I choose recovery mode and then immediately tell it to resume boot like ...
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How to remap key only when alt is down?

I want J to send ArrowLeft while alt is down. Also, Shift + J should send Shift + ArrowLeft while alt is down. I have been able to get this working using xbindkeys but it doesn't work in the ...
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How to automatically configure the keyboard, in order to get “¿?” by just pressing “?”

In Spanish there is no question mark ? alone, but it needs to be opened by ¿. Is there a way to configure the keyboard, in order to automatically produce the pair ¿? by just pressing one key (say ?)
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How to activate the sign @

I have just installed Ubuntu on my laptop, but I can not type @ ! How do I activate the sign @ on my laptop? Best regards Flemming Juel
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Bluetooth keyboard does not work on Ubuntu 13.10

I have installed Ubuntu 13.10 on Lenovo B520 (All-in-one). After installation keyboard not worked, mouse can't scrolling, Bluetooth not recognized... touch screen not correct! Some interesting facts: ...
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Installing Ubuntu 13.10, ps2 keyboard not recognized (worked in 12.04)

I have a old laptop with a internal ps2 keyboard (right now it is running ubuntu 12.04 LTS). I want to install the new version 13.10 but I found that the keyboard is not recognized. Can anyone help ...
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How to get a midi keyboard working in 13.10?

I try to get my midi keyboard running with lmms. The device ( a yamaha psx e223 connected via a midi-mate 2 ) is listed when i run: amidi -l IO hw:1,0,0 USB Device 0x2573:0x10c2 MIDI 1 IO ...
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Unity: keyboard doesn't work

I was just thinking to myself that I was finally getting on OK with Unity when all of a sudden my keyboard stopped working. It's not a hardware issue: I've made no hardware changes, and the keyboard ...
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USB keyboard still doesn't work in Server installer

I've had a problem with the Ubuntu Server installer for a number of versions now. USB keyboards just don't work in it with USB Legacy enabled. I suspect it works with Legacy disabled, but I can't get ...
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A problem with remapping keys with xmodmap

I am trying to swap the Ctrl and Cmd keys on a Mac keyboard. I've read and applied this post and it works, but the moment I switch the focus of the current window to something else, it falls back to ...
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NEED OS X shortcuts / settings

TLDR I'm used to working with os x on apple computers. I need os x key bindings / keyboard shortcuts, two finger scrolling and the trackpad of this device to not respond to my hands resting on the ...
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Remap keyboard using xmodmap but when press to change keyboard layout all settings are reset to default

I tried to map key following this guide How do I remap certain keys?. It's work for me. but one problem that i found is when i change keyboard layout (alt+shift) all keys will be reset to default. ...
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Is there anywhere you can get a super key for the keyboard? [duplicate]

Like, a physical key to swap the Windows Start key with the Ubuntu Super key? Is there anywhere I can buy such a thing, or have I gone to the wrong place and asked? :P
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Ctrl, Alt and Super keys are all mapped as left Shift key on AZiO keyboard

I bought a keyboard yesterday, AZiO L40 (Model: ABG600F). Everything works fine in Windows, but when I boot into Ubuntu, both of my Ctrl keys, Alt keys, and Super keys are recognized as left Shift ...
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IBus Keyboard Layout changing but can not type in my language (Tamil)

I'm using Lubuntu 13.10 in my desktop and I'm trying to type "Tamil" characters in Libber Office Writer I have installed m17n packages and installed the keyboard layout "Tamil - phonetic(m17n)" from ...
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Switch between Keyboards

I have two text entry resources: English & Persian. I had defined Alt+L Shft to switch between them. Then I installed "Unity Tweak Tool" and "CompizConfig Settings Manager". After the very first ...
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Currently Inoperable Keyboard with partial functionality in host/fully functional in virtual machine 13.10

to be succinct as to the issue, i'm running Ubuntu 13.10 and have had no issues up to this point with the hardware compatibility; however, upon setting up my workstation today, i was aware of a sudden ...
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Mythbuntu 12.04.3 64-bit: keyboard and mouse behave strange

During the installation of myhtbuntu 12.04.3 my usb keyboard and mouse (trust) behave strange. E.g. when I try the keyboard for language german I can type the first letter but then no further key ...
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Ubuntu13.10 doesn't detect Swiss-French keyboard layout

Ubuntu13.10 doesn't detect Swiss-French keyboard layout, which is of QWERTZ type. It only detects French-type (QWERTY) keyboards. Swiss-French keyboard layout was still available with Ubuntu 13.04 and ...
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Keyboard shortcut to shutdownPC in lubuntu desktop 12.04

I have recently installed lubuntu-desktop metapackage in my Ubuntu 12.04 LTS. But in lubuntu I can't find any keyboard shortcut to shutdown or logout [in Unity or Gnome I used Ctrl+Alt+Del but now it ...
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Is there a program to track the keyboard and display it on a terminal?

I have bought a new Blue Tooth keyboard for my desktop and got it to work with Ubuntu but the problem is that most of the function keys do not work properly and I wonder if the problem is with the ...
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Can I make this keyboard light command that requires sudo run at startup?

My laptop has a light under the keyboard. I doubt the keyboard light consumes a lot of power, but when it comes to laptops and batteries, every little bit helps. So I prefer it to default to being ...
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Changing Keyboard to Include “<-” [duplicate]

How would I change a key on my keyboard to print "<-", for R? I understand how to change a key to either "less" or "minus" in the keyboard files, but how would I change a key to include both?
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How disable programmatically notebook built-in keyboard before login screen

How can I disable a notebooks built-in keyboard - before the login screen. I have a non functioning built-in keyboard on my notebook. In it's current state it types characters randomly. I am using an ...
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13.10 Suspend, keyboard doesnt type in logon box, but mouse works

13.10 Suspend, keyboard doesnt type in logon box, but mouse works. logon screen is showing but cant type password. mouse is working well. my laptop is sony vaio vgn-cs16g
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Keyboard and mouse not functioning at boot

Using Wubi to download and install Ubuntu 12.10, everything works just fine until I boot Ubuntu. It goes to the log-in screen just fine, but there both keyboard and mouse goes dead. I have tried ...
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Ubuntu Gnome: Can't make changing keyboard layout to crtl+shift

I have installed Ubuntu Gnome 13.10 and I can't figure out why I can't make changing keyboard layout shortcut to Ctrl+Shift. I have 3 languages in my input sources. I see in Tweak Tool that "Key(s) to ...
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ctrl key rolls app to title bar only

Merely hitting the ctrl key alone is rolling up the application window to it's title bar so that only the title bar is showing. I can't find any keyboard shortcut anywhere that could be causing this. ...
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How to create custom keyboard short cut

I want to create a new keyboard short cut. I want the shortcut Ctrl+Backspace to perform the same operation as if I pressed Ctrl+Home. The reason is because my new keyboard does not have a home ...
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“Enter” command is not working in terminal in Nexus 4 with Ubuntu Touch installed [closed]

Today I had Ubuntu Touch 14.04 installed in my Nexus 4, and it boot to Ubuntu touch successfully, and most of the things are working fine, but the only thing now that is bothering me is that "Enter" ...
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Is there a way to use English IM with hints while using the German keyboard in fcitx?

I'm using fcitx instead of ibus, because ibus was a bit buggy. (not starting up or not showing installed im's etc.) While the German mode is completely fine and for Pinyin or Japanese IM's there are ...
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Mouse and Keyboard will not work Windows 7 Dual Boot

My mouse and keyboard work fine in Ubuntu, as well as grub. However, when I boot into Windows 7, I cannot get past the login screen because the mouse and keyboard do not work. The lack of light on my ...
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No keyboard layouts are installed on Ubuntu 12.04

Hello I just installed an Ubuntu12.04 64 bit system. I am using gnome classic but I don't think this is related to my problem. The problem is that during the installation (or just after I don't ...
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An ability to make my CAPS work as CTRL again [duplicate]

When are you going to recover the ability to make CAPS work like Ctrl. Like in all previous versions? This is really critical as I am using emacs key-bindings and this is a one huge stopper and ...
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Keyboard problem

I have an LG r400 laptop and I just updated my OS to Ubuntu 13.10, but I cant use my keyboard since I started installing the new OS so I had to use the on board keyboard to complete the installation. ...
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Ubuntu System Update will fix errors?

I have Ubuntu 13.04 64bit installed on my machine, and all the problems began when I tried to update my MySQL WorkBench from terminal, now not any browser installed can understand my keyboard layout, ...
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.xinitrc with keyboard mapping not working

I'm running Ubuntu 13.10. When I remap keys using xmodmap using the instructions at How do I remap certain keys? , the remapping works fine. But when I create the .xinitrc file as a plain text file ...
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How do I set Russian Phonetic keyboard? (Lubuntu 13.10)

If I navigate to Preferences>Keyboard Input Methods>Input Method I can choose the Russian phonetic language from here, yet Keyboard Layout Handler only allows me to pick standard Russian language, not ...
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Function volume keys get stuck; volume raises to max/min rapidly

I have two function keys for raising and lowering sound volume in keys [3] and [4]. Occasionally, when raising or lowering the volume, it's like the key gets stuck and the volume quickly raises to ...
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Swap caps lock and ctrl in ubuntu 13.10

Can anyone explain how to swap caps lock and ctrl keys on ubuntu desktop under unity. I use it to avoid emacs pinky.
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Confusing input error

During general use my laptop (Lenovo Thinkpad Edge 15 running Ubuntu 12.10) will suddenly mute its volume and stall for a few seconds, seemingly for no reason. At the same time if I'm in a terminal ...
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How change keyboard F keys without press fn key in pc?

I have new keyboard in my PC and must press Fn key for f1 ,.... keys . I using ubuntu 13.10 How can I set Fn key default in my keyboard setting to using f key in default ? thnx .