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

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Why is my keyboard unresponsive after suspend?

This happens around 50% of the time on my Toshiba Satellite-P55t running Ubuntu 14.04. Problem: When I resume from suspend, the local keyboard and trackpad stop working. Touchscreen, external ...
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Asus STRIX Claw mouse and Tactic Pro keyboard not working under Ubuntu 14.10

The Asus STRIX Claw mouse is detected, but wrongly reported as a keyboard, and doesn't work at all. The Asus STRIX Tactic Pro keyboard partially works in non NKRO mode, but keys combinations aren't ...
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USB Device Issues - ongoing enumeration

Since I want to run a custom driver I have a custom Kernel running (3.13.11). Recently I tried to build the 3.18 series. Since I failed to find the Ubuntu patches I build a vanilla version. I tried ...
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Delete Key on Macbook AIr

I have ubuntu 14.10 installed on my macbook air 2013 (6,2) and I want to know if it's possible for me to change the behavior of the 'delete' key to that of the backspace key as there is no backspace ...
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Lower case o seems to be missing (14.04)

I just installed Ubuntu 14.04 on my laptop, and I was fiddling around until I noticed something. I was typing things onto the search bar, and I saw that the lower case o seems to be missing. It ...
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Keybinding Alt+Right Arrow to Function Key

I know how to keybind a terminal command to a function key, but how would I keybind a keyboard combination to a function key. For example in Chrome the command Alt+LeftArrow acts as moving to your ...
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how to fix my keyboard after a bash script messed it up

Okay, I was stupid. I ran a bash script I got off of some forum on the internet, github I think it was, that said a cool matrix would appear in the terminal, which did happen, but it also messed up my ...
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Bluetooth keyboard and mouse keep popping up and then going away

My apple bluetooth aluminum keyboard and mouse keep popping up and then going away. They don't even have time to connect. I'm just wondering why that is.
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Key-repeat does not work after running OpenGL program with nvidia-331-updates on Ubuntu 14.10x64

earlier today I switched to the proprietary NVidia drivers to be able to develop some programs with OpenGL4.2+. Since then I have noticed various changes to the system, e.g. the mousewheel is much ...
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How to get Linux drivers for my (unsupported) hardware?

I recently bought a new keyboard with several special functions. These include key lights, macro keys, profiles, and some multimedia keys. However, the driver for the keyboard is only for windows, and ...
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Layout of the keyboard [duplicate]

I installed Ubuntu on my computer last summer and I was really pleased to have done so, but since I have installed the latest updates, the layout of the keyboard has changed without me doing anything ...
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Macbook 9,1 Ubuntu 14.04 keyboard issues on resume

I have read many similar post and tried nearly all post to no avail. Screen and keyboard illuminates; but no keys actually work. (I tried the F6 trick too) Trackpad does allow me to move the ...
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Is it possible to run a script on keyboard input language change?

I'm interested in running a script whenever I manually change the input language. This is because my xmodmap is forgotten whenever I change input languages, so a solution to that would also be useful. ...
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Sometimes typing is there sometimes not

New to 14.04 and I have noticed that in some applications (adding new accounts and in the terminal) as I type the data may or may not appear. For example, when connecting my google account nothing is ...
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Creating GTK+ 2 key press event

I wrote a small GTK+ 2+ program (in Python) that responds to a button click by sending a gtk.Event to simulate a key press. It works fine on every version of Ubuntu that I have including Kubuntu, but ...
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Ubuntu in VMware 11 and Cooler Master LED keyboard

I just want to try Ubuntu Linux. Basically Linux for learning purpose. And that's the reason I have installed Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (Trusty Tahr) x86 on my VMware 11. The problem is this: I am using ...
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Toggle Fullscreen keyboard shortcut broken in 14.04?

I'm running a fresh install of 14.04. I've tried many different settings for "Toggle fullscreen mode" in [All Settings->Keyboard] , including ctrl+alt+o, super+8, and tens of others. Once I change ...
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Ubuntu 14 - Mouse and Keyboard do not work after a new install

A couple of days ago, I attempted to resurrect an older PC. I downloaded the most recent ISO 32bit Ubuntu file , and went through the install. However, when the OS starts up. I am not always able to ...
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Issue with ubuntu and bluetooth mouse and keyboard

I have a bluetooth mouse & keyboard (Dell KM714) that don't seem to be recognized by Ubuntu 14.10. They don't appear in the list of bluetooth devices when I am looking for them. Is there a way to ...
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How can I change the functionality of the keys on my Ubuntu laptop?

I got a HP 255 G2 laptop running Ubuntu 14.04 and I want to change the functionality of the F2,F3,F4,F6,F7,F8,F9,F10,F11 and F12 because F2 and F3 are used for changing the luminosity,the others are ...
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Enabling SIL phonetic Biblical Hebrew keyboard

Looking through /usr/share/X11/xkb/symbols/il under Ubuntu 14.10, there are several Hebrew keyboard layouts defined: “Hebrew”, “Hebrew (lyx)”, “Hebrew (phonetic)”, “Hebrew (Biblical, Tiro)”, and ...
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14.04 Mouse and Keyboard issues with a fresh install

I have what I think are two unrelated issues with my laptops keyboard and a USB mouse. Keyboard: When I turn on the laptop everything boots up fine. Once I get to the login screen however my laptops ...
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Why is shift-alt being mapped to meta?

Some background: I look after the key handling code in the Kodi media centre software, and I've been trying to pin down an obscure bug reported by a user. They have a remote control that emulates a ...
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Installing Japanese language support from command-line

According to some questions, this is how it's done: sudo apt-get install language-pack-[cod] language-pack-gnome-[cod] language-pack-[cod]-base language-pack-gnome-[cod]-base Where [cod] is the ...
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Fast-pressed key triggers auto-repeat (Ubuntu 14.04 LTS)

When a key is pressed and released quickly, it will auto-repeat until the keyboard is touched again. Lorem Ipsummmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmm It looks like the system receives the "keypress" ...
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Lubuntu 14.04.1 - Accent suddenly disappear mainly in Vim and GVim

Recently I made a fresh install of Lubuntu 14.04.1 in my netbook. Now when I open Vim or Gvim and after switching applications windows, the accent (in my case is Portuguese Brasil) get disabled ...
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Thinkpad Bluetooth K/B disconnects when pressing crtl

On 14.04, I've been able to use Lenovo ThinkPad Tablet 2 TAB2 Bluetooth Keyboard with Stand - 0B47270 04Y1488 fine. Suddenly, after a few hours of idel time, it starts to disconnect. Looks like it ...
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PS2 Mouse and Keyborad freeze in Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

I have been running Ubuntu 14.04 LTS since July this year with no problems in respect of the Keyboard and mouse - both connected to PS/2 inputs. I have an older Packard Bell iXtreme system - 64 bit ...
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Right-shift alone changes input source

Whenever I press and release right-shift without pressing another key, the input source changes. I can't find this shortcut listed in any of the keyboard or language control panels. I have four ...
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Linux alternatives Softwares Xbox controller

I already know it's possible to manually configure a HID device from terminal in Linux using a couple (many) commands. I wonder if it's also possible to get easier in the process using something ...
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Beep when Esc key is pressed [duplicate]

How can I configure Ubuntu (14.04 LTS) to beep when certain key is pressed (Esc key in my case)?
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How do I setup a keyboard mapping compatible with a Chromebook?

Google's Chromebooks do not have standard keyboards. Ubuntu has a Mac layout, but no Chromebook layout. Help! Keys that do no function correctly: All the F keys after F5 All the "Media" keys below ...
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How can I log in to my computer?

Help! I changed my language on keyboard and I shut down my computer. Now keyboard doesn't work in English which I need to enter my password.
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Bluetooth keyboard must be re-started at every boot [closed]

I just downloaded and installed 14.04 to replace a xubuntu 14.10 that has been crashing on every reboot. Now, with nothing else installed, My Logitech bluetooth keyboard must be turned off and back on ...
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Keyboard Shortcut

I am new to linux and I tried to set up a keyboard shortcut that would rotate my second screen, however, when I use the command nothing happens. Is there something else I have to configure to ensure ...
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change screen brightness

I've got a strange situation and I'm hoping someone can shed a light on it. I re-installed my dell laptop (and switched from unity to gnome) today and (as expected) dimming my screen didn't work. So I ...
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Can I move/resize windows a pixel at a time with my keyboard?

In Windows (since at least XP, probably before), if you use the keyboard to move or resize a Window, you can get very precise locations and sizes – even more than with a mouse – by using the Ctrl key ...
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14.10 VNC keyboard issue

I've set up vnc4server on my ubuntu box (gnome session). (When monitor is connected to that box, I use Unity) When I connected, I figured out that "s" and "d", and arrow keys are doing funny ...
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Weird keyboard bug

I use ubuntu 14.04 on a Dell XPS 15. My keyboard is not working properly. Let me try to describe what the problem is. It happens only with the keys asdfghjkl; When I press them, their behaviour is, ...
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Deepin's keyboard notification

So I installed deepin on my system triple boot with ubuntu 14.04.1 and win7. While deepin was good it had too many issues and lags, but I liked something that I have wanted for a long time i.e. when ...
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No touchpad and keyboard on Toshiba Sattelite at start

I have a big problem because I can't log in to Ubuntu on my computer, because when I see the login screen, nothing works. Originally, I solved the problem using this soplution (I pressed NumLock when ...
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Map my menu key to fn or achieve similar functionality

I'm using an Lenovo Ideapad y410p and (hoping someone at Lenovo sees this) for some stupid reason, Lenovo decided to put the Fn key on the left side of the keyboard while most of the keys with extra ...
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Need to remap my Esc key in xkb

Okay, so, recently, my Esc key on my laptop broke, and now it is to the point where it is either not working, or stuck in a position where it would act as if I'm holding it down. So, after some ...
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(Lubuntu) Play/pause key and volume keys not working

I am unable to get the forward and backward keys, volume keys working, nor the play pause keys. I am using lubuntu 14.04 LTS
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Keyboard activated LED's blink out on language change

When I change languages on my 14.04, my keyboard's LEDs go out. For example when Num Lock is activated in English when I Shift+Alt to change language the led goes out, the function though remains (num ...
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After Upgrade from 11.10 to 14.04, Laptop Keyboard Keys Not Working

The keys that don't work are: F11, F12, Hyphen, Opening Square Bracket, Forward Slash, Insert, Numpad: Forward Slash, Numpad: Star, Numpad: Minus, Numpad: 7, Numpad: 8 How do I restore them to a ...
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Cannot type using onboard

Having problems typing with Onboard, I can use the other one, at a much slower speed. Yet I can " Type Symbols " on Onboard Keypad... I do not understand ( I am New to the Computer ), Please Help :(
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Ubuntu 12.04.5 slow keyboard

I installed Ubuntu 12.04.5 on my Asus laptop and I have a problem with my keyboard which is randomly slow and repeat some characters. So I looked for a solution, I found that I have to disable "Slow ...
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Making one certain key STICKY and another one into TOGGLING key

How do I make Fn key work like toggle and Caps Lock sticky? Currently, I want these two specific keys but I prefer a general solution to the problem.
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Sometimes custom hotkey does not work

Sometimes after a while custom hotkey does not work and I should logout and log in. Is there any other way to fix it? Why this problem happened?