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

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Keyboard not working

The keyboard has no function - in no program /app After booting the kb is OK, login is working...then nothing Changing to the terminal on alt- ctrl- F1 ...The keyboard is OK Any hint?
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XBindKey reload bug

I have installed xbindkeys to change some keys, and I could not reload my config file while following a tutorial https://wiki.archlinux.org/index.php/Xbindkeys : xbindkeys -p is not reloading the ...
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Changing enter and tab

I would like to make enter key act as tab and tab key act as enter in my keyboard, and also backspace to (`) and shift-backspace to (~). I would also like to change Left, Down, Up and Right to F1, F2, ...
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'Windows/Super' key gets remapped to 'Alt' through TeamViewer

This seems to be an issue that only manifested in the last few versions maybe 14.04+. Win/Super works as desired at the computer itself. Through TeamViewer however Win/Super is instead mapped to Alt. ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 keyboard light not working

I created a virtual machine with Ubuntu 14.04 LTS to test some command that I need to learn in my classes. But my Keyboard light isn't turning on, the key to turn them on is SCR LK on windows. But it ...
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An error occurred while mounting … .iso keys:Press S to skip mounting or M for manual recovery

I found, that due to some errors with mount configuration, the following error occurred: An error occurred while mounting ... .iso keys:Press S to skip mounting or M for manual recovery Regardless ...
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What is the “Alternative Characters Key”?

On Ubuntu 15.10 I see in Settings / Keyboard / Shortcuts / Typing The "Compose Key" and the "Alternative Characters key". I know what the former is, but not the latter. Does it duplicate the ...
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Matias Laptop Pro fails to connect

Trying to pair with a Matias Laptop Pro on my Razer Blade running Ubuntu. On bluetoothctl I get: [bluetooth]# pair 20:77:03:26:09:DF Attempting to pair with 20:77:03:26:09:DF [CHG] Device ...
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my keyboard freaks out, help

whenever I select some text and backspace it, it kinda copies and whenever I type fast it pastes itself between the letters I don't know what to do with it I don't know if i was able to explain it ...
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How to prevent key repeat for my mute/unmute key?

I have set a very low key repeat delay because I like it … makes me feel working faster :-) However, this creates problems with the hardware mute/unmute button on my computer (a Lenovo ThinkPad ...
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Ubuntu 15.10 Surface 3 Pro keyboard not working

I have recently installed Ubuntu 15.10 with kernel version 4.2.0-34-generic on a Surface Pro 3. Everything is working out of the except the detachable keyboard. I have followed the following guide ...
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My Keyboard is malfunctioning after installing Ubuntu Mate 15.10

I'm new to the forum and to Ubuntu. I installed Ubuntu Mate 15.10 yesterday in my Asus F5GL laptop in a separate partition which is Vista already had. Problem is when I'm try to log in my Keyboard is ...
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after installing Ubuntu unable to access as keyboard shift key not working so unable to enter pw

I have just done a fresh install of Ubuntu onto the internal hard drive of my laptop. During the process of installing Ubuntu, I clicked the option to encrypt drive, and entered the same password I ...
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shift + left alt not working

I´m currently unable to make special characters using left alt on my MacBook Pro, Swedish keyboard (running for an external SSD, Ubuntu 14.04). For example, if i try to make a pair of curly brackets ...
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character “5” repeated in text fields, and system freezes

I am running Ubuntu 15.10, with the latest updates. When I type in a text field (google search, type name of file, etc..) the number 5 gets typed on its own and it keeps repeating until I press ESC ...
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MinimalCD - Strange input lag on certain keys `, ~, ´, and ¨

I´ve just installed mini.iso Ubuntu 14.04 and there is some kind of international keyboard features that are causing me to need to double-tap ´ or `. If I use these keys and then immediately another ...
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Keyboard problem, strange functioning

I've looked almost everywhere and I can't find a solution. I have a Hp Pavilion 15 Ubuntu 14.04.4 installed, the thins is I was writing a text document when suddenly s key started working as F5. Then ...
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creating keymaps in ubuntu

I'm using a special keyboard that doesn't have keys like PageUp, PageDown, Home, End ... I want to create a keymaps for these keys. For example, when I press ctrl+Up, my computer will behave like I ...
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managing keyboard layouts outside unity

I would like to know if there is any way of using the standard ubuntu keyboard layouts from outside Unity. I am using a different WM (Fluxbox). The brute force approach would be to use xkb. I can ...
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Trackpad and keyboard erratic behaviour on Thinkpad Yoga (15.10)

I'm trying to troubleshoot some problems that have been plaguing my Thinkpad Yoga, running 15.10. First up, the trackpad stops working for seconds at a time. This alone makes it almost unusable. But I ...
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Root system problem

I have a root system problem with Ubuntu 14.4 errors were found while checking the disk drive for / This is a common problem. I have followed numerous treads on this site: none have worked! I ...
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Logitech Keyboard Lag under 15.10

I have a Logitech keyboard and mouse combo with a mini USB dongle. The mouse is an M185 and the keyboard a K270. I have two setups - one in work and one at home. The one in work plugs into my Dell ...
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Bugs with read and variables (busybox)

I have a //tiny// problem with my script: I cannot get the $key1 content. Basically, the script writes into /tmp/bios.sh, runs chmod +x on it and launches it (see result 1). The command set shows ...
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Ubuntu 15.10 - FN Keys working in unity but not in gnome shell

Exactly what the title says. More specifically: Volume keys - Working in Unity AND Gnome Brightness keys - Working in Unity Disable touchpad key - Working in Unity The weird thing is that even ...
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Problem with login screen

I'm an ultra nooby beginner with Linux and Kubuntu, so please be patient :) Since yesterday I've got a stupid problem. When I turn on my PC, and when my login screen shows up, after 2-3 second it ...
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How to Create A Startup Script for Keyboard LED

Freshly installed 14.04, CoolerMaster Storm keyboard. I'm not at all concerned with being able to toggle/turn off the LED, I simply want the LED to turn on before login, i.e. while looking at the ...
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iniramfs-tools error to TTY1 login but lost keyboard

New Member, Very new user of RPI and Ubuntu Mate 10.15 I have 5 R-PI's that we used as wallboards I log on to them using putty, each time I log in I get a message saying updates: 3 packages can ...
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Ubuntu Mate, Bluetooth “Failed to connect device”

I am running Ubuntu Mate 15.10 on a Raspberry Pi 2 and I'm having a problem connecting my Ipazzport bluetooth keyboard. Ubuntu detects it but when I run setup I get "Failed to connect device" Any ...
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Ubuntu XFCE no keyboard on wake from suspend

I am running Ubuntu 15.10 with xfce4 replacing Unity. Whenever I suspend my laptop (Sony Vaio vgn-nr260e, 2gb ram, 200gb hdd, previously ran Vista) and wake it, the keyboard will work fine for typing ...
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Help with re-assigning a key on boot

I have a broken enter key on my laptop, so instead of replacing the keyboard I am re-assigning the return key by executing this command in the terminal: xmodmap -e "keycode 62 = Return" Keycode 62 ...
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How to type accent grave without letter or alt in terminal?

I'm trying to type a terminal command that calls for an "accent grave" (`) character. I'm running Ubuntu with a US keyboard, and I can't find how to type this. I see lots of talk about using alt codes ...
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How to disable workspace zoom shortcut?

Ubuntu has the shortcut: Super + S - Zoom out, show workspace switcher as per: https://help.ubuntu.com/community/KeyboardShortcuts How do I disable it? It's not listed in the keyboard ...
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Turn off keyboard backlight, Asus laptop (Ubuntu 15.10)

When I boot up my laptop (Asus K501UX) keyboard backlight is turned on automatically. I want to turn it off by default, when Ubuntu is loaded, without using any hot keys. sudo find /sys/class/leds/ ...
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Xinput - get button ID pressed on device

good day Question: I am trying to map (and eventually remap) buttons on my Logitech G930 Headset. I would like to record each button as it is pressed and map it. Could anyone guide me through ...
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Remap Keypad Ins/0 key to Right Arrow Ubuntu 14.04

The title pretty much covers it... What's the simplest way to do this? I'm currently flipping through the /usr/share/X11/xkb/symbols/us file, but there are a million different section, seemingly for ...
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Problem in Steam game (CS:GO) Numpad

I installed Steam, and I was playing Counter Strike Global Offensive. The problem is that, Numpad Enter key is not working. Basically, I binded Enter key on Numpad in ingame, but it seems like not ...
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Switch between applications with a small list

I am currently using the application switcher provided by compiz, in an alt-tab way. What I want is to have a key configured to show the full set of currently open windows, maybe at the corner of the ...
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keyboard not accepting input after opening Chrome or Chromium in VNC session in Ubuntu 15

I am running Ubuntu 15.10 and 15.04 on a couple of servers that I admin and access using VNC sessions most of the time. When I open Chrome or Chromium in these machines, the system asks me to unlock ...
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Bluetooth keyboard stops working after reconnection

I am working with a bluetooth keyboard under Unbunt 14.04. Everything is fine, till I leave the keyboard for enough time to let it go in sleeping mode. After awakening, the connection is established ...
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sudo dpkg-reconfigure keyboard-configuration has no effect :-(

Unfortunately the change of my keyboard layout does not has any effect with the command "sudo dpkg-reconfigure keyboard-configuration" on my ubuntu 14.04.4 LTS server running in a virtual box. Even if ...
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Editing Virtual Keyboard Layout

Is there a way to manually edit the layout of the Onboard, or Florence virtual keyboard? I want to make the keyboard fullscreen and function similar to a virtual gamepad, with keys in the bottom ...
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Is there a way to make Caps Lock led indicator to indicate current keyboard layout?

In Ubuntu 13.10 and older there were a keyboard layout option "use keyboard led to show alternative layout", so I could use it to have caps lock LED indicating current keyboard layout. Now there is no ...
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Completely disable “close lid” key binding

I have acer aspire e13 es1-311-c6bx. When I close the lid it wakes up from sleep, be it by clicking to sleep or setting closeLid=sleep in power options, and touchpad is not working anymore. I can ...
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Configuring keyboard hotkeys with same scancodes and different keysyms

I have a bluetooth keyboard Samsung bkb10. It is keyboard for andoind mainly, so it does not have alt, super(winkey), f1-f12, menu, but has lots of hotkeys(most of them work nice under linux). But ...
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Touchpad and Keyboard doesn't work after some time

I'm trying to install ubuntu alongside Windows 10. I install Ubuntu using bootable USB. When I joined to the Installation page after some time mouse and keyboard stops working. Same with (Trying ...
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Disable menu shortcuts

I'm using Eclipse on Ubuntu with Emacs keybindings and whenever I type Alt-F the File menu appears, but I want the cursor to move forward one word. I know in programs like Terminal I can disable menu ...
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How to use foreign keyboard

I believe I have the keyboard I want installed (PL) and I am used to using alt+letter (windows) or control+letter (mac) to insert foreign letters. I am struggling to figure out how to do the same ...
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Select All doesn't work

I recently switched the command key and control key (I follow this topic : How do I switch the Command key and Control key on a MacBook Pro? ) But my "Select All" shortcut doesn't work... How can I ...
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Bluetooth Keyboard not pairing 14.04/Lxle

I know this question has been asked before and i have spent all day looking at those solutions but they are not helping! On Lenovo G50-30 connecting H-Write mini bluetooth keyboard. The keyboard ...
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Keyboard flashing instead of dimming

So, I have an ASUS N56VB with ubuntu 15.10 and I encountered a problem a few days ago, my keyboard backlighting that was previously working fine now doesn't respond properly to the bright levels, it ...