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

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Create custom keyboard shortcut to send Super+2

I'm trying to set my numpad to be a media control centre. I want to have the 0 key pull up Clementine and bring it to the foreground. Right now I have it set to launch Clementine, but it just dances ...
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Keyboard shortcuts for spatial navigation between open windows (Switch to the window to the left/right/top/bottom of the current one)

Is there a program or utility that would let me map keyboard shortcuts for switching between open windows according to their relative placement on the screen? For example: I have three windows, one on ...
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deleted the compiled keyboard layouts

First of all, I'm new to Linux (using Ubuntu, and got 1 day of exp :p) so even though I think I know how to fix the problem, I don't know how to actually do it. I wanted to change the keyboard ...
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Remapping Alt-Tab behaviour on Xubuntu

How can I remap Alt+Tab behaviour in Xubuntu? I'd like to map this to a different combination as I'd like to keep Alt+Tab reserved to virtual machines that I run. I am aware that keyboard focus for ...
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How to switch to a desired layout using a command?

I often press alt+F2 or Super+R to quickly run something. I know where to edit keybindings, so I can add an extra-action (a command to execute) to those hotkeys. Action that I want to add is ...
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Combining mouse buttons and keybord keys for hotkeys

Question is about mouse buttons customization. I want ctrl, alt, shift to modify my mouse buttons behavior on being pressed. My mouse have 9 buttons, prev, next buttons in it already working. I ...
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Remap buttons on secondary device

I've seen a number of discussions that are similar to this issue but I haven't yet been able to get this working. I recently broke my left pinky finger pretty badly. I got the Fragpedal Quad and am ...
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non-US external keyboards with ubuntu touch

On android I've had issues with non US keyboards, they didn't work without special apps or some fiddling with system files. As ubuntu touch is based partly on open source android (cyanogenmod?), and ...
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Disable Ctrl + spacebar MATE

I have MATE on my Ubuntu computer but I have a little and simple problem. I play gmaes in fullscreen and when I press Ctrl+Spacebar it uncaptures the mouse. How can I disable this function of ...
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language write on the keyboard problem

the problem is the language to write always returns to the automatic English despite I remove the English language in my writing language t y .
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Keyboard and mouse unresponsive at login screen

Running Ubuntu 14.04 for a couple of weeks and now the keyboard and mouse has stopped working. Works well when booting, can access and change boot settings, but as soon as I reach the login screen it ...
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14.04: Keyboard and Mouse Not Working in Login Screen

I'm using ubuntu 14.04. After booting, the login screen freezes and I can't use keyboard and mouse, actually no input hardware at all. In recovery mode, it works fine. I tried to sudo apt-get update ...
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How do you fix menu-key spam?

My keyboard has a menu key button (pressing it causes a right-click menu to appear). I accidentally held this button for a while and now I have a lot of menus stacked on top of each other. I can ...
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Num Lock changes Tab behaviour

I'm running Xubuntu 14.04 on VirtualBox. The Num Lock key works fine for disabling / enabling the numeric keys, but it makes the Tab key stop working as expected. Using xev, I see that with Num Lock ...
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Logitech multimedia keys well recognized but not actually working

I've just bought a wireless combo keyboard + mouse, specifically Logitech mk270. Everything is working out-of-the-box, except for some multimedia keys, specifically the ones for the audio and the home ...
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Beep on caps and num lock not working

I've activated the beep when you press caps and num lock, but it is not working (I mean there's no sound when you press them). My guess is that it tries to use the motherboard tiny built in speaker, ...
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Logitech illuminated keyboard (Lubuntu 14.04)

I've recently changed to Lubuntu from Ubuntu and Pinguy OS (gnome shell). I love Lubuntu, however, the multimedia keys on my Logitech Illuminated Keyboard doesn't work in Lubuntu. Odd thing is, they ...
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dualboot windows 7 behaves as if th left key is stuck but works fine in ubuntu

Windows behaves as if the left key is stuck. I have a laptop the onboard keyboard doesn't work nor does the mouse. Only the media keys and the power button work on the laptop i use a usb keyboard and ...
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Why won't rc.local run xinput?

I added this command to the rc.local file: xinput float 12 Then I saved the file. But when I reboot my PC, Ubuntu doesn't execute this command, cause the internal keyboard of my laptop is still ...
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Change shortcuts in Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (64 Bit)

I'm using Ubuntu 14.04 LTS 64 Bit, would like to change some of my shortcuts, especially the Alt+tab combination (to switch applications). However it simply doesn't work: All changes under "Settings > ...
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xubuntu 14.04 change “minimize all windows” (show desktop)

None of the suggested answers: How to change de "Minimize all windows" shortcut in Xubuntu? Simple launcher to minimize all windows?\ Is there a keybind to minimize all windows, ...
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Abnormal keyboard behaviour on Ubuntu 14.04

It's some weeks that the display response of my keyboard(s) on my Olidata desktop PC is unusually slow and error affected (unexpected inversions of letters, e.g. "msall" instead of "small"). It ...
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Grub navigation with volume key and windows key on surface pro

I recently dual booted my surface pro with ubuntu 14.04 (and upgraded to 14.10). Everything works fine (since I upgraded to 14.10). There is one little problem. i don't have the windows clip on ...
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Integrated laptop keyboard stopped working in Ubuntu 14.04 after removal-installation but working in BIOS and GRUB

I'm using a wireless USB keyboard for now. The integrated laptop keyboard stopped working after I disconnected it from the mobo temporarily for cleaning. I had thought initially that it was broken, ...
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Newbie question on USB Mouse

So I'm a total newbie to Ubuntu - installed it last night - and I've ran into a few problems: Firstly, I have two monitor displays connected to my computer. Monitor 1 works fine - mouse and keyboard ...
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Android Studio shortcuts are not working

I use Android Studio in Ubuntu and everything was working fine. Since two weeks that shortcuts stopped working, Ctrl+C, Ctrl+V, Ctrl+Z. I tried to change Keymap in Settings but without success. What ...
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Applying changes made with xmodmap

I'm trying to switch the Ctrl and Command keys using xmodmap, but even though the output of xmodmap -pke shows that the key codes were changed, the keys still perform the original function. This is ...
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Key swap not working after reboot

I am running 64 bit Ubuntu 14.04 and I want to swap my caps lock and control key. I run setxkbmap -option ctrl:swapcaps and it did work. But after reboot, it gets back to what it used to be: caps lock ...
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Keyboard calculator stopped working in ubuntu 12.04.5

After upgrading to ubuntu 12.04.5 my keyboard calculator stopped working especially in libreoffice calc & writier. How do I fix this please? Newbie so easy to understand directions would be ...
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How to change input language in login to XRDP?

I can enter my login name in RDP since it is latin. While installing Ubuntu, I set language switch to Ctrl-Shift and it works in console. Here it is ignored.
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after disconnecting HDMI cable, the screen flashes

I have 12.10 Ubuntu installed on DELL XPS17 laptop. I have problem that after disconnecting HDMI cable, the screen flashes each time I press any key on the keyboard. I tried to do unity restart, but ...
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How to remove indicator from gnome-shell panel

How to remove the keyboard indicator from gnome-shell in Ubuntu 14.04? I hate everything about it
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Keyboard pass-through from one Ubuntu PC to another?

I have two PCs running Ubuntu. Both are on a common LAN and I can even connect them directly to each other with an ethernet cable. Now, it just so happens that I hate the chiclet keyboard on the ...
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cannot scroll up and down on boot select menu with new keyboard

I just bought a razer deathstalker, which works great on my windows boot. However, I went to restart my system, and when I got to the boot menu, it was unable to move up and down to select a boot. ...
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Tilde key on Mac Air with Ubuntu

By default, no layout on my Macbook Air allows me to print backtick (`) and tilde (~) symbols. Instead, I get backslash, pipe or whatever, depending from the layout. I changed the behavior of the key ...
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Disable brightness and keyboard back-light at start-up?

I'm new with Linux and I have an issue that I have being researching and have not been able to find a solution so far. I was wondering if any help can be given. I have an Asus Q500A with Win-8 and ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 custom keyboard layout doesn't work

I'm spent hours trying to get this to work, and I have no idea, what I'm doing wrong. I must admit, that I'm fairly new to Ubuntu, so I might be missing something obvious... I've read several ...
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Why do most of my drivers not load after updating kernel to 3.13.0-36?

I recently upgraded my system with a new motherboard, and reinstalled Trusty to have an AMD64 system (old motherboard was 32-bit). Reinstallation (side-by-side), with 14.04.01 LTS went fine and new ...
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How to have my USB playstation 1 controller work properly with ePSXe?

I am running 14.04, and i have installed ePSXe 1.9.0. And running the ISO games was ok and i have input from my USB playstation 1 controller. However, if i try to press a gamepad key it 'forgets' ...
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enter-keystroke value changes when numlock is switched on-off

The Enter button does not return a /r value when numlock is on, instead it returns /u003 Is this OK?
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How to know where in /dev/ is a USB keyboard loaded?

To be precise, when you plug in a USB storage device, it is loaded in sd something, but where is a usb keyboard loaded in /dev/?
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Cannot connect Logitech Tablet (Bluetooth) Keyboard 920-004603 with 14.04

I'm having trouble connecting my Logitech bluetooth keyboard with 14.04.1. I have tried this recipe for Logitech K810 http://blog.chschmid.com/?p=1537 but it didnt work. Using the bluetooth manager I ...
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Bash Script for adding Keyboard Layout to available Layouts

I am writing a bash script to add a layout (Urdu as input language) to the available keyboard layouts. The current status is: script automatically detects the current layout, as a string. adds te ...
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Disable keyboard input wake up

I want to disable making my laptop wakes up from suspend on keyboard input. I searched a lot and I disabled all devices in /proc/acpi/wakeup but it still wakes up when clicking any button. I checked ...
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How do you install language support? [duplicate]

How to produce diacritical (accented) characters under Ubuntu 14.04? I used to be able to do it under 12.04 by installing the relevant language support, however under Ubuntu 14.04 the only available ...
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Mouse registering as a keyboard causing the actual keyboard to stop working

I just bought a new natec mouse to replace my current one, the problem is that once I plug the mouse in my keyboard stops functioning until I unplug the mouse and unplug-replug the keyboard. After a ...
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Right Alt is AltGr

My keyboard's right Alt is considered to be AltGr in KDE environment. How can i disable it? I want right Alt be the same as left one.
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The keyboard is disabled

When I close my laptop and then open again do, then I can not use my buttons. How do I fix this? I see my screen but I cannot use the keyboard
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Number pad doesn't work for Quick Tile Kubuntu 14.04

I have setup the shortcuts for Quick Tiling to do Meta + Ctrl + 1 (or 4,7,3,6,9 respectively) for tiling the current window in the corresponding corners or sides. When I type that with the number ...
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Acer Aspire E1-140 Keyboard Arrow keys(Up,Down,Right) Not working

Acer Aspire E1-140 Intel Celeron quad core processor Notebook Arrow keys(UP,DOWN,RIGHT) not working. I have tested ubuntu-14.04,Lubuntu-14.04 and Linux Mint 17 theses distro but result was same.Help ...