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

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Disable keyboard suspend key

How do I disable my keyboard's suspend key? My keyboard (Logitech k800) has a key for powering off the pc, in Ubuntu its working as a suspend button. I've tried assigning another shortcut to that ...
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Kubuntu 12.04 - Touchpad and keyboard stopped working at random

As in the title, I've got this problem with my Kubuntu 12.04. At first I've thought that the whole system was hung, but it happened again 5 minutes ago and, while the keyboard and the touchpad ...
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Keyboard shortcuts gone from menus in some programs in Ubuntu 12.04

I have noticed that keyboard shortcuts from GVim and Inkscape are gone from the menus of those programs in Ubuntu 12.04. In Ubuntu 10.04 these shortcuts were displayed in the menus. Are there ways ...
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Super key combinations for media keys don't work

My keyboard doesn't have media keys and I've always used Super shortcuts for media keys. However in Ubuntu 12.04 they no longer work. I want: Super+C - Play/Pause Super+X - Stop Super+Z - Previous ...
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Keyboard light hotkey (Fn + F3 and F4) rarely work on an Asus G60J

Im using Ubuntu 12.04, and my laptop is an Asus G60J. Specifications: Ubuntu 12.04 64bit Intel i7 720qm Nvidia gtx 260m 4gb RAM The laptop always start with the keyboard backlit On. The hotkeys ...
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Num Pad on Apple Keyboard in Java Application fires two events

I use netbeans IDE 7.1.2 for Development on Ubuntu 12.04. When typing numbers with the num pad the digit is displayed and the cursor relocated as if used the num pad with num lock disabled. In ...
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keyboard shortcut gnome-terminal (ctrl-tab) and (ctrl-shift-tab) in 12.04?

Keyboard shortcuts in gnome-terminal (Ctrl+Tab and Ctrl+Shift+Tab) in 12.04 don't seem to be working. Is there a setting that I dont know of?
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How do I view the keyboard buffer?

I would like to be able to find some passwords I forgot to wright down. I use Ubuntu 12.04 LTS. update I realize I cant find passwords on the buffer but i would like to know how to read the ...
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Installing Ubuntu 12.04 on iMac 21.5 using wireless keyboard!

Good evening everyone. I am planning to dual boot Ubuntu and Mac OS on my iMac however I faced an issue. Mostly everyone seggest to use wired keyboard while installing Ubuntu on Mac however I don't ...
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Mouse focus and keyboard error

My mouse can still move but is unable to interact with the windows under certain conditions. alt-tab doesn't work. but i can kinda use my desktop with my keyboard. I want to report this bug but don't ...
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Problem with ubuntu 12.04 - dell xps 15z - keyboard, trackpad, graphic card

I've just installed Ubuntu 12.04, and it doesnt recognize any additional drivers, the keyboards does not work nor does the trackpad nor does it recognize the graphic card. How can i solve this ...
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How can I input punctuation marks like ellipsis?

In Mac OS X there are ways to input punctuation marks by combination of some keystrokes. For example, Alt + ; inputs a precomposed ellipsis character (…, U+2026). Alt + [ opens a curly double quote ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 Asus Eee PC 1005 weird keyboard

After upgrading to 12.04 on my netbook the keyboard got weird behaviour Before logging in to any session everything's OK (i tested the input in vt1) but as i log in with any session (unity or unity-...
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Editing pommed.conf doesn't seem to have an effect

I am on a Macbook Pro 5,5 running 12.04 LTS, pommed v1.39, and Gnome Shell 3.4. On Macs you should install the pommed package to make full use of the media keys on mac keyboards: brightness for ...
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Russian phonetic keyboard layout

The keyboard layout GUI in 12.04 system settings is not responding on my laptop. In a different post a workaround was found (see: Cannot switch keyboard layouts). Problem now: Having manually ...
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Numlock don't stay on [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Force numlock to be on on boot at login screen I upgraded from 11.10 to 12.04 and the numlock doesn't work to me. I put it on but it go off automatically. I tried a new ...
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How to map a key to another on my keyboard?

My space-bar button is not working any more so i want to change the behavior of it to another key to simulate space button press, so how to map space button to the right alt/windows key ???
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Upgrade 12.04 LTS from 11.04, Keyboard Freeze and Monitor cannot light up [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What should I do when Ubuntu freezes? My PC is Dell Optiplex 380, the original OS is Ubuntu 11.04, and I upgraded it to 12.04 right now. After reboot, the keyboard is ...
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Keyboard shortcuts not working in 12.04? [closed]

I can't get my shortcuts to work, among other things in 12.04. Anyone else with this problem? I'm not very pleased with Ubuntu 12.04 so far. What a letdown!
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Bluetooth keyboard won't connect until PIN verification

I want to connect my bluetooth keyboard (macintosh) at Startup. But what should i say, i have to enter a PIN, without a keyboard is connected... Is there a way to connect my keyboard without ...
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Ctrl+A suddenly becomes Home. What did I do?

Earlier today, I was tweaking my fresh Ubuntu 12.04 installation. I added and removed (and purged) several PPAs and also installed GNOME Shell. It wasn't working the way I had intended it, so I ...
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keyboard freezes with cursor as hand icon

I've now experience twice on my MacBook Pro 6,2 with 12.04 and Unity, where some combination of two or three fingers on the track-pad causes almost all keyboard input to be blocked, and the the mouse-...
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Keyboard and touch pad is not working on a Dell XPS 15z

I am new linux user, I dont anything about how linux works, i am working on that, but mean while, i installed ubuntu on my Dell xps 15z, it works fine, except for the keyboard and the touch pad mouse. ...
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How do I enter Polish characters?

I just installed Ubuntu 12.04 and... I've got a problem :) I'm living in Poland, so I want to write texts in polish with polish chars such as ąćęłńóśźż, too. Unfortunately, it's impossible. We write ...
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Keyboard and mouse not working after upgrade [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What should I do when Ubuntu freezes? I just upgraded to 12.04. Now, I can get into the desktop but after that point nothing works including keyboard and mouse. Therefore ...
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Upgrading to Ubuntu 12.04 loses keyboard and mouse

I just upgraded my Ubuntu to 12.04, and somehow its lost keyboard and mouse support, Logitech EX110 Cordless, preventing me from logging in, both the main and recovery mode won't respond to any keys ...
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Input doesn't work after upgrading to Ubuntu 12.04

I have a Macbook Pro 6,2 running OSX 10.6.8, Windows 7, and Ubuntu. I use reFit to be able to choose which one to boot but I've never had a problem with reFit in the past. I was running Ubuntu 11.10,...
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How do I enable Scroll Lock?

I need to enable scroll lock so I can toggle lights on my keyboard. This works on Arch.Funny thing it doesn't work on Ubuntu. http://linuxtechie.wordpress.com/2008/04/07/getting-scroll-lock-to-work-...
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12.04 german qwerty

Keyboard Layout "German (qwerty)" missing since 12.04 states, that German (qwerty) was removed in favor of German(us). That layout however is not shown in the configuration dialogue. I tried manually ...
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Ubuntu does not remember keyboard layout

I’m trying to set an alternate keyboard layout, but I’m having trouble doing so. I chose "Deutsch (Neo2)" during installation of 12.04, and this is the only layout I need. I have Ubuntu on my laptop (...
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Keyboard not working on a Samsung 300e5a laptop

I tried to install Ubuntu 12.04 on a Samsung 300e5a laptop. The keyboard was not available during the installation, i don't know why, so i thought that it was just a glitch, and i used to virtual ...
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How to change keyboard type?

There was an option in older versions of Ubuntu to select type of your keyboard — for example PC105, Apple, etc. Now I am using Ubuntu 12.04 and Logitech Illuminated Keyboard. The thing is that Winkey ...
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No keyboard layout switch after reboot

Since the "Applications -> Settings -> XFCE Settings Manager -> Keyboard" dialogue does not allow to assign a new key for the "Change keyboard layout" action, I have added a "Keyboard layouts" plugin ...
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How do I type [ and \ with a Mac keyboard?

I am using a Mac with an Apple Wireless Keyboard - French. I have installed Ubuntu as virtual machine by VMware Fusion. The keyboard setting of Ubuntu is as follows: And the preview is not exactly ...
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Terminal window not showing password [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Nothing shows up on the screen when I type my password When I open a terminal and it asks for my password I can't type in the PW because the keyboard wont react. It works ...
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Logitech K750 not working

I brought new Logitech K750 keyboard. When I insert wireless unifying receiver to my laptop, I was expecting that some software utility will pop up for installation but all in vain. I rebooted the ...
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Keyboard map is incorrect when using an NX-client

I have a problem with nomachine NX-client in Ubuntu. It seems that the keymapping has a problem. For example, the arrow keys do not work (except for up key which opens printscreen!). I searched online ...
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How can I assign hotkey for a keyboard layout? [duplicate]

How can I assign hotkey for a keyboard layout, as showed on screenshot from windows ? I want to turn on Turkish on Ctrl + 1 and Tatar on Ctrl + 2
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Windows randomly stop accepting input from bluetooth keyboard

I've got a laptop running Ubuntu 11.10 with the most recent updates and an Apple Wireless Keyboard that syncs via bluetooth. The Ubuntu box is also a Synergy server, using QuickSynergy to run Synergy. ...
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Permanently change keyboard layout

I am using Xmonad and LXDE, so I don't want to use gnome-settings-daemon. But there is a problem - without it I cannot switch into or type in Cyrillics. I found some temporary solution - when I enter ...
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How do I turn on sticky keys from the CLI?

I'd like turning sticky keys on and off to be done from a script. This is especially helpful to those not using kde/gnome/xfce.
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wireless keyboard +installation

I have a running Win7 "system" with wireless keyboard and mouse. They are not running till windows is ready to start (login screen). If I install Ubuntu (or any other system) I will not be able to ...
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Change is key-mapping is not remembered in Ubuntu 10.04

I have mapped my PageDown key to the Return command on my keyboard as the original Return key is broken. I used the following command [ I'm using Ubuntu 10.04 ]: xmodmap -e 'keycode 117=Return' It ...
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WIll 12.04 have a keyboard backlight indicator?

I have a laptop which has a keyboard with a backlight. This works fine, brightness indicator, volume indicator, but nothing appears on for keyboard backlight. Will 12.04 eventually have a keyboard ...
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IMAC install of ubuntu, wireless mouse and keyboard not recognized

'm trying to install 11.10 on my mid 2011 imac but it doesn't seem to recognize my apple wireless keyboard or my magic mouse. They're both bluetooth devices and they were recognized on windows 7 ...
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Stop Keyboard Shortcuts information screen appearing [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I disable the Unity keyboard shortcut overlay? If I hold windows key & click, this keyboard shortcuts screen appears. Is there any way I can stop this appearing ...
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dead keys not working in java app

The Arduino IDE is based on a java application called processing. While typing text into processing, it refuses to accept any of the characters under dead keys like " ' ^. As a work around I: Open ...
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I'm not sure if this is a valid Ubuntu bug to file

I was in the process of filing an bug on Launchpad, but I had second thoughts because there were so many threatening warnings of the effect, "Don't file a bug report unless you're sure it's a bug, and ...
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Microsoft Wireless Keyboard 3000 v2.0 doesnt recognize “Flip Key”

The Microsoft Wireless Keyboard 3000 v2.0 has a new key called a "flip key" where the right windows button should be (to the right of the right alt key). This is a picture, the key in question is ...
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Enable on-screen keyboard from the command line

My keyboard just broke down, so I wanted to enable the on-screen keyboard, found in "Universal settings", via the command line (by logging in to that PC via ssh).... Unfortunately, I cannot find any ...