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

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Ubuntu 14.04 terminal up/down arrow special char issue

Today when I opened terminal and typed ↑ (up) / ↓ (down) arrow key to get the previous run commands, to my horror I am getting special characters all over the terminal screen. Even when I ...
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Questions about Mac Book Pro Keyboard and shortcuts

I have been researching a lot about this and I cannot seem to find any useful information about this topic, what so ever. I have now been using Ubuntu in one week, and have gotten pretty confident ...
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Keyboard setting

I installed Ubuntu 14.04. Keyboard setting is not always working when I turn on the computer. Most of the time requires I set up it (Be vs En) at any reboot. Not a big deal but if anybody knows how to ...
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Pinnacle Game Profiler

I have used pinnacle game profiler to play games on windows using a xbox 360 controller but i can't seem to see if pinnacle works on Ubuntu 14.04
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Ctrl + F4 opening tty in lenovo g400s

I've just installed my lenovo g400s with Ubuntu 14.04 64bit. The problem is when I want to close tab by pressing Ctrl + f4, it open tty and I cannot go back to desktop although I press Ctrl + Alt + ...
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Arrow keys and delete key not working

I opened my laptop today to find that my arrow keys, excluding the left arrow, and delete key are not functioning correctly. The down arrow brings up the notification that the trackpad was disabled, ...
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Dell inspiron 3537 keyboard and touchpad

With new dell inspiron 3537 keyboard works fine with livecd. Everything stable. Touchpad don't works at all but this is not big deal because I have external mouse. But when i install system on disk ...
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pairing bluetooth keyboard, the “continue” button is disabled. why?

I'm trying to pair a Samsung keyboard to my Lenovo Yoga via Bluetooth. As you can see from attached picture, the computer recognizes the keyboard, yet the "continue" button remains disabled, no error ...
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How to assign individual LEDs for different layouts?

Using Xubuntu 14.04 Trusty Tahr. My keyboard config is: XKBMODEL="logiik" XKBLAYOUT="us,ru,ua" XKBVARIANT=",ruu," ...
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Chrome not accepting US international with dead keys keyboard 14.04

Using 14.04 with keyboard selected as 'US international with dead keys' as my keyboard layout option, (so that I may use characters from other languages) and the system accepts text input as you would ...
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The touchpad on my Thinkpad (T420) no longer works in 14.04. Why?

The Fn+F8 keyboard shortcut which used to toggle between the touchpad, legendary thinkpad red pointing device button thingy in the middle of the keyboard, and both, no longer does anything apart from ...
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Shortcut keys for changing input source not working in Login screen

I use Shift+Alt shortcut to change the input source language and it works fine everywhere except the login screen, and when waking up from suspend. Is this a bug or am I missing something? I am using ...
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Windows key shortcuts

Is there a plugin that will give me the same directional key shortcuts as with Windows 7? Basically, if you hold the windows key and tap a direction, the active window changes to a side, top, bottom ...
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Multimedia Keys not working?

I have tried out Keytouch and successfully created a new keyboard file and also successfully applied it. But still my multimedia keys are not working. I am using lubuntu 14.04 and audacious for audio ...
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Chrome in the launcher does not open with keyboard hotkey (Super + #)

I'm running Ubuntu 14.04 LTS and I have chrome as the first application locked in my launcher. When I click it or press Super+1 the Chrome icon just flashes, but never opens the app. All other apps ...
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How can I disable the “voice” feature (Ubuntu 12.04)

Ok.. now I feel really stoopid. I researched this as best I can, but haven't been able to locate anything about this particular occurrence. I must have inadvertently clicked a key or combination of ...
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USB Keyboard doesn't work in Ubuntu 14.04

My USB keyboard isn't working in Ubuntu 14.04, but also didn't work in 13.10. I upgraded today in the hope that the issue would be resolved, but it wasn't. The keyboard works in BIOS and GRUB but ...
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Permanent Changes to xkb-settings (12.04)

I am able to remap caps lock to be an extra ctrl key by running the following: setxkbmap -option "ctrl:nocaps" However, as discussed in this question, the changes are not persistent (also after any ...
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Num Lock key triggers tab?

I recently installed Kubuntu 14.04 and ever since then didn't get my Num Pad to work. I have a Samsung Laptop with a Num Pad (not in a higher layer on the main board, but next to it). The system ...
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keyboard not working in grub

I installed Ubuntu alongside windows 7. Now when I get to the menu to select my keyboard will not work so I cannot choose any os to boot. My keyboard works in bios. And I have checked and legacy is ...
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Some keyboard keys do not work after installing Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

I just installed Ubuntu 14.04, and some keys F5, F8, w, p, f, h, k, l, fn, left, right, up and Backspace) are dead and do not respond. When I check in the Keyboard Layout Chart they simply don´t ...
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Multiple keypresses not working properly in games

I have an issue with my keyboard on Ubuntu 13.10 but this has been going on since 9.10. I tried to test on a Wine game (Mass Effect 3) and on a native Linux game (Left for Dead 2 on Steam) both with ...
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Why keyboard layout change to RU after suspend, reboot, hibernate?

I'm using 2 input sources - EN and KZ(Kazakhstan). In System Settings -> Text Entry EN is upper then KZ, as I understand this is means that EN is default layout. If I suspend my laptop and then ...
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Addition of a second keyb layout on ubuntu 12.04 through CLI

I have an ubuntu12.04 desktop installation in which i can add a second keyboard layout (i.e. German) with the mouse going through system tools> system settings > keyboard layout >layout. From there i ...
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“Play Audio” button on the keyboard not working unless focus is on player

I just bought a wireless Logitech keyboard and the "play button", "next track" and "previous track" arent working at all, even thought they were working on the previous keyboard, now I cant make them ...
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Increasing Mouse-key acceleration

I've searched around, but I cannot find anything telling me how to adjust the mouse-key speed. Is there a menu I'm missing, or a command I can type in to change this?
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Reasign Super Key Ubuntu Minimal GNOME 3

How can I reassign the Super Key in Ubuntu with GNOME3? Hello. I installed, today, Ubuntu Minimal. Further I've installed gdm, gnome-shell, Firefox, gnome-terminal, gno-menu, gnome-tweak-tool and ...
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Why is I-bus pinyin (Chinese) always active, even in English & Spanish keyboard layouts?

I am having some issues with I-bus pinyin input for Chinese. It seems like there are two related problems. Basically, pinyin input is either always on or always off and I'm not able to change input ...
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How to change “Keyboard Input Method System” to “None” in Ubuntu GNOME?

Every time I install the default version of Ubuntu 14.04 (with Unity), I go to "Language Support" and change the option "Keyboard Input Method System" to "None", because I need it that way. Today, I ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 LTS - Consistent boot and desktop problems

I finally found it in myself to make the switch to Ubuntu from Windows XP (one month after support had ended for it). I am enjoying my time with Ubuntu, but I have been having some issues that are ...
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Change keyboard layout permanently in Xubuntu 14.04

I have a fresh Xubuntu 14.04 Trusty Thar installation (not upgrade) and I need to change my keyboard layout each time I boot. These are the contents of file /etc/default/keyboard: XKBMODEL="pc105" ...
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Brightness fn key shortcut doesn't work on ASUS laptop

The brightness shortcuts via fn key don't work. I tried each solution from this answer and its comments. After editing /etc/default/grub file I rebooted. GRUB_CMDLINE_LINUX="acpi_osi=Linux" ...
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Where has /lib/udev/keymap gone? How do I adjust keymaps in Trusty?

I tried to use this tutorial to make scroll switch work on my Microsoft Natural Ergonomic Keyboard 4000. But I face following error: sudo: /lib/udev/keymap: command not found I have udev version ...
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Execute script as root on global hotkey independent of logged in user?

Desired scenario: Upon system boot, a bash script is loaded which listens for a specific global keypress, independent of logged in user, also listening in the lock screen. Upon a specific keypress, a ...
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Map Double Click to Key Combination

I'm currently using xbindkeys and xdotool to map certain keyboard/mouse combinations to various keyboard shortcuts. Now, I'm trying to set up my mouse such that double-clicking the middle mouse ...
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Keyboard backlight only stays on in a light environment

So on my ASUS laptop (Q501LA), I can adjust the keyboard backlight with the hotkeys just fine, but the backlight seems to behave opposite to what you would expect - in a dark environment (like a room ...
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Keyboard locks and prevents typing

Sometimes my keyboard locks. I mean I can use my mouse but nothing I type gets into screen. (I guess it might be related with watching youtube videos... but I think this happens even without ...
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UK Macintosh USB keyboard mapping incorrect after 14.04 update. How can I fix it?

After updating to 14.04, my keyboard layout isn't quite right. I'm using a wired usb macintosh keyboard with UK keys. It used to be ok before the update, I even blogged about the need to select ...
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Map “Home”, “End”, “PgUp” “PgDown” on HP Mini

I have an HP Mini 110, which comes without any Home, End, Page Up or Page Down keys. According to an official support page, those keys should be mapped to Fn+Arrow, but that doesn't work on my ...
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no windows category in keyboard shortcuts when using gnome classic

One of the first things I do after installing a Linux distribution is to define a keyboard shortcut for "maximize window vertically". In Ubuntu (unity) this is done via system settings -> keyboard -> ...
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How do I disable keyboard autorepeat?

How do I disable the keyboard feature whereby holding down a key causes it to start automatically repeating?
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apostrophe as dead key prints apostrophe before special character

Since this morning i have strange bug. I have apostrophe as dead key for latvian characters. Everything was fine untill this morning. Now when i hit apostrophe and, for exapmple "a", i get "'ā" ...
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Keyboard shortcuts keep resetting

There is a conflict between the Ubuntu keyboard shortcut Ctrl-Alt-S (which does "toggle shaded state") and the emacs macro Ctrl-Alt-S, which invokes forward-search-regex, which of course is vastly ...
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Can't type accents in uppercase letters in Chrome

I'm using Kubuntu 14.04 with the latest Chrome (Version 35.0.1916.114) and while inside any Chrome window I can't really type accented uppercase letters. So, for instance, these é á ã ó ò are ...
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14.04 ThinkPad Edge volume buttons stopped working

The media buttons for increasing/decreasing the volume of audio output and the mute-button stopped working out of nowhere. The buttons are still recognized by the system, as I can select them to ...
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Wireless Keyboard + Mouse combo for use with Ubuntu and Windows.

I am looking for a set of Keyboard and mouse that : are Wireless are Compatible with Ubuntu and Windows Don't use disposable batteries (maybe internal storage that gets reloaded through USB, like ...
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Microsoft Natural Keyboard 4000 becomes unresponsive every few minutes

I just installed Ubuntu 14.04 on my desktop. Every few minutes my Microsoft natural keyboard 4000 becomes un responsive. The leds turn off. I need to unplug and replug in the keyboard. This is a USB ...
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usb keyboard doesn't work in initrd shell

I'm working on a custom initrd that I'm netbooting and need to break into a shell. Unfortunately the USB keyboard doesn't work once it breaks into the shell. It does however work when I netboot it ...
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Custom keyboard layout not showing in Settings

I am trying to create a new keyboard layout where two keys are inverted with each other. This is what I have done: Edit /usr/share/X11/xkb/symbols/se to add: partial alphanumeric_keys xkb_symbols ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 LTS - Volume control keys

I've used Ubuntu 14.04 LTS for 3 weeks. My laptop's(Samsung RV510) function keys did work for volume changing until now. Yesterday they suddenly didn't work anymore when I turned on my computer. I ...