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

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Keyboard shortcut not working

I want to execute a command from terminal which uses the output of another command as an argument, so I used $ operator as in sudo arpspoof -i wlan0 $(/sbin/ip route | awk '/default/ { print $3 }') ...
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keyboard input meathods (ibus?) crashed, and icons randomly rearranging

Well, I got another issue, and it's this: One day, a mysterious window randomly popped up after a while after login, and after doing some basic stuff and using Kazam, I rebooted, and my icons began ...
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How to interact with window behind gnome-terminal on shortcut key press?

I often use Terminal to write code in vim, and as my Terminal is see-through I am able to see what it behind it, so if I have a manual behind it in a browser window or something like that, then I can ...
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How to make a keyboard shortcut which pastes a text snippet? [duplicate]

Is it possible to make a Custom Shortcut (could be Shift+Ctrl+ALT+F12) which pastes a clear text snippet (i.e. my e-mail address)?
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Ubuntu Eclipse : Backspace key started working like Delete key

Yes, Its happens suddenly when i am working on eclipse don't know how. I am working on eclipse, backspace key works all fine but suddenly its started working like delete key (When press backspace we ...
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Keyboard backlight turns on after lock screen/display on

I've just upgraded Ubuntu (15.04 to 15.10) and now I'm running into a weird behavior: whenever I lock the screen (using any of Ctrl+Alt+L, Win+L or just clicking on "Lock" in the taskbar menu), the ...
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Where is Slovak keyboard QWERTZ

I can not find a QWERTZ keyboard for slovak language input. In the place of Z there is a "Y", how can I get a QWERTZ keyboard? Thanks.
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Ubuntu Blueman MS Designer Keyboard pairing fails

I previously got my MS Desinger Mouse working by installing Blueman and Bluez on Ubuntu 15.04. I am know trying to pair my keyboard, running blueman-manager I can detect the Designer Keyboard - I then ...
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Multimedia Keys on my Keyboard have a 50/50 chance of working

I have a Dell XPS 13 9343 Laptop running 15.04 x64 (fully updated) and a Logitech K270 keyboard. The issue I have is when I boot and login I have about a 50/50 chance of the multimedia keys working. ...
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The 5 key is being held down by a ghost?

I'm on Ubuntu 15.10 plus wily-proposed and upgraded to latest packages. When I leave my machine for approximately 30 mins and return to it whatever text entry widget has focus has the number 5 being ...
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Keyboard not working in Grub and Windows

When Grub start and I press an arrow one time the highlighted doesn't stop and I can't move the highlighted again (after of press the arrow I can't use Enter, Ctrl+Alt+Del, etc.). But if I press ...
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Logitech K380 bluetooth keyboard - make function keys default

There is a software for Windows called "Logitech Options" which can switch media keys to function keys, but this setting is not remembered in keyboard. There are similar cases with other logitech ...
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Two languages mixed on interface Ubuntu 12.04

I'm having a problem with the language display on my Ubuntu interface, the version I'm using is Ubuntu 12.04 (I can't upgrade it due to low capacities of my pc) I had English as a default language ...
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Using NumLock key as End key

I have a Asus n551 laptop. It's mostly usable despite an inconvenient touchpad, Optimus graphics card that complicate things and a screen that shows major (depending on your sensitivity) color ...
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How to reset default shortcuts for Ubuntu 15.10 (Macbook Pro Late 2013)

How can I reset the keyboard shortcuts back to defaults? I have installed Ubuntu 15.10 on a MackBook Pro Late 2013. If there is any other specifics you need from me to assist, please let me know and ...
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Shift Keys Malfunctioning

sorry for bothering everyone. But I've been having some problems with my lenovo thinkpad recently. This suddenly happened this morning and now I can't get it back to normal. For example, when I press ...
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How to remap keyboard permanently - Letters, not CapsLock or Num Lk [duplicate]

This is what i do xmodmap -e "keycode 135 = g" but i lost it everytime i shutdown/restart my computer. I use ubuntu 14.04. Please someone can help me to make this change be permanent? Thanks!
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super key malfunction - closes window on press on ubuntu 15.04 (updated)

For most of time it worked fine. however for last couple of months super key is malfunctioning and refusing to correct itself. On press it simply closes the selected window instead of opening dash. ...
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On screen keyboard for locked screen

As I am having some trouble at the moment with the locked screen and entering my password, I was wondering if there was some sort of on screen keyboard which could be displayed to me on the locked ...
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Keyboard layout doesn't correspond to selection in language inputs

I have installed US international and French keyboards. But as from today, whichever keyboard I select, I get the same layout (basic US, apparently). I have tried deselecting, reselecting, adding and ...
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problem with SHIFT, CTRL and ALT button with integrated keyboard

I've bought a new notebook. HP Pavilion 15 ab062nl. but i've a problem with keyboard with SHIFT, ALT and CTRL buttons. for example, when i press SHIFT button to write Upper case letters, writes some ...
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Unknown keyboard language

I'm a Linux newbie and I'm struggling with defining my keyboard setting. I googled and tried many solutions but didn't solve my problem. By system settings, I have Croatian keyboard but that isn't ...
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Disable laptop's internal keyboard ubuntu 14.04 permaneltly

I am using a DELL INSPIRON laptop. Unfortunately there occur an internal problem on the keyboard of the laptop. It may short any key which self-pressed all time and reasonable some problems which is ...
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USB inpout devices Mythbuntu

I have a basic Dell USB wired keyboard and USB wired mouse. It's the cheap set that Dell ships with the PowerEdge servers. I can't either of them to work consistently in Mythbuntu 14.04.3 LTS. I did ...
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some keyboard keys along with 'shift' not working most of the time

Some keyboard keys along with 'shift' key not working. The keys are the number keys. along with 'shift' these do not work, so I have to use onboard all the time. I cannot use exclamation mark, at the ...
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Keyboard and Mouse not working after update in Kubuntu 15.10

Both were working properly before update. When I upgraded/updated my Kubuntu 15.10 and restarted, keyboard and mouse stopped working in login screen and in recovery mode. How to restore to the ...
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Toshiba Satelite Function Keys change after standby

So, I have a toshiba satelite L50D-B-16M, with windows + ubuntu 15.10 dual boot When I boot the computer, the keys F1-F12 function as special keys (for screen brightness and volume etc), this is the ...
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ubuntu lenovo twist super_l tablet button keydown not working correcty

I have a Lenovo twist running Ubuntu 15.04 and i have remapped the super_L key on the monitor to control_l using xmodmap. but it's not working properly. when i look at it in xev i see that the ...
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Keyboard capture issue

I've been a long time Fedora user, but while waiting for Fedora 23 to sort out its bugs, I'm using Ubuntu 15.10. Now, as expected is everything working just fine. Except my keyboard seems to not ...
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Trackpad and keyboard does not resume after sleep

On my laptop Toshiba Satellite L50-A-1D6/VG10S it seems pretty frequently keybord or/and trackpad do not resume after sleep. I found many questions pretty similar but no solution for me. Anyone who ...
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Is Logitech MK220 Wireless Keyboard and Mouse Combo compatible with ubuntu 14.04

Is MK220 compatible with ubuntu 14.04. Am just was searching for a low cost wireless keyboard and mouse for my ubuntu 14.04. Please comment
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Weird key layout

Since I updated to ubuntu 15.01 my super key shortcut is not working, and some other shortcuts such as changing input language are not working either. If I choose the Show Keyboard Layout option, my ...
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Is there a way to backup my hotkeys (on Xubuntu)?

I use certain hotkeys/keyboard shortcuts from the keyboard (type in keyboard in the menu) and window manager (type in Window Manager in the menu). Sometimes I like to test different ubuntu based ...
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Keyboard does not work on Ubuntu 14.04 Eee PC

I have just installed fresh copy of 32-bit Ubuntu 14.04 on my friend's laptop Eee PC. During the installation the keyboard was working fine, however, it does not work after installation - I can't even ...
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Shortcuts stop working on cyrillic layout after some amount of time

When I boot my system - all shortcuts work well - no matter what layout is chosen. So I just press ctrl+c and ctrl+v (or in Russian it will be ctrl+c and ctrl+м) and it works! After some amount of ...
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How to select text for copy and paste in Chrome by keyboard not using the mouse?

I have some online tutorial open in my Google chrome. It tells me to run some commands in a terminal. My current workflow is to select the necessary parts via mouse, and insert the copied text via ...
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need app to map keyboard and mouse contols to wired xbox360 controller+chatpad

I have downloaded joysticks but it seems to just give diagnostics on the movements of the controls. Is there an app I can download to allow me to configure a wired xbox360 controller + chatpad to ...
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how can one debug the keyboard kernel driver?

I have a Lenovo Thinkpad Yoga S3 (spring 2015). it has a rather strange bug when it comes to the internal keyboard: When waking up from suspen, the internal keyboard no longer reacts -- some times. ...
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Ubuntu for Surface Pro 4

I know the Surface Pro 4 is new, but has anyone tried to support the keyboard and mouse pad for it? None of the input devices (screen, key/mouspad, stylus) appear to work when I load the live USB. I'd ...
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is there a command to turn on keyboard lights?

I just updated the BIOS of my friend's Dell Latitude E6420 (from A08 to A22) and found out that the keyboard has a back light! There is a FN+Key which toggles thought the scales of brightness, maybe ...
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Is there any “babytype”-like aplication on ubuntu?

Please, let me know what are the best keyboard type trainers for children on Ubuntu? I was asked to use babytype but this app is for Windows OS but I'm using Ubuntu.
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How to map AltGr to Ctrl+Alt

I would like to map the AltGr key on my keyboard to produce Ctrl+Alt. I am aware of xkb and xmodmap. As far as I could tell, however, using those you can only map from key combinations onto single ...
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Can't read CTR while initializing i8402

For over a fortnight, I can't boot into Ubuntu desktop edition 15.04 (now 15.10), on IBM system x3100 M4. While Dual booted windows 7 boots fine. The initial problem was wrong typing with Microsoft ...
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How to get a Logitech Unifying Remote to work during server install

So, with the new version of Ubuntu now available, I thought I'd take the opportunity to do a fresh install on my Ubuntu server. But I ran into a major issue. The only USB keyboard I currently have ...
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After using tablet mode touchpad and keyboard not responding on Aspire R13 - Ubuntu 15.10

I am working on an Acer Aspire R13 and everything is working fine until I close my lid to tablet (so the lid is closed but the screen is on top). After I do, touchpad and keyboard are not responding ...
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How to reboot Ubuntu the Magic SysRQ way using a Dell's E5450 keyboard?

I have a Dell Latitude E5450 and I don't know how to reboot it the Magic SysRQ way. On a default keyboard, I hold both Alt + s-abf (print) and press the following sequence: R E I S U B What's the ...
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Keyboard shortcut for shell script in 15.10

For a while now I have been assigning some of my personal shell scripts to keyboard shortcuts in Ubuntu (by going through Settings > Keyboard > Shortcuts and assigning them under Custom). After ...
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How to copy an entire command line to my clipboard, without the mouse?

Imagine that I have this line in my terminal: youtube-dl --get-thumbnail --extract-audio --audio-format mp3 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v= After testing it, I would like to copy this line above ...
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Brightness control not working FN keys ubuntu 14.04/15.10

I have a toshiba laptop C855D-124 with an AMD/ATI, and since i installed the graphic card drivers that i can't adjust the brightness.... the FN key works with the other options, just not the ...
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Ubuntu Gnome Keyboard error

I wanted Gnome GUI instead of Unity and I installed it and it worked fine, but some time later it started having the following error: When switching keyboards via mouse, the keyboard itself changes ...