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

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How to pair external bluetooth keyboard to ubuntu touch BQ phone

How do I pair external bluetooth keyboard to ubuntu touch phone (Aquaris by BQ) build r22? Behaviour: Keyboard is recognised by bluetooth manager, but button is & stays grey unable to pair. ...
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Ubuntu Vivid Vervet: Compatable Bluetooth Keyboard and Mouse: System76 Gazelle hardware

I recently upgraded to Vivid Vervet on my System76 Gazelle laptop. The upgrade went perfect, updated my bluetooth drivers using System76 repository. The problem, I am pairing my Apple Bluetooth A1314 ...
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Powerbook G4 Ubuntu Backlight Install Trouble

I am following the keyboard backlight directions from this website https://wiki.ubuntu.com/PowerPCKnownIssues I get through all the directions until I try the make install command. I get this ...
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Looking for an on screen keyboard working with firefox

I'm looking for an on screen keyboard. florence and onboard do not appear, when selecting the address bar in firefox. I'm using Xubuntu 14.04. Firefox says it works great with the gnome on screen ...
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Configuring grub-pc, I cannot select an option

I am trying to select /dev/sda for GRUB when running "sudo apt-get upgrade", however no matter which key I press it treats it as "ENTER". This means if I press the spacebar to select /dev/sda for ...
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Is there a program which can assign whole words as shortcuts?

I would like to type entire words (using modifier keys) for every key on my keyboard. The desire is to increase typing speed by using less key presses. For Example: mod + A --> The mod + Q --> ...
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Xbindkeys & xte - keybindings not works

I have problem with .xbindkeysrc config. First line works as expected, Mod4+Space change language layout. But other configs won't work, if enable Mod4+w 'w' not works. What I can do to make this ...
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Problem with Keyboard Layout

I am creating a keyboard layout for my Dad (Yeah I gave him Linux!) On windows he used this one (The first one "Russisch für Deutsche, empfohlen" (translated: "Russian for German users, ...
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need to hold on keyboard key in order to type

I was using MINT and suddenly keyboard stopped working properly, And if I want to type any thing then I have to hold on each key for 1-5 second. Now I have UBUNTU 14.04 (64-bit on HP-dv6) installed ...
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How can I map keyboard buttons to my mouse buttons?

I have 2 extra buttons on my mouse that I would like to map as "Home" and "End" I am able to map mouse buttons to my keyboard using xkbset, but I would like to do the reverse and map keyboard buttons ...
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Using /etc/rc.local to turn off keyboard backlight no longer working in 15.04

I have an Asus laptop, and the keyboard backlight comes on full at startup. I formerly used the instructions here to issue a sudo command to turn it off. Basically, the steps were: gksudo gedit ...
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Most of the time I get '^?' instead of backspace action

I am finding a lot of the time that if I press BACKSPACE I just get this in the GUI Terminal app: ^? I also find that if I press INSERT that I get: ^[[2~ And this is becoming rather annoying as ...
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How do I get my Apple Wireless Keyboard and Magic Mouse to work on Ubuntu 14.04?

I know I have already asked one Ubuntu question but that's just cause I've been having to borrow someone else's usb keyboard and mouse all this time... I have tried to set it up in the Bluetooth ...
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External keyboard not working on laptop

I've got a ThinkPad T430 laptop with a wireless Logitech K520 keyboard/mouse combo. I'm running Ubuntu 14.04 with XFCE. The Logitech keyboard works fine when logging into Ubuntu, but then it stops ...
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Keyboards writes “bad” space characters in gnome terminal

It looks like at random times my keyboard inserts a character that is displayed as a space character but isn't one, preventing the shell from interpreting it correctly. For example before "sort" below ...
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How do I prevent Kubuntu from forgetting its sticky keys settings?

I'm running Kubuntu 14.04 and very often it forgets its settings that sticky keys are turned on by default? In Accessibility → Sticky Keys, Use Sticky Keys and lock Sticky Keys are marked. At least ...
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When i'm changing folder name, sometimes , my keyboard stop working.Why?how can i fix it?

I select the folder; Select rename; and next i don't know what happened but my keyboard block. Only restarting my PC i can solve the problem. How to solve it definitely. Thanks for your attention.
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Ubuntu - remap copy/paste and language switch

I am using Linux (Ubuntu) with XFCE at work. At home I use Mac Os with Cmd+c etc shortcuts. This is very useful because you can use Control as regular key in terminal without stupid remapping like ...
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keyboard problems ubuntu 14.04

So the thing is, I have been using this laptop with ubuntu for 3 days now. It worked fine until today. Btw, it is a hp pavilion dv6 laptop. I was using it to host a dedicated csgo server to play with ...
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Glide pad and keyboard stops functioning after some time in Ubuntu 14.04

I recently installed Ubuntu 14.04 (64 bit) on my laptop. I have this problem of my laptop's right/left click buttons not working but the glide pad would still be able move the cursor on the screen and ...
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P key acts funny in desktop mode but acts fine in boot mode?

My laptops keyboard is acting weird, when I'm in boot mode like grub menus such acts like this 'p apt-get' but when I'm booted into a log in screen or opened a notepad, here's what happens, 'ppppppp ...
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Ubuntu 15.04 : Sound, keyboard, terminal shortcut stopped working

I have recently upgraded to ubuntu 15.04. After this, I am facing some weird errors. My shortcut CTRL + ALT + T stopped working for terminal. Function keys for Sound not working anymore. My keyboard ...
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Keyboard stopped working after key remap

After following How to remap Super(left) key to control key and restarting the computer. My keyboard, a dell at101 http://i46.tinypic.com/30djz91.jpg is almost completely unresponsive. It will not ...
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Logitech bluetooth keyboard pairing change

The Logitech bluetooth keyboard Y-R0021 pairs smoothly. It is an «Ipad» model which comes with a «Home» button instead of «Escape». However, there seems to be no way to access the F keys (F1, F2, ...
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How to remap a bluetooth keyboard

I have a bluetooth keyboard (here is the link of keyboard's manual: http://cdn.targus.com/web/uk/downloads/akb32it_user_guide.pdf) and I want to remap that keyboard. I already tried using xmodmap, but ...
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TeXmaker 4.4.1-1 function keys don't work after upgrading (14.10 - 15.04)

I was using version 4.4.1 but after upgrading from Ubuntu 14.10 to 15.04 the function keys didn't work anymore (e.g. F1 for Quick Build, F6 for PDFLaTeX, etc.). I reinstalled TeXmaker via apt-get with ...
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Ubuntu VM has wrong mapped keys from keyboard

When I do shift 2, I should get your typical "@" but I get a double quotation mark. When I do shift ' , I get an @ instead of a double quotation ("). All the other keys work fine. Anyone know how I ...
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Click/Key press not recognised at Ubuntu login on t440s with external monitor on resume

If my t440s laptop is suspended and I plug an external display in via either the VGA or Display port connector, then open the lid to resume it, I go to the standard Ubuntu gnome login screen, the ...
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can't change keyboard layout to german on ubuntu server

I have a fresh installed ubuntu server in a virtualBox and am trying to set the keyboard layout to german, but don't succeed. I have installed and configured dpkg-reconfigure keyboard-configuration ...
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USB Keyboard not working in Xubuntu session - How to debug?

My USB keyboard doesn't work in Xubuntu, but does in Gnome, Unity or the console. Details below... I have a Logitech unifying USB receiver that connects to a K330 keyboard and a mouse. I have two ...
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Ubuntu terminal: How to change ctrl + c (interrupt) to something else?

I'm using Ubuntu 14.04 LTS with Unity right now. I've changed my copy and paste keys to Ctrl + C and Ctrl + V respectively. The command I've used is this: gconftool-2 -t str -s ...
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Why is Numlock turned off by default?

Is there a special reason why NUMLOCK is disabled/turned off by default? It feels like (when searching the internet) most users (including me) wants to enable it by default.
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Can't Type In Text

I recently installed Ubuntu on my computer. I got it to run smoothly until this point. I am unable to type text anywhere in Ubuntu. Any ideas? Output of xinput list: ↳ Logitech Device. Wireless ...
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Modifier Keys get stuck on single or double tap

I have a Lenovo Miix 2 11" tablet/laptop that uses a Synaptics keyboard dock. I noticed that if I press and release any of the modifier keys, they will remain "on" until I press another key. e.g. ...
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Problem with keyboard layout after initialisation

When I log in to ubuntu in the top of the screen the square for keyboard layout correctly shows my preferred layout. But when I type the layout is set to English. If I go at the top and 'change' to my ...
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Disable Gnome Shell document preview

I have a password protected LibreOffice Calc file. When I press the SUPER key and type the name it is shown. Now I press enter or click the file and it is opened with some document preview, but this ...
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How can I disable the Super button so that it won't bring up the Search window?

I know this question may have been asked before but the solutions are all out of date or don't work. I am running Ubuntu as a VM in VMWare on a Mac. If I try to switch from Ubuntu (in VMWare) to the ...
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My mouse and keyboard don't work together in Ubuntu

When I'm holding a keyboard button pressed, my clicks with mouse are ignored in Ubuntu, I can move the mouse pointer but clicks are ignored, both keyboard and mouse are connected with USB to my e530 ...
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Channel Fn Keys to Chrome Running in Background

I recently started using Google Chrome on my Laptop primarily for Google Play Music. My keyboard has some Fn keys which are great for controlling music players (like Rhythmbox), even when the screen ...
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Gamepad keyboard shortcut

Assuming I know the "name" of the key of my gamepad, HOW: How can I open Emulation Station by pressing that key in my gamepad, normally I type emulationstation in terminal and works of corse... But ...
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My fn keys to change brightness/volume stopped working on Ubuntu

Suddenly I started getting a black screen on startup for a few seconds and a few lines show up there before they vanish and it boots. I haven't been able to find any other problems except for the fact ...
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How to program F Keys - UBUNTU 14.10

I would like to program the F keys for commands I more often use in Ubuntu. For example, say I want to program F1 to open a directory I use quite often, F2 to Open the Terminal Window which then ...
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HP Wireless keyboard and mouse not working with ubuntu 12.04

I own a HP wireless keyboard mouse which use the same USB dongle to connect to the PC. The keyboard works in BIOS and GRUB but when I reach the login screen, they stop working. It worked earlier after ...
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How do I keep change in keybaord configuration even after keyboard change and/or sleep & awake?

I wanted to change Caps key to Ctrl which I did by the following command setxkbmap -option ctrl:nocaps The problem is the change remains for the session only. I even added the command to startup ...
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Keyboard keys not working all of a sudden?

OK,I'm running Ubuntu in the 'Try without install' mode.The keyboard was responding alright for the few minutes.Then all of a sudden one by one the keys started losing functionality. Right now I'm ...
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udev keyboard mapping, gnome 3 workspace

I’m using the Microsoft 4000 keyboard, and a managed to map the zoom keys to pageup and pagedown in udev using this tutorial. But I want to be able to map them to workspace up/down in gnome 3. could ...
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Function keys and numeric keypad problems on packard bell tk85

i've installed Ubuntu 14.04 on my packard bell tk 85 but i'm having problems with the built-in keyboard. Looking at the keyboard setting i can see that the keys from F1 to F12 are mapped correctly. ...
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Using multiple keyboards for multiplayer games?

I often play some games with a friend of mine that use single-screen or split-screen multiplayer, with arrow keys controlling player 1 and WASD keys controlling player 2. I have an extra keyboard ...
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Keyboard shortcuts don't work

I upgraded ubuntu 14.10 to 15.04 and ALL my Keyboard shortcuts are broken. I mean shortcuts like ctrl+alt+t, fn+any arrows. I checked keyboard settings and all is turned on. Any idea how to fix it ? ...
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I can't type a “b” when I'm in the command line

Update I can't even paste a b. I am trying to upgrade to Ubuntu 15.04 but I need to delete some files in the /boot directory. When I cd /oot I can't type a b. So, I thought, I will list the files in ...