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

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Key Repeat functionality doesn't work on certain keys (Ubuntu 12.04)

I'm running Ubuntu 12.04 on a Macbook Pro and key repeat (when I hold down a key) is not working for any of the brightness buttons (keyboard backlight and screen brightness). Is there any way to ...
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Robomongo not switching keyboard layouts without reload on Ubuntu

I have installed Robomongo 0.8.4(a mongodb administering tool) on Ubuntu 13.10 with a deb-package downloaded from it's official site. When I switch the keyboard layout it does switch system-wide but ...
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Garbled caps/lowercase on Sony Vaio VGN-FS485B

I have replaced Windows XP with Ubuntu 12.04 on my 2006 Sony Vaio (model PCG-7L1M VGN-FS485B, 1.73 GHz CPU, RAM upgraded to 2GB). It went OK and I was happy until: Firefox needed to open a new ...
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key repeat periodically stops working

I'm assuming this is a low-level bug, but just in case there's a known fix: I have a Logitech Wireless k360. Works perfectly fine on both Windows and Ubuntu most of the time except every now and then ...
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Only touchscreen on boot

Sometimes when I boot up my Lenovo ThinkPad twist, only the touchscreen works. The keyboard will work until I log in, but then both the keyboard and touchpad (and trackpoint) stop working. Only the ...
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How do I install the Korean (Hangul) keyboard on Ubuntu 13.10?

I've been looking around the internet for tutorials on how to add the Korean keyboard. As of now, the only thing I've done is I added the Korean language in my Region & Language system settings. ...
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how to assign a command to a single keypress

I want to run some commands when certain single keys are pressed. Specifically, I have a volume up key and a volume down key and want to assign the following commands to these keys: volume up: pactl ...
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How to reset administrative password without the use of a “p” key.

So I do not know my administrative password. I read up on how to reset it by clicking left shift after the BIOS page upon start up. going to the recovery option, then root, then doing mount -o rw, ...
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How to create keyboard shortcut that toggle start/stop .jar file?

# this is for running the AIORemote server from my Ubuntu 12.04 LTS Laptop to run with my Android device as remote control mouse pad and wireless file transfer. I know how to create keyboard shortcut ...
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use Keyboard, Video and Mouse on a headless Ubuntu

Need help in using a monitor, keyboard and mouse on a headless ubuntu as and when needed, to detail, at home , I have Ubuntu 12.04 running on headless mode, now as and when i get my monitor and mouse ...
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Wireless Keyboard Trust 16593 not working

I have a wireless keyboard/mouse combo, a german Trust 16593. While the mouse is working perfectly, the keyboard does nothing. However, it does work when connected to a windows pc. The reciever does ...
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Keyboard Touchpad not working

I have installed and updated from 13.04 to 13.10 last week(new installation), and all was running perfect, but suddenly my keyboard doesn't work anymore, not even the touchpad. Both where ok a few ...
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Alt+Shift layout switching problem in 13.10 [duplicate]

I tried to set Alt+Shift as the keys to switching a keyboard layout in my Ubuntu 13.10. The only problem is every time I type Alt+Shift when I set the keys, it is also writing "Next Group". When I ...
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problem switching between shift and super key

since my shift key in my keyboard is not functioning properly I wanted to permenantly switch between shift and super key. I've succeeded doing that by using xmodmap command which runs this script: ! ...
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CTRL+C / CTRL+V don't work with PCManFM

Sometimes the file browser of my Lubuntu OS(PCManFM) doesn't accept CTRL+C / CTRL+V commands. I have to copy files using the mouse. CTRL+X have this random problem as well; furthermore icons of files ...
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Why isn't there an easy way to change key bindings?

Whenever I search for a way to change key bindings in Ubuntu, the only thing that comes up is xbindkeys. I'm sure that program is good for complicated bindings, but all I want to do is use the ...
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How do I disable <Control><Alt>S to allow myself to launch Sublime?

I've been using Sublime Text 2 quit a bit lately and want to make it as easy to launch as Terminal. I've done the following so far: I went into System Settings > Keyboard > Shortcuts > Windows ...
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Hindi traditional or inscript keyboard layout not available

I do not want to use Hindi(bolnagri) or Hindi(Wx) phonatic layouts. Is Hindi inscript or traditional layout available for ubuntu?
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How to reconfigure keyboard (W and P not functioning correctly) [duplicate]

I was reluctant in asking this question but everything I've researched has led me to a dead end. Shift + w and Shift + p aren't working correctly. So I'm unable to use W and P unless I use the caps ...
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Ubuntu 13.10 on a Samsung 900X3C keyboard light and hotkey light

i have a Samsung np900x4c and I've installed ubuntu 13.10. But i have problems. 1.Problem: I can use my hotkey for example wifi on/off so i can turn off the wifi but the led status doesnt change it ...
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Usb keyboard and mouse recognized but not working in Ubuntu 12.04

For a while now my usb keyboard and mouse have stopped working in ubuntu 12.04 after some update. At least the keyboard works up until grub, but fails right after selecting the boot option. I can SSH ...
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Can I trick Ubuntu into thinking a keyboard and mouse are attached?

I am using this system as an HTPC and do not want a keyboard and mouse laying around. I have remotedroidserver set to launch at startup, and it works great as long as there was a keyboard and mouse ...
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Keyboard shortcuts are unreliable

Running natively, I'm noticing often that Ubuntu keyboard shortcuts for things like workspace switching and terminal are unreliable - that is, sometimes they have no effect and it will stay that way ...
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Unable to set a shortcut to grab screenshot area

I currently have Ubuntu 13.10. At some point the default shortcuts Shift+Prn and Ctrl+Shift+Prn stopped working. Simply pressing Prn (captures the entire screen) works, pressing Alt+Prn to capture ...
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Custom keyboard shortcut not working

I want a keyboard shortcut to mute my system microphones unless I'm on a conference call or something and WANT it to be on. It wouldn't be ideal - I wish it were system wide with an indicator with a ...
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Custom keyboard shortcut not working in Saucy

I'm trying to set up a shortcut that will open the gnome-control-center to the display tab. The command for this is gnome-control-center display which works in a terminal and in the dash. I set up ...
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Keyboard Not Working Login Screen Ubuntu 13.10

I have Ubunu 13.10 installed on a Macbook Pro 5,1. When I turn the computer on the keyboard does not work when I try to login in as the administrator. When I login as the guest user then log out and ...
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LTSP-Xrdp-Ubuntu 8.10 Keyboard Problem

I used Ubuntu LTSP and i installed xrdp. Other computers connect my pc. But other computers keyboard layout is English. I changed Turkish but not write öçşüğ. I want to change all computers keyboard ...
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How can I get the Tripp-Lite KVM Switch work on Ubuntu?

I have a Tripp-Lite KVM Switch model B020-008 and I'm trying to get it to work on Ubuntu version 10.04 LTS and 12.04 LTS but for some reason it only barely works on 10.04 LTS meaning the mouse barely ...
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How to put the 'Ctrl' key over the 'Win' key in Ubuntu 13.10?

In previous versions of Ubuntu, one could allow the keyboard option to map the Ctrl key on the ⌘ Win key. This is very useful for users who constantly have to switch between OS X and Ubuntu. Is there ...
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Change Default Keyboard Settings without Root Access

After not having logged into Ubuntu for a few weeks, I booted in to do some updates. I rebooted my computer to find out that my default keyboard settings have been changes, making it impossible to ...
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Function keys on the apply keyboard with no root

There is a well-known method on how to make function keys work on Apple keyboards in Ubuntu: echo 2 | sudo tee /sys/module/hid_apple/parameters/fnmode However, is there a way to do that with no root? ...
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How do I stop application switcher button from rotating screen?

I have the Logitech Wave wireless keyboard, and whenever I accidentally press the "application switcher" button it rotates the screen by 90 degrees. This would only be moderately annoying if it didn't ...
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Remap Command/Apple key to work as the control key

I have an iBook G4 running Lubuntu 12.04 LTS and I would like to re-map the Command/Apple keys to work as control. I've looked at using xmodmap, but so far I have failed at it. And, after trying the ...
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Functional Onscreen keyboard?

Is there a better ubuntu keyboard app than Onboard, one that is a decent competitor to the features of Android or Microsoft virtual keyboards? Specifically, I'd expect: Multi-touch: so you can hold ...
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Has the kernel panic'd when Ctrl-Alt-F1/F2/…F7 don't work anymore?

I'm trying to learn (refresh, actually) stuff about X and vt* etc. I was fooling around, and somehow screwed up, hit a black screen, and even the usual Ctrl-Alt-F1/F2/...F7 to get to a Console didn't ...
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setxkbmap incompatible options

I try to configure my desired keyboard combination using setxkbmap but it seems some options are not compatible, because when I pass my desired options one of them has no affect. I want both shifts to ...
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How to make backspace work on ubuntu 13.04

I have recently updated ubuntu from 12.10 to 13.04. Now i observed that Backspace is not working for folder(Up and Back functionality). I just found that ubuntu has decided to use alt + (left right ...
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Keyboard typing input not detected, but keyboard shortcuts work?

Keyboard input isn't recognised properly for some reason... e.g.: I can launch a terminal with Ctrl+Shift+T; but can't type in it. I can use keyboard shortcuts in Firefox, but can't type anywhere. How ...
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Ubuntu crashing

I have a REALLY annoying Dell XPS M1330 that keeps crashing. I am using Ubuntu 13.10, and i think that I have 4 GB of ram, maybe less. (I got this about 2 years ago), and the thing worked just fine ...
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How to assign shortcut key to disable display?

I have three displays my two main monitors and my HDTV I use for movies and stuff. What I want to do is assign a key or key combination to disable my HDTV when not in use. My graphics card has three ...
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Caps lock indicator is ON after wake up [duplicate]

Caps lock keyboard indicator is ON after waking up from suspension, but in fact it is turned OFF. So I have to press the CAPS LOCK button twice to make it normal. So the problem is with indicator ...
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How to add a keyboard modifier state applet to Unity panel?

I am a KDE user thinking about moving to Unity. Due to manual disability, I use sticky keys and in KDE I have an applet in the system panel which shows which modifier keys are active. I remember that ...
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How to make onboard show only when no keyboard is connected?

I have a Surface Pro, and would it would be convenient if the onscreen keyboard appeared when I remove the type cover. It would be even better if this were compatible with the "auto-show when ...
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Mapping left ctrl+right ctrl to switch-windows

I'd like to add left ctrl+right ctrl to the switch-windows keybinding. Is there a way to distinguish between the left and right ctrl keys when typing that command? Maybe something like: gsettings set ...
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How to tell Ubuntu to remember I have a UK keyboard?

I'm running 12.04 and have been since April 2012! All was well, then at some point in the last few weeks I've noticed that Ubuntu seems to think my keyboard has gone American. It hasn't. It hasn't ...
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How can I identify which device/keycode is being used?

I am trying to reassign the functions on the buttons of my Logitech G700 mouse. Using xinput --list, I see that this counts as two devices (four if you include the wired/wireless differences). 48 ...
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Changing keyboard rate for initial keypress in Ubuntu?

I currently have the settings as follows: Repeat Keys: Delay: SHORT (all the way to the left) Speed: FAST (all the way to the right) This works okay in the sense that if I press a key, it will ...
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How to remap an unknown key

I'm using a standard QWERTY keyboard not that really matters, just That I just a few extra keys I don't use. (Menu, Winleft, Winright) I want to map them to the three extra keys on an OADG 109 only I ...
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laptop keyboard does not work ubuntu 13.10

LG T1 Laptop with Ubuntu 13.10. I installed Ubuntu on a very old laptop (that used to work with Windows XP) with a new hard drive. However, now the keyboard doesn't work. The internal laptop ...