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Keyboard not mapping properly, upon removal of external keyboard

I know that there has to be some kind of simple solution, and I have searched for it, but have come up with nothing. I have Ubuntu 14.04 installed on a Macbook 3,1. The keyboard has worked perfectly ...
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ubuntu 14.04 login keyboard stuck on english. I want french keyboard

I installed Ubuntu 14.04LTS on a french computer (AZERTY keyboard, see below) but I selected english keyboard while installing Ubuntu. Then change my keyboard parameter like this: and here is my ...
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How do I run xkbcom on Ubuntu GNOME startup?

Using xkbcomp -xkb I have generated a keyboard description and stored it in my home directory - ~/.keyboard-map. I can "use" this keyboard description by executing the following command: xkbcomp ...
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Kinesis Advantage keyboard keeps cutting out on a new Dell Optiplex 9020

I just started using a Dell Optiplex 9020. I noticed that my Kinesis Advantage keyboard will step working every 10 minutes or so. Simply unplugging it then plugging it back in fixes the problem but ...
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Remap Fn+F3 from XF86Sleep to XF86MonBrightnessUp

I have got a new laptop which is Toshiba Sattelite Pro R50 and I've installed Linux Mint 17.1 on it. After a while it turned out brightness buttons are mapped incorrectly. Fn + F3 is mapped to ...
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Xubuntu 14.04 - Have any program that restore or prevent the enviroment issues after log on?

Sometimes the users' desktops bars (Xubuntu 14.04) doesn't appears after log on the session, showing just the wallpaper. I solved pressing ctrl+alt+F1, and: killall -u <user>(to kill the ...
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help getting secondary mouse buttons to work? also have a k70 rgb keyboar numpad problem

i have a corsair M65 mouse, it has two buttons on the side on windows known as mouse button 4 and 5. also there is a sniper button. I haven't been able to use them at all, i'm using Ubuntu 15.04. i ...
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CAPS LOCK to CONTROL remap is reset after screen lock [duplicate]

I am trying to map my CAPS LOCK to CONTROL. To that end I added the following: setxkbmap -option ctrl:nocaps to the Startup Applications menu. This works fine whenever I start the system, however, ...
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Why am I getting an early Alt KeyRelease

I'm trying to bind Alt-W to something in a TightVNC session running on Ubuntu 14.04 and a vncviewer running on Ubuntu 15. When I run xev on the viewer machine, I get Alt_L press, W press, W release ...
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Create custom shortcut GUI/view similar to the Super + hold feature

Ok I have seen the posts on custom shortcuts and know the Super key by holding it brings up a fancy list of default shortcuts. I want to for example hold Ctrl + Super + V and get all my Vim shortcuts ...
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No Keyboard, no network after power-out 14.04 LTS Server

After a power-outage, the server rebooted OK, but fails to set up networking and the USB keyboard no longer worked (A bit of a hinderance as I then have no way to access the machine). I tried several ...
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Command for Refresh

I have a keyboard with multimedia keys (play song, pause song, etc). For example, I can play/pause a song with Fn-Key + F5. I wanted to invert the Fn-Key so that it is pressed by default. I read that ...
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BQ Aquarius Ubuntu phone bluetooth keyboard

I have SV-05B wireless bluetooth keyboard and wanted to try and connect this to my ubuntu bq phone. When I go to the blue tooth connection the mac address of the keyboard comes up but it will not ...
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Change behaviour of fn + f1-12 on Toshiba

I have a Toshiba Satellite Pro C70-B-135 and Ubuntu 14.04. This laptop came with Windows 7, so it's dual boot. My issue is that in windows 7, f1-12 keys were in default mode (I mean, I didn't have to ...
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Disable Fn-keys brightness change on Dell Inspiron E1405

I've got an old Dell E1405 which smoothly runs 14.04, with one caveat that is. When I press the Fn button with arrow-up or arrow-down, the brightness jumps in huge steps. Is there a way to disable ...
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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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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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How to install thai language/keyboard support for Ubuntu phone Bq 4.5 Aquaris

How to install thai language/keyboard support for Ubuntu phone Bq 4.5 aquaris? I know it is possible for normal ubuntu but how to do it in ubuntu phone as apt-get install does not work under ...
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Raise and lower screen brightness (both from menu and from keyboard)

I'm working on an Acer Aspire E15 with Ubuntu Studio 14.04 installed in dual-boot with Windows 8.1, and from Ubuntu I'm not able to modify the screen brightness, for two reasons. The first is that I ...
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Remapping keys in a Mac in Lubuntu 14.04

So I have an old MacBook 2.1, and I created a script to: -make the right super key="menu" key; -make the pseudo-numeric-keyboard-enter="Alt Gr"; -make the "eject"=Delete xmodmap -e "keycode 134 = ...
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How can I disable the Mac Command key triggering the big HUD coming up in 14.04? [duplicate]

This applies to Ubuntu 14.04 running in a VMWare environment on a OS X host. Everytime I press the apple command key to e.g. command-tab to another (OS X) application, the HUD comes up in Ubuntu. Not ...
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Fn key behaves like Ctrl-left and Ctrl-left not working

On my laptop, an Elitebook 840, for unknown reasons (after a problem with xorg and an unplugged external screen actually), the Fn key does not behave anymore like a Fn key: I can't change anymore the ...
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Razer BlackWidow - Ubuntu not Recognizing Audio jacks

The Razer BlackWidow keyboard comes with two usb cables: one to simply connect to the computer so it recognizes key events, and another to register the USB and Headphone/Microphone jacks on the right. ...
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Alienware M14X R4 Eject Button Not Working, Please Help!

I Have an Alienware M17x R4, it came with Windows 7 on it, when we got a ton of viruses on it we decided to put Ubuntu 14.04 on it, The problem is: the eject key on the top right of the keyboard ...
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Custom composer key combination + Anthy

I am able to use custom composer key sequence like described here: How can I add a custom compose key sequence? Using this method needs to export GTK_IM_MODULE="xim". But doing so will disable IBus ...
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num lock messing up keys on right side of keyboard

I am using ubuntu 14.04 on a HP Pavillion DV9700 laptop. This use to work fine (for years) I have had 14.04 running for at least 3-4 months. This problem just started a couple weeks ago, not sure ...
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Dell Latitude E7450: repeating keystrokes issue

A brand new Dell Latitude E7450, with a fresh installation of Ubuntu 14.04.2. Sometimes a pressed key repeats until another key is pressed. This is presumably a BIOS bug. Here's a discussion about it ...
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unresponsive keyboard and mouse after update

I have Dell Inspiron desktop machine running Ubuntu 14.04 with dual boot. At some moment I started having non-responsive USB keyboard and mouse on wake up after suspend on some occasions. As I'm lazy ...
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Dropped Keys and random repeated keys

I'm having an issue with the keyboard on a new Lenovo Yoga 3 14. I installed Ubuntu 14.10. Periodically, it will repeat a keystroke about 20 times. At other times the keyboard seems frozen and the key ...
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Logitech K750: dead_circumflex and less interchanged

I'm using the german Macintosh version fo the Logitec K750 and everything works fine but unfortunatly the < and the ^ keys are interchanged. I tried to use the keyTouch-Editor to fix this and ...
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MEKA G-UNIT with Ubuntu 14.04 [closed]

I have MEKA G-UNIT keyboard and I really want it to work on my Ubuntu 14.04 desktop. Is there any way to make it working, or i have to find other keyboard?
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Numpad buttons going weird

I have this issue with my number pad, that when I press the / instead of giving me the expected /, it gives a ∕. Note that the unwanted slash is slightly more tilted than the expected one. Also, * ...
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Can't switch 3 languages: English-US (as base), Russian and Ukrainian. Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty (desktop:Unity)

In answers with tag "keyboard-layout" I don't found my case so have to ask. I'm using three languages: English-US (as base), Russian and Ukrainian installed. Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty (desktop:Unity) allow ...
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how to type special characters in wijesekara layout ? [duplicate]

I have used wijesekara layout with windows xp. at there i could use alt+num to type the keys that are not in the keyboard. but now in ubuntu wijesekara layout it seems that this doesn't work. how can ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 keyboard layout issue

I've just installed Ubuntu 14.04 and I added a new keyboard layout(romanian) then I added Alt+Shift as hotkey for switching to another layout using Tweak Tool. If I press alt+shift, the language ...
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How can I fix my keyboard on linux?

I just got a new keyboard (AJAZZ Chinese Brand). It is working fine expect that the NUM LOCK, CAPSLOCK and Lock buttons are not functioning, the LED doesn't respond too. I also have a problem with ...
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Avro-Keyboard Bengali not working in Xubuntu 14.04

I have installed avro-keyboard in Xubuntu 14.04 LTS. I can see the avro-keyboard's icon in the status bar but when I am trying to write anything I could not see anything . I tried the same procedure ...
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Frequently crashing ununtu with unresponsive mouse and keyboard

I am using Sony-Vaio laptop and my system specifications are Intel core i5 processor with Windows7 and Ubuntu 14.04 as dual-boot. My problem is that my Laptop hangs frequently when I use Ubuntu even ...
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Stuck on login screen, everything plugged in is unresponsive

Whilst downloading version 14.04, my mother manually restarted the computer by holding the power button in. Upon restart, the mouse and keyboard do not work, the speakers would not play the start up ...
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How do I change the 'alt gr' key to a context menu key in Ubuntu 14.04

I recently got a new laptop and there is no Menu Key, something I use very frequently. In the same area is the 'alt gr' key, which I have no need for. I tried using: setxkbmap -option ...
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No keyboard backlighting

I have bought an MS-industral Fusion keyboard.The keyboard supports backlighting and I have tested it on my friends Windows 7 and it worked.I am using Ubuntu 14.10 and backlighting does not work.All ...
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After upgrade to kernel 3.16.0-30-generic I cannot use the keyboard

After installation of 14.10 and the "automatic upgrade" of the kernel to 3.16.0-30-generic from 3.16.0-23-generic I cannot use my keyboard to enter my passphrase for decrypting my physical drive. ...
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Keyboard button control default music app Ubuntu 14.04 [duplicate]

I have 2 music app on my laptop: Rhythmbox (install first) Amarok (install later) Keyboard button to control music: Previous, Play/Pause, Next always control the app Rhythmbox. I changed the ...
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How to use Tamil typewriter keyboard in ubuntu?

I have enabled the tamil keyboard in Ubuntu 14.04: I activated all the Tamil keyboards: none of the keyboards support real Tamil Typewriter layout. like, in typewriter first we have to type ் ...
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Cannot write accented chars (ex ã) in Java apps

The title says it all: I can't write accented characters in Java applications. For now I have tried Idea IDE's and Netbeans and none accepts them. Using other applications it works as supposed. Note ...
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14.04 fresh install keyboard and mouse not working on reboot

I just installed Ubuntu, and my USB keyboard and mouse aren't working. I'm essentially stuck on the log-in screen with nowhere to go. I tried rebooting and starting in recovery mode, but I can't hold ...
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USB (mouse/keyboard) turn off selecting Windows from GRUB

I completely reformatted a drive and set up the partitions as I wanted them. First I installed Windows 7 and things were smooth (keyboard mouse worked) Then I installed Ubuntu 14.04 and Grub and ...
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Keyboard not working at login screen Ubuntu 14.04

I'm running Ubuntu 14.04 with gnome 3.9.90. After a standard program update two weeks ago my keyboard stopped working only in the login screen. As a workaround I log in using the screen keyboard. When ...
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Shift+home and shift+end don't work in laptop [duplicate]

I'm using Ubuntu 14.04 and these key combinations do not work. If I toggle NumLock then Home and End without shift don't work properly. I found some proposed solutions for older versions of Ubuntu but ...
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Keyboard and touchpad stopped working after sleep

I'm using Ubuntu 14.10 but I had this problem before with Ubuntu 14.04. I need to force my computer to shut don't, else it does not respond. What can I do to solve this problem? Thank you in ...