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Super key combinations for media keys don't work

My keyboard doesn't have media keys and I've always used Super shortcuts for media keys. However in Ubuntu 12.04 they no longer work. I want: Super+C - Play/Pause Super+X - Stop Super+Z - Previous ...
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Problem with ubuntu 12.04 - dell xps 15z - keyboard, trackpad, graphic card

I've just installed Ubuntu 12.04, and it doesnt recognize any additional drivers, the keyboards does not work nor does the trackpad nor does it recognize the graphic card. How can i solve this ...
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Will Unity have a keyboard shortcut for accessing the “Session Menu” that appears on the panel?

I noticed in screen shots of Unity the presence of the "Session Menu" indicator in the right corner of the top-panel. This menu drops down to offer Log Out, Hibernate, Restart, Shut Down, etc. I know ...
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Mouse and keyboard stop working after suspend or screensaver lock [closed]

If I leave the computer and let it run into screensaver and lock the screen, the mouse left click won't go back to work. If I suspend the computer, the keyboard won't get back to work. It started ...
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Installing Ubuntu 12.04 on iMac 21.5 using wireless keyboard!

Good evening everyone. I am planning to dual boot Ubuntu and Mac OS on my iMac however I faced an issue. Mostly everyone seggest to use wired keyboard while installing Ubuntu on Mac however I don't ...
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Periodic Keyboard Lag/Delay

On two of my computers running Natty with Gnome 3, I'm having periodic keyboard lag. It happens at a random interval after starting the computer. Basically, the keyboard will stop functioning ...
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Clementine/Gnome multimedia keys don't stick

My keyboard has the multimedia keys on the function keys, with FN+F6 to play/pause etc. The problem is these don't work in my music player (clementine) after rebooting. If I go into the Preferences ...
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MacBook Pro (5,3) Keyboard Weirdness

My MacBook Pro (5,3) works almost completely OOTB (with restricted video and WiFi drivers), but I am experiencing some keyboard weirdness. Specifically to get either (` and ~) or (´ and ¨) I have to ...
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Microsoft Wireless Keyboard 3000 v2.0 doesnt recognize “Flip Key”

The Microsoft Wireless Keyboard 3000 v2.0 has a new key called a "flip key" where the right windows button should be (to the right of the right alt key). This is a picture, the key in question is ...
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Russian phonetic keyboard layout

The keyboard layout GUI in 12.04 system settings is not responding on my laptop. In a different post a workaround was found (see: Cannot switch keyboard layouts). Problem now: Having manually ...
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Numlock don't stay on [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Force numlock to be on on boot at login screen I upgraded from 11.10 to 12.04 and the numlock doesn't work to me. I put it on but it go off automatically. I tried a ...
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Mouse and Keyboard Freeze [closed]

I installed Ubuntu 10.10 today and have had mouse problem since. Symptoms: At some arbitrary point in time (frequency: 2-3 times per hour), the mouse and keyboard stops working for ever(may be). I ...
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Input doesn't work after upgrading to Ubuntu 12.04

I have a Macbook Pro 6,2 running OSX 10.6.8, Windows 7, and Ubuntu. I use reFit to be able to choose which one to boot but I've never had a problem with reFit in the past. I was running Ubuntu ...
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dead keys not working in java app

The Arduino IDE is based on a java application called processing. While typing text into processing, it refuses to accept any of the characters under dead keys like " ' ^. As a work around I: Open ...
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xmodmap works for gnome session, but not for apps?

I'm running Ubuntu 11.10 using the gnome-fallback mode with compiz. My keyboard is the Apple metal add-on USB keyboard. My .Xmodmap file is set to swap the Alt and Command keys. I built the key map ...
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12.04 german qwerty

Keyboard Layout "German (qwerty)" missing since 12.04 states, that German (qwerty) was removed in favor of German(us). That layout however is not shown in the configuration dialogue. I tried manually ...
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Where does the Mod4+P key binding come from?

On my laptop (Toshiba Portege R705) the Mod4+P key combination toggles between different display modes: single monitor, mirror display, and extended display. I would like to disable this binding, ...
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Switching between different input methods phonetic vs typewriter in ibus preferences has no effect

I use Ubuntu 11.10 and Gnome environment. I am able to type documents in Hindi by a method shown here. I installed ibus-m17n and ibus packages and have enabled support for Hindi language in ...
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Terminal window not showing password [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Nothing shows up on the screen when I type my password When I open a terminal and it asks for my password I can't type in the PW because the keyboard wont react. It ...
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Logitech K750 not working

I brought new Logitech K750 keyboard. When I insert wireless unifying receiver to my laptop, I was expecting that some software utility will pop up for installation but all in vain. I rebooted the ...
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Will Unity offer more keyboard configuration? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What are Unity's keyboard and mouse shortcuts? I want my cake and to eat it too. And in Linux I can usually do that. (And it's free cake!) I'm a little shocked ...
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How do I turn on sticky keys from the CLI?

I'd like turning sticky keys on and off to be done from a script. This is especially helpful to those not using kde/gnome/xfce.
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How do I ensure my Apple bluetooth keyboard connects on boot? [closed]

I am using Ubuntu 10.04 on a laptop and have an Apple bluetooth keyboard which pairs fine. Every time I turn my computer off and back on again my keyboard stops working. I have to use the keyboard on ...
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HP QuickTouch media keys worked with LiveCD but not after install

The "touch sensitive keys", that control volume and media worked great out of the box when I was running Ubuntu on a LiveCD, but they are totally unresponsive after installation. HP Pavilion ...
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Permanently change keyboard layout

I am using Xmonad and LXDE, so I don't want to use gnome-settings-daemon. But there is a problem - without it I cannot switch into or type in Cyrillics. I found some temporary solution - when I enter ...
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How to get unpublished kernel updates?

http://git.kernel.org/?p=linux/kernel/git/stable/linux-stable.git;a=commitdiff;h=652aa6a9ac4a5f8d3e1fa3f6466646519e83c01e The above link has the device ids of apple's keyboards added to the kernel, ...
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Windows randomly stop accepting input from bluetooth keyboard

I've got a laptop running Ubuntu 11.10 with the most recent updates and an Apple Wireless Keyboard that syncs via bluetooth. The Ubuntu box is also a Synergy server, using QuickSynergy to run Synergy. ...
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WIll 12.04 have a keyboard backlight indicator?

I have a laptop which has a keyboard with a backlight. This works fine, brightness indicator, volume indicator, but nothing appears on for keyboard backlight. Will 12.04 eventually have a keyboard ...
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xmodmap periodic resets on Xubuntu

I'm running Xubuntu 11.04 and i'm using a KeyOvation mac compatible Gold Touch keyboard. Because the weird ordering of ctrl, option, and the apple key, I wanted to remap the keys to my liking using ...
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Change is key-mapping is not remembered in Ubuntu 10.04

I have mapped my PageDown key to the Return command on my keyboard as the original Return key is broken. I used the following command [ I'm using Ubuntu 10.04 ]: xmodmap -e 'keycode 117=Return' It ...
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Remap Window shortcuts for use on a laptop

I've looked through the Compiz Settings, but since I am on a laptop, I can't use the numpad shortcuts for Window Placement. How can I remap this to be something like Super-Left, Super Right, ...
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Is it possible to somehow use the arrow-keys in Gnome 3 to navigate through the opened windows? [closed]

When pressing the super(windows)-key. I probably would need an extension for it, i suppose. Its qute annoying atm as I always have to switch between using the keyboard with 2 hands and the touchpad + ...
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wireless keyboard +installation

I have a running Win7 "system" with wireless keyboard and mouse. They are not running till windows is ready to start (login screen). If I install Ubuntu (or any other system) I will not be able to ...
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Keyboard Mouse Problem

I just installed Ubuntu on my laptop (Core 2 Duo Sony Vaio) and am having a problem with the external keyboard and mouse. When I first logged in the left mouse button does not work, this can be solved ...
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Cannot display letters with accents after upgrade to ubuntu 11.10

after updating to Ubuntu 11.10, my system doesn´t accept letters with accents- For example if i want to wrote "á" it ends like "´a". But if i logon with guest account this problem doesn´t exist. Is it ...
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Play, Pause, Next, Stop on keyboard - how to set which app use it? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Clementine keyboard shortcuts not working I have I keyboard with play, pause next back, stop on right of the numpad, but sometimes it does not goes to the right app. I ...
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Problem with 10.04 start at my notebook after updating

At my notebook I use UBUNTU 10.04 after regular updating I have got version ...37 and yesterday I update the system to the version ...38 Every day I switch off my notebook and for the last 2 ...
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Remaped the Tab key to the CAPS LOCK key but CAPS LOCKS still turning on and off?

I created a .Xmodmap file and added the following: keycode 66 = Tab ISO_Left_Tab Tab ISO_Left_Tab keycode 23 = Caps_Lock NoSymbol Caps_Lock df So now my Caps Lock key works as a Tab but the Caps ...
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Stop Keyboard Shortcuts information screen appearing [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I disable the Unity keyboard shortcut overlay? If I hold windows key & click, this keyboard shortcuts screen appears. Is there any way I can stop this ...
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Where is “Super” key for Ubuntu running on Mac OS X with Vmware Fusion

Host OS: Mac OS X Lion Guest OS: Ubuntu 11.10 Virtualization: Vmware Fusion I am the type of person that relies heavily on shortcuts. The fact that I don't have "Super" key on my Mac keyboard really ...
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Mouse and keyboard not working after upgrading to 11.10

After upgrading to Ubuntu 11.10, neither my keyboard nor my mouse work anymore. The keyboard works during the boot process, but stops working as soon as the login screen appears. I'm stuck there ...
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Keyboard wont allow typing charecters fast

I installed Ubuntu 11.10 last day, but keyboard is annoying me . it doesn't allow two same character type after each other, like "allow", first 'l' is alright but for typing second 'l' i have to wait ...
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Make Fn key from mac keyboard work on 11.10

I am using a mac keyboard slim aluminium with Ubuntu 11.10, the keyboard has F11 and F12 as controls for increasing and decreasing the volume. On boot the keys work as F keys but I would like them to ...
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Repeated keystrokes lost in Unity

I have strange bug. Sometimes after pressing any key on my keyboard while working in unity programs does not receives the event of pressing but in plain terminal(ctrl+alt+f1) keyboard works just well. ...
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Problem with arrow-keys/scrolling in x11vnc

I'm using x11vnc to connect through a SSH-tunnel to another computer (running Ubuntu 11.10), and experiencing a strange "bug": When I close the session to the host computer, the host is unable to ...
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keysym Control_R = Left; Does not repeat when held

keysym Control_R = Left My right ctrl key switches back to right ctrl if I hold it, rather than acting as if I'm holding the left arrow key. Does anyone have a solution for this?
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Why is the Shift key suddenly stealing focus? [closed]

So, I'm using Precise Beta, and something strange is happening. I understand the ALT key behaviour, that's okay, but it seems that the SHIFT key is doing something similar - that is, it doesn't do ...
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I want to map keypresses onto shortcuts in Lubuntu, but xev's output confuses me

I'm using a Toshiba r835 with Lubuntu. After a clean install, pressing the power button while the machine is on does nothing. I fixed the power button by following this advice: I added these lines ...
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Can't use my new Logitech K750 when booting (GRUB) in Ubuntu 11.04

Yes, My new Logitech K750 works allright when my OS (Ubuntu 11.04) is up. But there's only one thing: when booting and going into the GRUB2 bootloader, I can't select options by using the arrow ...
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How to activate and use F-keys (F1, F2, etc..) on a Mac Book Pro Laptop-Keyboard in Gnome-Shell 3.2?

I am wondering if there is a shortcut or where and how to active the F-keys on a QWERTZ build-in MBP keyboard. Any suggestions ?!