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

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Keyboard is not working properly ( control, delete ecc .. not respond )

After installing Ubuntu 14.04 my keyboard work in an unexpected way, in particular following keys are working only some times: Control ( so control + a/c/l/v/x/z some times works some time not ) ...
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Bash change Keyboard Back-light (Dell XPS L502X)

I have a Dell XPS 15 L502X. How can I turn On/Off keyboard backlight from terminal or through a bash script?
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Keyboard and mouse freezes after upgrade to 14.04

I just completed the upgrade and my keyboard & touchpad freezes after some random minutes of usage. The only way is to switch the tty (ctrl+alt+f6) then switching to tty7 back. I since I cannot ...
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How do I get rid of this Anthy toolbar?

I toggle between writing in Japanese and English on my computer, usitng Anthy and iBus. I just recently installed Ubuntu 14.04 on two computers, and set up my language input options the same as I have ...
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im just a simple man [on hold]

I want to use linux ubuntu for the reason i have a raspberry pi connected to a gertboard. I have just gotten the ubuntu 14.04 through a difficult installation on a dual boot win 8 laptop. (asus ...
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How do I configure multiple keyboard layouts in Xubuntu 14.04

There is Settings > Keyboard > Layout and there is something called iBus and input methods. I were using Keyboard > Layout GUI to configure my layouts in 13.10 and it worked fine. But after ...
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Strange, but interesting display dependend input behavior

I think this may be related to my previous question, or it may be something else. Sorry if this is rather long. I hope this is not too confusing, but my issues are hard to explain. I am seeing ...
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Ubuntu 14.04, grub doesn't recognize any key [on hold]

with Ubuntu 14.04, grub doesn't recognize any key. $ lsusb Bus 001 Device 002: ID 0b05:1723 ASUSTek Computer, Inc. WL-167G v2 802.11g Adapter [Ralink RT2571W] Bus 001 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0002 Linux ...
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Keyboard doesn't work after waking Ubuntu from suspend, wakes automatically after opening lid

I have Ubuntu 13.10 installed on Toshiba P55-A5200. The keyboard doesn't work after waking it up from suspend, so I have to restart it. Also, whenever I open the lid it wakes up without me pressing ...
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Keyboard, mouse and NIC not working after install [on hold]

I just installed Ubuntu 14.04. After I fully boot up, my mouse, keyboard and NIC all stop working. They work fine however with a live cd. Any help would be greatly appreciated.
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How do I bind media keys in 14.04?

I cannot seem to use my media keys to play/pause and skip tracks in 14.04. I tried showkey and the system recognizes the keys, but nothing happens. Also, my sound indicator crashes when I launch ...
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Force Numeric Keypad To Off

I'm running Ubuntu 14.04 inside VMWare Player over Windows 8. Works fine BUT although the Numlock light is off, within Ubuntu the keypad functions as numbers which drives me NUTS (I use the keypad for ...
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How to bind F-keys to shortcuts in 14.04

After upgrading from 13.10 to 14.04 Keyboard shortcuts using F-keys no longer function to activate keyboard functions. For example, f16 binded to Home folder no longer works. Nor does alt-F16 ...
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How to emulate a right mouse button click on touchscreen?

My new touchscreen laptop does not have the menu button (i.e. the one behaves like a right mouse click) - the one usually next to the right ctrl. since you cannot left click by touch, I am trying to ...
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Bluetooth Apple Keyboard connects but unresponsive

So I upgraded to 14.04 today, and once everything was installed i noticed that my apple bluetooth keyboard stopped working. It was working fine in 12.04. The keyboard pairs and connects fine, and I ...
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Super key mapped as Multikey on startup

After doing the configuration: sem@sem-LIFEBOOK-E754:~$ sudo dpkg-reconfigure keyboard-configuration [sudo] password for sem: Your console font configuration will be updated the next time your ...
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Window tiling (Move-to-{corner,side}) shortcuts in Ubuntu 13.04

I am trying to figure out how I can change the window tiling shortcuts in Ubuntu 13.04. Currently they are set to <Ctrl><Alt>numpadn. First I tried to check the shortcuts available in ...
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Dual boot with mouse support on OS selection

I have dual booted in the past, so I am quite clued up with installation and using Grub2. I have an issue with my keyboard not registering on anything before the operating system, that is, it will not ...
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Keyboard and touchpad stopped working

When I was back on Ubuntu 12.04, my keyboard and touchpad suddenly stopped working. I was using my laptop fine, 3 tabs open which promptly caused Ubuntu to freeze. I restarted my computer and found ...
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Keyboard doesn't work properly [on hold]

My keyboard is not working properly: letters like "k", "c", "q" and others buttons, disappeared When I push the button, it doesn't work What should I do to resctivate it? Than you!
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Logitech K810 bluetooth keyboard fails to work after waking up from hibernate

I recently bought a Logitech K810 keyboard for my laptop (Ubuntu 12.10 AMD64) and set it up using the instructions found on a bug post for the device. In a new terminal type: hcitool scan ...
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Key combination for each language

I want to have a combination for several language layout. Ctrl + 1 - English US Ctrl + 2 - Romanian STANDARD Ctrl + 3 - German Ctrl + 4 - Swedish However, I can't find the Romanian STANDARD one. I ...
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Mouse and keyboard input stutter 13.10 only on AC power

I'm using 13.10 on an ASUS nb550jv. After resuming from suspend today, the mouse and keyboard stutter and freeze. I move the mouse around and it's extremely choppy. If I'm typing, suddenly characters ...
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Logitech G15 keyboard (with LCD) tools

I am still using my old "gaming" keyboard Logitech G15 (I'm not playing games) since before I've migrated to Ubuntu. This keyboard has a driver support only for win and mac OS, as you can see in this ...
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keyboard not working on LG laptop

I have just installed Ubuntu 12.10 on my LG S900 laptop (dual boot with Windows 7). But when I try to type something with the keybaord nothing happens (but the touchpad works). The keyboard did not ...
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Keyboard Map is Changed Randomly

I'm using xmodmap to bind a key to the numbersign # like so: xmodmap -e "keycode 49 = numbersign asciitilde". This works fine but the changes are regularly reverted by some background process, ...
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Can't change keyboard layout in some Qt programs

The problem after a recent update in my Ubuntu 13.10 with Unity. When typing something in Qt Creator 3.0.1 or in my own program compiled with Qt 5.2.1 (from qt-project.org), I can't change keyboard ...
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Wrong key behavior

I am encountering a very weird error recently, that I cannot figure out to solve...I have surfed for hours and hours without any solution. I explain: I have an Asus S301L , with Ubuntu 12.04 and an ...
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How to create a keybord shortcut for toggling mouse touchpad?

I am trying to create a keyboard shortcut for [enabling] or [disabling] my mouse-pad, since it is very annoying to have it while typing especially when you have a mouse. I have tried with xinput ...
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Install GNOME Onscreen Keyboard (GOK) in Ubuntu 12.04

According to this link the GNOME On-Screen Keyboard should be available for v12.04, but when I click the link there for GOK in Software Center apt://gok, it tells me: Not found There isn’t a software ...
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Guake terminal hiding on AltGr - can't type pipes

Today my Guake Terminal started acting up in a way I haven't seen before - every time I press AltGr (which on my Swedish keyboard is the right Alt, right next to Spacebar on the right-hand side) the ...
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Keyboard and mouse only working after reboot

I'm currently running 14.04 beta on a Lenovo Thinkpad Twist (s230u). As the OS boots into the login screen, the built-in mouse and keyboard are disabled. The touch screen remains active, however. ...
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backspace working without using it

it's the first time I using UBUNTU and i'm installling the ubuntu-12.04.4-desktop-i386 version. The problem is that wherever i had to type in some info (like location or rename a drive) during the ...
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Disable fn functions on keyboard

I have a laptop (Lenovo Thinkpad T540p) with dualboot Windows and Ubuntu Ubuntu 12.04.4 LTS. I need to make frequent use of the F keys (F1 through F12), but I must always press in the combination fn + ...
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Russian layout - shortcuts like ctrl+c, ctrl+v not working. [13.10] [on hold]

I've read many online resources, but got nothing. Shortcuts like Ctrl+c | Ctrl+v | Ctrl+x don't work in most of applications when I switch to Russian layout, but when I switch back to English (US) ...
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How To assign keyboard shortcut to a new application in ubuntu 13.10

I am using ubuntu 13.10. I installed Terminator(Terminal emulator) and after that uninstalled Terminal now i want to assign ALT+CTRL+T keyboard shortcut to the above said application. Is there any way ...
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Scrolling Microsoft Natural Ergonomic Keyboard on 14.04 [closed]

(This question is a follow up to how to get Microsoft Natural Ergonomic Keyboard 4000's zoom slider (and other buttons) to work? ) On 14.04, the suggested steps to get the scrolling key on the ...
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Left Alt key should work as right Alt key (Alt Gr)

I'm using a German Apple keyboard on my Ubuntu 12.04 machine. Under Mac OS X the left Alt key has the same behavior as the right Alt key (I think the right Alt key acts a Alt Gr). I don't know what I ...
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Flickering/Flashing screen problem related to keyboard

This will seems quite bizarre but that's a huge problem for me, I'm facing it for a long time since Ubuntu 12.04. My Ubuntu/Linux Mint/Debian (Unity/Gnome) always starts flickering after using the ...
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Keyboard not working after installing Windows 8

I had Ubuntu on my Computer. I then installed Windows 8, after which I could not boot from Ubuntu. So I installed GRUB using Boot-repair from a Live USB. Now, when I boot and see GRUB, I can use my ...
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Remap Windows key

I have a hardware "Windows" button on the front of my Lenovo Ideapad Yoga 13 that maps to the "Windows" key. According to xev, the keycode passed by the "Windows" key is the same that is passed by the ...
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How to remap certain keys on keyboard on ubuntu 13.10 with xkb

Water spilled on my laptop and key "9" is not working. I want to map ALTGr or Ctrl_R to 9 so that I can program with out any hassle. I've seen so many solutions with xmodmap but its kinda outdated I ...
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How can I enable Ctrl+Alt+Backspace?

Ctrl+Alt+← can usually be set to restart X, however I can't find the option to allow this (it is disabled by default). I have looked in System->Preferences->Keyboard and ...
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copute thinks left key is stuck then it thinks right key is stuck and i have to press one of the media buttons every time i want to turn my laptop on [closed]

i think i have an medion akoya e305... when ever i restart or or boot up i press the power button the computer powers up(laptop screen is off/computer doesn't respond) but i have to press the stop or ...
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What to do when the keyboard and mouse no longer respond normally on Ubuntu

What do you do when the mouse pointer disappears from the screen, or stops moving and regular keyboard shortcuts such as switching between apps or different desktops stops working and the only thing ...
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Ctrl-space not working in terminal after installing Cinnamon

I recently switched my desktop environment from Gnome to Cinnamon. In my terminal, I use tmux, and have my prefix key mapped to Ctrl-space. After the upgrade, Ctrl-space stopped being captured by ...
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Getting Cyrillic around Ubuntu - Unwanted

I'm new to Ubuntu and I choose Kosovo as my country during the set up. That's my country indeed, but my language does not include Cyrillic symbols at all. I guess this is a misunderstanding that Linux ...
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Can't expand tree folder after switching directory with arrow keys

I'm unable to expand a folder (with the right arrow key) listed with the tree functionality, when moving a folder up (Alt+arrow up). Still I'm able to solve this by doing the following manoeuvre. By ...
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What's the opposite of setxkbmap -option ctrl:nocaps?

Normally I have caps lock to be a control key. setxkbmap -option ctrl:nocaps makes that happen, but I can't remember where I got it from or find any docs (man setxkbmap is singularly unhelpful ...
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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 ...