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Xubuntu keyboard language problem

I installed Xubuntu today and I have a problem with the input language. I installed Turkish alongside English (US). But when I switch to Turkish, it still writes in English. So, I can't use any ...
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Enter key is not responding in kermit?

when i am trying to hit an enter when ever the kermit is used,it is not working.Even i re installed it.But it is not working for hitting enter to stop at u-boot and even for login credentials.Please ...
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Why there is a delay between when a key is pressed and when it is accepted?

This is one of the wackiest and weirdest problems I have ever encountered. My keyboard was working absolutely fine untill yesterday on Ubuntu 13.04. However, when I boot to Ubuntu today, I suddenly ...
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Driver problem with the tablet mode on ubuntu 15.10

i just want to suggest a thing here . I am using Toshiba satellite 'E45W-C4200' and it came with pre-installd Windows 10. it is a touch screen ,and it has a tablet mode. When I switched to a ...
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remap caps lock to right alt

I've had a look at other questions, as well as the xkb options list (/usr/share/X11/xkb/rules/xorg.lst), but can't seem to find a way to map the caps lock key to act as another right alt key. (On a ...
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How can I reach over 100% volume with a keyboard shortcut?

sometimes the sound of videos isn't enough for me. so i reach the sound indicator , over sound preferences and change it to a level higher than 100%. the question is how can i do it from the keyboard? ...
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GRUB hang after single keyboard press

I have a Asus MAXIMUS VIII HERO ATX LGA1151 Motherboard with WIndows 10 installed a M.2 SSD (Samsung 950 PRO 256GB), Xubuntu 14 LTS (newest one available the second week of January) on a mechanical ...
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Keyboard shortcut for pasting the primary selection

Is there a standard or conventional keyboard shortcut for pasting the primary selection? I'd like to select some text and go to another app to paste without trashing my clipboard contents. I'd ...
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How to lock keys in Ubuntu?

I am looking for a way of locking some keys (from the keyboard) because hitting those keys while launching a particular apps make it crash. Practical example : When I start my application, I want ...
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How to apply Xmodmap permanently

I had to make some changes to the xmodmap in my home directory. When i execute xmodmap ./.Xmodmap everthing works as expected. But i can't figure out how to apply this permanently. I tried to add it ...
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Caps lock key doesn't work

I've installed Ubuntu 15.04 on my sister's laptop but the Caps lock key doesn't work. She uses a french keyboard. Where could this problem come from and how to fix it please ? Thanks in advance for ...
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Compose key problem on one KDE system

I have several Kubuntu systems, configured the same way, where I have enabled the compose key (I write in multiple languages), but the upgrade to 15.10 on one of those systems broke my compose key. ...
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Aspire V5-431 keyboard shows wrong letters

I got a wired problem that I cant figure out by myself. I use Ubuntu 14.04 and got a Acer Aspire V5-431 laptop. I use Norwegian setup, and everything seems correct. I test the keys on the setup ...
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How can I type accentuated characters like ë? Need help

From this post: Often this is easier with the compose key. With that configured you use key combos to get the special characters. For instance: For ë you press Compose+", e. For ẽ you press ...
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[Left Alt]+Tab doesn't work or How to change a Level3 Shift to a normal ALT?

I have a problem with my Ubuntu, running 14.04 LTS. The problem is that I'm trying to user Alt+F4 and Alt+Tab and it doesn't work, it only works with the Right Alt. I also tried to set a new ...
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Mouse sharing for Ubuntu

I recently found Mouse without Borders but this just works for Windows. My question is now if there is something like that which works with Ubuntu with a secure connection. It should provide ...
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14.04 Keyboard and Mouse not working in Recovery and Login

Good day to everyone. So I'm still somewhat new to this and have been learning with each problem I encounter, but this one I can't seem to wrap my head around as and it is why I am here. So this all ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 and 14.04 both freeze except you can still use keyboard and mouse

After a period of time which seems to be the same every time (although i have not timed it) everything on the desktop freezes, except for the keyboard and mouse. I tried disabling everything in the ...
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Mouse and Keyboard not working in Linux Ubuntu 15.04/15.10 after update

yesterday i installed some updates with the automatic ubuntu updater and shutdown my pc after that. now i try to reboot and i now have the problem that my mouse and keyboard aren't recognized (not ...
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Apple Wireless Keyboard won't connect in 15.10

I have an Apple Wireless Keyboard and Trackpad (2 AA battery version of both, not the latest models that charge via a lightning cable), running Ubuntu 15.10 64-bit on an Intel NUC6i5SYK, kernel ...
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Keystrokes Delayed or Missing in SketchUP Under Wine

I am trying to use SketchUp 2016 Make under Wine 1.7. Keystrokes seem to be delayed or missing. For example after choosing the Move/Copy tool, pressing the Ctrl key to invoke the Copy function ...
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TAB key indents entire row instead of only text right of cursor

The TAB key is giving me unexpected behaviour in the text editor Kate on Kubuntu 14.04.3 LTS: Action Press TAB key. Expected behaviour Everything to the right of the cursor indents. Actual ...
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External Keyboard only in qwerty

I am using a BQ Aquarius E5 Ubuntu touch. I can connect via USB or bluetooth a external keyboard. That works fine. But my normal keyboard = German and the external is always in qwerty (English). I ...
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fn is not working on Asus f550ze

fn+keys (brightness etc) doesn't work. I tried Solutions in similar questions, but they don't work in my pc.
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Why can't I type with some keys on my laptop?

After I installed Ubuntu 12.10, I noticed that some keys on my Asus A53U laptop have stopped working correctly, and others work for the wrong keys, i.e. I press the key below backspace (can't remember ...
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long press super key for keyboard shortcuts doesn't work

I'm using Ubuntu 14.04 on a Macbook pro running in VMware fusion. Right now keyboard shortcuts don't appear after long-press of super key. I'm curious if anyone has figured out how to do this?
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Ctrl-Shift-U doesn't work on Ubuntu 15.10

The default install of Ubuntu 15.10 doesn't have the UNICODE input method working like on previous versions. After reinstalling (and keeping the same configuration files) pressing Ctrl+Shift+U still ...
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cubuntu ctrl + arrow keys not working

I have a msi CR70 laptop and ubuntu 15.10. When I press Ctrl + left or Ctrl + right keys, it does not move the position I'm typing at by a whole word. It instead decreases or increases brightness, ...
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Can't set “Alt+Ctrl+T” to launch terminal in xfce4

I followed normal steps to assign Alt+Ctrl+T to open a terminal window. (Menu>Settings Manager>Keyboard>Application Shortcuts>Add and follow steps) but it just doesn't seem to work. I was following ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 > Replace unity-settings-daemon with gnome-settings-daemon

I would like to prevent unity-settings-daemon from starting up when I log in and instead have gnome-settings-daemon run. The reason is that the unity-settings-daemon is hilariously broken (namely ...
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keyboard stops working

I am running ubuntu studio 14.04 (xfce) and sometimes my keyboard just stops working, this includes the ability to bring up the log out menu with the start button. I believe I have experienced the ...
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Shift + numeric keypad prints number (with NumLock off)

Since Lenovo have decided to place the Home and End keys in unreachable locations on my Thinkpad, I use the numeric keypad for these. With NumLock off, 1 = End and 7 = Home. One typical use for this ...
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Numpad is not working on 15.10

I am running Ubuntu 15.10 and am new to this OS. When using Blender i need my numpad to work. I already searched on this site and it seems the answer to this is here. The problem is though, that my ...
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Why does CTRL not work in VirtualBox VMs?

I have recently noticed that for some reason when pressing CTRL in a VM in VirtualBox it doesn't get through... So I can't easily copy and paste etc, it just doesn't get through, the VM doesn't think ...
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Cannot Remap CapsLock after Swapping with Ctrl

I've remapped my caps lock key so that development in Emacs will be much faster. To do this, I edited /etc/default/keyboard to include: XKBOPTIONS="ctrl:swapcaps" This swapped the Caps lock key with ...
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indicator-keyboard-service crashed with signal 5

Recently when I boot my PC in the initial session Ubuntu show me an error (listed in title) Error initial session of ubuntu recently I installed web cam HD3000 but it works well instead error. ...
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Mac Bluetooth Wireless keyboard and keypad

I am not very fond of Mac-devices except for the bluetooth keyboard. In Ubuntu 15.04 it was working great! Until I installed the 15.10... Before I upgraded Ubuntu it was possible for me to use the ...
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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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Getting character key code mappings in ubuntu

I am trying to play around with some keyboard layouts in ubuntu. Now there is a program called showkey which lets me see the keycode for any key pressed in the terminal. Is there any command to get ...
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How do I correct my keyboard/mouse pad issues?

Running Ubuntu on HP Pavillion dv7-1243cl. Keyboard and mouse pad are hypersensitive prone to jumping whereever the curser happens to be. Curser (pointer) prone to jumping all over the place. How ...
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PS/2 Keyboard+Mouse to USB Adapter is wrongly recognized as Barcode Reader [closed]

I have purchased this product, which is an adapter to connect an old PS/2 keyboard to USB. It is not working on Ubuntu 14.04. lsusb says: Bus 003 Device 005: ID 13ba:0018 PCPlay Barcode ...
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Ubuntu Phone with USB Keyboard - Howto change external keyboard layout to German?

On my Ubuntu Phone Aquaris E4.5 I connected a wireless keyboard with a USB receiver module. Like I show in my German YouTube video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pSYxwHMElbM But the the keyboard is ...
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USB keyboard not detected when booting 15.10 with upstart or in recovery mode

The story: I just had to boot my 15.10 64bit machine using upstart instead of the default systemd (selected in the GRUB boot menu's "Advanced options for Ubuntu") to boot past a network failure. ...
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Emacs keyboard with Compose(CapsLock) instead of Control

How can I set up Emacs shortcuts system wide and map the Control key for the Emacs shortcuts to the Compose key(CapsLock in my case) without interfering with the normal behavior of the Control key? ...
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Difficulty during choosing the OS [closed]

I'm using windows 7 32bit and i have installed ubuntu on my pc. Everything went perfectly well. but the problem is when i reboot my computer and that window asks me to choose an operating system, my ...
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Full Disk Encryption Passphrase at Boot: Keyboard not working

I have upgraded my System with full disk encryption from 14.10 to 15.04, and now i'm not able anymore to input my passphrase at boot and therefore can't access my system anymore. Strangely it worked ...
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How do i get polish signs when i already chose the polish layout? [closed]

Hey i did the Polish layout in the keyboard settings already but when i press AltGr and press idk x or other characters i just get this stuff : »«ßæðæ@łeđđðŋ”“¢ħđŋħ↓ŧ←↓ . No polish characters .
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how to manually install hid-logitech-dj module?

I'm running ubuntu mate on raspberry pi2. Logitech k400r keyboard w/touchpad works fine with generic driver but when I wanted to add logitech m525 mouse using the same unifying receiver, I had to use ...
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Key doesn't Work Ubuntu 15.10

i can't type loWercase "W". Even on virtual keyboard. Xev reads input: FocusOut event, serial 37, synthetic NO, window 0x3000001, mode NotifyGrab, detail NotifyAncestor FocusIn event, serial 37, ...
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Recognize keyboard at boot

I am running 15.10 desktop and when I select run as root from the advanced Ubuntu menu, I get a root shell but it does not understand my Spanish (not Latin American) keyboard and I am unable to type ...