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Ubuntu 15.1 PGP not working

I am trying to create a PGP key on my ubuntu version 15.1. I find passwords and key and hit the "+" button to create a new PGP. I enter all the info, but after I submit my password no progress bar ...
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Ubuntu server repead

Ok, I have an old windows XP tower lying around so i decided to turn it into an Ubuntu server. I've installed Ubuntu server about 6 times already, also switching between 32 and 64 bit versions, but as ...
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Issues with keyboard/ compiling own kernel

few days ago I got a new multimode-notebook, where I want to use Ubuntu 14.04 on. During installation/ trying out I realized the keyboard wouldn't work even though it got discovered. I nevertheless ...
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Swap multiple keys -> Caps Lock with both ctrl and escape

As newbie developer, I try currently to get familiar with both Vim and Emacs editors. Vim was the first one (for several months up to now), I got used to it, I have some nice plugins and snippets for ...
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Cannot add GnuPG keys to apt keyring

My error is very similar to that posted here: Cannot solve GPG error however none of those solutions work. I have tried adding the keys using y-ppa-manager (click advanced settings, and select 'Try ...
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Ubuntu Eclipse : Backspace key started working like Delete key

Yes, Its happens suddenly when i am working on eclipse don't know how. I am working on eclipse, backspace key works all fine but suddenly its started working like delete key (When press backspace we ...
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Mouse Keys not working on Ubuntu 15.10 with Asus Z10PE-D16/4L

I cannot make Mouse Keys work on Ubuntu 15.10 on my Asus Z10PE-D16/4L. I have rebooted and turned it on and off as well as toggled NumLock. It shows that it is turning on but does not respond. I have ...
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How to map AltGr to Ctrl+Alt

I would like to map the AltGr key on my keyboard to produce Ctrl+Alt. I am aware of xkb and xmodmap. As far as I could tell, however, using those you can only map from key combinations onto single ...
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How to confgure capslock as a standalone key?

In Windows, you can use AutoHotKey to make Capslock a standalone key (say, binding it to 'escape') as well as a modifier (so that you can bind, say 'CapsLock + k', to launch a browser). I've tried ...
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My crtl+a is not working

I am using ubuntu 15.04 i was using ctrl+A as shortcut to select all text but from some days it is not working.The keys are working pefectly but the shortcut isn't
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Keys not working properly

S key prints a 1, E key is not working. Other keys are wonky too, like Right Cntl showing 5-. What is going on and how do I fix this?
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Undo command “addition of keys”

I issued these commands without really understanding much of it it: wget --no-check-certificate https://download.01.org/gfx/RPM-GPG-KEY-ilg -O - | \ sudo apt-key add - wget --no-check-certificate ...
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Multimedia keys (previous, play/pause, next) don't work

Only those three keys won't work. Volume, screen brightness keys are working like a charm. Anyone know what's the problem? I tried already manualy to adjust media shortcuts eventho I knew it's system ...
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Keys repeat too fast, regardless of option in settings

Since last reboot, the keys I've pressed have been repeating at a different speed than set in the setting. Moving the sliders or even turning "Repeat Keys" off doesn't make a difference. It's as if ...
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Have to re-add ssh keys to ssh-agent every time in yakuake

I just recently changed over to KDE and installed yakuake as my terminal and every time I fully exit yakauke or restart I have to restart my ssh-agent and re-add all the ssh keys to the agent. Why? ...
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How to protect PGP key details against be snooped?

I haven't found an answer to the following. Hypothesis: If someone gets physical access to my computer, how I would make sure that they (the ones snooping around) do not find my PGP details; like ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 = fn+f2/f3 (backlight) keys not working

With 14.04 LTS Ubuntu (64-bit), using any of the offered kernel solutions (including ones from the newer releases up to 3.19), f2/f3 brightness controls fail to register. As a matter of fact key ...
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Ubuntu MATE SSH Keys Not Working

I recently moved to a new place, made no changes to my SSH keys, and for some reason I can no longer authenticate via PuTTY to my Ubuntu MATE box. Has anyone encountered their SSH keys randomly stop ...
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How to remap CapsLock to ctrl+c (copy) and Esc to ctrl+v?

I am running Xfce under Xubuntu 14.04, 32bit. I know there are many posts which address remaping keys, but they all seem to be different solutions (see below). My finger are arthritic/stiff, so ...
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How to install AutoHotkey in Ubuntu?

I used Auto Hotkey software to make Shortcut keys that activates most of wanted things. And i would like to do something like that in ubuntu too. so my question is that How to install Autohotkey? Or ...
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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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How to detect keystrokes?

I have a script running always at the background. Inside that script I have to write the codes to detect keystrokes, and once a particular keystroke is detected, the rest of the script must be ...
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Volume shortcut keys working; brightness shortcut keys not working [duplicate]

I recently installed Ubuntu 14.04 on my Toshiba L840D with an AMD A8 CPU and an AMD Radeon HD 7640G GPU. Everything works as expected, except for the brightness shortcut keys. When I press F2 or F2 ...
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Why do my A, N, Enter, Shift Keys seem to have reduced sensitivity to touch?

I recently installed PyCharm, Emacs, and Vim in order to start programming. However, I noticed that my A, N, SHIFT, and ENTER keys on my keyboard seem to not always work when I press them. There was ...
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How to change one key in the keyboard?

I need to change only one key in my keyboard, the key for ç, it is not used in my language nor the keyboard language so I don't know why someone would put that key there, in fact I've only seen that ...
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SSH keys from USB Stick

I have a couple of desktops, a couple of laptops and a netbook. Some of these devices still run windows. I use these machines to connect to Launchpad, where my projects are hosted. I'm really ...
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Why can't I import keys into the gnome keyring?

I'm trying to import a private key + certificate into my gnome key ring on Ubuntu 14.10, but the seahorse gui application won't let me, the 'import' button is greyed out: If I try it from the ...
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Keyboard not working properly in gEdit - Ubuntu 14.10 - Asus 1015 pem

Keyboard not working properly in gEdit - Ubuntu 14.10 - Asus 1015 pem The issue is not happening in Libreoffice or other text area. It is intermittently happening in gEdit. At first, it keeps on ...
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adding gpg keys

I am wondering if I add gpg key to my trusted keys using: apt-key add is this key checked every time I'm going to download any software from ppa which key belong? Can someone explain this ...
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Ubuntu does not recognize Ctrl key after recent upgrade

A recent system upgrade in 14.04 disabled the Ctrl key in my Asus K55VM-SX086D Laptop. Initially there was some problem where the screen used to go blank when pressing the ctrl key when I was using ...
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Keyboard keys @ and " are switched

Keyboard keys @ and " are switched after I've installed Ubuntu 14.04. How should I proceed?
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Cannot solve GPG error

I ran sudo apt-get update and at the end I have these errors: Fetched 14,3 kB in 54s (264 B/s) Reading package lists... Done W: GPG error: http://archive.canonical.com saucy Release: The following ...
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mousekeys pointer not visible with mouse removed

So I tried out mousekeys, and it works, but when I remove the mouse, after I restart, I have no mouse pointer. What can I do to force the mouse pointer to appear even when the mouse is removed? ...
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Shortcut for dash and ccsm menu

I'm new to Ubuntu and was looking in the ccsm. I think I have disabled something as now there is no apps/programs/icons down the side and no menu across the top of screen to minimise or exit a ...
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Publish generated key to Launchpad

I created a new local PGP key but I dont find how to publish it so Launchpad will recognize it. All explanations are only in english but in my german Ubuntu I cannot find the tools under those names: ...
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remapping additional mouse buttons to multimedia keys

So, I bought a new mouse, and it has 4 additional buttons (2 thumb buttons, and scrollwheel left/right) and I was wondering, since my PC doesn't have multimedia keys, can I remap those buttons to ...
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Swap Keys for Game

I want to swap Tab key with Left Shift key for playing Dota 2 from Steam. I swap the keycodes of the keys and works fine until I start the game. I push Tab (it should be shift to queue actions) but ...
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Some keyboard keys do not work after installing Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

I just installed Ubuntu 14.04, and some keys F5, F8, w, p, f, h, k, l, fn, left, right, up and Backspace) are dead and do not respond. When I check in the Keyboard Layout Chart they simply don´t ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 brightness keys don't work anymore after dist-upgrade on Thinkpad L430

I just updated my Ubuntu system from 13.10 to 14.04. After having fixed GRUB which broke on upgrading, I run into certain other problems. One of them is that the brightness adjustment keys of my L430 ...
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How to assign macros to my keyboard keys on Ubuntu, similar to Razer Keyboard Macros in windows?

When I had Windows, I had a software called "Razer Synapse" which let me assign macros to my Keyboard keys. My keyboard is a Razer BlackWidow and it has 5 additional keys, that I used to assign my ...
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Some keys not working until ~10/20min using laptop

I'm having, since 3-4 months some strange problems with my laptop's keyboard. It's an ASUS X401A running Ubuntu 12.04.3 x64. When I start the notebook, some keys (a, d, g, i, m, k, down arrow) don't ...
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Gmusicbrowser does not let me bind Fn key

Im trying to bind the play/pause button to Fn+Down but it only lets me put down
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Toggling mouse keys in ubuntu 13.10

I have enabled mouse keys in Nniversal Access -> Pointing and Clicking I've read that shift + numlock is suppose to toggle the mouse keys, but it doesn't seem to be working for me. I would like to ...
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Keys are not working propely

Hi people I am new to ubuntu and currently have ubuntu 12.04LTS installed it has been quite nice but the thing is when i tried to type " it will show @ instead and when i tried to type @ it shows " ...
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Brightness function keys not working in 12.04.3 LTS?

I'm running Ubuntu 12.04.3 LTS (info from cat /etc/issue/) on an Asus X401A Kernel is: 3.8.0-31-generic I've tried changing the /etc/default/grub file with the following: ...
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Disable number keys on top-row of keyboard

I want to disable the number-part of the keys on the top-row of my keyboard. I only use the numberpad to the right of my keyboard to enter numbers. I get VERY frustrated when i want to type a symbol ...
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Some notebook keyboard keys do not work in ubuntu

Installed ubuntu 13.04 on my Acer AS5733-6898, and worked well, but he does not recognize anything when I press the buttons to move music (with some player running) and also does nothing when I try to ...
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xbindkeys: Conflicting program

So my issue is I just reinstalled Ubuntu 13.04 and as always I install xbindkeys and set up my search button to be middle click and the scroll wheel side clicks to copy/paste. However it was working ...
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How to swap left Alt with left Win and use left Alt as 3rd level chooser?

How can i do such things as swap left Alt with left Win and use left Alt as 3rd level chooser? If I use both the swapping does not take effect but my Alt key is 3rd level chooser and Win key opens ...
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in SQLite shell (CLI) how to end the statement input after ^]]A?

confessing, this is not ubuntu-specific, but SQLite shell-specific. Anyway, maybe one of you out there know some hint. I'm a Linux starter btw... I'm typing with SQLite and using its shell, ...