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Only can type in caps. It acts like the shift key is stuck

Its not my keyboard. I have tried multiple keyboards. Everything I type is in CAPS. When I try and click on a line it acts like the Shift key is held down and selects stuff. Please Help
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Ubuntu 12.10 and Windows 8 Dual Boot - Bluetooth Pairing

I have a Dell L702X which has been enabled for UEFI via Custom BIOS and I have Windows 8 Pro x64 and Ubuntu 12.10 x64 successfully dual booting on GPT. I have named my device under Ubuntu with the ...
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Use volume and playback keys without waking the monitor?

Often my laptop is just standing around and just playing music and for the below mentioned actions I don't need to see wat's going on on my desktop. Is it possible to use the volume and playback keys ...
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What is “Win” key used for in Linux? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I use the Windows (Super) key? Hello i have a Windows PC but i installed Ubuntu 12.10 on it. I have the Win key which displays the Start menu in Windows, But in ...
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Enter password for Default keyring [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I stop being prompted to unlock the ‘default’ keyring on boot? How can I stop being prompted to unlock the ‘default’ keyring on boot? It happens when I try to ...
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Alt keys (Alt and ALt Gr) doesn't work on Ubuntu 12.10 [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: No application switcher in compiz settings manager Yesterday I installed Ubuntu 12.10, I didn't want to upgrade my 12.04, because when one upgrades the system, sometimes ...
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How do I get the media keys on an Asus k53br working?

I've got myself an Asus k53br. and indeed all fn + random button functions work except my multimedia buttons on the arrow keys. is there any chance I can get them to work?
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How to get Multimedia keys working at my ASUS N56VZ Ubuntu 12.04 Notebook

I don't get my multimedia keys (FN Keys) working. The Notebook is a ASUS N56VZ. If I normally press the multimedia key combinations, nothing happens. If I try to get the keycodes while pressing, for ...
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My multimedia keys arent working, and cause eratic behavior [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I disable multimedia buttons on my laptop? The system sees them as a trackpad resulting in erratic behavior. I have a sony viao vgn-cs16t and the multimedia keys ...
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How to disable Monitor Brightness keys (DELL N4010) in 12.04?

I want to disable or remap the Monitor Brightness Keys for my DELL N4010 as it causes Ubuntu 12.04 to freeze on a black screen if i adjust brightness through those keys. Please Help.
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How to fix missing GPG keys?

I have just installed Ubuntu 12.04 and I added some repo and when apt-get update i got missing gpg key. Following command seems to doesn't work for me: apt-get update 2> /tmp/keymissing; for key ...
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Asus K53S F5 F6 brightness keys not working

On my Asus K53S i7, the F5 and F6 keys, for brightness controls, don't work. In Ubuntu 11.10 and in 12.04 (by upgrading mode). I don't know if there is some relationship with the first problem, but ...
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my @ symbol and other characters won't work, instead, I get other characters

I am fairly new to Ubuntu, the first time i ran it of the disk drive, all keys worked fine. However, now @=" M=0 J=1 etc. I can only get a few correct letters. I tried all keyboard and language ...
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How can one control Quodlibet through media keys?

The last time I used Quodlibet I found out that one had to enable 2 plugins for the media keys to work with it. One had something to do with DBus and the other one with an MPRIS thing. I enabled ...
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There is no keynavrc file for keynav in the home folder

I recently installed keynav from the software center. As per this question, I wanted to change the configuration of keynav so that I could use the arrow keys instead of using a mouse to navigate the ...
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How can I swap CAPSLOCK for BACKSPACE?

I want to swap Capslock with Backspace and came only so far as to mix them both together. By that I mean: hitting Capslock does work like the Backspace key, but also activates Caps (including the ...
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toshiba satellite keyboard not working correctly [closed]

The first letter in the alphabet a is not working on my keyboard. I'm also noticing that the num lock light flashes with every keystroke of any letter as I type. I re-installed an older version of ...