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Irssi certificate, OpenPGP and SSH keys in a new install

I'm intending to perform a full fresh install of Xenial 64 bits on my laptop currently running Trusty 32, bits since my CPU is 64 bits capable. I want/need to keep my current Irssi certificate, ...
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Setting 'Fn' Keys to Adjust Volume, Brightness and Other

I saw already some similar questions here, but all look too complicated or different from my problem. I installed Linux on my laptop, and I run it along Windows, which has already been there since I ...
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Error when copying public key

I have created a key pair in Xubuntu 15. I want to copy the public key to a Windows 10 laptop in order to allow ssh connection only from there, but when I run (as root): ssh-copy-id myuser@my.ip.x....
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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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Problem switching Caps Lock and BackSpace keys?

Running 14.04 LTS I ran in the terminal: xmodmap -e "keycode 66 = BackSpace" then xmodmap -e "keycode 22 = Caps_Lock" This works partially as the physical Caps Lock key now operates as ...
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Keys and combos with l-alt, l-ctrl, super not working except shift+l-alt

My left side keyboard shortcuts are not working, strangely except left-shift (or right) + left-alt. Also, without any combinations, keys super, l-alt and l-ctrl are not working as well. Could somebody,...
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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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Some keys don't work after upgrade from 14.04 to 15.10

Just upgraded my Lenovo G410 from 14.04 to 15.10. after running sudo dpkg --configure -a to correct a few glitches, it boots fine and displays the login screen. The problem now is that some keys ...
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XEV doesn't detect my key - is there any hope?

On my keyboard, there are three keys - Cut, Copy, and Paste: However, I cannot assign these as xev doesn't detect them. What can I do?
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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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My keyboard symbols suddenly changed

My keyboard symbols suddenly changed. For example, if I type the backslash key, it gives #, if I use shift + 2, it gives " instead of @. I don't understand what has changed suddenly. Does anybody know ...
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Certain keyboard keys not working

Ubuntu Desktop, latest version. Certain keys are not working, I've narrowed them down to the following keys: b n / (caps lock) and the keypad number 7. These did not work on the old keyboard, and ...
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Ugrade to 16.04, 'p' key does not work anymore

I just updated to 16.04. P key is not working anymore. It seem like it is grabbed by gnome-shell I tried this command: xdotool keydown "p"; xdotool key "XF86LogGrabInfo"; xdotool keyup "p" It ...
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Automatic Kickstart installation how to add ssh keys?

I maked a FAI using Kickstart principles. The only package added openssh-server, but if I try to use post installation scripts (for example) to add ssh authorized_keys in ~/.ssh/ installation stops by ...
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shortcut for konsole

I am running Kubuntu 14.04 and cannot get Konsole to open with the usual shortcut Ctrl+Alt+T and have looked on various forums and configured "shortcuts and gestures" to add another entry to open ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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 13....
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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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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, ...
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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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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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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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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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Problems with Left shift key

I have major (At least as for my job as a coder) hiccups with the Lshift. I can't mark text in a textbox with LeftShift and arrowkeys, or type a capital letter with it. WHAT I CAN do, which I think ...
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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 ...