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how do i change a keyboard key to operate as the spacebar?

My spacebar key on my laptop no longer works. I may ultimately get it repaired. In the meantime I use the onscreen keyboaed, when possible, but I would like to designate a different key to function as ...
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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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Xubuntu remap ctrl and command key on bluetooth mac keyboard

how can I remap the ctrl key to the command key in Xubuntu (latest version) with a bluetooth mac keyboard? Iǘe been trying to find a solution to this but had no luck... thanks!
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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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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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How to remap keys

I have the latest ubuntu software installed on my computer. The problem is that the key 'o' does not work (hardware problem) and i would like to remap the key to ']'. So every time i press the key ']' ...
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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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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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offlineimap stopped working after 13.10 upgrade

Since upgrading to Ubuntu 13.10, offlineimap no longer works. The first time I run it, it wants me to manually enter all passwords, despite them being already set-up in the keyring (it worked fine ...
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Volume keys don't work correctly anymore. What is due this?

Some time ago, I noticed that the volume keys no longer worked fine on 12.04. For example, if I press the toggle key, the sound is muted. But if I press it again, the sound is no longer turned on. ...
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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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Having problems logging in with SSH RSA keys

I'm trying to login to my ssh server using RSA keys, but I'm having problems. I've created the keys and copied them onto my server, and put them in the authorized_keys file. However, when I try to ssh ...
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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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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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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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Why is Empty the list of trusted software providers - update manager in Ubuntu 12.04?

Why there are no any keys stored in Authentication tab (update settings) Ubuntu 12.04? It looks that something goes wrong. How could I fix it? How to restore the keys? There are no errors, but ...
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Asus Q400a fn keys not working

I am having problems enabling the screen brightness keys in Ubuntu 12.04 LTS. I was able to find a instructions to enable the function keys for the backlit keyboard but I can not find instructions for ...
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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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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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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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Media keys disable external monitor

Recently on my Dell XPS M1330 with Ubuntu 12.10, after some updates (I could not figure out which one caused the problem), if I press the media keys on the keyboard or the remote control, they turn ...
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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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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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Single keys are not responding

Since last update some keys (3, 4, w, arrow to the right) are not functioning/responding. How can I find out if it's a hardware or software problem?
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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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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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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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What does “Unlock this key automatically…” Set?

What does unlock this key automatically whenever I'm logged in actually set? As in, what file or gsetting is changed? I see this option appear whenever I am prompted to enter my SSH key password, so ...
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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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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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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 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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Fn Keys stopped working after a ubuntu update [closed]

I received a system update that seems to have stopped my fn keys from working on my laptop. What should I do?
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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 ...