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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 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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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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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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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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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 play,...
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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: GRUB_CMDLINE_LINUX="...
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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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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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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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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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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? thanks....
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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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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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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 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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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? ...