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Switch layout with 'Shift R' only and saving file with caps letters

I use 'Shift R' to switch keyboard layout (this is very handy). But I have a trouble with it. When I try to save file from Firefox to new folder (Save as... New Folder...) ubuntu cancel editing and ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 Gnome3, keyboard layout automaticly changes all the time

I was using Ubuntu 14.04 with Unity. I decided to try GNOME 3. The installation went well and I like it. The only extremely annoying problem is the keyboard layout. I can set up several languages and ...
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How do I get Terminator child windows to start at a certain size?

Thanks to this question, I've managed to get Terminator to open at a particular size, with the right configuration of child windows. However, they don't open at the size/position that they were in ...
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Key combinations for each language in Ubuntu 14.04

I'd like to have key combinations for each language (change the layout) in Ubuntu 14.04, for example: Ctrl+1 - Spanish, Ctrl+2 - French, Ctrl+3 - Russian, etc I haven't found this options in text ...
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Changing windows layout close,minimize,maximize,menu keys

I've searched out around and found out this useful tool named Unity Tweak, however once I try to change my key (close, minimize, maximize & menu) positions, nothing happens... Not sure if I'm the ...
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how to get xbd recognised [duplicate]

There are numerous questions on ubuntu forums about keyboard mapping - clearly many people have this problem - and I've read a hundred or so answers - all about using gedit to edit the xbd files. OK. ...
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homebank layout broken

Main screen layout in Homebank 4.6.2 is broken et start up. If I adjust the layout, It does not retain and screen is messy when I launch the program. I trashed homebank preferences in ...
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Key combination for each language

I want to have a combination for several language layout. Ctrl + 1 - English US Ctrl + 2 - Romanian STANDARD Ctrl + 3 - German Ctrl + 4 - Swedish However, I can't find the Romanian STANDARD one. I ...
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No keyboard layouts are installed on Ubuntu 12.04

Hello I just installed an Ubuntu12.04 64 bit system. I am using gnome classic but I don't think this is related to my problem. The problem is that during the installation (or just after I don't ...
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problem switching between shift and super key

since my shift key in my keyboard is not functioning properly I wanted to permenantly switch between shift and super key. I've succeeded doing that by using xmodmap command which runs this script: ! ...
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Typing British pound sign Ubuntu 13.10 - Spanish keyboard layout

I would like to know how to type the British pound sign in Ubuntu 13.10. I am new to Ubuntu and using a Spanish keyboard layout. The keyboard layout shows it as in the top right quadrant of the 3 ...
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Azerty keyboard with Ubuntu gnome 13.04

How to use an azerty keyboard with Ubuntu gnome 13 04? I'm using the virtual keyboard but didn't find any parameters for the real azerty keyboard. Thank you for answering. Felix.
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Password screen after wake up forgets keyboard layout

I have Colemak as my default layout. It used to be my only layout, but recently it has started reverting to Qwerty. Upon checking settings, it still says it's Colemak. As it sometimes does this ...
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Problem with international keyboard on 13.10

I just upgraded my Ubuntu from 13.04 to 13.10, but I got an issue. Usually the "' key" plus "c key" make the "ç", but since the update, it change this character to "altgr + <". Anyone know why or ...
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Layout changed when I don't have any other keyboard layout

I have just one keyboard layout and that is English(Dvorak) but pressing Alt+LeftShift still changed the keyboard layout to QWERTY ! How can I solve this problem? (in ubuntu 13.10)
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I can't change keyboard layout ubuntu 13.10 [duplicate]

I ve just installed ubuntu 13.10 and I've installed my local language keyboard and I can't find a way to simply change from one to another for example with the "traditional" keys Alt+Shift!
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Advanced keyboard layout options

I'm using English, Russian and Armenian keyboard layouts. When I'm trying to change layout it's changing "en" -> "am" -> "ru" -> "en"... I want to use Left Alt + Shift to toggle "en" and "am", and ...
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Keyboard layout keeps allways falling back to default after reboot - how to change?

I have Chromebook Acer C7 and i like it. It's fast etc. To install *buntu linux on it i did use Crouton. It's a program who install *buntu on ChromeOS without erace the orginal system. Anyway! I ...
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markdow to pdf with wordwrapping

Using pandoc like: pandoc -o output.pdf input.md does not give me a result with word-wrapping. For instance, three liner input.md looks like the following: # Introduction Lorem ipsum dolor sit ...
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How to fetch “keyboard layout indicator” when it get disappeared

I'm not a native born English speaker. So I write in two languages on the web. I added both layout (English and the other) and it works good. When I log out the system and log in again, "keyboard ...
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Are there any valid layout and writing programms for ubuntu?

I'm beginning my phd thesis and really need good writing, layout and reference management programms. I would love to do it with ubuntu but I'm not sure if it'll work. I tried Lyx & Bibtex/Jabref ...
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How use specific key combination (shortcuts) to change keyboard laungage? [duplicate]

I have installed Ubuntu 13.04 today. I have added 4 languages, but I don't like standard way to switch them one by one. In Windows I used key combinations (shortcuts) to switch to specific language ...
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How to download Ubuntu keyboard layout? [closed]

Is there any way to download keyboard layouts available in Ubuntu so I can use them on Windows? I would like to be able to use the same layouts on both OS, I especially enjoy default Esperano layout ...
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LibreOffice Writer Styles

Is there anyway to easyly manage styles on LibreOffice Writer ? For instance, by installing a add-on ? When I was using Word, it was really intuitive to use differents styles, manage them and edit ...
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How to Customize the (Phonetic-Arabic) Keyboard Layout? [duplicate]

uI am a newcomer to the linux world. Been using msoft for 20years or more. Just moved to Ubuntu since 3 weeks and I am really enjoying it. I am needing an phonetic keyboard for arabic similar to ...
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Is there a GTK-Theme preview application?

is there an Application which lets me preview all the Theme-Widgets at once? Like in the old Ubuntu-tweak there was some sort of Preview of all Theme-button/slider/progressbar-layouts. But nowadays ...
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Default keys “1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 0” to input “! @ # $ % ^ & * ( )”

Doing math homework on a full keyboard. Would like the top row to be the special characters without holding shift.
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Separate keyboard shortcuts for switching between keyboard layouts

I have a few language keyboard layouts installed in 12.04. I am using Ctrl-Shift keyboard shortcut for switching between language layouts. Such switching method takes a lot of my time. Is there any ...
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Is there a way to store the current desktop layout?

What I want to be able to save the current positions of my applications, so when I'm going to open the same ones and run something they will rearrange as they were. For example if I'm going to open a ...
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gnome-panel doesn't work correctly with separate x screens

I am having a problem with Gnome3 (actually, I have it set to fallback mode, or Gnome 2). I have two displays and I need an X screen (I used nvidia-xconfig and nvidia-settings to do this) for each ...
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How to change keyboard layout?

I'm on ubuntu 12.04. Recently I bought a cheap apple style bluetooth keyboard. It pairs OK. I paired it with the current 102 key still attached. Anyway I noticed that the character mapping is ...
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How to share two keyboard on the same laptop, french iso layout and usa ansi layout keyboard with usb?

I recently buy a "noppoo choc mini" with this specific ANSI US-INTERNATIONAL pc84 layout. This specific keyboard have only 84 key , a 60% (compact tenkeyless) reduced layout My problem is ...
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12.04 upgrade lost gb keyboard layout

Upgraded from 11.10 to 12.04. Keyboard Layout from System Settings only shows us listed in options but /etc/default/keyboard contains: XKBMODEL="pc105" XKBLAYOUT="gb" XKBVARIANT="" XKBOPTIONS="" ...
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How do I enter Polish characters?

I just installed Ubuntu 12.04 and... I've got a problem :) I'm living in Poland, so I want to write texts in polish with polish chars such as ąćęłńóśźż, too. Unfortunately, it's impossible. We write ...
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Can't add more than four keyboard layouts

I can't add more than 4 keyboard layouts on my ubuntu. It just won't let me add more. And I in need of at least 4 more. Anyone else encountered this problem and can give me some advice? Thanks in ...
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Additional Language in KDE

I just installed KDE desktop environment and I want to install an additional language (Urdu) in unity 2d I was using it butt in KDE Its seems very difficult. Some where I get to know about to change ...
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How do I hide the Unity dock? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicates: How can I configure Unity? How to revert to GNOME Classic? I'm a new Ubuntu user. How to remove the menu icons in Ubuntu? I have googled and also check each System ...
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How to layout the filesystem for a small SSD and a big HDD?

Since I don't use my laptop's CD-drive I want to put a small (8 GB) SSD into the CD-drive slot (I'll use a caddy similar to this one). I want to use compressed btrfs on the SSD and put all the data on ...
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How do I change my keyboard layout while using xmonad?

So I have an IBM Thinkpad X31, running natty and xmonad as the window manager. The keyboard is Italian. I wish to use an American English keyboard mapping, all the time. How do I do this?
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Window management shortcuts?

I've got a single massive monitor at home, and I've decided to mimic the Windows 7 window tiling shortcuts. I found a few guides online using wmctrl, and it's going well, save one thing: maximized ...