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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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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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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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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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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 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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Any tool for importing Microsoft .klc file?

I know it is relatively easy creating a custom keyboard layout, but it seems like I have to do that for both two desktop environments installed on my Ubuntu 14.04 laptop (Unity and KDE). And what 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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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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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 ...
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Are there any Linux programs that can easily write and edit interlinear text?

Specifically, I'd like to have one line have the English, while another has the Hebrew/Aramaic/Greek/Latin/etc, and possibly (if any program has this capacity) an additional line/lines for extra ...
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How to add some special characters to a layout

Today, I bought a gaming keyboard which has an English layout. The problem here is that I am Portuguese and this keyboard doesn't have ~ and ç. Is there any way that I can include those keys in my ...
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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Is Ubuntu 14.04 using some old Gnome libraries for WPS Office?

The following isn't very important but I wanted to ask out of interest. The window design layout inside of WPS Office looks a bit old-fashioned. I haven't checked all other programmes but to me it ...
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How do I get terminator to start up with my custom layout with custom commands?

Similar to this one: How do I get Terminator to start up with my custom layout? I can get my terminator 0.97 that I installed from ubuntu 14.04 repositories to start up with custom layout properly, ...
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Does anyone know of an upside down window border or theme for MATE or Gnome?

I'm not sure if this is the right place to ask this but I have been wondering if you could have an upside down window border. What I mean by this is can you move the close, minimise, maximise, etc... ...
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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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Ubuntu Touch - bulgarian keyboard layout

How can I make a Bulgarian keyboard layout and add it to Ubuntu Touch? I read some tutorials, but the links don't work. My Phone is the BQ Aquaris Ubuntu edition.
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Desktop grid not working

The placement for desktop icons seems to be broken somehow. I use a standard Ubuntu 14.04 with no modifications. The 'keep aligned' option is set but the icons do not behave properly. To me, the grid ...
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toggle us_intl and another layout

I write on day to day basis in English, German and Spanish which can be wonderfully handled using the us layout with the intl variant (actually altgr-intl). The problem occurs when I wanna write in ...
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Problem with keyboard after reinstall 'ubuntu-desktop'?

I apologize in advance for my EnglishAfter reinstall 'ubuntu-desktop' (before can't login, show 'failed to start session) my keyboard settings is broken.Auto-switch layout keyboard don't work. When I ...
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Ubuntu Touch: Disappearing Component in Layout

I finally fixed an issue that I was having. One of my ItemLayout components would not display anymore when the layout changed between two conditional layouts. For a simple example, in the following ...
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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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Control and Alt works as Shift

I have this brand new backlight keyboard (Seisa DN-V710), the first time I plugged in (USB) all the fancy light and keys looks fine. In a very short time I notice both, Ctrl and Alt function as Shift ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 keyboard layout issue

I've just installed Ubuntu 14.04 and I added a new keyboard layout(romanian) then I added Alt+Shift as hotkey for switching to another layout using Tweak Tool. If I press alt+shift, the language ...
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QML - Tabs - Header layout

the default style of the Tabs is like this: but how to make it look like this? thanks
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Setting layout for all KDE desktops at once

Is there a way to set the layout for all of my KDE desktops at once rather than having to do them one at a time? (The layout choice shows up when I click the cashew in the upper right corner of the ...
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Layout of the keyboard [duplicate]

I installed Ubuntu on my computer last summer and I was really pleased to have done so, but since I have installed the latest updates, the layout of the keyboard has changed without me doing anything ...
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using third level character unaccessible for non us layout

On Ubuntu 14.04 the right Alt Gr key is configured as a switch to tertiary character input (Like "€"). While this works (almost) for the (default) US keyboard, it fails on any other keyboard layout ...
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Ubuntu 14.10 Cyrillic Doesn't Function

I'm using the gnome shell and i have setup my keyboard layouts to EN(us) and BG(bulgarian traditional phonetic) but the when i switch to BG it still type on en(qwerty). Any suggestions?
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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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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 ...