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Why does “Esc” not cancel current operation (like painting with the mouse) in GIMP 2.8.10?

There's an apparently fixed bug which, alas!, still bugs me: I'd like the Esc key to cancel the current operation (like painting with the mouse). Currently it doesn't. Anyway to affect the desired ...
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Macbook Air - with Ubuntu 14.04 how can i take print screen, page up/down cause there is no keyboard button

MacBook Air - Running Ubuntu 14.04 64-bit Linux s 3.13.0-24-generic #46-Ubuntu SMP Thu Apr 10 19:11:08 UTC 2014 x86_64 x86_64 x86_64 GNU/Linux A) How to fix the keyboard keys which are not available ...
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How to create a keybord shortcut for toggling mouse touchpad?

I am trying to create a keyboard shortcut for [enabling] or [disabling] my mouse-pad, since it is very annoying to have it while typing especially when you have a mouse. I have tried with xinput ...
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What to do when the keyboard and mouse no longer respond normally on Ubuntu

What do you do when the mouse pointer disappears from the screen, or stops moving and regular keyboard shortcuts such as switching between apps or different desktops stops working and the only thing ...
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Fn key for touchpad xUbuntu

I recently switched from Ubuntu to Xubuntu. All is well except for a single fn key that doesnt' seem to work. I have an Asus n56vz which has a huge touchpad. So I'd like to disable it when I have a ...
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Change shortcuts on gthumb

Si there a way to change keyboard shortcuts on gthumb image viewer? I have mouse with mouse 5 and 6 buttons (the ones you click with a thumb) Is possible to change shortcuts somehow on gthumb so i ...
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Make the menu keyboard key act as a right mouse click in Unity

What: I have a keyboard key called "menu" that does successfully pull up a menu, but it doesn't correspond with where the mouse pointer currently is. Rather, it is a menu relative to what seems to be ...
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How can I use my keyboard as a mouse?

I'm using my keyboard more and more these days for basic command line stuff, vim editing, alt-tab window switching and the like. Q) How can I use my number pad keys to move the cursor around on the ...
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Copy-and-paste current working directory on command line without using the mouse

I am using the terminal quite a lot, but I am frustrated that I repeatedly resort to the mouse in the following situation. I have two terminal tabs open with the current working directories X and Y, ...
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mouse back button brings up run command box after sending “back” command

Relevant, didn't help much though. I've got a RAT 7 that I'm using in Ubuntu. It's working fine, but for some reason when I hit the "back" button it will output Alt Left and then bring up the 'run ...
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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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change mouse extra button to act like super+w

Hi I'm a new Ubuntu user and I was wondering if we could change my mouse's side button to act like ( super> w ) I tried to use btnx but it's not compatible with Ubuntu 12. x could someone help me and ...
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How to set a Right+Left mouse buttons click shortcut

I'd like to open a pop-up menu of custom commands (for example, my most used application) by simply clicking the standard left and right mouse buttons. They are already used when pressed separately, ...
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Changing the mouse-key binding

I'm using 12.04 with GNOME classic desktop. When I alt-click on a window, the default bevaiour is moving it. This sometimes undesireable, because in some programs I need to alt-click in order to do ...
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How to increase mouse wheel sensitivity with a modifier key?

The sensitivity of the mouse scroll wheel famously cannot be adjusted as is explained in this question and the many duplicates asking the same. I am wondering whether there is a simple fix available ...
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control mouse with keyboard and web browsing

I have lost my mouse functionality, and I have to work without it on my Ubuntu PC for a couple of days. I am OK with doing my stuffs without it on my computer. But I'm having no good time with web ...
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Setting to let mouse events pass through GUI application

I am using compiz to make an app transparent. I would like to be able to click through the app as well. Q: There are any settings in the GUI (Compiz) or via CLI to be able to set up an application ...
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Series of task to be done after a single stroke in Easystroke gesture recognition

I use easystroke for many tasks like command, key combination, etc. Now, I need to perform a series of tasks in a single stroke. For example: First i need to execute the command 'cryptkeeper'. ...
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Disable default mouse key actions

I have a Logitech MX510, 8-button mouse and I wanted all of them to be useful. I already set up the desired actions using xinput, xbindkeys and xev, and it works. The problem is that now the buttons ...
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How can I assign a custom command to a Logitech M705 mouse button? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I assign actions to all my mouse buttons? What are some of the issues with ccsm and why should I not use it? I want mouse button 9 to run ...
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Can't bind Super + w in xbindkeys, all other combos work fine

I am trying to set key bindings for my mouse buttons with xbindkeys and I'd like to set one of them to spread the windows as if I'd pressed Super + w but for some reason this one won't bind properly ...
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How can I paste text by pressing the left and right mouse buttons at the same time?

I am coming from Ubuntu 10. I just recently upgraded to 12.04 LTS. In 10, I use to be able to cut and paste from Terminal by selecting text, and just pressing my two mouse buttons. In 12.04, I ...
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Alt Tab with xdotool and xkeybind

I'm trying to map alt tab behavior to a mouse button using xdotool in my .xbindkeysrc. What I want to do is map something like "xdotools keydown alt key Tab" release b:7 but by doing this the alt ...
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New to emacs — my key bindings are different from what is described in the tutorials. How to fix this?

I'm using emacs v24 [GNU Emacs 24.0.94.1 (x86_64-pc-linux-gnu, GTK+ Version 3.3.20) of 2012-03-26 on meitnerium, modified by Debian] on Kubuntu 12.04. My basic problem is that emacs is not behaving ...
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Gnome Shell mouse shortcut to switch workspace

How can I switch workspaces in gnome shell with extra mouse buttons? I`ve used to do it with compiz in unity and gnome2, but I can`t bind it in gnome shell. I want use both Up/Down and extra mouse ...
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How to control the mouse pointer via my keyboard?

How to control(or simulate) my mouse pointer movements using keyboard shortcuts (on Ubuntu 11.10).
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Where is the keyboard mouse feature in GNOME 3?

I'm using Gnome 3 on Ubuntu 11.10. I've used keyboard mouse (accessing mouse with keyboard) earlier by pressing Control+Shift+Num to activate it (see http://www.noah.org/wiki/Linux_Keyboard_Mouse). ...
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Guake bind to XF86Search

I want to bind my mouses XF86Search button to toggle/open the Guake terminal (it's the F12 key by default). So while I was running Ubuntu 10.04 this was working out of the box...I just had to install ...
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Mouse raises the wrong window after switching windows with keys

Prelude: I have focus follows mouse, and also raise focused window. When I switch windows with the keyboard (Alt-Tab), the new window gets focus and is raised. However, when the mouse pointer is ...
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Mouse bindings in GNOME 3 [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Modifying Key- and Mouse-Bindings for GNOME Shell I'm interested in trying out GNOME Shell (which I like better than Unity), but I'm wondering if it's possible to bind ...
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Binding mouse buttons to copy and paste

Often I'm copying and pasting pieces of text. I'd like to streamline the process. Anyone know if it possible to bind (for example): Ctrl Right Click to Copy and Alt Right Click to Paste