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Mapping the Mac Command key

I have Ubuntu installed on a PC and I have a remote connection to a Mac at work. I would like to be able to use keyboard shortcuts like Ctrl-C, Ctrl-v but because the mac responds to Command-C, ...
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How to use Caps Lock as Enter in 14.04?

After extensive search, I've only found guides to remap/swap Caps Lock to something like Control. However, I am trying to make Caps Lock another Enter (to be precise, I want it for one-handed 'Run' in ...
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remapping k to the right shift button

I have been looking on askubuntu for help, but couldn't find the help I needed, so now I just ask. My k key doesn't work, when pressed, and since its a older laptop, i just wish to remap the k key ...
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Assign Ctrl+Shift to Caps Lock

I was wondering if I could assign Ctrl+Shift to the Caps-Lock key. So when I type Caps-Lock+Right it should mark a complete word e.g. I already looked at this question but since I don't run any ...
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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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How to remap capslock key properly? [duplicate]

I want to remap capslock to ctrl on a low level, such that it also works in games, virtual consoles etcetera. I tried adding XKBOPTIONS="ctrl:nocaps" to /etc/default/keyboard, but that doesn't work. ...
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How could I remap F4 into combo key Shift + F1

I'm newbie with xdotool and xbindkeys. I need to tell my ubuntu know that when I press F4 key, it should be translated into "Shift + F1" I really appreciate for your help. Thanks
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Remap keycodes after adding bluetooth keyboard

I've used xmodmap to remap keys for bluetooth keyboard in Ubuntu 14.04: xmodmap ~/.Xmodmap remove mod1 = Alt_L remove mod1 = Alt_R keycode 180 = Alt_L keycode 225 = Alt_R add mod1 = Alt_L add mod1 = ...
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Remap menu key to delta (Δ)?

I'm using Xubuntu 14.04. My keyboard is a Belgian AZERTY. I never use my menu key, and I use the delta sign a lot. I'm not willing to switch keyboard layouts to Greek, as the delta is the only thing I ...
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How to change mapping of commands to open specific programs?

When I type program A in the terminal, I end up getting program B. Where are the aliases or other file that controls which commands trigger program opening?
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Mouse Movement + Key Press = Scroll

I would find it very, very nice if I could obtain scroll functionality (vertical is most important) by moving my mouse, say, up and down while holding down a key. I know scroll is normally obtained ...
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key mapping gone after restart

I'm trying to remap my keyboard by using the following line: xmodmap -e "keycode 94 = backslash" It works but it will return back to default after restarts. How do I run this command every time I ...
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How to remap keys? [duplicate]

I have tried remapping ctrl + alt to altgr via xbindkeys, but it does not seem to work. Is there a way I can do this?
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Mouse-key Remap not recognized by application (maya)?

I need mouse button 8, to be remapped to left Alt. I need it to work in maya. I've already disabled window move with dconf, so that it wouldn't effect maya. Then I followed this Guide and it seems ...
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map sysrq to a key other than AltrGr+prtscr

the keyboard layout on my laptop (lenovo x230 or t430s) makes it too easy to trigger magic sysrq, since AltGr and prtscr keys are right beside each other. i've disabled magic sysrq because i'd often ...
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Ctrl, Alt and Super keys are all mapped as left Shift key on AZiO keyboard

I bought a keyboard yesterday, AZiO L40 (Model: ABG600F). Everything works fine in Windows, but when I boot into Ubuntu, both of my Ctrl keys, Alt keys, and Super keys are recognized as left Shift ...
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.xinitrc with keyboard mapping not working

I'm running Ubuntu 13.10. When I remap keys using xmodmap using the instructions at How do I remap certain keys? , the remapping works fine. But when I create the .xinitrc file as a plain text file ...
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remap Caps_Lock to Esc and Control without X11

I want to remap my Caps_Lock key to be Esc when pressed by itself, or Ctrl when pressed with another key. Here's the twist: I want to do it without X11. I found this answer which says "write a ...
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How to map right shift to slash using xmodmap? [duplicate]

How to map Shift_R to slash (/) using xmodmap?
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Remaping keys: capslock to escape and viceversa in Ubuntu 13.10

I just installed Ubuntu 13.10 and miss the feature to swap the escape and Caps Lock key. It used to be possible through a GUI in Ubuntu 12.04. Anyone know how I can solve this? Thanks for the help :) ...
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ButtonMapping - Positional parameters

In an X configuration file mouse buttons can be mapped using a ButtonMapping option: Section "InputClass" # ... Option "ButtonMapping" "1 9 3 4 5 6 7 8 2" # ... EndSection Changing the ...
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How to detect ThinkPad T530 volume up and down keys?

I'm using my Logitech M510 mouse's scroll buttons (left & right) to change the volume level. Using xbindkeys I can set them with command like this: amixer -c 0 set Master playback 2dB+ unmute ...
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How can I rebind Print Screen to Delete?

I'm running Xubuntu Raring Ringtail. Using xkbcomp, I used the following commands (I can go into more detail as to the context and what command I use, if it's relevant), which successfully remapped my ...
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Remap Ctrl+C/Ctrl+V to Super+C/Super+V

It sounds like it should be a trivial task to do, but nope.. it's easy to find very different answers to this question, that involve lengthy configuration change and get nothing. Is there a simple ...
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Remapping mouse button

I want to remap my middle mouse button to simulate alt-tab (switch between running applications) on ubuntu 12.04. How would I do that?
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How can I fix Wacom Intuos5 button mapping and compatibility issues?

For the most part my tablet works out of box but with limitations. The wheel when scrolling just flickers the 4 leds. I cannot map modifier buttons CTRLSHIFT. I want to be able to activate ...
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From /media/blabla to media/my_name/blabla

I have a ntfs disk which used to get mapped to media/A6505A54505A2B11_/. There was also a directory media/A6505A54505A2B11/. Then all of a sudden it started to get mapped to ...
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How to remapping keyboard? [duplicate]

I had problem about keyboard. My 's' button was not working and i want to map 's' character to another button for use it temporarily. how can i do it?
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Trying to remap Caps Lock in Xubuntu, but Keyboard Layouts Plugin resets everything

I am using Keyboard Layouts Plugin to switch between two layouts. I want to remap Caps Lock to underscore "_" First I empty Caps Lock, or otherwise caps lock will do both – toggle caps and produce ...
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samba shares reject samba username and password from Windows

I'm running Ubuntu Server 12.04 LTS on a HP Micro server. I've edited smb.conf and added a share called files right at the end of the file (as per hours of googling) as below [files] Path = ...
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How to swap Ctrl and Fn on a Lenovo Thinkpad keyboard?

I tried to exchange my Fn key with left Control, which didn't work. I used the command xev to get the keycodes/keysym. Afterwards I used: xmodmap -e 'keycode 151=Control_L' xmodmap -e 'keycode ...
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change alt-tab to ctrl-tab on ubuntu 12.04

All I have an apple usb keybord for my ubuntu 12.04. I remaped command left key to control for convenience. And now I switch between apps with alt-tab and between tabs within one app with ctrl-tab. ...
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How can I remap usernames when printing to a shared printer?

At work my group currently use self maintained network printers. We also run our own self contained Linux network for some members of the group. It all works beautifully. The management has decided ...