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Xkeycaps resets my remapped keyboard on every restart

I first time ever installed linux (Lubuntu) on my laptop. The A key on it is broken so I tried to remap it to Caps Lock with xkeycaps. So I installed it using sudo apt-get install xkeycaps and ...
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Remap function keys on Lubuntu 16.04

I have been trying, unsuccessfully, to remap some of my Lenovo G50-80's function keys. I want to make F1-3 work as volume control, like they did when I was running Windows, and I want to disable F4, ...
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Remapping only 1 key to another [duplicate]

I rarely use '^' (Shift+6 or Unicode U+005E) and use '⁓' (Unicode U+2053) all the time as part of my signature on emails and so forth. I realize the Swung Dash (⁓) and Tilde (~) are very similar, I ...
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Remap Dell L502X touch keys on Ubuntu 16.04

I have a Dell XPS L502X which has 3 touch keys. Touch keys (image) In Windows, the first one is supposed to bring up Windows Mobility Center or on newer versions, Windows + X. The second is ...
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Remap power button on mouse (using X)

There is a button on my mouse which hibernates my system and I want to map it to do nothing. This button was originally mapped to do something else in Windows using the Windows software that came with ...
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US Keyboard, remap braces

I have bought an US laptop with US keyboard but didn't come with a key next to Z that type the braces < >. I don't have experience with keyboard mapping, i would like help to be able to map the ...
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Key remap in Gedit/Ubuntu

I'm programming with Scandinavian keyboard where the braces are a problem ([ is AltGr-8 etc.) I'd like to remap the letter å (the key right from p) to print [] and bring the focus between the braces....
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Ubuntu 15.10: How to remap the additional '| \'-key on my british keyboard to the `-key?

I am using ubuntu 15.10! I would like to remap the additional '| \'-key right of the left shift key on my United Kingdom keyboard to the `-key. Here is a picture of the mapping I want: These are ...
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How to map custom key combinations on Wacom Bamboo MTE-450A

I'm trying to use my Wacom tablet in Ubuntu 16.04, and the mapping is quite limited compared to the Windows drivers. I tried to use the terminal, but found it too complicated. So how do I set custom ...
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Ubuntu in Virtual box: Super+shift is interpreted as super+alt after pressing left or right

I am running ubuntu in virtualbox on my mac. So here is a problem (bug in virtualbox?) that makes it hard to remap keys in order to have the same key combinations as in mac osx: If I hit right or ...
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Remap footpedal in Ubuntu

I own a basic footpedal with two buttons, which I would like to set up to mimic Control and Super. I've used xmodmap and xev before, as suggested in this answer here. But it turns out that the ...
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Xinput - get button ID pressed on device

good day Question: I am trying to map (and eventually remap) buttons on my Logitech G930 Headset. I would like to record each button as it is pressed and map it. Could anyone guide me through this,...
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Remape left-ctrl to left-alt in ubuntu 15.10

I was searching through askubuntu for this. I found that Xmodmap dont work for Ubuntu 14 or higher version. I tried using gnome-tweak-tool, but its not working. Graphic interface of gnome-tweak-tool ...
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How can I map the extra mouse buttons on the Logitech G300?

The left mouse button on my mouse doesn't work properly. Something inside is broken that makes it register multiple clicks on just one click. So I wanted to map the left mouse click to a different ...
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How do I correct this mismapped stylus button?

I'm running Kubuntu 15.10 on an HP Spectre x360, which has a non-Wacom active digitizer built into the display. I'm using a two-button stylus with this, but the second button doesn't work. I couldn't ...
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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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How can I use Caps Lock to capitalize semi-colon?

I can't print colon using the Shift+;. So, I thought it was better to use the colon just like we use the Caps Lock for capitalization of letters. In other words: I want Caps Lock to work for all keys ...
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Remap Caps Lock to Esc and Ctrl

After watching some videos about tmux and vim collaboration I wanna remap Caps Lock on my ubuntu. Remapping Caps Lock to Esc is easy I used gnome-tweak-tool, but now I wanna change Caps Lock ...
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How do I remap the caps lock key to the backspace key?

I have grown very comfortable to my Colemak keyboard layout (my typing speed has doubled since I started using it). My only problem with it is that there is no caps lock key because under this layout ...
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How to remap Back and Forward key on a Lenovo ThinkPad T420?

I used to have a Lenovo N500, in this laptop the PgUp and PgDn keys are next to the Up/Down/Left/Right keys. Now I have a Lenovo T420 and the keys next to Up/Down/Left/Right are Back and Forward. I ...
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Is there a GUI Keyboard Remapper App?

Running Ubuntu 15.02. Tried finding the keyboard layout tab and now I'm convinced it's gone missing with this latest release. Thus, I'm looking for a simple app that does the same thing... I'm a Mac ...
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Map Ctrl+c to one button to stop a script on terminal

I'm using Ubuntu 14.04 and I wanted to remap the functionality of Ctrl+C to just one button (e.g b) such that whenever I press that button in terminal it forces the script running in it to stop (kinda ...
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How to remap Fn Key combinations?

I want to do some advanced key mapping on my Sony VAIO. It involves the Fn key. This is what I want to do: I want to do a Fn key inversion, ie to remap: [Fn+ F2toF7] on my keyboard to [F2 to F7] soft ...
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CAPS LOCK to CONTROL remap is reset after screen lock [duplicate]

I am trying to map my CAPS LOCK to CONTROL. To that end I added the following: setxkbmap -option ctrl:nocaps to the Startup Applications menu. This works fine whenever I start the system, however, ...
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Xmodmap - how do I use ctrl as a modifier?

Basic keyboard layout: 1 → 1 Shift+1 → ! I would like: Ctrl+1 → ¹. (Superscript one character). The following code allows me to type ¹, but only with Shift+1: xmodmap -e "keycode ...
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How can I remap the Caps Lock key to be Shift Lock?

I would like Caps Lock to behave as if it were Shift Lock - so when you have Shift Lock on and press 1, it gives !. I am using GNOME, but if I can use a package for another DE on GNOME, I'm happy to ...
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mouse remapping doesnt work in Blender - middle click

I try to remap my logitech MK 705 mouse buttons, in Xubuntu 14.04 for this i used : xinput set-button-map I wanted remap my Wheel left to be a Middle click. ( I need to use a lot of the ...
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How to remap the right Alt key to perform the Alt key function (within programmer dvorak)?

I use the programmer Dvorak keyboard and Ubuntu changed the layout between 13.04 and 14.04 (did not use 13.10). They changed the right Alt to be something else, not even sure what it is. ...
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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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Logitech F310 Controller isn't mapping correctly

It's not that it's being recognised, when I run lsusb I get the following output$ lsusb Bus 001 Device 002: ID 8087:8000 Intel Corp. Bus 001 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0002 Linux Foundation 2.0 root hub Bus ...
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How can I swap the Fn key for a Microsoft All-in-One Media keyboard?

I have a Microsoft Keyboard N9Z model. I am using it on Ubuntu 14.04. The problem is, F1, F2, F... keys are by default act as media player keys. Fn key is required to be pressed to get regular ...
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Remap right click key to Fn?

my laptop has a dedicated right click key and I was wondering if that could be remapped to a Fn key. I've tried searching for an answer. I actually found the way to remap the AltGr button to Ctrl. I ...
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Remap a key to the left mouse button

My problem is that I don't know keyname action for Mouse Click. For example I want to remap F1 which keycode is 67 with a mouse click 1 I have to type: xmodmap -e "keycode 67 = ??" What ...
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Is there an alternate version of XMouseButtonControl for Linux?

This program is extremelly useful, I started using Linux only 1 day ago and I'm already missing it. I used to hold the 2nd thumb button to use multimedia shortcuts, like volume+/-, next/previous music,...
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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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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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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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Ctrl, Alt and Super keys are all mapped as left Shift key on AZiO keyboard [duplicate]

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 from Unix & Linux ...
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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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Remapping keys: Caps Lock to Escape and vice versa in Ubuntu 13.10 [duplicate]

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 ...