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Get keyboard input without requiring root and without x11

I'm trying to capture keyboard input in a C/C++ program without requiring root privileges and without the use of X11 XNextEvent(). I've tried to open the device directly, but for obvious security ...
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I plug in my headphones, and Ubuntu decides I've got my LMB held

For about a week, often when I locked the computer, I'd return to find that my left mouse button was not recognized. I had a graphical tablet, a mouse, and a touchpad, and I couldn't click. ...
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how to configure a trackpoint only mode on thinkpads with clickpads

I own a Thinkpad carbon X1 gen2 notebook with the new touchpad (clickpad). The same clickpad seems to be used in the T440 and W540 models as well. I would like to turn off the touchpad but still be ...
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How to differentiate barcode scanner data from regular keyboard input?

I am looking forward to buy a barcode scanner for a project. This project is a web application running as a web server on the local computer, and a browser on that same machine for the client-side. ...
2
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1answer
861 views

Inconsistent mouse X events for Acer T231H multitouch monitor

Looks like a bug OK, I believe this is a bug in the xorg evdev driver, but as ubuntu-bug for precise so kindly asked me to work this trough the support channels, I first went ant reported this here. ...
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Using an InputClass section with a serial device in xorg.conf.d [closed]

I have a very old RS232 serial tablet (an AceCad III). It does work in Ubuntu, because I've been able to get it to work by disabling hotplug in the X server, but I'd rather leave input device hotplug ...
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Where do I have to paste an “xinput” command so that it executes it when GNOME is started?

On my Thinkpad I need to execute something like this in the terminal: xinput set-int-prop "TPPS/2 IBM TrackPoint" "Evdev Middle Button Emulation" 8 1 so that my the 2 buttons on my touchpad emulate ...
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1answer
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Is there a way to tell where synclient gets its information from?

I have a Macbook 2,1 running Mint Katya and the touchpad config has been driving me nuts. xorg.conf seems to be ignored, so for now I've just been getting rid of it. Running synclient, I can get ...
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1answer
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How can I configure the Aiptek T-6000U graphics tablet?

I followed AiptekTablet instructions on the Ubuntu Wiki to configure 11.04 for use with my graphics tablet. I installed the xserver-xorg-input-aiptek package and created two files with the options ...
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Is there a gui application for managing multiple mice/keyboards?

I remember a few years ago seeing an application for Fedora that allowed you to manage multiple mice or keyboards as separate input devices (based on multipointerx technology). With this application ...
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1answer
879 views

Device id in ubuntu

I am using Ubuntu 11.04 on my laptop.I want to make the the touchpad disable.For that I need the device id.So can any one tell me how to get the device id using ubuntu?
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Joystick acts as mouse; won't stop

Joystick acts as a mouse, even when I'm playing a game that uses a joystick so I get random mouse events going on. I plugged a joystick in to play Spiral Knights, also installed joystick and ...
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Touchpad problem on ProBook 4420s [closed]

I have an HP ProBook 4420s and just installed Ubuntu on it. Right click and scroll is really messy. I just can not get it to work properly. Is there is a known standard solution for the same? Should ...
4
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1answer
420 views

How do I make my intous 4 wacom affect only one Monitor?

I have two monitors and I want my wacom to only work on one monitor.
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1answer
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How to get Xorg to ignore certain input devices?

What needs to be done so that when a specific input device is plugged in via USB it is not automatically used for input by X? I still want the /dev/input/* device nodes automatically created, but ...
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2answers
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Map caps-lock key to middle mouse click

Since I rarely use caps-lock, I'd like to map the key to a middle mouse click instead. I would also like to map Alt+Caps Lock to the original function of the caps lock key, should I ever need it. I ...
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1answer
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Mouse's forward and back buttons don't work

I have two buttons on my mouse to go forwards and back: They used to work all right in Firefox, but now they don't any more. I've since switched to Google Chrome (the package from ...
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3answers
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Getting the list of available parameters for a Wacom device

How would one go about obtaining the list of parameter names for a recognized Wacom device that can be manipulated with the xsetwacom tool? To be more specific, I'm looking for names applicable to ...
7
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1answer
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How can I set different sensitivities for two mice at the same time?

I often use a USB mouse and my laptop's pointing stick at the same time. I can adjust the sensitivity in Mouse Preferences, but the sensitivities of the two mice are so different that I cannot find a ...