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The symbol ^ is called caret, it's on the same key as numeric 6 on the keyboard. You need Shift+6 to type ^. On Regex notation (as you are using egrep), ^ is a token that matches start of a line. You command: stat -c "%u %g" /boot/grub/grub.cfg | egrep "^0 0" is necessarily checking if the file /boot/grub/grub.cfg is owned by root:root. %u and %g ...


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You can change the system-wide keyboard configuration (including TTY), by running: sudo dpkg-reconfigure keyboard-configuration as described in this SO answer. To choose the thinkpadz60 layout shown in @brandizzi's answer, select the "IBM ThinkPad Z60m/Z60t/Z61m/Z61t" layout in the list. It should be above the "Generic PC" layout:


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tl;dr You need to turn NumLock off. Explanation dvorak-querty works by "grabbing" (more like "stealing") keyboard combinations from other programs. Combinations that include certain modifiers (Control, Control+Shift, Alt and Alt+Shift) are stolen, "qwerty'd" and returned to the original program. The problem is that those, and only those, are the only ...



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