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"Keyboard" > Typing: Set value of "Alternative Characters Key" to "Caps Lock"


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I'm running Trusty, and found the place to set the Compose key right where David suggested: in Settings/"Text Entry"/"Keyboard Settings...."/"Text Entry"/Shortcuts/Typing (where the selections are a confusing mix of menu selections, tabs, highlighted text, selections from a list, etc). Note that is the same settings dialog that you can get via ...


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If you use the altgr-intl keyboard layout, AltGr+w produces å.


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Use "compose key", it is Shift + Alt Gr (Right Alt) and then in your case a will produce å. You might have to press a twice.


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You can do this using setxkbmap. From man setxkbmap: The setxkbmap command maps the keyboard to use the layout determined by the options specified on the command line. To do this, open Keyboard from settings and click on Custom Shortcuts. Click on the + sign and add fill up the 'Custom Shortcut' windows as shown below: Press Apply. Click on ...


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You can quickly switch between your installed keyboard layout by pressing Super + space bar. For changing this keyboard shortcut go in : System settings > Text Entry. (sorry screenshot not in English)


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I had this problem too. I bore with it for months but then I attempted to find the way to solve it. Here is the driver; although my keyboard isn't that brand it worked perfectly. I hope it solves your problem too. The Driver and instructions are HERE: https://bitbucket.org/Swoogan/aziokbd PD: I didn't write the driver, I just found it. -Edited after the ...


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The secondary function of the ESC key on this model triggers a special "paper" mode in Windows. This is likely implemented in the machine using an ACPI event sent by the embedded controller, which ends up in the kernel driver and triggers an OS specific action from there. Unfortunately, I have not been able to find that event. Once someone has been able to ...


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I've been going nuts over this just like you, but with Ubuntu 14.04 (LTS), Xubuntu, xfce 4.12 and xkbd (from xfce goodies). Ctrl+Space to change the keyboard layout worked, but Alt+Shift didn't (modifier-only keys). Finally managed to make things work- 1. Run ibus-setup (Keyboard Input Methods application). 2. Goto Advanced tab. 3. Check 'Use system ...


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As your keyboard has a separate numberpad, this is likely a hardware/firmware problem, and is not because of Ubuntu. Many people have reported the same thing happening in Windows with similar models of laptop. See http://h30434.www3.hp.com/t5/Other-Notebook-PC-Questions/Problem-with-num-lock-and-keyboard/td-p/256, for example. Put simply, your keyboard ...


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If you look at the top of your screen on the desktop, you should see a small box with "En" written on it - if you have English as your keyboard layout. Click on it, after that you should see a drop-down list. Click on "text entry settings". This should open a text entry window. On the left of the window, there is a box called "Input sources to use". Click on ...


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A lot of wine programs use the X keyboard layout instead of the window manager's layout. You have to change it by running setxkbmap us Then change back with setxkbmap us dvorak


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I was looking for this shortcut myself, and came across your question. Just figured it out (on a norwegian keyboard). alt + @ = '


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Obtain the layout from https://github.com/ojbucao/workman and simply follow the instructions in xmodmap/readme.txt : setxkbmap us; xmodmap xmodmap/xmodmap.workman && xset r 66 To switch back to QWERTY: setxkbmap us; xset -r 66


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Use xev And press the key Right Control. You will get an event like this: KeyPress event, serial 36, synthetic NO, window 0x4200001, root 0x266, subw 0x0, time 253995826, (1344,552), root:(1410,604), state 0x10, keycode 105 (keysym 0xffe4, Control_R), same_screen YES, XLookupString gives 0 bytes: XmbLookupString gives 0 bytes: XFilterEvent returns: ...



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