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Here's a few command line tools you might not have been aware of. The good-old apt-get! Search with apt-cache search language-pack-gnome-xx, there xx is the code for language. In your case, if you want russian – apt-cache search language-pack-gnome-ru. There's two packages, actually, language-pack-gnome-ru and language-pack-gnome-ru-base. Running sudo ...


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I tested the command mentioned here on Gnome 15.04, and it did the job well. The next thing to do is then to make it available under a shortcut key. The easiest way would be to create a small script of it: #!/bin/bash dbus-send --system --print-reply \ --dest="org.freedesktop.login1" \ /org/freedesktop/login1 \ org.freedesktop.login1.Manager.Suspend ...


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1. The command to type a phrase You can do that by using xdotool, which is not on your system by default. Install it first: sudo apt-get install xdotool Then the command to (literally) type a text phrase is: xdotool type 'This is a test to see if all works fine. If it works this text is typed.' The text will be typed in the frontmost window. Adding ...


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I figured it out. This link was very helpful: https://butterflyofdream.wordpress.com/2012/09/10/how-to-assign-capslock-on-backspace-key-in-colemak/ Changing the backspace key to a caps lock key is as simple as typing $ xmodmap -e "keycode 22 = Caps_Lock"


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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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My solution to use pm-utils with PolicyKit With this way, you have to enter a password before suspend First install pm-utils, we need pm-suspend sudo apt-get install pm-utils After that, create a new script file and add the code below #!/bin/sh pkexec "pm-suspend" "$@" Open Keyboard via Activities menu and navigate to Custom Shortcuts and add a ...


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Try tapping the device in the Bluetooth settings and clicking Connect. If you get a PIN prompt, there's a chance you've got the same problem as described in this question. Alternatively if it appears in your connected devices but nothing happens when you press keys, you might be having the same problem as in this question. In either of those cases, it ...


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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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