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Install ibus-m17n and add Hebrew (kbd (m17n)).


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This may not be a good answer, but it will get the job done until you learn more about the keyboard layouts and stuff. Install keynav: http://manpages.ubuntu.com/manpages/precise/man1/keynav.1.html


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I kind of had the same issue after upgrading. But I could get to tty and by accident found out that GNOME Do was the application to blame for that the keyboard (and mouse) stopped working.


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An application seems to be messing with the keyboard. Trying to stop such an application like that (like "GNOME Do" or similar) would be my first guess. I'm assuming this, since they keyboard works before logging in and since it works in a guest session. Also I don't think it's driver related (or graphics related), for the same reasons. So an application ...


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When rc.local runs during boot, it runs as root and the environment is restricted. You should change ~/xcape with /home/yourUser/xcape. In order to verify your /etc/rc.local script you should use this command: sudo service rc.local start


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Avoid the ~ in the script, use your full directory path. Not only is another script interpreter running (dash instead of bash) which doesn't understand the ~ convention, the script is running as root, so even if ~ was understood, it would be the wrong home directory.


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According to Linux man page, acpid is the system-wide ACPI event catcher. acpi_listen is a simple shell-friendly tool which connects to acpid and listens for events. When an event occurs, acpi_listen will print it on stdout. As far as i understand, the keys ctrl, shift are not event creating keys. fn keys coupled with up or down (for toggling ...


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acpi_listen is for observing cmds to the ACPI runtime, So if you where to say increase or decrease the brightness on your laptop you would see this. video/brightnessdown BRTDN 00000087 00000000 video/brightnessup BRTUP 00000086 00000000 I'm not really sure which tool you should use for listening to general key presses, but I know it's not acpi_listen.


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I confirm this issue in Ubuntu 14.04.1 and Ubuntu 14.10... and indeed it is a problem of pcman-fm. Drag & drop works ok (better if you configure it to ask what to do since by default only do copy), but ctrl+c and ctrl+x seem not to be working properly. They do nothing. Ctrl+V instead works ok if I copy stuff from nautilus and paste it into pcman-fm. ...


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Open System Settings -> Language Support and change Keyboard input method system to None. Log out and in again.


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I had the same problem, mouse and keyboard working fine in the installer but nothing at all working when the system booted. I used unetbootin for writing the USB stick from which I installed. After switching to Universal USB installer and reinstalling the system, everything is now working fine.


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Most Unity desktop shortcuts are Compiz ones: Install ccsm sudo apt-get install compizconfig-settings-manager Launch ccsm Preferences → Export Do you want to skip default option values while exporting your profile? NO Copy exported file to leave a backup then open it with Gedit. All Compiz shortcuts are there. Modify what you want then Import it ...


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Test this: Open a terminal,Press Ctrl+Alt+T Run it: sudo -i apt-get update apt-get install xvkbd Xvkbd is a virtual (graphical) keyboard program for X Window System. When xvkbd is started, the image of a keyboard will be displayed on the screen. Clicking any key on the xvkbd window will send the character to the focused window as if the key had ...


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The first thing is that you have to know the command to run the application. Of many applications, the command is the same as the name of the application, as it appears in Dash, but that is definitely not always the case. Find the command to run an application To find the command to run an application, you can look into its desktop file, located in ...


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Go to System Settings → Keboard, select Shortcuts tab and add a new custom shortcut for this operation.


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Another (I think easier) approach would be to use AutoKey. You can get it from our Ubuntu PPA (for the most recent released version). https://launchpad.net/~cdekter/+archive/ubuntu/ppa/+index with documentation at https://code.google.com/p/autokey/wiki/ Once the keys are set as hotkeys, you can use custom defined phrases to have them emit anything you ...


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You can't write like that through a file descriptor using sudo, the echo runs as root, the output it generates does not. You must use sudo tee to elevate the access, example: echo 1 | sudo tee [path to sysfs] You can even append with tee using the -a switch. I do this all the time with ftrace. echo 'nvme_submit_request' | sudo tee ...


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Try sudo su - this will change you to root, and try it this way. Sometimes I observed that this way I have more rights than simply with sudo


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In Ubuntu 14.02 you can change those workspace keys by "Start"-menu > System Tools > dconf Editor Navigate to org > gnome > desktop > wm > keybindings Click on the key you want to "give its freedom" and change it. I changed F7 to F7. After that IntelliJ recognized the key combination


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I had the same problem, but I solved it by myself: go to System Setting -> Keyboard -> Text entry there choose: "use the same source for all windows"


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Have you selected the correct keyboard for your PC? Select System Settingsthen Text Entry to arrive at the screen below where you can change the keyboard settings.


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You can not set short cut to login but you can set user with no user following the steps given below. First, if your user has sudo privileges, you must enable its NOPASSWD option. Otherwise, sudo will ask for a password even when you don't have one, and won't accept an empty password. To do so, open the sudoers configuration file with sudo visudo, and add ...


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Go to system settings >> keyboard and make sure that repeat and speed are set correctly. when this doesn't work, it sometimes helps to disable repeat keys and enable it again.


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To correct this one should check Right Alt key never chooses 3rd level under Key to choose 3rd level in System Settings --> Input Devices --> Keyboard --> Advanced


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This question is old but today I was dealing with this same issue so my two cents here.What has worked in my case with VMWare Fusion 6 is: Open VMWare Fusion's Preferences (CMD+,) Select Keyboard & Mouse Tab Uncheck "Enable Mac OS Host Keyboard Shortcuts" This way I have native shortcuts and if I require to use Mission Control I can accomplish that ...


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How do I send Super+2 as a command You could use xdotool for this (sudo apt-get install xdotool to install): xdotool key super+2 Second, I want the plus and minus keys to send Alt+Left and Alt+Right This should work: xdotool key alt+Right xdotool key alt+Left 7 and 9 to send Fast Forward and Rewind You could give these a try: ...


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Probably you can grab the scancodes of the keys and assign the shortcuts manually. The article below lists some utilities that might help: http://tuxdiary.com/2014/03/07/get-scancode-for-keys-on-ubuntu/


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There is a an open issue in jetbrains youtrack for intellij idea that recommend two solutions: Keyboard input may be unlocked by restarting IBus daemon ("ibus-daemon -rd" from a console). IBus can be disabled for IDEA by unsetting env. variable XMODIFIERS (e.g. "XMODIFIERS= idea.sh"), but ability to input national characters in IDEA will be lost. I have ...


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In Audacious I was going to File -> Preferences -> General Tab -> And enabled check at "Gnome Shortcuts". All of my multimedia keys now work with Audacious. :) Enjoy!


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Even after some quite extensive googling, I couldn't find anything like this, so I threw together my own solution: Spatial Window Switcher. It is very simple and probably has bugs, but so far fulfills my needs.


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I finally found a command that worked: sudo hciconfig hci0 sspmode 0 This command sets Secure Simple Pairing mode to 0 for the device hci0. This was a new pairing mechanism introduced in the Bluetooth 2.1 spec. However, it seems to cause trouble with my keyboard and disabling it solved the problem for me. There is still one downside - the setting doesn't ...


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I use Easystroke to control mouse button behavior, you can probably set it up to do this.


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Since you're using the default XInput instead of ibus or such. You can run setxkbmap [your layout] from a terminal window or in console mode.


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What do you mean ?! - you want to insert own created typeset of key-images for your keyboard ?! - what OS exactly and which window-manager you have (unity, gnome, ... ?) - in unity do this: Alt-F2 - then type "sys" and click at system-settings - there you can choose then with icon for "text-input" all sorts of suiting keyboard-typesets for your keyboard - I ...


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For my distribution of Xubuntu, Alt+Tab cycles through open windows. To change this shortcut, go to Settings > Window Manager > Keyboard, find the 'Cycle windows' action, and hit the edit button.


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How it works for me is: System Settings->Text Entry. Here you can set any key-combo (default: Super+Space) for switching the next/previous language layout. And it shows the language in the top-right corner, so this one worked for me.


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I had Ctrl+Space set to "next input method" (whatever that means) in my IBus Preferences. It said space, so I took all that out and left it an empty field. The IBus Preferences is also called "Input Method" in the menus.


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Go to System > Control Center and, in the filter bar, type 'Keyboard Shortcuts'. Click on the resulting configuration tool to open a new window listing all your keyboard shortcuts. Find the 'Ctrl+Space' shortcut, select it, and hit backspace. The shortcut will now be disabled.


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Check out this bug: https://youtrack.jetbrains.com/issue/IDEA-23472 Killing ibus-deamon process fixed it for me.


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Probably you need to install proper driver for windows for the inbuilt hardware for your device ? You can find those drivers at the official website of your product


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Open a terminal and run the following command as root: echo 3 > /sys/class/leds/asus\:\:kbd_backlight/brightness


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This happened to me after a system update and restart, causing all of the hotkeys defined in Settings > Keyboard > Shortcuts to stop working. Going into CCSM and turning off the Commands settings fixed most of my hotkeys (mute now works, volume up/down still doesn't work).


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Most likely the command is being executed. The xinput float technique given in Is there a way to disable a laptop's internal keyboard? works... but not if you run it from rc.local. xinput requires the X Window System to be running. But it's not running yet at the time rc.local is executed. Most of the time, the best solution is to have your xinput ...


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Press Fn+ESC will toggle between enabling/disabling Fn-key functions.


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In my case it had something to do with the graphics card driver and this fixed me (if you use some latest nvidia graphics card then getting the updated driver may work) -- sudo apt-get install nvidia-current-updates


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I had to add the clear and add lines to make changes to the modifier keys. This is what I'm using now: clear control clear mod4 keycode 37 = Super_L NoSymbol Super_L keycode 133 = Control_L NoSymbol Control_L add control = Control_L Control_R add mod4 = Super_L Super_R Just put those lines in a file called .Xmodmap and in your .xinitrc: xmodmap ...


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I was having the same issue and went to the terminal via Control + Alt + F1, logged in through terminal, then executed the unity command, then went back to the GUI with Control + Alt + F7 and my system resumed to where I had left it. No restart required.


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Try one of these maybe, they don't seem to have a problem with mod3 (which they display as Hyper) easystroke run twice to show UI, add action, click command and change to key, then it'll grab and show next keystroke. compizconfig-settings-manager (ccsm) for example navigate to general options -> keybindings and change one of them, then grab key ...


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I'm not sure that is can solve your problem but we have found the info on http://c-nergy.be/blog/?p=5305 To set Keyboard layout at the xrdp Login screen, perform the following steps As explained above, with no special configuration, the xrdp login screen keyboard layout is set to english by default. if you need to change it to another keyboard layout, you ...


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Persian and some other layouts are hardcoded to have ISO_Level3_Switch(AltGr or whatever!) instead of Right Alt so when you are in english layout you can use Alt_R + Shift_R/Shift_R + Alt_R to switch to persian but when you are using persian layout the key isn't Alt_R anymore but ISO_Level3_Switch! Thanks to Sneetsher we know how to change a hardcoded ...



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