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1) Restart ‘X’ If the whole system comes to a freeze and does not accept any keyboard or mouse input, try to restart ‘X’ by pressing ‘Ctrl + Alt + Backspace‘. This will kill all processes and log you out. If this works, it should bring you to the login screen again. 2) Use MagicSys Key to kill all processes If the crash is so serious that Ctrl + Alt + ...


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I wouldn't count this as an answer, and I don't have the rep to comment, but if you haven't seen it already, this page and this other question might at least help get you going in the right direction. I'm not sure what the problem is exactly, but if it's an issue within Ubuntu, you may be able to write a script to remap the middle mouse button, and if it's ...


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Have you tried to make a script, and run it type this in the script: #!/bin/sh Case (rxvt Command_R) in /usr/bin button 2 = "true" button 2 = "activated" button 2 = "paste" Command = "button 2" Command = "Command_R" ...


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I found that it was possible to toggle it using the key next to 1 (`) and alt. It should toggle it and take you through a couple of examples. Just type something in Microsoft Word (or whatever program you are using) each time you toggle it, and you should be able to find it. Hope this helped! :)


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Use synclient (for Synaptic devices, i.e. most touchpads), which (as of 14.04) ships by default with Ubuntu: $ synclient TouchpadOff=1 turns the touchpad off $ synclient TouchpadOff=0 turns it back on.


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If you have problems with the accents, then I suggest installing your native language pack for both keyboard and system from the repository. They are called kde locales and kde language pack. Then you can switch to your desired localization : https://userbase.kde.org/System_Settings/Locale Keep in mind though, that by doing so your information will be ...


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I managed to find an answer to this. I used the command: xmodmap -e "keysym ISO_Level3_Shift = Menu" and had it run on startup. My altgr key now acts as a Context Menu Key


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I experienced the same problems. Just flashed my E6440 with the latest BIOS firmware (http://www.dell.com/support/home/us/en/19/Drivers/DriversDetails?driverId=DV464&fileId=3431166914). That seems to have fixed the issue. The release notes for the firmware explicitly mention the keyboard issue on Linux OS'es should be fixed by the update.


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What you're asking for is to have percentages displayed instead of progress bars at all time instead of percentages with low battery warnings! That is something for the new version (here is a link to the new User Interface) so unfortunately not available right now. But looking at the activity of the project, they could use an additional hand, so if you're ...


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I did not get that to work either, i found it easyer to just plug in a usb mouse/kb afterwards once its installed bluetooth kb worked for me.


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I have exactly the same laptop and i had the same problem. You must change the video card drivers. Go to Additional Drivers and select the option: "Using video driver for the AMD graphics accelerators from fglrx (proprietary)" and reboot the system Then you have to program the keys. First install xdotool: sudo apt-get install xdotool Then open Keyboard ...


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Try magic key reboot: Hold Alt+SYSRQ , and while holding, press one by one (with interval in 3 seconds or so ), R - E - I - S - U - B If this doesn't work, try booting from live usb, go into try ubuntu , open terminal CtrlAltT, and do lsblk. Find which partition holds your ubuntu installation ( you should recognize it by size of the partition ), mount it ...


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You have a hardware problem: Download the service manual for your machine order a replacement keyboard from your manufacturer Remove the broken keyboard Add the replacement keyboard Done Why? The labour is more expensive then the part: replacing your keyboard yourself is easy and will save you a lot of money! (2 → 4 screws is all it takes)


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If you start following random links around the web, it's a good thing if you make a system back-up (you're definitely user type 4) before trying random stuff that ends up freezing your computer. So unless you post an exact list of everything you tried to do, the answer to "Why?" is impossible to answer... Sorry to be the harbinger of bad news. :-(


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I'm very sorry to say but you want Ubuntu to be Windows, which is not going to happen tomorrow... :-( Ubuntu is based on Linux, and although it has "windows" than can be dragged around a "desktop" and that it adheres to the CUA like Windows, it's just not the same thing! Asking for something and ruling out all possible answers is just going to leave you ...


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Unfortunately, the keyboard layout DOES matter. :( On bootup, you start with the US Keyboard layout. As your filesystem is decrypted (entering the correct password), any settings changing keyboard layout (such as you changing it to Swedish Keyboard Layout) will be applied. What I suggest is the following: Do a fresh install again. (sorry) When installing ...


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Easy: ensure all servers and all admin workstations all have the same keyboard lay-out. In the end you'll settle for "US, Alternative International" (Linux) and "US QWERTY - International" (Windows) when enough foreign countries come on-line... Note to the low quality reviewers: That's it: 30 years of experience. Nothing else works flawlessly...


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Host is Windows7!..Is it a VirtualBox or VMWare? Because I have similar case with VBox, when using sticky keys; modifiers do not switch well (following unactive → latched → locked cycle), sometimes missed sometimes duplicated. It seems like a bug in VBox keyboard filter/driver. A workaround: Use a USB keyboard and attach it directly to the ...


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Changing Fn may not possible only if the its manufacturer added such option to BIOS. Why? Short answer: Pressing Fn alone does not send a scancode. Long answer: See How do Fn keys work? Stiky key for Caps lock alone (not full accessibility sticky modifiers) Change Caps lock key interpretation sudo nano /usr/share/X11/xkb/compat/caps Change LockMods ...


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Your keyboard is Microdia. Use lsusb -vv, this will show you more info on the devices. I've got the same problem with my new gaming keyboard in Arch Linux, Gamdias Ares Essential bundle; strange thing is that it functions properly inside a Windows 8.1 VM in Virtual box under Arch Linux. I checked the scancodes using showkey, which gets a little lower level ...


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This can be achieved using XKB compatibility component Check the compatibility variant you are using $ setxkbmap -v -query Trying to build keymap using the following components: keycodes: evdev+aliases(qwerty) types: complete compat: complete symbols: pc+us(altgr-intl)+us:2+inet(evdev) geometry: pc(pc105) rules: evdev model: ...


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Somehow I had managed to fix it. Some of the solutions on-line said to do this: sudo apt-get install scrim-bridge-client-qt I did that and didn't notice any change. I then ejected the guest addition from the virtual box because some said that might the problem. Ejected the guest addition and added it again. I Rebooted after every step multiple times. ...


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I found my answer here in this link: https://answers.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+question/262205


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You're trying to find a software work-around to a hardware failure and that's like steering towards the right after a car accident on the left instead of just repairing your car... Just: download the service manual of your laptop order a replacement keyboard and have that wrong person pay for it mount the keyboard yourself (the most expensive part is the ...


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setxkbmap -option caps:none disables Caps Lock. To make it pernament it is necessary to add this command to autostart. To do this in Lubuntu go to start menu, select "Preferences", run "Default Applications for LXSession". Then go to tab "Autostart" and add this command using "Manual autostarted application". It disables Caps Lock on login, unfortunately ...


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If the problem does not happen in the guest account, and you don't know what you did, you can use the following work-around: Create a new user (E.g. user2) with the same privileges as the previous one (user in the work-around below), by going to the dash and typing user accounts and clicking the sole icon left. After you've created the user: Open the ...


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just like any laptop there is usually a key that makes the keyboard characters change or makes new characters appeared I were you I would go through your keys and see if anything works if not see if Ubuntu already has answered another question like this or look it up online.


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Some possibilities: nomodeset lurking in the grub config http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=2264430 Hit Esc in the prompt Ubuntu 14.10 boot takes ESC to give encryption passphrase prompt I'm also seeking an answer, since I'm struggling with the same problem. Fresh install of 14.10, get the encryption prompt and nothing works. I resolved this on my ...


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Another solution which is not perfect, but some may find it useful as it is possible to have full functionality as in KDE like activating a mod with a click. install kbstate applet sudo apt-get install plasma-widget-kbstate kde-workspace-bin Run it in plasma-windowed player Regular window plasma-windowed kbstate Borderless window plasma-windowed ...


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Modify ~/.config/openbox/lubuntu-rc.xml (it may be copied from /etc/xdg/openbox/rc.xml ) Inside the <keyboard> element add the following to support Clementine (or equivalent to support other music players): <keybind key="XF86AudioPlay"> <action name="Execute"> <command>clementine --play-pause</command> ...


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Finally I was able to bind on the dead grave key, the issue was due a keyboard language conflict. You can try to binding on two different characters that represent the dead grave key, namely: dead grave and the ` character, and one of them will win. The character that worked for me was the ` character.


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The problem has also been reported for PgAdmin; the given solution seems to fix the problem for Gedit also : PgAdmin 3 @ Ubuntu 14.10: low responsiveness when typing by Robert TheSim Maybe it is a wxWidgets / iBus bug. I fixed it disabling IBus. Go to Language Support and change 'Keyboard input system' from 'IBus' to 'None'.


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hy Aabir, I was also searching for the same this resource helped me and I could remap my key on my linux mint netbook. remap keys in linux


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If you only have 2 keyboard layouts, do the following: You need to install xdotool with sudo apt-get install xdotool for this. Modify your scripts to the following. #!/bin/bash xrandr --auto && xrandr --output eDP1 --off; xdotool keydown Super key space keyup Super and #!/bin/bash xrandr --auto && xrandr --output HDMI1 --off; ...


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I had similar issue and just uninstalled unity-settings-daemon. Might work for you, since you say that gnome-settings-daemon is already in your autostart.


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You can keep the Alt+F4 shortcut if you define a new custom shortcut. Here are three possible solutions: Using xbindkeys and xdotool Install the packages by opening a terminal and type: sudo apt-get install xdotool xbindkeys xbindkeys-config Run xbindkeys-config from the terminal Press New create a new key binding. Write F1 in the Key field to the ...


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Sorry for posting this as an answer but the comments don't give enough space and mark-up to properly test whether these keys work or not. If it works, I'll delete this answer and we'll go hunting for what is wrong in software. Remember that Ctrl+Alt+F7 is your friend! That is the key combination to press to get back here so you can read the rest of the ...


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Sorry for posting this as an answer but the comments don't give enough space and mark-up to properly test whether your key still works or not. If it works, I'll delete this answer and we'll go hunting for what is wrong in software. Remember that Ctrl+Alt+F7 is your friend! That is the key combination to press to get back here so you can read the rest of ...


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I would make use of the cross platform .NET rewrite of the popular Windows AutoHotkey scripting language, called IronAHK. I save time every day on my Windows system with AHK, cutting keystrokes and saving mouse clicks here and there. You can check it out here: ⠀http://www.ironahk.net/ And you should check out the original AHK as IronAHK doesn't market ...


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You could always put a sticker on and then something like clear nail polish over it to protect it.


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$6 "OS" Cherry MX Keycap Set from WASD Keyboard. There are several different key styles to choose from including Ubuntu Key Style. Should fit any mechanical keyboard.


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Update to remap Caps to Super+Alt+Ctrl: Open a terminal on type the following commands: sudo apt-get install xautomation dconf write /org/gnome/desktop/input-sources/xkb-options "['caps:none']" Now create a small bash script that will use xte to create the keypress events. I added a sleep 2 so that you can combine the tree keys with other ones (such as a ...


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What you want to do will not work as: for the Shift and Ctrl: You cannot bind mouse-down and mouse-up events to key-press and key-up events only to keys... for the PgDn: Mouse buttons don't have a repeat function: only mouse-down and mouse-up (no "mouse-repeat") Sorry to be the harbinger of bad news (but at least, you will not be losing any more time ...


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Boring answer. Until somebody else offers a better explanation, this is a case of hardware failure. I replaced the problematic keyboard and no more keycode 180 following a keycode 37. Curious thing, not in favor of hardware failure diagnostic, is that the same problematic keyboard don't generate the keycode 180 when CTRL is pressed on the other PC where I ...


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There is no hardware_keycode for a unicode character unless you can type it by pressing a key. See xmodmap about mapping a unicode character to a physical keyboard key. Enjoy.


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Bit of a late post, but for future reference. Dell have release bios version A13 which addresses this issue. I had the exact same problem until updating to A13.


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There was a bug in Chrome that would not allow any input from the iBus input manager. This issue is often confused with issues where input is slow or only affects certain websites, as can be seen in this bug report. With Google Docs, I have noticed the issue typically happens with autosaves. I have a theory that during the autosave process, if input is ...


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Typical, found a fix as soon as I posted this Q - so far it seems to work: 1: go to dconfeditor, org->compiz->onboard 2: set keylabel-overrides and layout to defaults ([] and NULL (ie enter nothing) respectively)


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Install the ibus-m17n package and relogin. Then you will find a few additional Tamil input sources in Text Entry. Hopefully one of those, e.g. "Tamil (typewriter (m17n))", is what you are looking for.


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For a german keyboard layout, two are typically on the key to the left of backspace key, the circumflex accent is typically on the key to the right (or on some keyboards below) of escape key. Now keep in mind that for them to actually work, you need a keyboard layout that has dead keys active (most germans for example use the 'nodeadkeys' layout as default, ...



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