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Some desktop environments (DE) combined with various window managers (WM) can achieve quite a bit of functionality with input from the mouse, however it might not cover that one obscure setting we might want to change. In my case I use Logitech M510 mice on all of my machines, but rather than using the browse "forward" and "back" buttons (the buttons by the ...


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First, install compizconfig-settings-manager. Then open it up by calling ccsm Then, there is a keyboard shortcut plugin. You need to enable this plugin and set the plugin here. Unity itself is a compiz plugin so when the settings in Unity don't work, they usually do in compiz as that is the main engine.


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Moving/resizing windows by 1px Assuming you are using Unity, the script below moves or resizes windows by 1 px. The script can be run with 8 different arguments. Depending on the move/re-size options you want to use, you can add the commands to a shortcut key combination. An overview of options and the corresponding commands below: ...


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Apparently that doesn't work in XFCE either. I have an indirect idea that might work though... I'd suggest trying Accessibility options for controlling the mouse with the keyboard, setting it to move very slowly, and use that to get the window to move a little bit at a time. Each desktop seems to put the Accessibility options somewhere different, in XFCE ...


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There is a conflict with ibus Turning off ibus: in preferences->languages turn input method from IBUS to none


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Possible solutions: Try another music player (for example, audacious, banshee,etc) (sudo apt-get install audaciuos or sudo apt-get install banshee) Try another desktop environment (gnome, xfce) (sudo apt-get install gnome or sudo apt-get install xfce) Xfce would be a better option if your machine is rather weak (less than 4 gb RAM) In XFCE go to ...


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The Ubuntu desktop is actually compiz and Unity itself is just a compiz plugin. If you, instead, set and enable the compiz "commands" plugin and set keyboard shortcuts using ccsm where there is a conflict, ccsm should alert you to what plugin is causing the conflict and should also provide options to disable the conflicting plugin or conflicting keybinding ...


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I think you have a bad keyboard or connector. Try booting from a live distro Ubuntu Mint.. if it is the same its the keyboard or cabeling thats malfunktioning.


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I don't want to sound like a Luddite, but as someone who is still using 12.04, and advising my PERSONAL friends to do the same, I suppose I'd be a hypocrite if I didn't respond sincerely to your post and say, "yes, probably, it seems 14.04 has bugs. Why exactly? Well, I have a theory. A lot of people are superstitious. It is possible that Ubuntu tried so ...


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If you mean by that you can type symbols and you can't type letters as it is on the onboard, it looks like your language packs are installed with missing libraries. to fix this: go to system settings.language support click on install/remove languages (a list if installed languages will pop-up) see if the language you are using is checked or not (if ...


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If you don't want to get into the pain of xmodmap, you can also do it through gnome settings. sudo apt-get install gnome-tweak-tool, open it, go to Typing, and change the Ctrl key position option to Swap left Alt and Ctrl: You could probably also do this stuff via gsettings, but am not sure of the exact config entry name.


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Install xdotool. Should be in your linux repository. while sleep 300; do xdotool key Ctrl click 4 click 5 click 1 done In sequence the above causes control key to press and release click mouse button 4 (scroll up one unit) click mouse button 5 (scroll down one unit) click mouse button 1 (left mouse button) If you want something more specific like ...


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When you add a Portuguese keyboard layout it automatically makes these characters for you. The fact that your keyboard doesn't have a Portuguese layout is not a problem.Only you have to remember which character stands for which. Click on the language icon on the right top corner and you can add Portuguese layout.


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Progressing - Partial answer Create the file asus-nb-wmi.conf in /etc/modprobe.d/: sudo touch /etc/modprobe.d/asus-nb-wmi.conf Edit the file : gksu gedit /etc/modprobe.d/asus-nb-wmi.conf Enter : asus-nb-wmi Save Reboot On reboot, the backlight level is kept at the same level as before rebooting. Unfortunately, it does not work for a cold boot.


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To show all: gsettings list-recursively | grep --ignore-case "keys\|hotkey\|keybind" To get: gsettings get org.gnome.settings-daemon.plugins.media-keys calculator To set: gsettings set org.gnome.settings-daemon.plugins.media-keys calculator 'Hiragana' For more info: man gsettings To easily get the values for "special" keys (multimedia, non-standard ...


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You can do it the same way, just try it. Open any text editor (gedit, Libre Office Writer,etc) and write with Shift pressed. As for Shift turning off Caps Lock, I don't know if there's such an option, but if you want to get notified every time Caps Lock changes try installing indicator-keylock. sudo add-apt-repository ppa:tsbarnes/indicator-keylock sudo ...


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I faced same problem after I upgraded my firefox to version 34 (in ubuntu trusty). A dirty and quick solution is to downgrade firefox. I followed this to downgrade firefox from version 34 to 28 and now the problem is gone.


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Is your keyboard going bad??? Before you try to go to the console, remember that Ctrl+Alt+F7 brings you back (just remember: Ctrl+Alt+F7) Now press: Ctrl+Alt+F1 to go to a console. In there, log in under an admin user, and type showkey --scancodes If you press Esc and you get 0x01 0x81 your keyboard is definitely working. After that, do a xev | grep -A2 ...


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I'm running Lubuntu Desktop on top of Ubuntu Server 14.04 LTS on a virtual machine on a Macbook Air mid 2013 running VMware Fusion 7.1 on OS X Yosemite 10.10.1. Assuming you're using Keyboard Layout Handler from the panel, first remove the gb(mac) keyboard layout from your list. And make sure you have apple_laptop set as the keyboard model. Go to ...


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The solution was to skip the script, and set the keyboard switch shortcut with setxkbmap. I now run this in my login script: # Keyboard layout switcher setxkbmap -layout us,se -variant ,kinesis -option 'grp:alt_shift_toggle' , which does exactly what I wanted.


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You might already have a startup file to launch and configure things at login. Add the following line to use several keyboard layouts: # Keyboard layout switcher setxkbmap -layout us,se -variant ,kinesis -option 'grp:alt_shift_toggle' -layout and -variant work together. Here my layouts are us (no variant, empty before the comma), and se(kinesis). ...


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I just solved this problem while trying to get the wireless drivers working. I am using a Surface Pro 2 with a type cover and a fresh installation of ubuntu 14.04-1. I installed ndiswrapper, but I doubt this is related to this. Then I installed wine, and I set the "Windows Version" to "Windows 8" in the Concigure Wine Application. Works perfectly on my ...


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I know that the app QJoyPad and jstest-gtk work with joysticks, and can patch them into the system. Perhaps these two can help you get the trackball. Also, checking your Settings->Devices might help.


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I seems that on my Lenovo Thinkpad E540 the problem was the BIOS switching of Ctrl and Fn key.. It's still isnt clear to me why the other shortcuts with the fake Ctrl worked tho.. Thank you all!


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You may have edited keyboard combinations. See System Preferences-Keyboard-Shortcuts. Haven't you changed some shortcut to Ctrl+S?


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Sounds like Ubuntu doesn't know what kind of keyboard you have. In a terminal, run sudo dpkg-reconfigure keyboard-configuration. Pick one of the generic boards the describes yours, and make sure to select the right country of origin.


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Look at the settings of the keyboard, maybe you set that the keyboard language is "1" (language set) and your language is "2" (your language) =D


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I don't know what your hardware and BIOS setup is, but you could still go trough the BIOS settings, check the Ubuntu Help on USB Keyboard, there are few steps to do on some BIOS settings, maybe you just need to correct some of them. Also check the Keyboard Layout chart, if you can't find it use the terminal: gkbd-keyboard-display -l keyboard_layout EDIT: ...


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If you hold CTRL and press Enter first program in list start!


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I found that bluetooth keyboards worked fine and were my saving grace when I was installing ubuntu on my surface 2, so it may be your specific keyboard that is causing issues. Maybe try a different bluetooth keyboard? I was using a generically branded Adapt ADK-100 keyboard. Alternatively, you can try turning on the on screen keyboard. To do this, you'll ...


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I figured that answers (currently all other answers) that suggest pactl set-sink-volume 0 ... don't work (or stop working) on systems with more than one audio devices, e.g. as soon as you connect to a hdmi monitor. we should use @DEFAULT_SINK@ instead of 0 to refer to active audio device. so here is my setup on ubuntu 14.04 with gnome 3.10 and should work ...


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There are two circumstances that make your situation a bit different from the supposed duplicate(s): Some process seems to wake your screen up, if your screen wakes up after the xset dpms force off command, it must be. My screen doesn't for example. If you don't want your screen to wake up, just with any key press, the xset dpms force off command is not ...


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I just found out that there is "Fn Lock" key on my samsung laptop. And I pushed this key by mistake and it was react exactly like you described. So, if you have this key, just press on it one more time and it will be fixed.


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Click on the "En" icon, then select "Text Entry Settings". There you can use the "+" button to add a Romanian keyboard layout. You don't have to install a language in order to have the necessary keyboard layout.


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Okay so after spending literally hours trying to find an answer I managed to find an application to fix it and allow me to switch and all is good now...


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Yes,of course. Switch off Num Lock and use them!


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I cannot help you with kali, but you should still have your Ubuntu CD lying around. Boot into that, take the "try Ubuntu" option and you'll end up with a working version of Ubuntu with your Computer's volumes as icons on the launcher. Click on the volumes containing your ~/ and your /usr (Depending on your installation this might be one and the same ...


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Sounds like a similar issue to me. I did a clean install of ubuntu 14.04 on my hp nx6325 with a turion 64x2 cpu. at the moment mine works but doesnt shutdown probably because the Modem was unrecognised and therefore causes issues. i was advised on here to do the Ctrl-Alt-F6 to switch screens to see the login/text screen. This allows you to see the error ...


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There has been another new version of the kernel 3.13.0-40 which resolved the issue. Once my ubuntu updated to this new version everything went back to working correctly.


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This seems to be a bug in unity-settings-daemon. I have filed it with them: https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/unity-settings-daemon/+bug/1399132 As a workaround you can edit the settings manually with dconf Editor. To install it run sudo apt-get install dconf-tools. You can find your custom shortcut under ...


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You must disable the HID Sensor collection under Device Manager --> Sensors for this to work. I'm not sure exactly what this device controls but so far I've found that it does control the keyboard on/off when in tablet mode. So no, this is not hardware based.


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I figured it out! So, like I said, I placed the file in /usr/share/X11/xkb/symbols. I also renamed the file "mb." Then, I opened a terminal and typed in the following: cd /usr/share/X11/xkb/symbols Followed by xkbcomp mb $DISPLAY 2>/dev/null And I've got it working well.


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I used xmodmap to map the menu key to Control key as a last resort. The script used is as follows: clear control keycode 135 = Control_R add control = Control_R The above script was saved in a ~/.Xmodmap file and called using the command: xmodmap ~/.Xmodmap to enable the new key binding. This can also be set up at startup.


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I created a script for changing the colors using the above method by Pope. You can find it here: pb aDWe9s6d (not sure if the formatting here will work right so safer to copy from there) #! /bin/bash #changes keyboard colors #Noah B. #Prompt for root [ "$UID" -eq 0 ] || exec sudo bash "$0" "$@" off=000 white=111 green=100 red=010 blue=001 yellow=110 ...


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I have the same issue. I installed the 4.4.1 deb package for ubuntu 14.10 from the Texmaker website which resolved the issue for me (http://www.xm1math.net/texmaker/download.html#linux)


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Not sure but a workaround working for me so far: On Ubuntu, turn off bluetooth, then reboot Once Ubuntu backs up, kill upowerd process Turn on bluetooth (If you use VMs) Also make sure bluetooth is off on VMs Connect bluetooth k/b Open upowerd gui (I did it by clicking power indicator on the Unity's rim) Ubuntu Trusty 64b, Thinkpad k/b EBK-209A.


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Here I found solution, which works for me. Type in console ibus-setup, and then make sure, that you have following settings: To avoid different problems with switching beetwen Polish and English, I removed English from list. Proof: u mnie działa świetnie :)


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On my Asus k55v, brightness & rfkill (wifi on/off) where not working when I install Debian. As *buntu derives from Debian, you can try adding "acpi_osi='!Windows 2012'" to your kernel command line modifying the file /etc/default/grub at line GRUB_CMD_LINE_DEFAULT=. It should see like GRUB_CMDLINE_LINUX_DEFAULT="acpi_osi='!Windows 2012'" Then execute, ...



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