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Please ignore my other post I inadvertently ignored the first rule of fault finding, only change one thing at a time. Ubuntu 14.04 wine 1.8 sketchup 2016. Shortcuts stop working reliably when the default tray in sketchup is brought up with the instructor enabled. The workaround is to disable the instructor in the tray selector menu. Something in the ...


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Install "Chinese (traditional)" using Language Support. That will install some language support, including a couple of additional packages related to fcitx input methods. With those installed it should work.


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I can confirm that the BIOS update fixed the problem for me. In my case the A07 BIOS version was problematic, but the switch to A14 fixed the issue. As I am using Linux, the procedure for BIOS update was a bit more complicated than for Windows users, however a Dell support page describes it very well.


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The Windows drivers of your peripherals must be off for some reason. You should try pluging in a wired keyboard and mouse to log into your Windows account, and reach the Device Manager (Startup menu, type "Device Manager" it'll come up). Then look for a device that has a yellow exclamation mark on it, that might be the culprit. You can try repairing it, or ...


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Open terminal by pressing CTRL+ALT+T Enter the command below. sudo apt-get remove unity-lens-music Enter the root password when prompted. Now goto Settings > keyboard > shortcuts > Navigation > Hide all normal windows and assign the Super+M keys


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Go to System Settings -> Text Entry and remove all additional input sources from the Input Sources to Use box.


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recently I had an experience in Ubuntu 16.04 LTS on a Lenovo Miix700 Tablet and the swapiness. Maybe helps. I haven't a Swap-Partition so I reduced the swapiness factor to 0 that did the effect: sudo sysctl vm.swappiness=0 Then write the swapiness in sysctl.conf: sudo gedit /etc/sysctl.conf adding that line at the end of the file: vm.swappiness=0


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You could use the xinput --test-xi2 --root command (man xinput), where test-xi2 means logging input devices, and --root is to log from so called root window (a x11 specific concept). It would show you when and which key pressed in the system, mouse clicks, and even mouse motion coordinates. It solves your 1 and 3 points, you just need to parse these events. ...


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Do not use deadkeys for programmer friendly typing. Use English(Dvorak) with first-level customization with AltGr (Compose Key) for German/Finnish/Swedish/... as described here. Switch to Plover steno when your ankles hurt too much. Xmodmap will be depreciated (according to some source) so better to independent solutions about it later.


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In Ubuntu 16.04 one can choose from two English keyboard layouts by clicking on En1 or En2 at the top right corner of the screen. @character can be obtained in the standard way shift + 2 by choosing En2 layout, which is the US English layout.


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To permantly disable CAPS-lock: xkbset nullify lock To re-enable it xkbset nullify -lock. To just toogle CAPS-lock: sudo apt-get install xdotool xdotool key Caps_Lock


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You also need ibus-anthy or fcitx-anthy. Then you need to select either IBus or fcitx in Language Support. At next login you should be able to find the Anthy item in Text Entry.


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If you are just interested in writing Polish letters on websites, use this Firefox extension tool: https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/addon/polski-domek-toolbar/


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The following solution has worked for me in 16.04 and believe it should be similar. First of all, why don't you just use the keypad with Num Lock off and use the 4 key as a right arrow? Anyway, if you want to remap the ins/0 key, you need to do this in the file /usr/share/X11/xkb/symbols/keypad. In there, edit the line key <KP0> { [ KP_Insert, ...


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It seems the issue was with the hardware membrane for the T key. I popped out the key, tried pushing the membrane hard (Ubuntu froze and got a black screen), tried lifting the membrane up a little, cleaned it. Since then, I didn't get any issues so far. It seems, moving the membrane a little bit did the trick.


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Generally, you can add a keyboard shortcut from Settings > Keyboard, then select any tab that has the word 'Shortcut'. However, because you haven't mention your distribution, I can only offer help with Ubuntu, Ubuntu Gnome and Xubuntu, as those are the ones I have experience with. I cannot offer any explanation for the sound ork instant sleeping mode though. ...


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In one sentence you say the keyboard "no longer functions", in another you say it's "partially functioning". Please clarify this. Also please grab the manual of your board and plug the devices into USB2.0 connectors. USB3.0 is proven to sometimes make problems even under Windows.


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I also find annoying that the terminal shortcuts to copy and paste are different from what's used in the rest of the system. An alternative solution to the one you found is changing terminal shortcuts to ctrl+c and ctrl+v and changing the interrupt key by adding the following in ~/.bashrc: stty intr ^b Now to interrupt a program you've to type ctrl+b ...


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GNOME stores its settings in the dconf binary database which can also be viewed or changed with the gsettings command line tool or the dconf-editor app. The database is stored in ~/.config/dconf/user . You can copy that file to another computer to copy all of your GNOME settings including your keyboard shortcuts. That folder is hidden by default. Use the ...


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You can set up custom keyboard shortcut to do this: Go to Settings > Keyboard > Shortcuts > Custom Short Shortcuts Here add new shortcut.Give a name to it and for volume up give the command as: pactl set-sink-volume 0 +2% For volume down ; pactl set-sink-volume 0 -- -2% Now set the required keyboard short cut by clicking the entry and then ...


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Navigate to System Settings -> Keyboard -> Shortcuts. It should look like this: There should be options available to configure the shortcuts there. Look for the Super+S shortcut and change it to F1. Also, remember to change the F1 shortcut to Super+S afterwards and that should sort out the problem.


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I am using wine 1.8 ubuntu 14.04 and sketchup 2016 64bit. I had loads of trouble getting keyboard input to work properly for shortcuts. I had to hit a key multiple times or hold it down so it repeats. I changed the windows version to 10 in wine configure for sketchup and it now works as it should.


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As it won't. Fn does not appear on keyboard layouts because as far as the operating system is concerned, it does not exist. The Fn key is handled entirely by the microprocessor in the keyboard. Knowledge of it is not sent over the wire. There's no USB HID "usage" denoting it. It has no PS/2 scancode. The keyboard's microprocessor uses the current Fn ...


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You can usually set this in the BIOS / Set-up utility. For example, my Dell 1558 has two modes: The function keys control the media / brightness / system features directly, and if you want to use them as function keys, you have to press Fn + Fxx. The "Normal" way where the function keys act as function keys, and you have to press Fn + Fxx to access the ...


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sort of a workaround, but you could install the xautomation package which provides xte. xte allows you to move the mouse (as well as simulate other inputs to the x server). see http://linux.die.net/man/1/xte by including xte mousermove 1 1 in your ~/.xinitrc, it may move the mouse when you log in and allow it to remain visible. I have not tested this, but ...


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Just had this happen. I was editing /usr/share/X11/xkb/symbols/pc (remapping alt to ctrl) but forgot a semicolon and could not use my keyboard to log in. I restarted using GRUB to select recovery mode and then root terminal mode. Keyboard worked in the simple root terminal and I was able to edit and fix .../pc. Phew!


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Step 1 is for Ubuntu 16.04 and above Step 1: Install Language Support Go to System Settings...> Language Support > Install Languages and install Hindi (or any other Indian language). Step 2: Install Keyboard Layout Go to System Settings... > Keyboard > Text Entry (at the very bottom left) > The + sign at the bottom left and add the keyboard layout of ...


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Please give this article a look, it is potentially a duplicate or at least a similar issue: Turn Mousekeys on/off from keyboard


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There are multiple ways to do this, but the easiest is the below. Open keyboard settings (System Settings-->Keyboard) Click on the shortcut tab and using the left navigator pane try to identify whether there is a shortcut that does what you're looking for. If there's not, click on the plus symbol at the bottom of the window. Enter an identifiable name ...


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I meet this problem on my ThinkPad T430 also, if you wanna repeat, you need to click speaker icon first and then long press volume key. I know it's not a real solution, but it's really work :P OS: Ubuntu 16.04 64bit Kernel: 4.4.0-24-generic


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You can use xmodmap. Create a file named .Xmodmap in your home directory, and add the following code: keycode 105 = less greater Save the file, logout and log back in. If the bindings do not take, run xmodmap .Xmodmap from the terminal and add the command to your .bashrc file. More details: You can see individual keycodes by running xev in the terminal ...


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I believe that the program unetbootin silently fails to produce a valid bootable installation disk. Installing from the corrupted disk appears to succeed, but falls short of installing the full system, leading to hard to diagnose errors. Unetbootin may not work with all distros [e.g. 1 2 3], or all images of a given distro. I suspect it also may fail ...


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To change it permanently via the terminal run this: For US: L='us' && sudo sed -i 's/XKBLAYOUT=\"\w*"/XKBLAYOUT=\"'$L'\"/g' /etc/default/keyboard For French: L='fr' && sudo sed -i 's/XKBLAYOUT=\"\w*"/XKBLAYOUT=\"'$L'\"/g' /etc/default/keyboard For German: L='de' && sudo sed -i 's/XKBLAYOUT=\"\w*"/XKBLAYOUT=\"'$L'\"/g' /etc/...


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Take a look at xbindkeys. Create at $HOME/.xbindkeysrc and make sure to launch xbindkeys on startup. "COMMAND IN HERE" F5 If you need to emulate another key press with the F5 key, look into xdotool. I unfortunately don't have much experience with that one.


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This should be classified as "user error", but it may be worth noting what happened: I transferred an .XCompose file from another machine and it became corrupted in the process. This caused a broken key configuration to get bound to 'k' I thought that it was necessary to invoke the command export GTK_IM_MODULE="xim" to activate a user-defined .XCompose ...


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This will set your scrollbar to the default mode. gsettings set com.canonical.desktop.interface scrollbar-mode normal


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Add 'caps:ctrl_modifier' to the value of org.gnome.desktop.input-sources xkb-options in gsettings, for example gsettings set org.gnome.desktop.input-sources xkb-options "['compose:ralt', 'caps:ctrl_modifier']" You can use gsettings set org.gnome.desktop.input-sources xkb-options "$(gsettings get org.gnome.desktop.input-sources xkb-options | sed "s/]/, '...


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I really like the way how Ubuntu 16.04 has solved the case on Macbook Air, here but I like the reverse way better about the fix in Macbook and PC. The tilde and backtick key will print the greater than and less than symbol, which I really like. This is very convenient also in PCs, and original thread. Edit ~/.xmodmaprc keycode 60 = grave asciitilde Run ...


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For MacBook Pro (8.1) with Ubuntu 16.04, fn + control + up arrow is the equivalent of pageUp. Perhaps it is the same for Macbook Air?


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Try running these commands in terminal: Method 1: sudo su apt update apt install --reinstall ubuntu-desktop apt install unity reboot Method 2: sudo su rm -rf ~/.config Method 3: sudo rm -rf .compiz-1 Hope it works.


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You can also add the show desktop icon to the panel in Xubuntu (tested in 16.04, but I'm hoping it works in 14.04 too), as follows: Right-click an empty space on the panel Choose Panel → Add New Items... Search for Show desktop Select it and click Add Now you have the show desktop icon to click on. I like to right click it and go to Move, then I move it ...


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Quick answer: instead of alt win:ctrl_alt_win, you should use ctrl:swap_lalt_lctl to swap alt and ctrl keys. Reference: type man keyboard, deep in, and you will find file /usr/share/doc/keyboard-configuration/xorg.lst contains options you need.


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I freely admit this doesn't directly answer your specific problem but I ran into issues with my Acer Chromebook 14 as well in Unity. Going with KDE instead worked better. If you're a Linux noob then switching environments isn't too big of a deal, right? To install KDE, go through the same steps as using crouton for unity but the command to kick it off is ...


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Ubuntu 16.04 setxkbmap -option <OPTION> from Wernight's answer seemed to work immediately for me. However it would go away on reboot. To address this I added to my startup applications Search for and run Startup Applications >> Click Add Put in /usr/bin/setxkbmap -option <OPTION> as the command (Note: the full path is important) Replace &...


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Run this command in termial (ctrl+alt+t): xmodmap -e 'add mod3 = Scroll_Lock' However, you have to do that each time you open a session. Therefore, I suggest you define this command as a startup application, so that it's run automatically upon login :)


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You want to define a compose key. I use Caps Lock for that. In preferences, go to Keyboard » Shortcut » Typing and change the Compose Key entry with any key you'd like. I suggest Caps Lock unless you use it often to write in capitals? Once that is setup you do: Compose Key + < + C → Č Compose Key + ' + o → ó Compose Key + ' + e → é In most ...


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There are multiple ways to type special characters in X11 which handles keyboard input on most Linux/Ubuntu desktop systems: Look up the key combination for the current layout (Where to find complete AltGr symbols map per keyboard layout). For each shown key the symbol in the left-hand bottom can be accessed with only that key, the right-hand bottom can ...


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After confirming in the comments that the pm-suspend command works properly with your laptop, we can now tell it to use that command exclusively to suspend it. Open a terminal and type in gksudo gedit /etc/default/acpi-support Enter your admin password when prompted. Look for the line that says SUSPEND_METHODS="dbus-pm dbus-hal pm-utils" Change the line ...


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The difference in short black'n'white text: Options in GRUB_CMDLINE_LINUX are always effective. Options in GRUB_CMDLINE_LINUX_DEFAULT are effective ONLY during normal boot (NOT during recovery mode).


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To enable the backlight: echo 2 | sudo tee /sys/class/leds/toshiba::kbd_backlight/brightness The 2 at echo 2 | can be changed to a value between 0 - 3, with 3 being the brightest. To disable the backlight, enter: echo 0 | sudo tee /sys/class/leds/toshiba::kbd_backlight/brightness reference this answer but changing asus to toshiba . Updated some ...



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