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Keyboard layouts in Ubuntu are stored in /usr/share/X11/xkb/symbols/. The easiest way to get your desired result is to create a new layout by copying an existing one. Choose the one you are using at moment (you can have a look inside the files to find see the user friendly name of a layout). So for English (US) type sudo cp /usr/share/X11/xkb/symbols/us ...


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Script to remember and restore the window arrangement and their corresponding applications. The script below can be run with two options. Let's say you have the window arrangement as below: To read (remember) the current window arrangement and their applications, run the script with the option: <script> -read Then close all windows: Then to ...


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Use dconf load, not dconf reload. Try dconf help to see the available commands. dconf dump is the inverse of dconf load. So in this regard, if you backed up and modified your dconf settings with: dconf dump / > settings.txt You can modify them on file using any text editor, and then populate them into ~/.config/dconf/user by: dconf load / < ...


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Here is one way to connect XMonad and multiple keyboard layouts. Step 1. Create a script that will switch between your layouts. For the sake of example, let's say we will support English (US), Italian and French. /home/you/bin/layout_switch.sh: #!/bin/zsh # LICENSE: PUBLIC DOMAIN # switch between my layouts # If an explicit layout is provided as an ...


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You can just install the The Widget Factory with sudo apt-get install thewidgetfactory And run it in your terminal with twf


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Go to System Settings > Keyboard Click on Layout Settings (button at bottom) Select your layout in my case English (US) > Click Options Hit the arrow on "Caps Lock Key behavior" > Then select "Caps Lock toggles Shift so all keys are affected" Or, under "Miscellaneous compatibility options" you can check "Both Shift-Keys together toggle ...


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This is a known bug/limitation. The only workaround is to set up a shortcut to a script that switches between sets of keyboard layouts. Based on this post on UF.org: Setup the first four layouts, then run the following two commands in a terminal: gconftool-2 --get /desktop/gnome/peripherals/keyboard/kbd/layouts gsettings get ...


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Open "System Settings" and then "Keyboard Layout". Check that there is a Polish layout in the list of keyboard layouts on the left of the window. If there isn't, click the "+" button at the bottom left and add it. If you have more than one keyboard layout added, you also need to check that you're currently using the right one. When more than one keyboard ...


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Keyboard layouts are not automatically changed when you start using a new keyboard, there is a chance that the key mappings are different, specially if we are talking about a Apple keyboard. To change the mappings of the keyboard used in your system you need to: Open the system settings Select Keyboard Select Layout Settings Right bellow the list of ...


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The numlock issue seemed to go away. To fix the functions keys I just followed this: https://help.ubuntu.com/community/AppleKeyboard#Change_Function_Key_behavior Append the configuration line to the file /etc/modprobe.d/hid_apple.conf creating it if necessary: echo options hid_apple fnmode=2 | sudo tee -a /etc/modprobe.d/hid_apple.conf Notify the ...


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To change your keyboard mapping to American English, you run the command setxkbmap us. To integrate it with Xmonad, you add it to the startup hook.


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It's really up to you. You can do almost anything. I have (to show off): 1x RAID0 PCI-E SSD (OCZ Revo 120gig) that runs at 540MB/s as the primary disk 4x 1.5TB disks in RAID5 as the "data" disk (called /media/ned) 2x 1.5TB disks in RAID1 (currently degraded - called /media/jeff) Popular mounting convention would have me store the entire /home/ on ned... ...


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Simple: go to keyboard settings, click on "Shortcuts", and add "Custom shortcut". For each shortcut, add the respective command that chooses one layout. The commands are setxkbmap -layout en setxkbmap -layout pl setxkbmap -layout it etc.


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It will stop when someone fix the bug in gnome panel.


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in How do I remap certain keys? , there is a general method to do what you're trying to do. It'll be a bit of work, though. In the end, the guy teaches you how to keep your changes after a reboot. You might want to skip the Then you have to create a file called .xinitrc in your home directory [...] and just run xmodmap .Xmodmap whenever you want the ...


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You could try by using Next Style function. For example, lets say you have a Header 1 followed by some Text body. When setting up a Header 1 style (right click on line and then choose Paragraph style), choose tab Organizer and in and then for Next Style choose Text body. Further on, after writing a line in Header 1 and pressing enter, LibreOffice Writer ...


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Go into Settings then Keyboard. On the typing tab click "Layout Settings" at the bottom. Now on the layouts tab click "Options". Select "Adding currency signs to certain keys" If the option is not here you may have to look into setting up the keyboard 3rd level.


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I've never used it myself, but it looks like mule is designed to handle this. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/MULE MULE is the MULtilingual Enhancement to GNU Emacs. MULE provides facilities not only for handling text written in many different languages (at least 42 character sets, 53 coding sets, 128 input methods, and 58 languages[1]), but in fact ...


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There's a very simple answer to this: Use LibreOffice Calc! No spaces needed, everything goes into columns, RTL and LTR, Spell-checking, ... Everything you needed and more! And you probably know how to use it already!


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When you run a custom command and it exits, the terminal is closed because the command has finished. For your custom commands use a seperate Profile. In that profile in the Command tab you need to change the "When command exits:" combo to "Hold the terminal open".


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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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There are two possibilities: Use this key to perform something useful like opening the calculator, or web browser or, ... by going into system settings - keyboard - shortcuts. As you want to change the standard keyboard layout of a standard language in an OS with automatic updates enabled, you have to create a new language, with a new keyboard layout to be ...


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The answer is no. Mind though that a topic related to this already exists on AskUbuntu: Create my own keyboard input layout and it has not got an answer on how to import a .klc. It only states alternatives. And our own help on creating a new keyboard lay-out also does not mention any import tool. The best way to create a new lay-out is by copying an ...


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Try to install this dependencies: sudo apt-get install libcanberra-gtk-module:i386 gtk2-engines-murrine:i386 Daniel Renninghoff (renninghoff) wrote on 2012-05-09: Better description of the bug: QGtkStyle tries to find the current gtk theme but is not able to do so and falls back to clearlooks. This applies to all 32bit Qt applications on a 64bit ...


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I'm an avid fan of using TexMaker but if you didn't find Lyx and Bibtex to your liking it might not be to your taste. If you're willing to give Latex editors another try This answer on Latex editors will most likely be complete enough to help you out. Otherwise if you're looking for less scientific orientated I'd suggest one of the following: Libre ...


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I think what you're looking for is "The Widget Factory" or its somewhat newer version PyWF which is available from here: http://gtk-apps.org/content/show.php/PyTWF?content=102024


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The problem with January's solution is that it doesn't play nicely with Unity's indicator. Below is a small python script that you can use instead of setxkbmap: #!/usr/bin/env python import argparse from gi.repository import Gio setting = Gio.Settings.new("org.gnome.desktop.input-sources") keymaps = [keymap for (_, keymap) in setting['sources']] parser ...


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You could install the compiz config manager, and autohide the bar (settings are in the unity section). Alternatively you could install and use the classic gnome desktop. http://tombuntu.com/index.php/2011/09/11/install-the-classic-desktop-in-ubuntu-11-10


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System Settings → Locale → System Languages Select Urdu, mark the available components and click Apply.



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