Questions tagged [button]

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Keyboard freezes frequently

I am running 18.04 in Lenovo Ideapad 320. The forbidden symbol keeps popping in my monitor and when it does, the keyboard freezes. Some times I am able to get it back to normal by pressing the windows ...
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ETPS/2 Elantech Touchpad not detecting physical buttons

I have Ubuntu 20.04 installed in an Acer A315-51-54AP with ETPS/2 Elantech Touchpad and with the synaptics driver. As the title says, the physical click buttons are not working while tapping does (...
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How do I remove “Activities” button from Ubuntu 20.04? [duplicate]

I am using Ubuntu 20.04 and I don't like the button "Activities" at the top left of the screen. Is it possible to remove it completely? If not, can I remove the word, leaving the button's action there?...
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Desktop's power button set to Suspend but powers down instead, 20.04

Just upgraded to 20.04 and have noticed an issue with Suspend; it has improved, Suspend from the menu works - it stopped going in to/coming out of S3 properly after some update in 18.04 and continued ...
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ubuntu 20.04 - mouse right button not working in gnome

I've just installed 20.04 on a brand new system plus a bunch of applications(gimp, blender, inkscape, cinelerra, emacs etc). From the start the right button menu has not been working, in fact the ...
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Missing button for Ubuntu 20.04 Lifepatch login

On the day of release upgrading to 20.04 from the 19.10 software updater was impossible. By terminal both commands sudo apt install update-manager-core as sudo do-release-upgrade confirmed that 19.10 ...
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Panel application menu icon location in BUDGIE

Does anyone know the location of the panel menu icon in budgie? I know you can change it using Budgie desktop settings but I just want to change it back to the original.
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How to decrease button size?

I am using the Sierra theme. Everything is alright, but except the button size in eclipse. See that image? all of the button's height is larger than the text box. It obviously doesn't look good, so I ...
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GNOME Tweaks disable middle-mouse paste does not work

I appreciate that there is a "disable middle mouse paste" function in GNOME Tweaks, however, it seems to not work for me. I have it turned off and yet still my middle mouse button pastes. The weird ...
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Unassign function from mouse button 8 and button 9 on ubuntu 19.10

I have mouse Logitech M590 with some extra buttons. By default buttons 8 and 9 works as "back" and "forward". I want to give them different functionality. A followed the last answer in this thread How ...
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xbindkeysrc copy/paste buttons is weird in LibreOffice after updating from Ubuntu 18 to 19

I upgraded from Ubuntu 18 to 19 and now Calc is pasting an image instead of the selected cells. With Writer instead, I need to copy twice in order to get what I wanted to copy in the first place. With ...
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Listening to Joypad Input in Bash Script

I'm looking to write a script to kill a game process with a button combo on a joypad. Is there a way I can listen for joypad button presses in a bash script?
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Avoid showing cancel button on dialog

I'm using Kubuntu 18.04 with: $ zenity --version 3.28.1 I want to display a --list dialog with zenity, but I don't want to show the Cancel button (in fact I'm okay if there is no OK either). It ...
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GNOME 3 active button color [duplicate]

the active button border is so thin I can barely see it (see attached image). Is there a way to change this to a thicker border or to a fully colored active button?
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Mapping the extra mouse buttons to page up and page down

I am trying to map the extra mouse buttons to PgUp PgDn using xbindkeys. I found their button # using xev ButtonRelease event, serial 25, synthetic NO, window 0x4000001, root 0x191, subw 0x0, ...
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It is possible to add password show in zenity linux

It is possible to make zenity dialog with password show button or something like this ?
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Ubuntu 18.04 LTS highlight color for dialog buttons is too little visible

In Ubuntu 18.04 LTS it's so difficult to see which button is the current selection in a dialog window, because it's too little visible the color highlight. Using the mouse it's easy, but moving ...
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Change the icons of buttons on login-screen after log-out on Ubuntu 18.04.2 LTS

On my lock-screen, the buttons look like this: But after I log-out or restart my computer, the buttons on the lock screen, look like this: I want the buttons on my lock screen, after log-out, to ...
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Increase the highlighted button bezel thickness (GNOME)

Is there any way to increase the visibility (e.g. thickness, contrast or colour) of bezel that surrounds the highlighted (aka selected) button in gnome window? TBH sometimes it is barely visible in ...
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Lubuntu 18.10 LXQt power button actions

My system shuts down when I push te power button instead of suspending like most laptops. There are many complex forum solutions for that on the net, but I like to solve it with this command: "...
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Drivers issue on 18.04? Touchpad buttons and printer not working

Recently upgraded to 18.04 on Thinkpad E. 1) the 3 buttons over the touchpad (below space bar). Not working. (while touchpad endeed yes) 2) Installed Brother hl1200 drivers, seems to be perfectly ...
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Change function for “Power Button”

I want to change functionality for Power Button in Ubuntu 18.04. I need following: when someone press Power Button, logged in user should be logged out, and specific user automatically logged in (...
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What is the middle-mouse-button alternative when one uses a laptop (only left and right button) with Blender 3d-modeling software installed?

I just downloaded the Blender 3d modeling software. I am trying to use it on my laptop running Ubuntu 16.04. Since the middle mouse button is very important I am trying to find a way around that. I ...
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Function button for WIFI ignition does not work with UBUNTU 18.04.1 LTS

On my HP Pavilion g6-2306el I have an F12 button for WiFi ignition that works perfectly with previous Ubuntu 16.04 LTS and other OS , but unfortunately not with Ubuntu 18.04.1 LTS. This Pavillion's ...
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How to disable physical touchpad buttons but keep tap as click

My old laptop (Samsung np300v3a, running fresh Ubuntu 18.04) has a broken left trackpad button, that is always pressed. I have been trying to disable the physical keys, but keep the tap to click in ...
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how to enable wifi usb tp link wr725n without built-in button?

My button is broken and if i enable with button, that every 1-2 min will turn disable and enable, wifi. On windows 7 i can enable wifi adapter(tp-link wr725n) without this button, how to do that on ...
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Move to file name starting with the letter which was pressed on the keyboard button [duplicate]

Is there a way to set up the explorer in a way that it moves the selection to the files starting with the letter which was pressed on the keyboard button? Just like Mac and Windows handle it for ...
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Persistent xinput settings on 16.04 with Compiz

I've tried several different methods to make a permanent change to my mouse button configuration to disable the wheel button (xinput set-button-map 10 1 0 3 from the command line - which works but ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 keyboard buttons v and 7 randomly stop working

I will try to explain the problem to the best of my abilities. Some time after PC boot the v key and the 7 (not Num Pad) stop working. But they don't stop working completely, they work when using ...
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Custom GTK Themes always have menu bars with no padding

I'm having a consistent problem when trying to use custom GTK themes in Ubuntu, as well as Linux Mint. For every theme that I try, the padding on the menu buttons is gone, except for in the default ...
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How to add/modify toolbar icons on Thunar 1.6.11?

I currently switching from KDE to XFCE4 and starting to miss several useful toolbar buttons in Thunar, which I like in Dolphin. Yes, I understand, that I can us Dolphin on xfce, but it runs much ...
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Changes with xinput randomly revert back to default

I'm using Kubuntu 16.04 (xenial) on a laptop with an ELAN Touchscreen together with a DELL 750-AAHC active stylus. One of the buttons on the stylus behaves as a mouse middle-button, and I want it to ...
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Missing text on toolbar buttons in LibreOffice Writer [duplicate]

For some reason the text is missing on all the toolbar buttons in LibreOffice Writer. I have tried to uninstall and install it again, but it hasn't worked. Any idea what could be wrong?
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map mouse button to scrolling behaviour

I have a trackball with some extra buttons i'd like to use to auto-scroll (relieving strain from repetitive motion of the scrolling finger). I know the xev button numbers i want to use and how to map ...
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17.10 Display Settings - Missing Apply Button

Just upgraded from 17.04 to 17.10 on a Dell laptop with a DisplayLink dock. I've reinstalled the latest 1.4 DisplayLink drivers - but I'm not sure this is a DisplayLink issue (Maybe it is). I'm also ...
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How can I configure my mouse side buttons to control volume?Ubuntu 16.04

The mouse is a Bazalias X1 and I have determined the buttons are numbers 8 and 9. This is for a PC that is mostly used for media, running Ubuntu 16.04 with the Gnome MPV player. I would like to ...
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Mouse back and forward buttons don't work unless I hold another mouse button

So I've been using the event tester the one that is brought up when you type xev | grep ', button' I've been looking at the way forward and back buttons respond. These are mapped to 8 and 9. ...
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Is it possible to add a kill button to the window frame?

It would be very handy many times to have a kill button somewhere around the Close, Minimize and the Maximize buttons. Is it possible somehow or maybe there is a quicker way to kill an unresponsive ...
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How to map USB button to act as the “Enter” key? [duplicate]

I ordered USB foot pedal/button. Currently it outputs the letter "B" when pressed. How to make it act as the key "Enter"?
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How close button in ubuntu works on clicking? [closed]

Can any one tell when I click X button of any application how it works?
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Brightness button does not work [duplicate]

When I press brightness contrast button to reduce and increase the brightness in Ubuntu it is neither showing any brightness bar nor having any effect on brightness. However, when I manually change ...
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Trackpoint middle button not recognized by xev

So I just got a thinkpad e570. Even though the middle trackpoint button was recognized and working out of the box in windows as scroll it can't even be seen in any linux distro. xev returns no ...
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Left mouse button stops working randomly

I am struggling with my left mouse button. Sometimes my left mouse button stops working. It seems randomly. Sometimes after 5 minutes, sometimes everything is okay for 5 hours. Its NOT an hardware ...
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Start/kill pulseaudio with toggle button

I would like to have a desktop toggle button, if pressed: 'red' or 'on', if released: 'green' or 'off' to actuate 'pulseaudio --start' and 'pulseaudio --kill'. That would allow me to control ...
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Mouse keys wont work after installing ubuntu 16.04

I have just installed Ubuntu 16.04 and now the two buttons under my touch pad do not work correctly. The Left click works as the Right click and the right click does nothing. How do I reassign these ...
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Enable and disable a VPN-connection with one Shortcut (nm-applet)?

Is this possible? I want to have one Shortcut which works like a On/Off button for a VPN (similar to a wireless on/off Button on many laptops). To achieve this, I would probably need a script ...
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Separators gone and spacing messed up after updating to Ubuntu 16.10

I updated to Ubuntu 16.10 and now there are no button borders; when I hover over buttons, they don't turn blue; and the spacing between tabs in applications like System Settings is messed up too. ...
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Libinput extra mouse button mapping

I have a Logitech M570 mouse connected to my laptop. I originally got the extra side buttons mapped to window overview in Gnome (the 'Super' key) by following instructions here on AskUbuntu to ...
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Enable the calculator mode button [duplicate]

I'd like to use advance mode and programming mode in calculator. but it is not showing mode option button in 16.04 ubuntu. How to enable the calculator mode button.
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A4Tech 6100F Wireless Mouse Button Besides Scroll Not working

My mouse is a relative new model... the indicated button however serves no functionality; whereas I want say a double click with the button besides scroll I have so far visited following URLs 1] ...