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How to remove ghost character devices?

Dears, I installed a driver for a Xbox One controller. Unfortunately in this process a lot of "ghost devices" were installed too. I want to remove these devices. I tried to remove from /dev/input ...
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Prompt a user for filename and path, test if file exists, if it doesn't exist create a blank file with that name

So far I have this #!/bin/bash printf -x "What file are you looking for?: " read x if [ -x x.txt ] then echo "ok" else echo "nok" fi But I have no idea where to go next, I need to have the ...
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20.04 LTS HP x360 1030 g2 on-screen keyboard/tablet_mode works not well. input OK, drivers missed

My first question (never last) is a solution for this situation with convertible, touchscreen HP notebook: touchscreen always works well. in the tablet mode keyboard and touchpad turn off - works well....
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How can I customize the way Kubuntu acts with my keyboard inputs?

I successfully installed Kubuntu, and the system works perfectly. But the way Kubuntu is acting with my keyboard inputs is annoying. When I press caps lock, the system is waiting for me to release ...
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No output devices detected on virtualbox with Windows 10 host and MacOS Guest

Just got my Virtualbox reaty to go today but it wont detect input nor putput devices on the guest. On the host everything works fine. I also have the extention pack installed. please help!
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Skype issues with key repeat

The problem I have is uncontrollable key repeat within Skype, which then makes the pc unusable for that session. This does not happen unless I use Skype for Linux, but when it starts I cannot type ...
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My keyboard and mouse dont work when booting up linux (dual boot win 10)

When I try to boot up linux in bios, it boots up, but my keyboard and mouse just get disabled all of a sudden. The os itself works, but i cant use my keyboard and mouse. I have USB inputs on mouse and ...
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Remap BTN_STYLUS event to standard keyboard key?

I'm attemping to use a VEIKK graphics tablet in Kubuntu 19.10. I've got a satisfactory setup so far, but the only thing remaining is remapping the stylus buttons. I feel like I have all the ...
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Mouse and keyboard USB freeze when unused - 18.04.4 LTS

$ uname -a Linux cisono-2020 5.3.0-45-generic #37~18.04.1-Ubuntu SMP Fri Mar 27 15:58:10 UTC 2020 x86_64 x86_64 x86_64 GNU/Linux This is an odd one to me. Basically if i I leave either mouse or ...
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Input/output error with new external hard drive

I need to free up space on my laptop (Ubuntu 18.04.2 LTS) and have a brand new Toshiba Canvio Basics 2 TB external harddrive. When plugging it in the first time it got recognized by the system but ...
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Language input Shortcut Change

I am trying to find a way to change Right-Alt, when typing a special char, with Left-Alt. Is there a way to change this keybinding?
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What is the difference between giving input by typing from keyboard and by redirecting? [closed]

I've got a short, easy to understand piece of code: #include <stdio.h> #include <unistd.h> int main(){ char buff[0x10]; read(STDIN_FILENO, buff, 0x10); int result = write(...
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19.10: How can I disable the default compose key combinations after enabling compose key?

I'm wanting to use compose key to be able to enter mathematical symbols, however I found trying to find prefixes difficult (to say the least) because of how many prefixes are used by the default ...
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command line input directory read with tab autocomplete doesn't work

I need for user to point out a directory path in command line but when trying to suggest folders with tab it gives me tab spaces function selectFolder() { local dir read -p "Enter the path of ...
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Logitech X52 HOTAS not working after suspend

I have a problem with my Logitech X52 HOTAS, working perfectly under Ubuntu 18.04. After suspend, the X52 is still detected, but no input is detected anymore (I used joystick and jstest-gtk to monitor ...
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Problem with displaying files in the folder

I am using external HDD, where I got some photos. My OS: Ubuntu 18.04 Maybe something wrong happened during copying photos from local drive on computer to the external one. as you see folder has ...
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How to disable Exponent replacement (^2 -> ²) [duplicate]

In Ubuntu 18.04 using GNOME, I can't seem to be able to disable the automatic change from ^2 to ² (ASCII exponentiation). The problem occurs everywhere, even in the terminal. Currently a solution is ...
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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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Completely silence input from steam controller home button

the damn thing is broken on linux and disabling "Guide button focuses steam" in the big picture controller options does nothing. is there any way to silence it completely?
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How to input lowercase letter after shift every time?

every time after I "shift" from one input method to another, the first letter I input always is capitalized. For example, after I "shift" from English input to a Pinyin input method and I want to ...
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lammps input command is not running

I have installed Lammps executeable version for Linux Ubuntu 18.04.2. Eveything installed perfectly but an error occurs in input commands as following: rashid@rashid-VirtualBox:~$ lmp_daily -in in.lj ...
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3Dconnexion Spacemouse as normal mouse?

(Ubuntu 18.04.3) Just got to try the 3Dconnexion Spacemouse (Compact), installed "spacenavd" and didn't think it worked but does in Blender. I'm wondering if there is a way to replace the normal mouse ...
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Ok, here's a weird one: why does my touchpad stop working when I plug in my (normal, none-USB) heaphones?

It's the darnedest thing. And only started happening within the last two days. Whenever I plug in my 3.5mm AKG headphones into the appropriate spot on my Acer Chromebook 15 CB3-532 running Ubuntu 18, ...
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Sound isn’t working in Ubuntu 18.04 [closed]

Sound isn't working in Ubuntu 18.04. I can't see any options under the input and output tabs in Settings -> Sound. What can I do to get my hardware to show up and be recognized in sound settings? How ...
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request 6 audio input for ubuntu 16/18

I got project for 6 audio input , I looking for using 2 pcs audigy RX total 4 mic in with 2 line in fucntion, i sure in windows base i can software cortrol the audio input, but did the ubuntu 16/18 ...
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Chinese Input Stopped working in ubuntu 18.04LTE

I had Chinese input with IBUS working for a long time. Recently the Chinese input started having some problems. When the problem occurred a week or two weeks ago, the input method works, shows the ...
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Input lag after 32 characters [Ubuntu Mate 19.04]

I just upgraded to 19.04 and this problem began. I'm posting it here because I'm not sure what level the problem actually exists at. What happens is that after the first 32 characters in a line of ...
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Flag/command to shuffle the letters of a word

I need to create a script, that will read a word as an input and provide the output as shuffled letters of the word. Eg: Input word as "Azharudeen" and output should be as "zAhauredne"
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Can't delete files from external hard drive / Input - Output error

I can't delete some files from a external hard drive. This the result i get in the terminal when i try to do it: camilo@camilo-S400CA:~$ sudo rm -r '/media/camilo/TOSHIBA EXT/Descargas' [sudo] ...
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How to disable Apple SMC or Reorder dev/input/js*

I bought a generic usb controller and installed the package joystick and jstest-gtk to calibrate/set the mapping. In the jstest-gtk gui there is applesmc (this is an old macbook) as dev/input/js0 and ...
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Touchpad won't work after installing Ubuntu 18

I recently wiped my M.2 drive to switch from Windows to Ubuntu 18.04.2 and my touchpad does not work at all. This includes the right and left mouse buttons. I am using an ASUS G752 gaming laptop. I ...
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Is there a way to run an sh script every time I plug in my mouse?

Every time I unplug and plug back in my Razer deathadder essential mouse, I want a certain script to be run (I've already made the script) which just sets up some settings for this mouse. Is there any ...
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Lowercase “u” not typing anywhere in Ubuntu 18.04

This problem happened with me twice on two different Ubuntu environments. Everything seems to be working fine, until suddenly I cannot type the lowercase letter "u" anymore. I can type uppercase "U" ...
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18.10 - Laptop Touchpad - Two Finger Click and Drag Stops Working After Update

I have come across an issue with clicking and dragging on my Lenovo L380 laptop. On a fresh install or using the Live CD/USB I am able to physically click the touchpad with one finger and then drag ...
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mouse and keyboard stopped working after installing xserver-xorg-video-intel

On my Intel NUC, I was trying to install the intel drivers in order to make sure that the hdmi is fully operational. So I installed xserver-xorg-video-intel which was supposed to install all the ...
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Quick insertion of down quotation marks

Is there an easy way to input these quotation marks on Linux: „“ ? On a Mac, there's a relatively easy compose shortcut, but I couldn't find a shortcut for Linux. There doesn't even seem to be a ...
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Keyboard input problem Ubuntu 18.04.1

Did a fresh install of Ubuntu 18.04.1 on my Frontier laptop. The desktop booted just fine but sometimes when I open a new window with text input (terminal, browser etc...) I can not type in anything. ...
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How to choose input method on Kubuntu 18.04?

I have a new fresh Kubuntu installation. I have used Linux Mint and Ubuntu before, those OS have GUI settings for input method, where I can choose ibus or fcitx and type Vietnamese (my language, we ...
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Erratic text input problem with CudaText editor

I found myself needing a text editor that would handle a large (44Mb) XML file happily. I ran across CudaText (licensed under Mozilla Public License 2.0), a newish cross-platform text editor that has ...
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trigger script on open or close of cd drive

I found several questions/answers about how to open/eject/mount a cd rom/drive. But I am after something else: I would like to run a script whenever the cd drive either closes or opens, it doesn't ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 changing the text I am typing when typed quickly and prefixed with “tri”

I noticed when typing string (very quickly) it shows something like the following: str]nig or sting or str]ng The same happens with anything prefixed by tri such as triv: t]iv This is happening ...
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Disable user intervention until password entered (not logout)

I'm looking for an option to turn user input off (so to say enable read-only mode) leaving the same picture on screen without logging out from the system, but requiring password to be entered to ...
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How do I disable Drag and Drop of highlighted Text globally?

How do I disable Drag and Drop of highlighted Text globally? I know it's the OS doing it and not the Browsers or Editors, that's why I ask here for a Solution. I'm using Kubuntu 18.04, but I didn't ...
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Nohup and input params is this possible?

The following prg requires some input after start in the next line: ./myApp param1 param2 -d /home/user/abc Enter password: Is something like this possible: nohup ./myApp param1 param2 -d /...
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On-screen keyboard doesn't work with touchscreen on Ubuntu 18.04

I've installed Ubuntu 18.04 on my Lenovo Yoga 3 Pro and I can't use the GNOME onscreen keyboard with the touchscreen! It's very weird, because the touchscreen is working fine and the virtual keyboard ...
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Open fcitx configuration but no input method shows

I was trying to install sogoupinyin to type chinese in my ubuntu 16.04. After installation, when I type fcitx-config-gtk3 in the terminal to open the fcitx input method configuration, the following ...
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How to enter hexadecimal values from the extended ASCII table

I am running Ubuntu 14.10, and I would like to enter characters from the console using hexadecimal code. To do this, I am using the combination Alt+ Shift+u+Hexcode. On my computer this works fine ...
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After update non-english characters not working on Ubuntu 18.04

I recently updated Ubuntu from 16 to 18.04 and after that I can't input non-engilsh characters in any application. Funny thing is that I can type them on Ubuntu search, but can't in webbrowsers/chats/...
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Genius G Pen with Ubuntu 18.04. How to get G Pen working?

In the 18.04 system the Genius G Pen 560 does not work. In 12.04 it worked normally. How to return behavior from 12.04? May be a package needs to be installed?
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Installed a package and now my mouse and keyboard don't work :(

Recently, I installed virtualbox-guest-x11, and the dependencies: xserver-xorg-core, and xorg-video-abi20. When I typed "sudo reboot" my laptop rebooted to loging, but my mouse and keyboard do not ...