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How do I disable the touchscreen on my Dell Precision 5560?

Summarize the problem I don't like my touchscreen, and attempts at disabling it via xinput have proved fruitless. Provide details and any research I also tried this method, but even after adding ...
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Keyboard layout input sources is not being remembered when system restarted after Ubuntu Budgie upgrade from 20.04 to 22.04

After Ubuntu Budgie system upgrade from 20.04 to 22.04 the correct system keyboard (in my case Bulgarian traditional phonetic - 'асдф') did not work but the layout was replaced by English (US) - 'asdf'...
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Keyboard input doesn't work in various snap apps after upgrade to 22.04

After the update I noticed that I can't type in firefox. After changing the snap for the ppa from mozilla the problem was solved. But then I noticed that typing also doesn't work in signal-desktop ...
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Controllers only work as Virtual Gamepads (steam)

TL;DR: Trying to run Retropie on Ubuntu 20.04.4 LTS. My Generic arcade controllers do not work unless they are virtualized by steam. How do I make them work without steam? So, I got some generic ...
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Cannot use input methods (iBus/fcitx) in WINE apps

I am running Ubuntu 20.04 LTS and KDE Plasma 5.18.8. Recently, I installed WeChat on Crossover 21 and found that I cannot input Chinese characters using iBus input method. When I click the text entry ...
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Input mouse not received by Xfce

I am using xubuntu, and my mouse isn't working. I do receive input on /dev/input/mouse2 when I move the mouse, but it doesn't move the cursor nor handle mouse clicks. I do not know how to make my DE ...
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How can I use lynx --cmd_script to position the cursor on an input field?

Lynx provides simple keystroke recording/scripting with -cmd_log and -cmd_script. The man page doesn't provide much detail on the behavior of these arguments, and what it does describe makes certain ...
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Keyboard and mouse not working on brand new formatted disk install of Ubuntu 20.04.3 with Kernel 5.11.xx-generic

I've been having a bug for the past few months where any kernel newer than 5.10.-43-generic (I can't remember the exact kernel version. I tried looking it up, but I only remember it being before 5.11 ...
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USB Input device (microphone) is not working

I can record sound from my mic with arecord, but I can't choose mic in pulseaudio and use mic somewhere as an input device. arecord alsamixer pulseaudio aplay -l
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Ubuntu on old MacBook Pro not responding to input after boot

My computer, a circa 2014 MacBook Pro Model A1502 running Ubuntu, has stopped responding to input after boot. I can uuse the keyboard to control GRUB, but as soon as I leave grub, my computer stops ...
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Use tablet as Input [USB/HDMI or Bluetooth]

I recently bought a tablet that runs Android and it has USB-C and HDMI. I would like to use it as a graphic tablet, connected to my laptop, which runs Ubuntu 20. I often use softwares as Inkscape or ...
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(18.04) Gedit and Calculator with a transparent background for more than an year and I can't fix it

For more than an year Gedit and Calculator are unusable due to having a transparent background. Example: gedit transparent background I have tried the suggestions here: Gedit has a transparent ...
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Is there a fix for keyboard freezing in Ubuntu Studio 20.04.x?

Can any of users share a workaround/fix for keyboard input stopping from time to time in Ubuntu Studio 20.04 LTS, I would apreciate the suggested fixes. That is the exact question - to share the ...
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Sound input - only offering Analog input- Built in audio - NO SOUND

I am trying to explain it as simple as possible bcs I don't know much about computers. My microphone doesn't work apparently. This is what I see. Everywhere else I see I should be able to see also the ...
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how to simulate a joystick

i'm trying to simulate a joystick so variable to joystick output but i don't really find any information about how to make a virtual joystick a came out at these api docs https://www.kernel.org/doc/...
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Audio noise suppression on OUTPUT channel?

I saw a queestion about noise suppression, but the answers are just for INPUT channel, while a would like to suppress output from others. How can I do it? Thanks
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Does Libinput require X/Wayland?

In short: Is X.org a dependency of Libinput? Rephrased, can libinput work standalone? The question is mostly about hacking around with some input devices. I'm trying to route USB/PS1/Bluetooth input ...
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Touchpad not working when booting live USB of 19.04 or 20.04

I am using a Lenovo Yoga laptop that came with Windows. I then did a dual boot with Fedora, then realized that I want to switch to/add Ubuntu. I've tried booting Ubuntu 19.04 and 20.04 as live USB, ...
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Ubuntu is stuck on login screen with no input keys working, including power button

I had a problem where ubuntu was restarting automatically after poweroff. I added GRUB_CMDLINE_LINUX_DEFAULT="acpi=noirq quiet splash" To /etc/default/grub according to this answer. After ...
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Too many keyboard inputs lags entire screen

The problem i'm having seems to maybe be related to this issue. What happens is that the entire screen will freeze when i hit too many keys on my keyboard. I don't have any other keyboards plugged in ...
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Reviewing history of inputs and outputs

I closed my previous session on Ubuntu and when I logged back in, I realized I wanted a screenshot of my previous outputs. I used history and that only gave me my last 50 previous inputs. Is there any ...
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Microphone on Wired Headphones not Detected Ubuntu

So I am new to Ubuntu, which I installed on my 2017 Mac Book Air and when I plug in my roccat ELO x Stereos in the audio comes out of the headphones but the attached mike is not recognized and when i ...
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How to set the default audio input in Ubuntu 20.04

Thanks to How do you set a default audio output device in Ubuntu 18.04? for the output but I can't work out how to set the default input
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How can I type Korean Yethangul on Ubuntu?

currently I have an Fcitx setup where I can easily switch between IBus Pinyin Chinese, Google Japanese Input, and Korean Hangul input. However, I want to be able to type Yethangul, which are old ...
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Steam adds an extra input device

Steam adds an emulated Xbox controller while there is also "Sony Interactive Entertainment Controller"(DS4) so some games that have native support for DS4 recognize there being 2 players. ...
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How to run a script command inside a executable process? [duplicate]

I don't know if i can't formulate the right question, but i couldn't find the answer to what looks like a simples thing. Basically i'm trying to make a bash script to automate some work that i need to ...
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Can't change input/output device (sound, microphone)

My laptop's microphone doesn't work. I've tried connecting wireless earpods and other headphones to it, but I cannot change the default input/output devices. I bought a small microphone that connects ...
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BASH script - How to simulate user input for password

I'm trying to make a bash script used to unlock an external drive which is password-protected by WD proprietary software. Since I'm combining this with other bash scripts, I need it to take the ...
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Is there a way with ssmtp to include a file as the body?

With ssmtp, is there a way to include a file as just the body? I would like to send as below so I can just email myself something: $ ssmtp me@gmail.com To: me From: me Subject: A File < fileName ...
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Ubuntu VirtualBox VM does not accept input after logging in

After successfully installing VBox Guest Additions, I can now change the screen resolution to whatever I like. Unfortunately, I now have another issue. I can't type anything, I think it is not ...
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How to install a language which is not shown under "installed languages"? [duplicate]

I need to use "Greek Polytonic". After installing Ubuntu 20.04 recently on my new computer, it does not show "Greek Polytonic" or any kind of Greek for that matter under "...
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How to add chinese input system in ubuntu 20.04?

I've been using ubuntu operating system for a long time from ubuntu 14.04 to ubuntu 20.04. I recently had to reinstall the operating system from scratch because I had a problem and could not find the ...
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How to ask a user to enter a welcome message? Then, how to do I print this custom message to other users?

I should execute necessary bash commands to print this custom message automatically to other users.
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Ubuntu Studio 20.10 Loopback / Monitor Microphone Realtime

How could I further reduce delay? Audacity seems to add a bit more delay. So I have routed input to output, and enabled realtime, through QjackCtl. I still notice quite a bit of delay. I am at the ...
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Where is my audio device?

I'm new to Ubuntu, and haven't been able to figure this out. When I got to my sound settings, I can select an output device. My PC has two different aux plugs for headphones and a microphone. Neither ...
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Mouse sensitivity reset after replugging

After complete system upgrade yesterday my mouse sensitivity get reset every time I replug it. This happens often since I have my peripherals attached to my monitor which I use as a dock to switch ...
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Cant make ubuntu to switch language with alt-shift [duplicate]

On my fresh ubuntu 20.04 desktop, im trying to set the language input switch using left alt-shift, but for some reason, the window bellow accepts other things then alt-shift... Any idea? Thanks
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I Just installed Ubuntu 20.04.1 and my keyboard doesn't work

As I said, my keyboard doesn't work. I did secure boot>root console>sudo apt install xserver-xorg-input-all. It worked but when I restart, gone again. I'm having really serious problems with the ...
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Input signal out of range Change settings to 1600x900 60 [duplicate]

Ubuntu was working fine till i changed the resolution to one that was higher than the recommended settings(1600x900) now i don't know what to do. Any help?
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pactl - Default Input - No Such entity

Referring to the Ask-Ubuntu link here, I am hoping to use the following CL term to make an input the default input using pactl set-default-sink. Despite what I believe is proper syntax, I continue to ...
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Dell Active Pen PN350M not working properly

I'm running Ubuntu 20.04 on a Dell Inspiron 15 7591 2-in-1. The laptop comes with a stylus, the Dell PN350M Active Pen, which unfortunately does not work properly under my system. I found out that the ...
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Ubuntu 20.04LTS - Jabra Talk 25 - earpiece works but mic doesn't

Jabra Talk 25 connects to Bluetooth ok. Ear piece works and can hear sound. However the microphone doesn't work. It can be selected in Bluetooth settings, but there is no sound.
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Command Execution With Arguments Have No Relation with Stdin?

Here is a script to check what the source is for stdin, which is from How-to Geek: "What Are stdin, stdout, and stderr on Linux?" https://www.howtogeek.com/435903/what-are-stdin-stdout-and-...
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Typing "stack" results in "sxtazck," (Ubuntu 14.04) [closed]

Very annoying issue: keys are inserted while I type text. For example, typing "a" gives "az" as seen on the "Keyboard Layout Map" below: All was fine yesterday. PL>...
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No way to have Dutch(Belgian) [edit:'Belgian'] keyboard layout working on 20.04

After playing with Ubuntu among other flavours of Linux in VirtualBox on my MacBook Pro for several years, I figured it was time to build myself a new computer and use Ubuntu 20.04 as main OS. While ...
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Ubuntu 20.04, switch between two keyboard layouts does not work properly

on a fresh Ubuntu 20.04 installation, i'm currently facing the issue that i can't switch between two keyboard layouts with the shortcut super + space. I use a Duck2 mini with QWERTY layout, ubuntu ...
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Touchpad causes huge amount of interrupts and high power usage

I have an issue with the touchpad on my notebook where if I use it, it causes a high amount of interrupts which results in significantly higher CPU usage and power drain. The following snippet is ...
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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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