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a device that one can use to feed data into the PC; eg a mouse, keyboard, scanner, IR receiver

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web camera not working (no device found)

my web camera did not work it's says no device found ,after install the Ubuntu budgie. my laptop model is acer Aspire SW3-016
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xrdp lost mouse pointer settings and now back button isn't working

I use XRDP to log into my Ubuntu 20.04 machine on a daily basis. I've been doing this for over a year and infrequently restart the machine after updates. I did recently do this and after the reboot ...
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Bluetooth gamepad sleeps after a few seconds

I'm running Ubuntu 20.04 LTS with RetroArch and a correctly paired 8BitDo Bluetooth gamepad. Everything works fine, except that after a few idle seconds the controller sleeps, causing the next button ...
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How to find touchpad's device name?

I am trying to follow these instructions to disable middle click in the bottom of my touch pad. Running xinput list gives: ⎡ Virtual core pointer id=2 [master pointer (3)] ⎜ ...
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8BitDo Bluetooth Controller

I'm having trouble making an 8BitDo Bluetooth controller work with Ubuntu 20.04 LTS. The controller can successfully pair in all modes (Android, macOS and Windows) but it doesn't get recognized by ...
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How do i bring back input response working on virtualbox inside Wayland session

THE issue: (Under 20.04 LTS) The interface scale in x11 session environment still giving a headache to some people (like me). So i decided to use Wayland (that have the option to set a minor ...
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No input driver specified, ignoring this device

I am trying to connect my virtual gamepad device to Linux. However, opening running the console app I get the message No input driver specified, ignoring this device. This device may have been added ...
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Is there a way to get a log of *active* computer-use?

I would like to log the amount of time I spend in front of the computer - so not uptime for the PC, but the amount of time where I'm actively using input (mouse/keyboard). The worktimer workrave does ...
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How to fix this dev/sda1 contains a file system with error ,check forced . /60.3% [duplicate]

Disk /dev/sda1 contain file system with error Run fsck manually Intrafarms not open Boot error
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Bluetooth Authentication: Always Accept

When I plug in a PS4 dualshock controller, via USB, a Bluetooth Authentication message pops up in the top right corner with:- Bluetooth Authentication Authorisation request for: Wireless Controller (##...
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Use OBS-studo audio output as a microphone source

I cannot find a manual how to configure a virtual microphone from OBS to any linux app. Can somebody guide me how to send the audio from OBS audio mixer (with all the effects) to a virtual microphone.
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Keyboard+Mouse don't work, stuck on login screen

I built a system from leftover parts and installed ubuntu on it months ago. I'm pretty sure it's 20.04 as I wanted the latest LTS version. Booting it up now gets me to the login screen as normal, but ...
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keyboard takes time for starting before login

I have installed ubuntu 20.04.3 on my hp laptop. Every time I try to login after suspend or sometimes even after boot it takes a long time for my laptop inbuilt keyboard to start. I have to wait ...
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My touch pad will not work

I am running Ubuntu 20.04 LTS off a usb and my touchpad will not work. The arrow is on screen but I can't move it and it doesn't respond to clicks. I have limited access with the windows button to ...
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How to use RGB keyboard on linux?

I've recently installed Ubuntu on my computer. When Ubuntu starts, my RGB keyboard light is off!! Can you help me get the light to work with Ubuntu?
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Touchpad is not working at all

I have an HP Pavilion Gaming Laptop 15-ec0xxx with Ubuntu 20.04, and its ETPS/2 Elantech Touchpad is not working The touchpad shows up in xinput list, and so does my USB optical mouse, the ID of my ...
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How do I read raw input from a USB device's buttons and translate that into keypresses?

I've been trying to figure out the best way to interface the buttons and a touch strip on a Huion Kamvas 12 graphics tablet with my ubuntu installation. Whilst I was able to get the pen to work with ...
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Automatically Select Bluetooth Headset Microphone as Input Device in Sound Settings on Connection

I have a Jabra Evolve 75 headset that I connect via Bluetooth to my Ubuntu 20.04 machine. Everything works fine in principle except for one little annoyance: Whenever I turn the headset on, it ...
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/dev/input/mouse0: is not an evdev device

I have been trying to set up a QEMU + KVM configuration to run a couple of VMs on Ubuntu as the host. I even have been able to passthrough a GPU successfully to the guests. However, there seems to be ...
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Is there a proper solution to "Keyboard and Mouse not working after boot" problem?

I recently replaced a smashed screen on a HP Spectre x360 G2, running Ubuntu 20.04LTS. However, after booting up again I had lost the use of the laptop's touchpad and keyboard (NB. devices still ...
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ubuntu 18.04 mouse,keyboard, power off button stuck

After using zoom, my keyboard and touch pad stops working(external mouse still works though), so i went ahead and use the onscreen keyboard to sudo apt install --reinstall xserver-xorg-input-synaptics ...
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How to use Bluetooth conference speaker/mic as input?

UPDATE: After failing to get this working, I returned the device. I won't be able to try any new suggestions, but will still leave the question up in case it helps others. I have an "Anker ...
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USB wireless mouse keeps disconnecting Ubuntu 18.04

I have a Logitech M705 mouse that keeps disconnecting from the computer. I don't know how to debug this, I tried to install hardinfo and saw that the USB device suddenly disconnected: It's happening ...
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Change/remove "Virtual Box" label of the integrated camera (while using host webcam in virtualbox)

I am using VirtualBox to run Ubuntu 20.04 and I am using the host webcam in it. However, I need to change the label/name of the webcam which by default has "VirtualBox" as a prefix on it. ...
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connecting USB wireless headset disables either mouse or keyboard (somethimes both)

When I connect my headset, it disables either my mouse, keyboard, or both. The funny thing is, when I then disconnect the headset again, the commands (e.g. from keyboard) suddenly seem to come through ...
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Configuring Third-Part Xbox 360 controller with Ubuntu 20.04

I'm trying to set up a third party xbox 360 controller I got off of amazon but I'm not having any luck with it. It reports to the OS as an official 360 controller, but neither xpad or xboxdrv seem to ...
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Apple Magic Trackpad 2 clicks and gestures, but does not move the mouse in X, only Wayland

I got an Apple Magic Trackpad 2 and plugged it in to my Ubuntu 20.04 system. Clicking works, click-and-dragging works, and gestures like three-finger-workspace-switch work, but actually moving the ...
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How to remove a audio output device

I installed droidcam to enable video through phone but it also installed some audio input/output devices in my system which I want to remove. Droidcam added the audio devices through this script, can ...
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No bluetooth earphones as sound input device

My bluetooth earphones, which work completely fine in windows on the same machine, has a problem on Ubuntu 20.04. After connecting the earphones via bluetooth in Ubuntu, the sound output device sets ...
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Screen freezing in 20.04 LTS

So, unlike many others who have complained about everything freezing, I have been using Ubuntu 20.04 even before the LTS release and I used to love it as a matter of fact. Whenever I use it nowadays, ...
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Ubuntu 20.04 does not allow me to use the same device for sound input and output

I have been having this problem since the clean installation I made of ubuntu 20.04 lts (before I used 18.04) with the exact same hardware and it worked very well. Whenever I need to make a video call ...
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Can I use my Samsung Note 8 pen and device as a stylus for my laptop?

How can I use my Android Samsung note 8 as a writingpad for my Laptop? I run Ubuntu 20.4 (I believe it's the latest version) I would like to use my phone to draw in Gimp or Inkscape. How would I do ...
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Disable input from laptop keyboard input

I am getting random input of the up key causing browser and other application causing unintended scrolling. I have disabled up up key from from xmodmap: $ xmodmap -pke | grep -i up keycode 80 = ...
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How to make a mouse button click last exactly a certain period of time?

I want it such that when I click on my mouse5 button (logitech G203), the input lasts exactly 10 ms, regardless of how long I actually click. Is that possible?
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Are there any keyboard dictation options comparable to FN+FN on MacOS for Ubuntu?

I'm currently trying to get someone with Dyslexia to try using Ubuntu as a main OS. They're used to the keyboard dictation option available on MacOS that allows you to type anywhere with your mic by ...
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Mouse 8 and 9 (side buttons) only work when pressing another mouse button

My side mouse buttons are mouse 8 and mouse 9. They are for going forward and back in the browser. However, they only work if I am pressing another mouse key before it. So as an example I need to ...
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20.04 USB keyboard and mouse lag

I was using Kubuntu 19.10, then switched to Ubuntu 20.04, and everything was fine. Then a situation appeared, and I had to reinstall Ubuntu in UEFI mode instead of BIOS mode. Now both mouse pointer ...
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Graphics tablet (Huion WH1409) loads driver properly but no input is received on Ubuntu 20.04

I am having issues with my graphics tablet (Huion WH1409) in Ubuntu 20.04. It has worked fine previously in Ubuntu, and largely functioned fine out of the box, no driver installs or configuration ...
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Ubuntu 18.04 keyboard + sound issues

I have a laptop with Ubuntu 18.04 LTS installed. Working properly for a while (random amount of time), the keyboard gets BLOCKED with no response to any key. Also, this is accompanied by youtube ...
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Touchpad power-management issue, "sticky cursor", input detection delay (autosuspend)

I'm having this issue on Acer aspire v3 572g, any distro and any "new" release (on ubuntu 10.04lts no issues occur). The touchpad works perfectly after boot but after some use (if not/barely used it ...
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How to set a loopback as default audio input device?

I'm using WO Mic for Linux and I would like to config my phone's mic to work on my PC. WO Mic is an app that sends your phone's audio input over WiFi to the local server on your PC. I start the app ...
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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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Horizontal Scroll with Mouse does not work on 18.04

I am using ubuntu 18.04 and I have logitech G500 mouse with a scroll button in the middle. My goal is to do horizontal scrolling by tilting the scroll button left and right. I was able to do this on ...
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Wacom Intuos S only recognized in Android Mode

Second edit: Since this question keeps getting attention, I want to put a clear disclaimer at the top: if you are experiencing this problem, it will likely be solved by pressing and holding the left-...
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Ubuntu 18.04 don't recognize Droidcam as a sound input device

I am trying to use my android device as a webcam. I am using Droidcam and video is being shared properly. But I still have no voice. Ubuntu doesn't recognize Driodcam as a sound input device. I don't ...
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Xorg input device from a named pipe

I am trying to create a virtual input device that does a complex remapping of key presses of an existing keyboard. The remapped output stream is written to a named pipe which is supposed to serve as ...
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Unity: Everything freezes upon switching workspaces

I am using 19.10 on an HP Elitedesk with Intel i7. I am currently using unity for the GUI client. The Problem During the transition from different workspaces, the screen freezes all of a sudden. ...
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Scripting the input device

On macOS I currently use hammerspoon to script all kinds of automations. It offers APIs to the clipboard buffer, window placement, and many more (c.f. the API doc). Most importantly, it offers the ...
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How can I detect the screen being folded back on a Lenovo Yoga C930?

I have a Lenovo Yoga C930, a laptop whose lid can be folded all the way to the back to convert into a tablet. I know that Ubuntu is able to in some way detect this event, because it turns the keyboard ...
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I want to turn off mouse acceleration and increase the sensitivity

I’ve heard linux mouse inputs are processed differently but it just sounds like pointer acceleration to me. So basically in windows terms, I want no mouse acceleration, and I want to multiply the ...
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