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Questions tagged [keyboard]

Questions about keyboards, both touch and otherwise. However, please add the "touchscreen" tag for touchscreen keyboard questions.

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Remapping mouse buttons to keyboard keys

I'm trying to remap my mouse buttons, two side ones and middle click to 4,5,6 keys on my keyboard,found some guides but I'm very new to Ubuntu and linux in general, I tried to do that for a few days ...
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mouse and keyboard lags ubuntu 16.04

for a while now i have mouse and severe keyboard lags. I have tried switching mouse/keyboard. Also tried wired and unwired mouse/keyboard. Disabled zoom in compiz htop while suffering lags Thanks, ...
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KDE mediacontroller hotkeys

My problem: i use Kubuntu 18.04, I would like the music playback from a keyboard to direct, but volumeup and volumedown option is not presented in the global shortcut keys, only play/pause, rewind/...
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Keyboard Issue for Asus Vivobook Flip TP 412U

I just installed Ubuntu 18 LTS on my Asus Vivobook flip and almost everything works perfectly. The one exception is the keyboard--it seems that only the function keys (fn + f4) are working right now. ...
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Want some window numpad shortcut back experienced in an older version

I've have trouble retrieving coarsely some older default numpad keybinding for moving current window around. I may have forgotten to look to a conventionnal place to activate this like a web page or ...
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How do I fix error : “Appear a prohibit icon”?

Sometime my laptop appear a prohibit icon then keyboard is disable.I am using Ubuntu 18.04 How do I fix it?
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Keyboard and mouse are extremely slow / lagging in Ubuntu 18.04's login screen

I have just installed Ubuntu 18.04 in a computer that has an ASRock EP2C602-4L/D16 motherboard with two Intel Xeon E5-2660v2 CPUs and 128 Gb of DDR3 RAM. Ubuntu is installed in a 1Tb SSD. Everything ...
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's' key not working in terminal

I was trying to make TAB auto-completion case-insensitive in Bash. So I ran the shell script as instructed in this answer : https://askubuntu.com/a/87066/880212. And now - 's' - Not working 'copy/...
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How to fix broken encoding in Wine application without changing OS language?

The application I am talking about is Worms Armageddon (WA). I'm running it under wine. Consider the following sequence: switch Ubuntu GUI language to Russian (and restart session) switch Ubuntu ...
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Dell 2-in-1 keyboard/trackpad bug

Did some searching but couldn't find the exact issue. Sometimes, not always, when I open it up from sleep, the keyboard and trackpad do not register any input. The touchscreen does, as I can swipe up ...
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Map the right shift button to the left shift button

Left shift button on the keyboard is (physically) broken and doesn't respond, and switching to upper case letters has to be done with Caps Lock, and special characters such as question marks have to ...
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How to Reinstall (all) Language Package(s)

In my current instance of Ubuntu 18.04 LTS, I have a bug of not having the English Intl with Dead Keys option in the Language packages (in my VM it actually does appear) and I haven't been able to ...
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How do I set up a new key combination?

I'm running 19.04. I have a US keyboard on my laptop, but I used Hungarian layout back on Windows. There, Ctrl + Alt + V was the "@" sign. The built in hungarian layout is fine but I'm missing the "@"...
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Left “Shift” key mapped to “Next Group” how to undo this

Somehow my left "Shift" key is mapped to "Next Group" How can I reset it to its "Shift-L" function. I lost my capitals and symbols on top of the numbers. I spent a few hours looking around for ...
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Keyboard specific keys

I am using a Creative Sound BlasterX Vanguard K08 keyboard. Keys such as turn up/down the volume, mute are working fine on the keyboard. The keyboard comes with 5 extra keys, namely, M1 - M5. I've ...
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My laptop keyboard and mousepad don't respond after suspesion on ubuntu 18.10

My laptop keyboard and mousepad (not usb external) don't respond when I turn on my laptop after suspension. I noticed the caps lock key doesn't work either. I tried running sudo apt-get install ...
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trackpad and mouse don't work after login

I was trying to fix xbacklight on my laptop with ubuntu 18.04, and was following the instructions from this post. After I restarted my pc, i could log in just fine, but my mouse and keyboard don't ...
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My keyboard stops to digit (freeze) and just come back after a ctrl + alt + del

Good evening. While i am working on google chrome, ATOM IDE, SLACK and on terminal, my keyboard stops to work for a while until a press ctrl + alt + del. The mouse continous to work. Only after a ...
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Keyboard layout doesn't work properly in Ubuntu 18.04

I've recently added Lithuanian and Norwegian keyboard layouts and now my left shift doesn't work on any of the layouts (including English). Also, Lithuanian and Norwegian layouts aren't working as ...
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Disable onscreen keyboard Lubuntu at login

The keyboard is large and ugly. How do I disable it in my upgraded 18.10 (from 18.04) at login screen?
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bind keyboard linux ubuntu

In windows, I used autohotkey to this work: When I press J + E it returns ↑. When I press J + D it returns ↓. When I press J + S it returns ←. When I press J + F it returns →. When I press J + K ...
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Slow keyboard on Ubuntu 19.04

I have installed Linux Ubuntu 19.04 last week on an old computer, and no problem until this morning. When I write on the keyboard, the display time of my text is very, very,... very slow (for one ...
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Keyboard and Mouse stop working after resuming from suspend-to-ram

When I use the suspend-to-ram function and then later resume my system, my USB keyboard and mouse no longer work. If I SSH into my system after resuming, I can see that lsusb does not see the ...
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How to fix Thinkpad FnLock LED behavior?

On my A485 running 18.04, I noticed that when I press Fn+Esc, it correctly sets the alternate function key behavior but the FnLock indicator LED on the Esc key doesn't turn on. How can I set the ...
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Microsoft Modern Keyboard on Linux Compatibility

I am planning to buy the Microsoft Modern Keyboard with Fingerprint scanner but I am wondering if any of you guys have managed to make it work over Bluetooth and if the fingerprint scanner is working ...
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Switch Super with ALT on another keyboard only

The keyboard on the built in Macbook Air position is CTRL . ALT . SUPER But when I want to use it on a monitor with an external keyboard, the position of the external keyboard is CTRL . SUPER . ALT ...
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How to lock just ONE KEY on the keyboard?

I want to lock just ONE KEY on the keyboard ONLY. For detail, the menu key, it's sticky and keep pressing itself all the time. I'm running Ubuntu 19.04. Is there any way to do that?
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Change toggle behavior of Input Source Keyboard Shortcut in Ubuntu 18.04 [duplicate]

I've recently switched from Ubuntu 16.04 o 18.04, and there's one thing that bugs me. The problem I have is the behavior of keyboard layout toggling in 18.04. I have 3 keyboard layouts, say [X,Y,Z] ...
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bluetooth keyboard needs to pair after each startup

I am running ubuntu 18.04.02 on an asus t100 chi. I am having issues with the Bluetooth docking keyboard. It will pair successfully, however when I restart the device it will not automatically ...
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Superkey suddenly changed behaviour and acts as a CTRL-key

My Superkey/Win-key suddenly changed its behaviour and is now a second ctrl-key. I did not do anything to change it. At least not intentionally. How to change it back to the original behavior? ...
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How to permanently set touchscreen keyboard to onboard

Ubuntu 18.04 I need a keyboard with a specified size and layout that is easily achievable with the onboard keyboard. I've set some parameters (like size using -s and layout using -l) in the terminal,...
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Mouse pointer dissapears while typing - UBUNTU 18.04 LTS

I was playing with my keyboard shortcuts using various FN function and I realised that my mouse pointer now disappears when I type and it doesn't come back unless I move the mouse. This happens in ...
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How do I use a udev file to rebind keys on a secondary keyboard that I intend to use for macros to execute a bash script?

I am trying to rebind the keys on a second keyboard in such a way that, when I press, say, the "A" key, it will trigger a script that will execute a command to write the letter a to a text file, then ...
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conflict between keybindings in settings and ccsm

Still using 14.04 (for now) You can set keybindings in Settings->Shortcuts->Navigation (e.g. I have set 'Switch to workspace 4' to Alt+4) You can also set many of the same keybindings in ccsm->...
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How to switch languages on login and lock screens?

I have configured Ctrl+Shift to switch languages in Ubuntu. Unfortunately, this combination doesn't work on neither login screen nor lock screens. How to switch languages on login and lock screens?
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Cannot execute lsusb

I'm trying to discover the USB VID for a keyboard that I intend to use as a second keyboard for macros. I have found a tutorial that tells me to use the command lsusb to discover this, but when I try ...
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Ubuntu 19.04 Mouse Clicks Don't Work

I recently upgraded from Ubuntu 18.10 to Ubuntu 19.04 and the ordeal has left my mouse nonfunctional. In fact, all input devices are no longer functional except the keyboard. I'm using a Lenovo Yoga ...
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USB Keyboard most keys not working

I bought a new wireless USB keyboard, a HP pavilion 600. But it doesn't really work. Some keys do work like the home button and calculator, but I can´t type and use the arrow keys. I'm on the 18.04 ...
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How to make Diacritics be available with single key press on German keyboard layout

On the standard German keyboard layout in Ubuntu 16.04 and 18.04 Diacritic keys are handled as modifiers so that you first press the Diacritic key (e.g. `) and then the key for the base letter (e.g. a)...
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Keyboard Shortcuts enabled but not working KDE Plasma

I'm currently running Kubuntu 18.04 LTS. While I'm not sure if this problem has always existed, I'm pretty sure it only showed up since I got this thing up and running again (last night; it just wasn'...
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How to bind a particular window to a hotkey on the fly

I'm running Ubuntu 18.04.2 and GNOME 3.28.2. Like most people I am pretty adept at switching between windows using Alt-tab and Super-tab. But I also play RTS games and I think it would be neat if I ...
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How do you pledge for an official keyboard layout modification? [duplicate]

I made two modifications to latam, and es dvorak layouts. I would like to know if these modifications could be reviewed in the distribution. I restored the original h and r key mappings. And changed ...
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My 'ctrl+x' shortcut stops working randomly on ubuntu 18.04.2 and works again after a reboot

I've tested the specific keys (both ctrl and the x key) and they work singularly, but they don't work together. On the other hand ctrl+c,v,a all work as they should. This goes on until I reboot and ...
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How to copy current path from nautilus in 19.04 using keyboard?

I recently upgraded to Ubuntu 19.04 from 18.10 and the usual way of copying the current path by Ctrl+l and then Ctrl+c does not work. Ctrl+l does select the current path but Ctrl+c does not copy the ...
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Onscreen keyboard and tablet mode Ubuntu 19.04

I've recently purchased an HP Envy x360 2-in-1 laptop and installed Ubuntu 19.04 in it. While using it, I realized that instead of clicking on things, I could just tap on my screen, which is very ...
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ctrl key not working, GRUB unresponsive

I'm on Ubuntu 16.04, with a thinkpad 450. While some Ubuntu updates were installing today, my ctrl key got stuck (acted as if it was always pressed down). I restarted the computer and now my left ctrl ...
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how to change what shift(toggle ) key does permanently?

upgraded my ubuntu 18.04 by running sudo apt-get update -y && sudo apt-get upgrade -y it asked me about toggling between languages And I accindently chose left shift as result when I press ...
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How to disable input source alternate switch keybinding?

Oneliner question: How to get rid of the input source alternate switch shortcut? Full question: I use 2 keyboard inputs: "azerty" and "bépo" (French). To switch between them, I can use "Super+Espace"...
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How do I install the actkbd command line tool?

I'm trying to connect a secondary keyboard to my computer so that I can have an additional keyboard for using macros. I have been following this tutorial, but I have been unable to get actkbd to work....
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Ubuntu 18.04 keyboard and mouse clicks freeze

I have Ubuntu 18.04.2 on a new laptop - Lenovo T580 Every now and then the keyboard freezes. Also the mouse doesn't fully work. I can move the mouse but not click anything except the side panel on ...