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Ubuntu keys are stored in /etc/apt/trusted.gpg and I don't know how to link tham to /usr/share/keyrings

When I update the repositories (apt update) I get the following message: diego@diego-ubuntu:~$ sudo apt update Hit:1 http://br.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu jammy InRelease Hit:2 http://br....
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xmodmap doesn't work anymore after upgrading to 22.04

I upgraded to the latest 22.04 LTS version this morning and after that my xmodmap script doesn't work anymore, i'm curious if something has changed that is causing the script to not work anymore. I ...
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All combination keys are Shift

I have some terrible issue and don't know how to fix it. Input: "Factory-new" Ubuntu-desktop 20.04; old Chinese keyboard; not a lot of money; keyboard, that for me in Ubuntu doesn't work. ...
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Shift Keys don't work in Ubuntu Studio

Both Shift Keys (L and R) don't work in Ubuntu Studio and xev command cannot detect them when pressing the keys. They weren't working on Windows 7 either, the OS I was using before installing Ubuntu ...
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How can I fixe missing keys errors?

I really need your help as a fresher in linux :/ I have deleted the folder trusted.gpg.d located in /etc/apt/ and also deleted /etc/apt/sources.list.d. Now when I try to update I receive these errors: ...
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How can I disable MX Keys Wireless Keyboard backlight

How can I disable Logitech MX Keys Wireless Keyboard backlight on 20.04. I want to turn off LEDs completely with a GUI or command line tool. I was able to turn off LEDs of my Logitech mouse with Piper ...
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Keyboard is not working Why?

My keyboard has some keys that are not working like (/ spacebar N B ). Sometimes they work, and sometimes they don't.
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Press and Hold keyboard function

When I press and hold keys, for example "Backspase" It registers only one time and I have to press it repeatedly instead of just holding it. Same with other keys: numerals, space, letters ...
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Change Hyper key from mod 4 to mod 3

Is there any way to change this permanently? I do it with an xmodmap script but I have to run it every time I boot my device (Ubuntu 20.04) and I want to find a way to do it permanently
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Swapping CapsLock key for hyper

i tried doing this by running a .Xmodmap script at startup but it just doesn't work, I've seen a lot of threads with people (maybe) fixing it, but i just can't! I've also seen some threads about using ...
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Installing R from CRAN Ubuntu repository: No Public Key Error

any advice for the following, after being here https://stackoverflow.com/questions/10255082/installing-r-from-cran-ubuntu-repository-no-public-key-error ? sudo apt-key adv --keyserver key-server....
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TLS handshake decryption

I have an offline Pcap file with a lot of data from many different protocols. I would like to decrypt the Transmission Control Protocol data from the 3-way handshake. Transmission Control Protocol ...
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Media keys on Keyboard don't work during games

How do I make media keys work during fullscreen game play? The media keys on my keyboard i.e volume up, volume down, mute don't work during game play. If I want to adjust the volume I have to exit the ...
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How to remap alphanumerical keys?

I have a buggy keyboard in which my w,f,b,6,2 keys are not working. I want to remap those keys to some other combination of keys such that when I press I get the corresponding alphanumerical ...
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Using different RSA keys for SSH

I've been silently learning from all of you for a long time. So thank you in advance for that! But now I got to a point where no google search can help with this issue I'm presented. I've found some ...
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Kubuntu Bounce Keys Personalization, Universal Access

I run kubuntu and I'm trying to make some tweaks to adapt it to my needs. I have a mechanic keyboard that has a chattering problem. In windows I was able to set the delay of bounce keys to 20ms, so ...
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How do I change keyboard keys configuration on Ubuntu 20.04?

I had Ubuntu MATE 18.04, and I could change keys like "Ctrl is mapped to Win and usual Ctrl keys", or "Alt is mapped to Right Win...", those options for me were very useful, that let me adapt ...
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How to make the Delete key work in micro (text editor) when this is running under st terminal (from bspwm)?

How to make the Delete key work in the Micro text editor, when this is running under st terminal (from bspwm)? When I press the Delete key, this sequence appears: "[P". I have tried changing the ...
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How to switch Z and Y key in Serbo-Croatian (US)?

What file should i edit in /usr/share/X11/xkb/symbols/? Thanks!
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Authorized_Keys file reverts to a unrecoginzed SSH public key!

OS: Ubuntu 18.04.4 LTS (Kernel: 4.15.0-99-generic) I recently started using SSH Keys on my Ubuntu server. After every reboot of my server my public key in ~/.ssh/authorized_keys is changed to a ...
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Ubuntu 20.04: keys don't work when I am on the Desktop (outside File Manager)

I just upgraded to Ubuntu 20.04. When I am outside the File Manager/File Browser/Files, none of the arrow keys, delete keys, etc. work. They all start working once I am working inside the File Manager....
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Ubuntu can not find keyboboard keys

I have HP ProBook 450 G6 with Ubuntu 19.10 and KDE Plasma. F Keybord keys like always controll various system functions, but system 'thinks' that F8 is also F3,F4 and F5. So when I try to assign ...
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Volume keys does not work Ubuntu 18.04

I have a bug with Lenovo X1 Carbon 6th Gen (with Ubuntu Budgie 18.04 LTS installed) when it comes to using the Volume up/down keys. It just does not work, the rest is OK (e.g. the brightness keys work ...
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Keyboard not working until boot sequence is finished

Ever since the most recent updates of 25 November 2019 on 19.10 my keyboard isn't recognized from the boot screen until the after grub is done. As such I can't access the BIOS or other operating ...
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Spotify No Public Repo Keys after Software Centre Installation (Can't Update through apt) [duplicate]

After another user installed Spotify from the Software Centre, I noticed that I could no longer apt update as so: Err:2 http://repository.spotify.com stable InRelease The ...
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Keys 3, e, d and c do weird things

I bought a Lenovo T410 laptop with Ubuntu 18.04.3 LTS and GNOME 3.28.2. The 3, e, d and c keys do not work properly. This is their behavior: If I simply press them, nothing happens. In no ...
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How to check if gpg key already exist with bash then skip downloading/adding?

So basically, I want to run these 2 commands but I want to check if the keys already existed. I know how to do the ifthenelse in bash but I'm not sure how to get the result and store in variable for ...
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Remapping keys with xkb in Ubuntu 18.04

My new laptop does not have right Control key. Instead it comes with useless more-less key. I tried to remap the key using xkb. In /usr/share/X11/xkb/symbols/pc there is a following line key <...
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Stuck keys but not really stuck

This is my first post so I apologize in advance for any grammar error, missing information or if there's too much info. I have an old Dynabook b452/22gm currently with no OS installed. It wasn't dual ...
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Combinations of keys in Minecraft do not work reliably

When pressing Ctrl+W to sprint in Minecraft repeatedly within a timeframe of ~5 seconds, the game might sometimes fail to register one of the sprints. This does not happen on Windows 10. I've ...
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Arrows in desktop not working

Im in ubuntu 19.04, and the arrows keys are not working in Desktop, does anyone know what could be happening? Thanks
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A problem with remapping ctrl key

I need to bind ctrl key instead of winkey. I tried do remapping with file usr/share/X11/xkb/symbols/pc and with setkeycodes, but nothing helped me. It is not working with combinations as ctrl + c and ...
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Specific keys swap between working and not working

I've been having a lot of issues on my keyboard as of late, which are getting progressively worse. My space, enter, ctrl,v, and n keys just simply stop responding! But here's the kick - they ...
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Knowing which application tries to unlock a GNOME Keyring [duplicate]

Sometimes, I see a dialog asking for the unlock password of the GNOME Keyring. This dialog doesn't tell me anything about the application which wants to access the keyring secrets. Thus,I would like ...
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How to properly migrate your private and public keys

I've bought a new laptop and copied my home folder from the older to the new machine. I've make sure that my .ssh folder was copied during the process, so I can see my keys inside that /home/<my ...
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How to remap a key when it's pressed twice?

Some of my keyboard keys has gone, so I’m trying to program the other keys that are still working to press the damaged keys when I press them twice. Is that possible? Is there any program that can ...
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Some keyboard keys in Lenovo Ideapad 320E-15IKB D not working after Ubuntu 18.04.1 LTS installation

Laptop: Lenovo Ideapad 320E-15IKB D, Memory: 8 GB, Processor: Intel® Core™ i5-7200U CPU @ 2.50GHz × 4, Graphics: Intel® HD Graphics 620 (Kaby Lake GT2), OS Type: 64-bit, HDD: 1 TB. I bought this ...
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Git asking for private key?

I'm on Ubuntu and I'm learning how to use Git collaboratively. I have created a pair of public/private keys on my local Ubuntu desktop with the following command: ssh-keygen -b 2048 I then accessed ...
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Slow brightness change on Ubuntu 18.04

I have a problem of too slow brightness change when I use the resp. keys on my keyboard. When I push one of the keys just shortly it takes about a second for the brightness to decrease/increase. ...
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Using CapsLocks as backspace

I want to use CapsLock as Backspace. I tried commands below and it works. setxkbmap -option caps:backspace xmodmap -e "clear Lock" But after restarting the computer, I need to type that commands ...
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Terminal Not Unlocking or Using SSH Key

I have one desktop that I can not get my ssh key to load on. I have it working on a desktop and laptop fine but a second desktop will not use the key from terminal. I deleted, recreated, etc and that ...
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Public key error [duplicate]

How to solve this, root@work:/# sudo apt-get update Hit:1 http://ppa.launchpad.net/nilarimogard/webupd8/ubuntu xenial InRelease Get:2 http://security.ubuntu.com/ubuntu xenial-security InRelease [102 ...
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SSH vs/and Password

I have a VPS that I am logging to root via SSH keys. Now, I created another user user1 with the command adduser and I assigned a password to it. However, whenever I try to login to the server via ...
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I include some shortcuts in my .profile but I want these to be activated at login time .. see below

I include some shortcuts in my .profile but I want these to be activated at login time by adding my home ¨profile¨ in /etc/profile. But it require super user permission. How to add this. I am guessing ...
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Network error: Connection refused putty

I am trying to log in to my server with ssh keys (I use putty to do it) but every time I try to connect it says Network error: Connection refused. I believe it's something wrong with the public key ...
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Volume rocker only works AFTER system resume from sleep

I am using Ubuntu 16.04.1 on a Dell XPS 12 ultrabook. The volume rocker (at the side of the laptop) only works after the system has been resumed after entering sleep mode. The FN+Volume keys always ...
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How do I remap keys in Ubuntu-16?

I've been using Ubuntu for about a month now and have recently started using Vim. I would really like to know how to swap the Caps_Lock and Escape keys but am not sure how. I'm using Ubuntu 16.04.1 ...
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Do programs add keys to root authorized keys file

During the setup of a vps I created ssh keys and use those to access the vps. I installed the following software on the vps: Tripwire Fail2ban Tiger mmap mod_security rkhunter MailUtils/postfix ...
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How To Login to VPS Using SSH/RSA Keys

I followed the instructions here and created a set of ssh keys (rsa) whilst logged into a vps as root. Encryption level 4096 as suggested... The keys were already on the host so no need to transfer......
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GPG keys error while installing sublime text editor and Oracle java

Reinstalled Ubuntu 14.04LTS and then upgraded to 16.01LTS still there is problem . How to resolve this issue. gpg: keyring `/tmp/tmp_i5vkp5t/secring.gpg' created gpg: keyring `/tmp/tmp_i5vkp5t/...
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