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Keyboard layout went crazy (in Fossa). How to fix?

My notebook is an Acer Aspire 5, processor Intel® Core™ i3-7020U CPU @ 2.30GHz × 4, and my system is Ubuntu 20.04 LTS, 64 bits, Gnome 3.36.2. I have kids so I created accounts for each one of them, ...
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Icon shape and placement issue in Files application after upgrade to Ubuntu 18.04

After upgrading to 18.04 icon's/folder's/document's shape and font have some problem. There is some extra gap on the right side of screen. Resizing doesn't help either. Below is the screen shot:
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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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Added keyboard layouts don't show on login screen - Ubuntu Studio 20.04 x64

I use Ubuntu with an Australian keyboard layout and I want to add a new user from the lockscreen who needs to use a French layout (AZERTY). I added the French keyboard from my session and, within my ...
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Japanese keyboard layout symbol file broken since 18.04 to 20.04 upgrade

I recently installed a Japanese layout keyboard on a Lenovo X220 laptop. Using the terminal, and xmonad as a window manager, I first did: $ sudo dpkg-reconfigure keyboard-configuration Where I ...
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Keyboard Shortcut in upgrade (20.4) [duplicate]

I just upgraded to Ubuntu 20.04 from Ubuntu 19.10. In such process,it asked me to select a shortcut to change keyboards since I use dvorak but also have a qwerty layout installed. The thing is that I ...
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How to install Remington Keyboard layout for Hindi?

Have installed Hindi language support but not able to install Remington Keyboard layout for Hindi i.e. traditional Hindi Typing like old typewriter. There are only two layouts i.e. Bolnagri and KaGaPa ...
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Making “alt+shift” behave as “alt gr”/reconfiguring non standard keyboard? (Corsair SK621 Norwegian Layout)

I've recently gotten back into developing and I've installed Ubuntu in dual boot on my system(love the OS, but mostly used my computer for windows only games the past few years). I got myself a ...
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How to use PrtSc key as modifier (AltGr) key?

I like to set the AltGr key to Ctrl so I can have the Ctrl key under my right thumb. Also, I set the key at the right of AltGr to AltGr, so I can still use it to insert tildes and other Spanish and ...
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Set XKB options in my keyboard layout?

I used to use Debian and to use a keyboard layout with some Xkb options I edited the /etc/X11/xorg.conf.d/00-keyboard.conf file like this: Section "InputClass" Identifier "system-keyboard" ...
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Ubuntu mate keyboard layouts adding problem

After updating of system keyboard is broken! I can not add keyboard layout! Button "Add" is disabled! How I can restore the system? $ cat /etc/default/keyboard # KEYBOARD CONFIGURATION FILE # ...
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Evolution layout settings can not be changed

i want to customize my evolution but everytime i make a change, it is completely ignored - it jumps back to default. For example when i uncheck status bar, nothing happens. Also in my gnome-calendar ...
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Is it possible to have auto-snapping function for windows on Ubuntu desktop? Or two columns?

With a setup where you have a large 4K monitor it would be great to arrange windows in a two-column view but during work you forget it and it becomes a mess. Is there a way to somehow auto-snap ...
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Ubuntu 19.04 Disco Dingo umlauts and accents. I have searched, yet not found. Anywhere [duplicate]

I have searched far and wide, yet I am confronted in GNOME on 19.04 with the fact that I cannot get umlauts etc to work. I have 2 kali (KDE) machines, on which I can get it to work quite easily. ...
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No Mate layouts?

I have Ubuntu Server 18.04.2 LTS installed, with the Mate Desktop (not Ubuntu: Mate Edition, keep in mind) and i cant choose ANY mate layouts in the Mate-Tweaks applet. the only available one is ...
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i3 set costum screen layout as default

How do I set my screen layout so that I don't ever have to do it again? Here is what I have so far: $ arandr set the layout I want (for 3 monitors) [save as] screen_orientation.sh (Now what should do?...
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terminator problem with running custom command in layout

I have problems with running custom commands in terminator layouts, they seem to "hang", maybe I am misunderstanding the concept of custom commands here. If I run something like python manage.py ...
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Croatian layout missing letters x y q w (CUI only solution required) [closed]

I have dual boot with Linux Mint 17.1. (based on Ubuntu 14.04.) and after installing python 2.7.9 I get BLACK SCREEN after login. I can then open CONSOLE (ctrl+alt+f1) which requires me to login ...
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Artful forgets desktop icon layout

I upgraded to Artful several days ago. I was in the process of adding some shell extensions and doing a few tweaks, logging out and back in to see what 'took'. After one set of small changes, when I ...
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some icons changed to squares

In my Ubuntu 16.04 some icons have changed into squares (at the beginning everything was fine). I've changed all fonts into roboto thin via tweak tool. I've installed two packages with icons for ...
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Broken dual monitor layouts - laptop screen as secondary

Desktop focus and all windows move to internal laptop screen despite the primary flag on external monitor after enabling laptop screen again using xrandr command or Super-P How to keep open windows ...
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How to initiate automatic execution of commands upon keyboard layout switch?

I want to execute the following commands: xmodmap -e "keycode 52=y" xmodmap -e "keycode 29=z" whenever I switch my keyboard layout (Shift+Alt). Is there any way to do that?
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A tool to get window dimensions

I need a tool to get the width and height of an arbitrary window. Ideally, that tool would deduct the size of the Ubuntu's menu bar.
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Activate a specific Terminator profile from the command-line?

I have saved a few Terminator profiles with different colors etc. How is it possible to activate a specific profile from the command line, or initially run terminator with a specific profile? The ...
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How do you change the current keyboard layout from the terminal? [duplicate]

I'm trying to create a script to assign each keyboard layout to a different keyboard shortcut, seeing as to how I'm using way too many of them to go through them one at a time whenever I need a ...
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Fonts and layout problems after start Ubuntu

I have a problem with layouts in Ubuntu. I am getting fonts and layouts like this: and this: This problem occurs only after shutdown and start. After restart from shutdown menu everything is ...
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3 monitor layout Ubuntu 16.04

I've just installed Ubuntu 16.04 on my desktop with GeForce 660 GTX. I've been messing around with this problem for some hours now so I'm posting this here. I'm having 3 monitors here, all connected ...
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login password issue

i have a very strange problem. It looks like my keyboard layout is always changing when i try to login my Ubuntu installation. My password contains the character @ So the problem is that one time the @...
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Path of the flags XFCE (layout keyboard)

Under XFCE. Which path are the flags associated to keyboard layouts located in? Those I find in /usr/share/xfce4/xkb/flags/ do not correspond to the flags shown. Or where is the file that ...
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Grouping application windows in an arranged setup [duplicate]

Is there any application or ways to group multiple open windows together so that they open together in layout it is arranged. For example, If I arrange these application like this then on any icon of ...
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How to center text inside an Ubuntu scope card?

I originally posted this in StackOverflow, but got no response, so I'm now asking here. I'm creating a scope for Ubuntu touch and I'm having trouble figuring out how to style the text inside a card ...
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Are there any Linux programs that can easily write and edit interlinear text?

Specifically, I'd like to have one line have the English, while another has the Hebrew/Aramaic/Greek/Latin/etc, and possibly (if any program has this capacity) an additional line/lines for extra ...
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Problem with keyboard after reinstall 'ubuntu-desktop'?

Before I couldn't login, it was showing: failed to start session After I reinstalled ubuntu-desktop, my keyboard settings is broken. Auto-switch layout keyboard don't work. When I change the ...
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num lock messing up keys on right side of keyboard

I am using ubuntu 14.04 on a HP Pavillion DV9700 laptop. This use to work fine (for years) I have had 14.04 running for at least 3-4 months. This problem just started a couple weeks ago, not sure ...
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Control and Alt works as Shift

I have this brand new backlight keyboard (Seisa DN-V710), the first time I plugged in (USB) all the fancy light and keys looks fine. In a very short time I notice both, Ctrl and Alt function as Shift (...
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Does anyone know of an upside down window border or theme for MATE or Gnome?

I'm not sure if this is the right place to ask this but I have been wondering if you could have an upside down window border. What I mean by this is can you move the close, minimise, maximise, etc... ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 keyboard layout issue

I've just installed Ubuntu 14.04 and I added a new keyboard layout(romanian) then I added Alt+Shift as hotkey for switching to another layout using Tweak Tool. If I press alt+shift, the language ...
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Is Ubuntu 14.04 using some old Gnome libraries for WPS Office?

The following isn't very important but I wanted to ask out of interest. The window design layout inside of WPS Office looks a bit old-fashioned. I haven't checked all other programmes but to me it ...
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Wrong keyboard layout in Remmina and Windows Server

I have a Windows Server 2008 R2 Enterprise server, with which I'm connecting with remmina to it. When I press / in the num pad, it writes a - instead of /. How can I fix this?
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Any tool for importing Microsoft .klc file?

I know it is relatively easy creating a custom keyboard layout, but it seems like I have to do that for both two desktop environments installed on my Ubuntu 14.04 laptop (Unity and KDE). And what is ...
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How to add some special characters to a layout

Today, I bought a gaming keyboard which has an English layout. The problem here is that I am Portuguese and this keyboard doesn't have ~ and ç. Is there any way that I can include those keys in my ...
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How do I get terminator to start up with my custom layout with custom commands?

Similar to this one: How do I get Terminator to start up with my custom layout? I can get my terminator 0.97 that I installed from ubuntu 14.04 repositories to start up with custom layout properly, ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 Gnome3, keyboard layout automaticly changes all the time

I was using Ubuntu 14.04 with Unity. I decided to try GNOME 3. The installation went well and I like it. The only extremely annoying problem is the keyboard layout. I can set up several languages and ...
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How do I get Terminator child windows to start at a certain size?

Thanks to this question, I've managed to get Terminator to open at a particular size, with the right configuration of child windows. However, they don't open at the size/position that they were in ...
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Changing windows layout close,minimize,maximize,menu keys

I've searched out around and found out this useful tool named Unity Tweak, however once I try to change my key (close, minimize, maximize & menu) positions, nothing happens... Not sure if I'm the ...
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how to get xbd recognised [duplicate]

There are numerous questions on ubuntu forums about keyboard mapping - clearly many people have this problem - and I've read a hundred or so answers - all about using gedit to edit the xbd files. OK. ...
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homebank layout broken

Main screen layout in Homebank 4.6.2 is broken et start up. If I adjust the layout, It does not retain and screen is messy when I launch the program. I trashed homebank preferences in /home/user/....
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Key combination for each language

I want to have a combination for several language layout. Ctrl + 1 - English US Ctrl + 2 - Romanian STANDARD Ctrl + 3 - German Ctrl + 4 - Swedish However, I can't find the Romanian STANDARD one. I ...
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No keyboard layouts are installed on Ubuntu 12.04

Hello I just installed an Ubuntu12.04 64 bit system. I am using gnome classic but I don't think this is related to my problem. The problem is that during the installation (or just after I don't ...
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Typing British pound sign Ubuntu 13.10 - Spanish keyboard layout

I would like to know how to type the British pound sign in Ubuntu 13.10. I am new to Ubuntu and using a Spanish keyboard layout. The keyboard layout shows it as in the top right quadrant of the 3 ...