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How can I prevent unwanted double key actions?

I am using Xubuntu 18.04.4 LTS on a Lenovo ThinkPad W530. If I hit hit not exactly (maybe also by accidentally pressing the mousepad or touching the trackpoint), the cursor lands in a completely ...
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How to roll back latest Ubuntu Update [duplicate]

I need to roll back the recent Ubuntu upgrade that I did, my PC has become unusable. The mouse pad freezes, left and right click buttons chooses to work when they want to. I did the update after ...
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Installing Ubuntu 18.04.2LTS on Lenovo Ideapad Yoga 530 AMD Ryzen 5 [duplicate]

Testing Ubuntu 18.04.2 on Lenovo Yoga 530 and not getting the mouse pad and the Wi-Fi to work. It works with an external mouse and I can connect to my phone via Bluetooth. When running rfkill ...
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Mousepad editor - how to disable 'save changes' pop-up?

Mousepad asks about "Do you want to save the changes before closing?". I would like to default to silent discard and no popup (disrupting the workflow). Nor prefs. nor the cat .config/Mousepad/accels....
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18.10 - Laptop Touchpad - Two Finger Click and Drag Stops Working After Update

I have come across an issue with clicking and dragging on my Lenovo L380 laptop. On a fresh install or using the Live CD/USB I am able to physically click the touchpad with one finger and then drag ...
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18.04: Bracket match not found in .bashrc with Gedit or Mousepad?

OS: Ubuntu 18.04 or Kubuntu 18.04. I have Gedit 3.28.1 on both systems. While looking at .bashrc or /etc/skel/.bashrc, I found an instance of "bracket match not found" as shown in the image below in ...
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xubuntu 18.04 mouse and keyboard do not work with mousepad and System Monitor

Mouse and keyboard input work normally with every other app (so far). Launching mousepad app (/usr/bin/mousepad) results in a normal-looking window that won't accept input into the text area. I can ...
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Ubuntu 18.10 problems with suspending and resuming

I have a X240 with ubuntu 18.10 installed. When I suspend the lapop by closing the lid, the mouse will sometimes become unresponsive when I resume. Other times, just the 2-finger-scrolling stops ...
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Is it possible to apply colors to text in mousepad text editor?

My OS is Xubuntu 16.04.5 and I would like to apply colors to text in mousepad text editor, is it possible? Do I need to download some plugin to that? It would be like a command > format font : type, ...
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Keyboard and touchpad not working on new laptop

I just got a new Lenovo Legion Y530 and I'm trying to install Ubuntu on it. However during the install the keyboard and touchpad don't work. This happened with Ubuntu 18.04 as well as Elementary 0.4....
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How to map three finger swipe up to view all open windows

Im using Ubuntu 18 with Gnome and I had configured a three finger swipe up to Show Windows Overview with my previous version with Unity but Im unable to do it here. Ive installed easyStroke but that ...
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How to enable right click button for mousepad on Dell inspiron 13 with Ubuntu 18.04?

I have recently installed Ubuntu 18.04 Bionic Beaver (development branch) on a Dell Inspiron 13 5000 series. The actual problem I'm facing is that the right click button for the mousepad is not ...
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Keyboard/Mouse working before install but not after install on Aspire V3-551 laptop

I am trying to install Ubuntu 17.10 or 18.04 on an Acer Aspire V3-551 Laptop When trying Ubuntu 17.10, 18.04 ( with Mint or Ubuntu Budgie) from booting the USB stick,m everything is working well... ...
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Mousepad stops working a few minutes after login (16.04)

I've only just installed Ubuntu yesterday (complete beginner in linux), and I'm having issues making my mousepad work. It works fine for a minute or two after starting up my laptop and logging in, but ...
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Automatic word wrap in Mousepad

How to enable automatic word wrap for every text document opened with Mousepad? Every time I create a new document word wrapping is disabled by default. Also, selecting word wrap in the Document ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 keyboard and touchpad does not react after suspend

I got some very strange problems with my Laptop keyboard/mousepad... I have two partitions on my SDD, one with Ubuntu 16.04 and the other one with Windows 10 (using GRUB as bootloader). Yesterday ...
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Text document unreadable after sudden PC shutdown

I was working in a text document with Mousepad, when I accidentally disconnected the power cable, shutting down the computer. When I started my Xubuntu session again, I tried to open the document, but ...
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Having trouble with mouse pad working after installing Ubuntu 16.04 LTS

So I just received on old laptop from a friend and currently trying to install Ubuntu 16.04 LTS on the laptop. Here are the specs of the laptop: Brand: ASUS Memory: 2.8 GiB Processor: Intel Pentium(...
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My laptop's mousepad doesn't work after I installed Ubuntu 14.04

I connected USB mouse and it works. But I want to use the mousepad of my laptop. Can anyone help me to fix this?
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Every time i start ubuntu these type of lines starts running

I have press Esc button every-time to start Ubuntu ... Is this a problem with OS installation ?? Or my laptop is not build for Ubuntu OS ??? Because after installing Ubuntu my touch-pad stopped ...
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Mousepad of laptop not working [closed]

I'm using Ubuntu 14.04 version in Lenovo G505s laptop. My mouse pad not working since i installed Ubuntu.
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Mouse moves by itself

My mouse moves by itself I cannot use the track-pad as the mouse jumps up and down the screen and also clicks by itself. When I boot into Windows, the track-pad works flawlessly so I suppose it's a ...
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Column select in Mousepad?

Mousepad is the default text editor of Xubuntu. Is there a column select mode in Mousepad? How can I enable it?
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Ubuntu 14.10 problems with no mousepad gestures

Can someone please advise on how I am to get my mousepad gestures back, when I had windows I had mousepad gestures, like on a tablet but on my PC instead. I just put 14.10 on, would like to know if ...
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XUbuntu: Can't edit text files: Permission denied

I am new to Linux, but I was under the impression that you can use GUI to edit text files I mean that is why GUI exists. I opened xrdp.ini and tried to edit it with Mousepad. When I try to save it I ...
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Xubuntu - Right Click Does not work

I installed Xubuntu (Ubuntu 14.10) and everything works perfectly except the right click does not work... it acts as a left click. No matter what I do, I can't figure out how to enable right clicking. ...
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How to get another text-file be opened in new tab in mousepad?

Earlier when I used to gedit in Unity environment, when I opens a text file with gedit (considering one file is already opened in gedit), then it opens in new tab in already opened window. After ...