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How can I fix Real Keyboard AND Virtual Keyboard being broken?

I would like to preface this by saying I'm running ubuntu (version 20.04 LTS) off of a USB drive so if this is causing the problems then I'll remove this. I have a Logitech keyboard which I believe ...
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sddm blocks screen with on-screen keyboard in Ubuntu 20.04

I have recently installed KDE 5 (kde-plasma-desktop) on Ubuntu 20.04, and as part of the installation, it asked me to switch the login screen manager to sddm. When sddm starts (either on boot, or ...
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Pinning on-screen keyboard to a specific screen

I have two touchscreen panels and when I click on one the on-keyboard appears split between both panels - I'd like for it to open on the second panel fully - is this possible ?
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20.04 LTS Changing OSK ( OnScreen Keyboard ) colours

Is there a way to change the background and text colours used to display the OSK? I would like to have bold Cyan text on a Black background.
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How to get rid of the virtual keyboard that appears in login screen on KDE Plasma Ubuntu?

I recently installed KDE Plasma Ubuntu and every time I log in my user account a virtual keyboard shows up on the screen covering half of if. I will never use that keyboard so how can i get rid of it?
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How to disable on-screen keyboard in my touchscreen laptop?

I have a Laptop which supports touchscreen, and since I moved to Ubuntu, there is some on-screen keyboard popup which is very annoying. Every time I touch a text-filling form, the keyboard shows up. I ...
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@^ screen symbols on login

I got this sign this morning. Can't type anything on browser. Can't right click on pictures folder but can do right click on the desktop. Also getting this during login in, the "@^ sign" was ...
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How to enable a full-functional screen keyboard on Ubuntu 20.04?

I need a screen keyboard with shift, ctrl, and etc, but the screen keyboard on ubuntu 20.04 doesn't support them. I use screen keyboard on a tablet.
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Changing Keyboard language in on-screen keyboard

How to change the language of my keyboard in a way that when I enable screen keyboard it should show the keyboard in the language which I selected and not in English via selected language keyboard.
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Onscreen keyboard keeps popping up - Ubunto 20.04

Since an update about 2/3 weeks ago, every time I touch the screen of my laptop the onboard keyboard annoyingly pops up. I was hoping this issue would get solved with new updates but since it is not ...
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Keyboard Stops working after flashing not allowed sign

I have been using Ubuntu from last 2 years and i don't know from where this problem suddenly arises. My keyboard is working fine on login screen of Ubuntu and lets me in. But after entering desktop ...
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Caribou opens even with the setting disabled

I'm using a Dell Latitude E7470 running Ubuntu 20.04 LTS Focal Fossa and GNOME version 3.36.2. My problem is that the on-screen keyboard opens up even if the setting is disabled. Pretty much the same ...
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On screen keyboard doesn't change with language

I am using Ubuntu 20.04. I have installed two languages English and Korean. I turned on On Screen Keyboard. But when I change language to Korean and use the on screen keyboard, it still shows English ...
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20.04: Command / Shortcut to toggle on-screen keyboard?

Currently using a Microsoft Surface on my Ubuntu 20.04 distro. I want to have it so I can toggle the On-Screen keyboard via a command, specifically this keyboard: https://i.stack.imgur.com/o6Ntv.png ...
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Ubuntu 20.04: On screen keyboard pops up whenever clicked on text input box. It should only pop up when touched

I've recently upgraded to Ubuntu 20.04 from Ubuntu 19.10. I'm using Lenovo Thinkpad L380. In 20.04, the on-screen keyboard was disabled and I enabled it by following this guide - Use an on-screen ...
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Ubuntu 20.04, on-screen keyboard not showing when using touchscreen on LENOVO YOGA 500

Well, the title says it. I have a Lenovo yoga 500, recently updated to 20.04. When I was on 19.10, the keyboard used to show automatically when I touch a textbox. However, now it won't open, unless I ...
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Running Kubuntu on 2 -1 tablet (Dell Latitude 5175)

After a long uphill battle to get linux running on my tablet I finally decided to write here. I am trying to run a stable linux distro on my 2 in 1 tablet with touchscreen functionality and all the ...
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How do I completely deactivate the Screen Keyboard?

So, when I go to settings, in Accesibility, the option for the Screen Keyboard is off. But whenever y touch the screen (my laptop allows me to) on a website and there is any element of text, the ...
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Screen Keyboard on - how to activate it

With Screen Keyboard switched on, I wonder how I can activate it. Sometimes it appears as when logging in and while typing the password, but in many other situations it does not appear. How can I ...
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Degraded multi-touch touchscreen capabilities from 18.04 to 19.10

I just got my new Lenovo L13 Yoga, and briefly tested several Live-Versions in order to get the best solution out of the box. My experience (tested w/ Firefox and LibreOffice Draw): Ubuntu 19.10 (...
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How can I change the Microsoft Surface Windows Button to show the on screen keyboard

I just recently installed Ubuntu on my Surface Pro (gen1) tablet. The only problem I'm having is that the on screen keyboard doesn't always show up when I click a text box. I would like to change the ...
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How can I disable/enable the on-screen keyboard's auto-show behavior from a script?

I recently got a laptop with a touchscreen, and I'm running Ubuntu 19.10. The on-screen keyboard comes up when I focus a textbox with the touchscreen, and I usually don't want it to. However, this ...
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Replace or enhance default on-screen Keyboard

I am running Ubuntu 19.04 on a Surface Go. There is the default on-screen keyboard which looks exactly like the ones on phones. But I need (at least sometimes) the extra keys like Alt, Ctrl, and ...
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Ubuntu 18.04 not accepting password

After upgrading to Ubuntu 18.04 my password is no longer being accepted on the login screen. The funny thing is that the password is accepted through the terminal and when I enter it using the on-...
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18.04 Completely disable on-screen keyboard [duplicate]

I'm running an app in kiosk mode. Currently swiping up triggers the Ubuntu on-screen keyboard. How can I completely disable this keyboard? I will never want it in this instance
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Ubuntu 18.04.3 LTS Permanently disable on screen keyboard [duplicate]

Does anybody know how to get rid of the on screen keyboard for good please? It's disabled in the Universal Access but each time a text entry element is touched on the touch screen back it comes like a ...
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Disable On-screen Keyboard 18.04 at all times

I can't disable the on-screen keyboard after a fresh install of 18.04. I have a Dell XPS 13 that is equipped with both a touch screen and keyboard. I use the touch screen regularly to switch between ...
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How to get rid of virtual keyboard?

I am using a hp 23 display on a laptop and when I open a new tab in Chrome, a virtual keyboard comes up on the screen. How do I get rid of it as I have a keyboard on USB which I use?
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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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Ubuntu 18.10 - cannot disable on-screen keyboard on touch screen laptop [duplicate]

This keyboard is super broken and pushes/pulls my windows off the screen every time it appears, which is every time I'm in a text input box. There has to be a way to disable this system-breaking ...
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Onscreen keyboard Ubuntu 18.10

The On Screen keyboard for Ubuntu 18.10 seems to be fixed at the bottom of the screen (unmovable). In some scenarios, I need to move the on screen keyboard (float) when I don't have a physical ...
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Set screen-keyboard-enabled to false in /var/lib/gdm3/.config/dconf/user

How to set this variable to false in this dconf db to get rid of this annoying onscreen keybord in gdm3? I’ve tried everything but it just pops out as soon as i thouch the screen on ubuntu 18.10 login ...
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Onscreen keyboard missing

On two machines, I tried to enable onscreen keyboard using Accessibility option. The option looks enabled, but there is no onscreen keyboard visible. Is it some bug ? Using default 18.04 fully updated....
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Typing guillemets (angle quotes, «») in Russian and English keyboards

I want to type guillemets (angle quotes, «») in Ubuntu when using Russian keyboard mapping English keyboard mapping Is it possible (preferably without typing numeric codes)? There is a discussion ...
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How to make Ubuntu 18.04 on screen keyboard work with Google Chrome?

The default on-screen keyboard for Ubuntu 18.04 desktop OS is not coming up when using Google Chrome (Version 67.0.3396.99) and some other apps. It is working fine with Mozilla Firefox (Version 61.0....
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Ubuntu 18.04 no on-screen keyboard?

In 16.04 the Onboard on-screen keyboard was available by default, but it looks like it was dropped (because of Gnome integration problems?). Question 1: Can anyone confirm was onboard replaced by ...
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My keyboard is not working. How do I get back keyboard driver back?

My keyboard is not working. I believe I might have accidentally removed keyboard driver. On turning my laptop on, I get password screen. How do I get back keyboard driver back? I recently upgraded to ...
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Ubuntu 18.04 On Screen Keyboard Customization

I am using Ubuntu 18.04 with a touchscreen device. The On Screen Keyboard (OSK) is working normally, except, there's no ctrl, alt buttons. please help on What is the name of the osk app? (whenever ...
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cannot consistently bring up on-screen keyboard

I just got a Lenovo Yoga 720 that is now running Ubuntu 18.04. transitioning from windows to ubuntu was painless and pleasant. I got this laptop with intent to use it for a lot of drawing on the go, ...
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screen keyboard not showing up in Firefox (ubuntu 18.04)

I have Ubuntu 18.04 on a Lenovo Yoga 520 laptop, which has both a keyboard and touchscreen. When working in touchscreen mode, the screen keyboard shows up in most programs, but not in Firefox, for ...
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On Screen Keyboard not working after upgrading to Ubuntu 17.10

My on screen keyboard was working just fine until I upgraded to Ubuntu 17.10. Even if I turn it on under accessibility now it doesn't work. On 17.04 at least I could use the button on the top bar to ...
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How do I use the Cherokee keyboard layout to type English characters?

Wow, I've really done it this time. I've locked myself out of my machine. In preparing for a Cherokee language course, I added the Cherokee keyboard layout to my options. However, I was unable to ...
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On-screen keyboard popping up whenever I touch screen

I'm in 17.10. Whenever I touch the screen, whether to change windows/apps, scroll within a browser, or press a button, the stupid little keyboard pops up in the bottom left corner. I have never left ...
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How to disable the on screen keyboard in 17.10 [duplicate]

Everytime I touch the screen, even in a non text entry area, this keyboard pops out. How can I disable it? It is very jarring
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Intuitive pop-up keyboard

Is there a keyboard threat I can activate with multiple rabbits clicks of the mouse or when I click in a typing field but goes away when a button is pressed on an actual keyboard. I guess it's ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 virtual “On Screen” keyboard with different colors for every finger

How can I have Ubuntu's virtual "On Screen" keyboard with different colors for every finger, something about like is shown in the following thread? By default the keyboard is only one color (dark), ...
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Disabling onscreen keyboard when laptop mode (Acer Alpha Switch 12)

I have managed to get Ubuntu Gnome 17.04 working on my Acer Alpha Switch 12. Beside some minor annoying issues I got the problem that the on screen keyboard pops up for text fields even if my physical ...
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Ubuntu Touch onscreen keyboard disappeared | Meizu MX4 Pro

Yesterday I installed Libertine on my Meizu MX4 and created a container, which is currently still empty. Unfortunately since that the onscreen keyboard of Ubuntu Touch doesnt come up any more. And I ...
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14.04 Onboard on-screen keyboard: Only Greek / math keys

So I have Onboard working properly; e.g. comes up when I need it, fades out when I don't. However, somewhere along the line, I lost my standard QWERTY, and am stuck with Greek / math symbols (insert ...
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Ubuntu Touch: no onscreen keyboard in Firefox?

How can I open an on-screen keyboard in Firefox on Ubuntu Touch (bq M10, OTA10.1)? I've tried in both tablet and desktop mode, and no keyboard pops up. I tried some other things, such as dragging from ...