Questions tagged [onscreen-keyboard]

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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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KDE Plasma login screen broken after reinstalling Breeze cursor theme

So I tried reinstalling the Breeze cursor theme using Muon package manager. Immediately after, the System Settings application stopped being able to display some pages. I didn't think much of it, and ...
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How to use the GNOME on-screen keyboard with LXDE?

I have recently laid my hands on a tablet that has too little ram to run the GNOME that Ubuntu has by default. I installed LXDE and now I can't get the on-screen keyboard to appear. I prefer the GNOME ...
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firefox and onscreen keyboard problem

Just installed ubuntu 18.04 on a brand new Inspirion 7586 2 in 1, when flipped to tablet mode the on screen keyboard works great, everywhere but the firefox address bar. when using the firefox ...
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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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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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Why is Onboard Keypad Euro Sign broken after upgrading to 18.04

When I use the Onboard keyboard to enter a € sign I get a ¼. Why is it doing this and what is the fix? (I know AltGr+4 is a work round.)
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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 ...
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HP Spectre x360 Disable Touchpad in Tablet Mode - Ubuntu 15.10

so I got ubuntu installed and figured out the sound issue and a few other problems but when I rotate my screen to the back so the laptop is in tablet mode, the touchpad is still active. Ubuntu ...
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Auto screen rotation Dell Inspiron 7347

I have purchased this notebook and decided to use linux on it. The problem is the auto screen rotation and the Keyboard. In windows, when I turn it to tablet mode, it enables the on-screen keyboard ...
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Switch into tablet mode (in Gnome)

I have a 2-in-1 laptop, where the screen flips a full 360 degrees to turn into a tablet (I have the Lenovo Yoga 3 Pro, but there are many similar devices now). I'm running Ubuntu GNOME (15.10, but I ...
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Weird on screen keyboard appearing when pressing ctrl+alt+b

Whenever the focus is on a text edit element, the key combination ctrl+alt+b brings up a weird on screen keyboard: I wanted to remove this binding (or delete the program), but I can find neither! As ...
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Gnome On Screen Keyboard appears only in activity search

I use a Dell with a touch screen which can be folded into a laptop with Ubuntu 15.04 (Gnome). I enabled the Gnome On Screen Keyboard in the Accessibility menu, but the onscreen keyboard appears only ...
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fcitx process using more memory

yesterday i activated onscreen keyboard after notified fcitx process use 2600 Mb of ram so my machine is super slow,but everything is ok when i kill that process,what is this fcxti process and what ...
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Onscreen Keyboard Won't Start?

I have a server without a local keyboard, but it has a monitor. I use it for media display while I work. I can use the onscreen keyboard to log in, but after that going into settings, typing and ...
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Gnome-Shell 3.10.4 on screen keyboard can't type when prompt appears

When using the out of box on-screen keyboard in Gnome-Shell 3.10.4, and a prompt appears, such as entering the root password for gksudo; the on-screen keyboard is behind the prompt and I cannot type ...
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How can I use the Ubuntu Touch onscreen keyboard on Ubuntu 14.04?

I'm using Ubuntu 14.04 on an old x86-based tablet and I am trying to get the Ubuntu Touch onscreen keyboard to work, because I'm not satisfied with Onboard. I installed the packages "ubuntu-keyboard" ...
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On-screen keyboard in Ubuntu 14.04 LTS?

Under Microsoft Windows 8, our Sony VAIO Tap 20 (a touch-screen desktop computer) automatically displays an on-screen keyboard if one touches a text field on-screen or there is otherwise no keyboard ...
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13.10 Onscreen Keyboard suddenly stopped working

My Onscreen keyboard suddenly stopped working. I click with mouse but it's not writing any more. Not sure where is the problem.
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Maliit onscreen keyboard installed on MSI Windpad 110w tablet in Saucy,but will not open

I downloaded Maliit keyboard via 'apt-get' and the install went ahead without a hitch,however the joy ends there as I am at a loss as to why it will not work.Maliit ran perfectly on this tablet in 12....
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what onscreen keyboard is this? trying to disable [duplicate]

I accidentally enabled this annoying keyboard and I'm desperately trying to uninstall or disbale it. Any help will be greatly appreciated. Yes, it is not onboard. Thanks!
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How to get the onscreen keybord appear on login

I am using Lubuntu 13.10 and I have missing keys on my keyboard. I am using a friend keyboard currently and I want to know how to get the onscreen keyboard to appear on the login screen so I can use ...