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Have it ever happened to you, when you type fast, e.g “kill”, it turns out “ikll”? [duplicate]

I have bought a new keyboard and noticed this glitch so many times now. Whenever you type some two keys in a very quick succession, there is a chance that the OS will interpret those keys backwards? ...
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I am confusing with the concepts: Input and Output devices

Concepts: "An INPUT is data that a computer receives. An OUTPUT is data that a computer sends." (Source: http://www.bbc.co.uk/) For example I am going to work with a MOUSE (input device). I ...
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How to render invisible chars in a text area?

Assuming this is not a text renderer limitation, and that a font can opt to show those chars, I would like to have things like u2028 (LS - Line Separator) and u2029 (PS - Paragraph Separator) rendered ...
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i want to broadcast the audio (livestream) from pc 1 “line in” through pc 2 via network “LAN”

i want to broadcast(livestream) the audio from pc 1 "line in" through pc 2 via network "LAN" because i have no available built in audio interface in pc 2..
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Synaptic Touchpad, how to Disable “Tap to click While typing”

Basically, I was using an outdated synaptic driver that was causing me many issues. Seemed there was an issue with it that was causing dropped keyboard input (after leaving Laptop on for more then 24 ...
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Is there a way to externally prevent a program from stealing input feedback?

Recently, the developers of a piece of development software I use decided that their software was going to start stealing input feedback. By stealing input feedback, I mean it intercepts key presses ...
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Is there any general way to control the external display menu from unix?

A lot of modern LCD monitors offer a menu to select the input source, change brightness, etc. I would like to access the features of this menu from the terminal on my computer (either Linux or OSX). ...
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Wayland alternative for xorg's xdotool?

xdotool is a nice X application, I tend to use it for creating macro commands (like alt+f4 or ctrl+w or ctrl+alt+backspace or something like that) It's really easy to use and convenient, but I don't ...
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“The current input timing is not supported..”

I recently had the PSU changed on my dell inspiron 545, and now whenever I boot up I get the following message: "The current input timing is not supported by the monitor display. Please change your ...
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How do you remove Audio input/output devices on mac?

During my attempt to route audio from the system to a audio device that has the system audio and mic audio, I now have many audio devices that I wish to remove, the un-installers on the programs ...
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Raw Bitstream vs Container?

I've been researching multimedia formats (although recently, I've been told not to use the word "format" as it's ambiguous.) I learned that a video file is composed of the Raw Bitstream encoded ...
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Splitting 2 line-in ports as separate devices?

I have a custom built PC with this motherboard. It has 6 3.5mm ports on the back, 2 of which are line-in's, the others consisting of 1 mic-in and 3 various speaker-out ports. It uses Realtek HD Audio ...
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Windows 7 customize logininput

i´d like to customize my Windows7 "loginscreen-input" (for username). Before a user loggedin, i´d like to fill in the input for username automatically with the string "test:". Can someone help me?
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Adding thunderbolt port to windows laptop

I wanted to ask if it is possible to add a thunderbolt port via an adapter or some other way to a windows laptop.Thanks
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Can't enter text in Chrome and Opera. Minimizing and Maximizing fixes the issue

Sometimes, when I type something on Chrome or Opera, no keys are taken as input. By "input" I mean text which I try typing into textboxes or searchboxes, both in pages and the address bar itself. ...
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Listen to Mic through Speakers on a Dell Chromebook

I'm aware that in Windows 7 you can play the microphone input out of the computer speakers. I have a Dell Chromebook and am wondering if this is possible on Chrome OS. I checked the Settings areas ...
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Is there any way for me to change my Huion 420 tablet from absolute mode to relative mode?

I have a Huion 420 that I use for Osu, but I was wondering if there was a way I could change it to relative mode for use in some other things. I checked through the device settings and it doesn't ...
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Can I use my computer's headphone output as an input on another device (android phone)?

So what I mean is this: I put a 3.5mm male jackplug in the headphone output of my laptop, and then on the other end of the cord is another 3.5mm jackplug that I plug into my phone, so when I call ...
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Playing two programs at once and splitting output sources

I am running windows 8.1, I want to play both league of legends and a ePSXe, PSX emulator at the same time. So basically play PSX while it's out of focus, the video and sound works just it is not ...
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Is ALU used for all instructions?

On wikipedia page about Von Neumann Architecture is this picture. There are a lot of similar pictures like this.(Also in a lot of articles about Von Neumann Architecture is that only ALU execute ...
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How to connect a headphones output to a laptop microphone input

I have been struggling to find the best way to connect a stereo headphones output (the socket where you would normally plug your headphones into) to a Lenovo G575 laptop microphone input for ...
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Input signal out of range after reinstalling Windows XP

Hi i have recently got a second hand HP desktop which was running XP when i got it. When i first brought it home i booted it up on the monitor(hp vs17) that i got with it and everything was fine. ...
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Windows send command to terminal

I want to do something in Windows similar to screen's screen -X ___ stuff "___" command, used for stuffing input to a terminal. I'd like: The solution to be native to Windows. If programs are ...
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Are there hotkeys to cycle left and right through the list of candidates in the Windows 7 Pinyin Chinese IME?

I'm using the standard Simplified Chinese Pinyin IME (Input Method Editor) on Windows 7.1 You type in Pinyin (standard Romanization of Chinese) and a small window shows you a selection of candidate ...
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HDMI Output to VGA Input

I have a computer with only an HDMI output and a monitor with only a VGA input. I would like to have the computer extend its display onto the monitor. However, I have read that VGA outs cannot be ...
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OS agnostic analog data input

I want to input an analog signal (for concreteness, temperature from a thermocouple) into a computer. The sampling rate should be at least several times (say, 10) per second. Moreover, I want to be ...
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Shell Script User Input Date Validation

How would I go about performing date validation on user input in a shell script? I want to notify the user if they enter the date in the wrong format. The correct format would be YYYYMMDD.
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Some characters in zsh don't show until the key is released

When inputting specific characters in zsh shell (in my case e and ;) they don't show up immediately after pressing the key. Instead they only show up a short time after releasing the key. When these ...
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Repeated keypresses are ignored

So, I'm having trouble fixing my brothers computer. The problem is that if I try to press a key more than once in succession every keypress but the first is ignored. Holding a key down works as ...
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Keyboard mouse trackpad disabled at windows 7 login

I'm unable to log into windows 7 account and here's how it happened: I tried to fix some sleep/wake-up problem by disabling wakeup option for all devices listed by the powercfg command. after couple ...
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What is this? Debian Wheezy, Weird randomly occuring inputs

When I login in one of the extra virtual terminals there always come odd signs or control characters between my actual input. For example I type administrator and after the adm some garbage gets ...
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All input unresponsive during/after games on Ubuntu Linux

The vast majority of times which I fire up a game on my PC, after a period of play time [random, 15 minutes up to several hours] my system will become unresponsive to all input. It isn't a full ...
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How to programmatically control the mouse cursor, without hardware mouse attached in android?

I have an Android device and an app which should move the mouse cursor programmatically. When I have an Bluetooth or USB mouse attached to the device, I can send events to /dev/input/event7 to move ...
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Credit card reader gives random output

I bought a cheap $10 magnetic card reader online. It identifies as a generic keyboard, and as such should work on anything that accepts USB keyboards. It works just fine on Windows, but on Linux and ...
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Move away from textbox using tab button

I was wondering about this for quite some time now. This applies to pretty much every software that has multiline inputs at some point, but I will give an example with a webpage since it's "more ...
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Why does my computer modify the order of some characters typed?

I'm having a strange problem that I'm not sure if it's related to Google Chrome (or it's "Animated tabs" plugin that I've installed), my OS (Ubuntu 13.10 + GNome) or my keyboard (Dell Vostro's one). ...
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How do keyboards handle simultaneous inputs? [closed]

Lately I have been working with the basics concepts of concurrency in programming. One of the thoughts that came across my mind was simultaneous inputs from keyboards. In programming, a method or ...
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input mask behaving oddly

I am using Access 2010. I have created an input mask 0000\B?. The resultant should be 4 numbers, the letter B and an optional 2nd letter, ie 1234Bx. My problem is the ?. Any time the optional letter ...
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How to setup predictive text (autocomplete) on Mac?

Apart from native support for text shortcuts, how can I enable autocomplete on Mac, presumably Cocoa applications? I mean autocomplete from dictionary or words previously used. Something like ...
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Realtek HD Audio ignores mic input

I'm servicing a fresh install of Windows XP (yes, really!) with an on-board Realtek ALC888 HD Audio chipset. The trouble is that I get no sound input from the mic. The mic is connected to the front ...
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Looking for an application which types the string or text I give to it [closed]

The usage scenario is typing the product keys into the mutliple textboxes. The app is supposed to press all the keys for me when I press some keys like, ctrl+Q. I don’t think such an application ...
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Sending input to command line program from text/Batch file

I am a mechanical engineer with some hand on Programming in VC++. Our industry uses a DOS program & that requires 8 user inputs. We have to feed it manuaaly every time. Does we can automate this ...
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Is there a way to stream certain sounds through my mic?

So for example, if I wanted to stream music from youtube through my headset to the people in my skype call, is there any way I can do that?
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Windows 7 hangs upon input events and opening sockets

I'm using a work laptop running Windows 7 64-bit Professional. The laptop is a Dell Studio XPS and has the following specs: Intel Core i5 M460 Quad-core 2.53GHz 6GB RAM ATI Mobility Radeon HD4670 ...
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How to type special characters in Linux when Russian layout is active?

The way to type special unicode characters in Linux is to press Ctrl + Shift + u and then to type the character number. But this method doesn't work when Russian layout is active. So if I'm typing in ...
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Excel opens asking for a date

I am creating a spreadsheet that needs to ask the user to input a date upon opening the workbook. The answer field needs to include a valid date range that goes back 13 months. Once a valid date ...
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How to switch between normal and “full width” ASCII with Microsoft Pinyin IME?

I've installed a couple of Input Method Editors (IMEs) while trying to learn some Chinese. Clicking the shift key on its own normally changes between Chinese input and English / ASCII input. But ...
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How to make redirected input count as command output

I have a simple C console program that takes some keyboard input and outputs prompts and calculations. I also have two text files: a file with input for the program, and a file that contains the ...
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USB keyboard randomly stops working (can't reset device error: -32)

Once in a while (extremely rarely, maybe once every few months), my keyboard stops accepting input, seemingly randomly. The mouse is dragged down at the same time. What I tried initially: ...
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How would I make a batch that asks user input for timeout time?

I have a batch that allows me to hibernate with timeout but now I would like it to ask me the time for timeout. So it would be something like below: Batch asks for %value%: (user would write a ...