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Super key not working: Linux Mint and Dell Inspiron

I have a dell inspiron laptop. I've recently installed linux mint but faced similr problems with debian installed earlier. My super key is not recognized by the kernel. xev and showkeys both show no ...
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How to suspend keyboard without suspending computer in Linux?

I have a Linux Mint 14 desktop computer that runs assorted background services in addition to being used as a desktop computer. I don't want the machine to suspend because I want those background ...
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Execute a command using a Linux Mint shortcut

I'm looking to add a shortcut to Linux Mint (Menu → Control Center → Keyboard Shortcuts) to execute xkill when I press WindowsKey + x. I've encountered two problems: 1) The WindowsKey toggles the ...
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Binding superkey + Ctrl to behave as right alt

I can't do any symbols such as ¡@£$€¥{[]} ("lower" symbols on number keys) using left ctrl and the super key on my keyboard. I can do these symbols by using the right alt. I would like to use a ...
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Linux Mint keyboard options not taking effect

I restarted my computer this morning for the first time in a while, and some things aren't working. One of them is the remapping of the caps lock to backspace. When I go through Menu > Preferences > ...
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699 views

Linux Mint (Mate): use xkbcomp to load a keyboard layout on startup

I'd like to load a custom keyboard layout on login, but either it doesn't load or it gets overridden by the default keyboard layout from 'keyboard preferences'. Unfortunately I can't select my layout ...
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Curly braces with LCtrl+LShift+LAlt+è - how?

I'm using Linux Mint 15 x64, and I want to add a new key mapping for curly braces. I'm using italian keyboard layout. On Windows I'm used to creating curly braces by pressing (Left Ctrl && ...
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60 views

Use spacebar to check and uncheck checkboxes in KDE

A powerful and necessary keyboard navigation element is the ability to use space bar to check / uncheck checkboxes. How to enable such behaviour for spacebar key in KDE 4.x ?
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Apple keyboard mapping on Ubuntu KDE

I want to configure the Apple keyboard mapping on dell precision notebook keyboard on Ubuntu KDE such that alt-> win, ctrl->alt, fn -> ctrl. That means i want to make the dell precision notebook ...
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1answer
153 views

Device to become bluetooth?

Is there a device where I can plug in non-Bluetooth capable devices so that they would be capable of becoming Bluetooth devices? I can only find devices that are already Bluetooth by themselves and ...
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1answer
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How to map “special” keys of the keyboard to some mappings in linux?

I have recently bought a new keyboard, and it has a lot of unused special keys - like "launch Excel", "launch Word", etc. I suspect there is a way to map the keypresses on those keys to some useful ...
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Keyboard Configuration File

I'm using Linux Mint 12. During install, I accidentally selected English (UK) instead of English (US) for my keyboard layout. I can change the keyboard layout in the settings, but I have to do it ...
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287 views

How to map key ~ to `?

I'm using Linux Mint, I set a hot key that ` will open a new terminal window. But now I found that when writing markdown, I need this key. How could I map ~ to `?