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60 views

Keyboard and touchpad stopped working after battery drain in Samsung notebook

I was watching a video on my Samsung 400B4B notebook running Ubuntu 14.04 when it went to sleep because of low battery level. I plugged the AC power, resumed from the sleep but now the keyboard and ...
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How to assign a local mouse and keyboard to a seperate display accesible over VNC (ubuntu)?

I want to turn a laptop, a Nexus 10, a mouse and a keyboard into two usable "computers". My current best plan is to create a separate display accessible over VNC for the Nexus to connect to in view ...
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How to type password with broken keyboard

The W, R, T, Y, U, O and Enter keys don't work after a water spill. I have to login to backup and maybe send it for repair. I know that Enter can be entered as Ctrl ^j, but I don't know what to do ...
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Synergy error - can't move mouse vertically on client screen

I'm using synergy - a software to share mouse and keyboard between many computers. I have two machines. One runs ubuntu 14.04, other runs windows 7. And synergy server is running on ubuntu 14.04, ...
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Keyboard is not working in BIOS and Windows is corrupt

A month ago I replace my windows with ubuntu and that time I install ubuntu version 12.04 and after some time I update my ubuntu 12.0.4 to 12.10 and ubuntu 12.10 is not working after that. So I delete ...
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Keyboard intermittently stops working on Ubuntu

I am running Ubuntu 12.04.4 LTS on my desktop and my keyboard will occasionally stop responding for a few seconds. It immediately begins about a second or so afterwards, so nothing freezes. Just now I ...
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107 views

Keys interpreted by host computer (TeamViewer on Ubuntu)

What I want to do: I am trying to remotely control another Windows 8 x64 computer using the latest version of TeamViewer on Ubuntu 13.10 x64. I installed the latest 32-bit version DEB of TeamViewer ...
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How to access the terminal in Ubuntu GUI without a mouse

I have an embedded Ubuntu 12.04 system running with no monitor and I need to run a command in the terminal. I can connect a USB keyboard (or even a mouse, but a mouse would be difficult to use without ...
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Keyboard stops working after a few minutes on Linux

I have a USB keyboard (Steelseries) which works fine on Windows. But on both Ubuntu 13.10 and Fedora 20 it stops working after a few minutes. I'm also using a USB mouse and it continues to work fine ...
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1answer
106 views

Create new mod key with Xmodmap to remap keys?

I'm trying to remap my parenthesis and bracket keys to a more comfortable position on my keyboard. Would it be possible to create a NEW modifier key (such as Control or Shift) in Xmodmap and then ...
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USB keyboards keep disconnecting and reconnecting

Issue: USB keyboard keeps disconnecting and reconnecting. It has disconnected 6 times as I've typed this post. It generally reconnects after about 3 seconds. OS: Win 7 Pro 64 bit MB: Gigabyte ...
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Why doesn't my keyboard work on boot [duplicate]

Why doesn't my keyboard work when the computer is booting? I can enter BIOS and change the settings, but when the system is booting it doesn't work at all! This is not a new problem, but I now want to ...
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brightness keyboard dont work nor are recognized

I'm using xubuntu 13.10. When I installed the system the fn keys for brightness worked, but somehow they aren't now. They stopped working with no reason. The problem is that the keys are not even ...
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USB Mouse and Keyboard not working in Linux 4 Tegra

I am a new person in Tegra Linux development. I have Tamontem NG Evaluation board with Tegra 3 Chip. I installed L4T sample file system from NVIDIA tegra Resources ...
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1answer
153 views

How type ç instead of ć?

I'm using a Microsoft Natural Ergonomic 4000 keyboard in Ubuntu 12.04.2, I choose English US(alternative international), everything seems fine, but when I need to use the ç (I live in Brazil) cames ć ...
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1answer
177 views

Configuring a key to work as replacement for another key on keyboard

Few days back one of my keyboard key('O') came out, and I can't it intact again. Is there any way to configure another key, or a combination of key to work as a replacement of the lost key? I'm using ...
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Using the Apple keyboard on Ubuntu with the same MacOSX mappings

I am currently working on an Ubuntu 12.10 workstation, and as a Mac user I would like to use the big Apple keyboard (with numeric keypad) on Ubuntu with the same key mappings that I have on MacOSX. ...
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How do you avoid mouse use entirely? [closed]

Avoiding the use of the mouse entirely is hard today, as most OSes, browsers and software in general are very GUI-oriented. What system, software and general tricks are you using to completely avoid ...
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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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1answer
239 views

Mac keystroke problems with Synergy PC server

I'm running Synergy server 1.4.13 on Ubuntu (PC) and have a connected Mac client. It works well, except some keys like Home and End (defined as hotkeys in ~/.synergy.conf for the Mac client) do not ...
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1answer
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Arrows don't work in Ubuntu

I'm using Ubuntu 12.xx When I'm in a shell (xterm or gnome terminal) and I press the UP arrow, the terminal prints "^]]A" instead of fetching the last used command like it normally does. How can I ...
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Ubuntu boot menu not recognizing bluetooth keyboard

I have a 21.5" iMac, and I have recently installed Ubuntu on it on a different partition, so i can choose my preferred OS each time i boot the computer. When I installed Ubuntu, it automatically ...
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Shift key stays “pressed” in Gnome

I have a Linux with Gnome 2.6.1 which runs a VNC server. I access it only through the VNC and the problem is that when I press the Shift key, it stays pressed (so a cursor movement causes a text ...
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1answer
72 views

Lost the shift+← and shift+→ key combinations

On my laptop I have somehow lost the shift+← and shift+→ key combinations. Setup: Ubuntu 12.10 OS Windows 7 running in Virtual box Synergyc running on the Linux Host Connected to Synergys running ...
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1answer
526 views

How do I disable a laptop's build-in keyboard on ubuntu?

I have a Kinesis keyboard that I ideally like to use by placing it on top of my laptop. When I do that, I wind up pressing keys on the built-in keyboard with my external keyboard. I've been playing ...
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1answer
107 views

What is Ubuntu doing with my keyboard shortcut?

I used to be able to use the keyboard shortcut Ctrl+Shift+← → to cycle between workspaces and Ctrl+Shift+Alt+← → to move windows to different workspaces in ubuntu 12.04. Now for ...
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1answer
193 views

Shift+Alt key combination blocks input in terminal (Ubuntu 10.04)

I have a weird problem with polish accents on Ubuntu 10.04 in terminal (no X server). When I try to type big letter Ł, it works when it is typed by pressing right Alt+Shift+L. BUT when you press Shift ...
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369 views

Keyboard Issue with Synergy, Oracle Virtual Box & Linux Hosts

I'm getting weird behavior using synergy with Oracle Virtual Box VM over Linux Ubuntu systems. My setup has A Ubuntu Linux 11.04 (synergy server) with US International keyboard layout ...
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Some of my keys are automatically being pressed along with other keys

History The last time when my computer shutdown was a power failure. Now some keys are automatically being pressed when I type something. The last thing I did to keyboard setting was adding a ...
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1answer
345 views

Linux, make shorcut keys and FN key always active

If I play full a screen game under Linux (Ubuntu 12.04 using GNOME Shell 3.4) I can not use some of my Fn keys, nor the GNOME Shell shortcuts. For example the Fn+volume, or brightness doesn't work, ...
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Defining keyboard shortcuts involving the Fn key

I am accustomed to pressing Fn+Left to simulate the Home key and Fn+Right for End. On a keyboard with physical Home and End keys, using these Fn keyboard shortcuts do not work. How can I map custom ...
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How to remap Super/Windows(left) key to control key in linux

Could anyone please tell me how to remap my Super(left) key to Ctrl key in Ubuntu Linux? I mean Super(left) should work as control key..
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548 views

How to change the fluxbox keyboard configuration?

I am now using Ubuntu with it's native window manager, but I want to use fluxbox, because of the performance and because I used it before and I liked it... But, for some reason, fluxbox on this new ...
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1answer
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How do I configure keyboard layouts in Ubuntu 12.04?

Edit: I screwed up, but somehow I got it right after several attempts. HAL has nothing to do with it. Ubuntu has moved to HAL, and commented out the keyboard section in xorg.conf. This means that ...
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1answer
363 views

Up Arrow + Left Arrow + Spacebar is not working

On an Ubuntu system I tried to get the pressed keys in JavaScript. I noticed that it's not possible to detect the SPACE key when UP ARROW and LEFT ARROW are pressed at the same moment. How can I ...
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192 views

Command+Tab not working on MacOSX Client with Synergy

I have an Ubuntu 11.10 laptop paired with an Apple Wireless Keyboard. I'm using the answer on this question to swap the Command and Option keys so that they are mapped like a regular keyboard. This ...
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1answer
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Windows 7 keyboard become unusable when rebooting from Ubuntu

I installed Windows 7 on my laptop (at C:\), then I installed Ubuntu 11.10. Every time I exit Ubuntu and reboot to Windows 7, at the welcome screen, the keyboard become unusable. If I restart my ...
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When using SCIM to type Hangul, space moves the syllable before going to the next word

When I type Hangul using the SCIM input on Ubuntu, when I press space, the last syllable automatically moves over a space, then adds another space. This goes away if I press a period and backspace it, ...
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Linux invoke key combination by CLI

Is there a way of invoking a key combination over the CLI? I mean something like: $ invoke ALT+4
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2answers
285 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 `?
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1answer
567 views

Keyboard and Mouse stuck unexpectedly in Linux and restart automatically in Windows?

My keyboard and mouse freeze unexpectedly while working and I can't do anything. I'm forced to restart the computer to bring back the keyboard and mouse, and the problem is some of my files get lost. ...
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Norwegian keyboard keys don't work with Ubuntu in VirtualBox

I just installed VirtualBox (from Oracle) in Windows 7, and created a virtual machine with latest Ubuntu. Here in Firefox I can use the left Ctrl key, while the right one doesn't have any effect. ...
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Is it possible to remap the Back/Forward keys of a Thinkpad USB keyboard on Linux?

On my Thinkpad laptop I can easily change the Back/Forward keys to something else (I usually map them to PageDown/PageUp), as they have their own keycode (166 and 167): xmodmap -e 'keycode 166=Prior' ...
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How can I change the default keyboard layout in Ubuntu 10.10?

Ubuntu keeps detecting my keyboard layout as Romanian. It almost always does this on a reboot and some times on waking from sleep. Some times it just randomly changes back to Romanian while the ...
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2answers
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Asus Eee PC keyboard is locked in 10-key mode on Ubuntu 10.04

I have an Asus Eee PC (netbook with 8" screen), running Ubuntu 10.04. The keyboard has gone into some kind of '10-key mode', i.e. typing u/U → 4 i/I → 5 o/O → 6 m/M → 0 It ...
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Getting macro keys from a Razer BlackWidow to work on Linux

I picked up a Razer BlackWidow Ultimate that has additional keys meant for macros that are set using a tool that's installed on Windows. I'm assuming that these aren't some fancypants joojoo keys and ...
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What does the left control key on a Mac map to in Debian?

I'd like to use the left control key on my mac as the compose key in Debian, but I can't figure out what its equivalent is in the installation menu. My best guess is that left control on a Mac maps ...
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1answer
358 views

assigning a rotation script to a hardware button

I have a ThinkPad X201 tablet. On the tablet there is a button that rotates the screen. It works great in Windows but doesn't work properly in Linux; it rotates the screen but doesn't rotate the ...
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No pipe symbol in Ubuntu 11.04 running in Windows 7 x64 VirtualBox

For some reason I cannot type a pipe(|) symbol with US keyboard in Ubuntu while I can do it in Windows 7 which also uses US keyboard. Normally I use left-shift with the button next to it to type a ...
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Apple Aluminum Keyboard Function Key Broken in Ubuntu

Using the latest Apple Aluminum keyboard, the "fn" key seems to have stopped working. I'm not talking about being swapped with standard OSX, I mean the "fn" key doesn't register whatsoever, rendering, ...