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Writing a script to tell which users are currently typing? [closed]

I'm working on a lab for a cyber-security class and need to find out when certain users are communicating with each other (through named pipes). The users use: python gameProgram.py And then that ...
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1answer
98 views

Why does selecting text and then hitting the delete key on my IBM Model M keyboard confuse Gnome/Ubuntu?

I picked up a second hand IBM Model M "clicky" keyboard (series 52G9658) and connected it to the PS/2 port of the "HP Z400 Workstation" here at work (this model M variant has an integral PS/2 cable.) ...
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1answer
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Compaq 9009 in linux

Do you know how can I activate this keyboard in linux to use its shortcuts ?
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Ubuntu without mouse

Is it possible to steer the cursor with the keyboard?
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1answer
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How come I can not use my SUPER-L key, or Windows key, in Ubuntu 10.04?

For some reason I can not use my left or right SUPER key which is also known as the Windows key. I used to use it to activate some Compiz Fusion effects like Expo by pressing left SUPER + e. I have ...
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2answers
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Problems with keyboard mapping - lowercase 'v' is not working

I have quite a strange issue with (supposedly) my keyboard mappings. while using GNOME session: lowercase 'v' is not working as it should - no keypress is reaching apps; while I'm holding V key ...
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Ubuntu 10.04 Keyboard and Mouse Freezing Problem

I had a partition setup with Windows XP and Ubuntu 8.04 dual booting. I recently upgraded to Ubuntu 10.04 by installing fresh from CD but leaving the previous /home folder as is. Things seemed to be ...
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1answer
673 views

How can I launch an on screen keyboard, without a physical keyboard?

I have installed Ubuntu 10.04 on a desktop, and do not have a keyboard that I can use with it. I would like to install sshd (secure shell daemon) so that I can access that computer, but I can't seem ...
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Keyboard very unresponsive after resume (just upgraded to Lucid)

Yesterday I upgraded first from Jaunty to Karmic, and immediately after that to Lucid. Most things seems to have gone well, but I have a problem with suspend/resume. After resuming my Compaq-branded ...
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In Ubuntu, how can I swap the mappings of two keys on my keyboard?

I recently bought a new laptop, and I really don't like the positioning of the Delete key on its keyboard. Is there any way I can swap the Delete key with the Context Menu key, or just map both to ...
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2answers
358 views

Ubuntu 10.04 live cd keyboard problem

Today I downloaded the Ubuntu 10.04 x64 .iso but when trying it out in live cd the keyboard of both my laptop and a microsoft branded one didn't work. I was planning into installing Ubuntu in a ...
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Ubuntu 10.04 doesn't accept keyboard input when running under VMware on Windows 7

I have just installed Ubuntu for the first time using VMWare on Windows 7. Everything has been installed smoothly but after the installation, the login screen username prompt appears. When I try to ...