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Dollar $ and Euro € characters randomly appearing when typing on my keyboard

every time I'm trying to use my computer and type something, the pc will randomly write a $ or a € anywhere in the sentence, and I'm pissed off because I have to always read what I'm writing and ...
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Corsair HS45 surround sound Headset detachable Mic stopped working

I've had the Corsair HS45 headset since December 2020. The headset and Microphone were working perfectly until a few days ago, where the Microphone suddenly stopped working. I normally unplugged the ...
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CentOS - /sys/class/leds/ description

How do i get informations about the files/entrys of /sys/class/leds/? I have a "kana" input/led there, and wonder what it is/does. [root@server ~]# ll /sys/class/leds/ insgesamt 0 lrwxrwxrwx ...
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What process is sending input?

I wrote a program that outputs the amount of time my Windows 10 laptop's input is idle (e.g. GetLastInputInfo()). It does so every 1 second. If I do not touch the keyboard or mouse, the idle time ...
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Can you connect and use two inputs on a monitor at same time?

I heard from my local computer shop, that if you connect two inputs into a monitor and use them at same time, it would damage the monitor. Is this true?
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How do computers *really* work? (at the most basic level) [closed]

While learning about computers I will here about RAM and Storage and the CPU, and while these explain the architecture of a computer and how parts of a computer work together, I still don't understand ...
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Win10 input language selection

I have installed two languages for keyboard input method. English(EN) and Greek(GR). When I am on EN and press L.Alt+Shift I switch to GR. When I press it again the selection remains to GR but the ...
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Why do TVs have different input lags with computers than they do with other devices?

So I have two different modern TVs, different gaming laptops (relatively new, Win10, 16GB RAM), and a few gaming consoles. Everything is rigged with HDMI. It's a pretty standard setup. On both of my ...
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How can I run a php file in bash by calling its filename only and not prefixing the php binary?

chmod +x ./file.php ./file.php Is there any way to have it execute as if I typed php ./file.php Perhaps by adjusting bash's default input function? Or is there a file types application that detects ...
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Making key repeat behavior consistent across Windows and UNIX operating systems

I split my time between Linux, macOS, and Windows about evenly. This is because there is software that is unique on all 3 systems that I need to use regularly between work and leisure. Lately I have ...
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Is there a `read -n` equivalent command for Bourne shell?

Is there a way to make my script wait for the user to press any key and then continue without them having to press Enter? I want to make it work in Bourne shell (sh), not Bash.
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In Sublime Text 3, how to disable the wrapping box around pinyin when typing Chinese?

I would like to disable the white box wrapping the pinyin "kuang'kuang," but I don't know how to do it.
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FFmpeg - how apply filters to input frames

I need to convert thousands of bitmap frames (jpeg individual files) into a video, but I also need to adjust the contrast, gamma and brightness of input frames. Those frames have some quality, but the ...
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Monitor buttons acting totally incorrectly - trying to switch input source instead of showing the OSD

I am a bit new here, English is not my native, so I am sorry for any possible misspelling. I have a very odd problem - my Xiaomi Mi Surface Display 34" monitor buttons act really strange - ...
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How to figure out where a keypress is coming from

I've had this issue with my PC where a specific key, namely the "-" sign, is being typed, seemingly at random times. Me being a coder, it's rather annoying. I have changed my keyboard, and ...
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How to make cmd read input with spaces as different terms/variables?

When I want my batch to get input, I use: set /p myvar=Type here: By running the code and inputting something like this with spaces: This is the input. Can I get the four words seperately assigned ...
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How can I measure the input lag/latency of my monitor?

I want to determine the input lag of my monitor (actually, it's a projector) because I noticed that there is a considerable latency between my mouse/keyboard actions and the screen. I have found a few ...
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Fast solution to simulate mouse movement on linux

I can use xdotool to move the mouse across the screen like this: #!/bin/bash while true do xdotool mousemove_relative --sync -- -1 0 done This moves the mouse pointer to the left 1 pixel ...
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What is “pseudo ascii mode” in anthy? How can I switch to “pseudo ascii mode”?

I see the "Cancel pseudo ascii mode" in "Anthy" configure interface. What do it meaning?
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how can I instruct my macbook pro to use the camera on the external monitor?

My a 13-inch macbook pro with retina display (macOS Catalina 10.15.6) was purchased March 2020, and with it I use an LG Ultrafine external monitor, alias "display". Both the macbook pro and ...
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How to write Japanese double-consonant pattern in Windows Occidental keyboard

I'm learning Hiragana, and recently I've learned about double consonants. As an example I saw きつさてん - kissaten-, that means Cafe. My question basically is how to write it in a computer: I can put my ...
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Change word-document to the input from a GUI?

Every now and then I have to update some rent-contracts which I do by hand. Is there a way I could create a program / app / gui that asks me for input and then changes those values in the (word) ...
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PC won't detect microphone after being plugged in

I am tasked with configuring multiple microphones on Dell 5060 Optiplexes via the 3,5mm headphone jack in Windows 10. The weird thing is that some Optiplexes do detect the microphone input via ...
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Is there no way to avoid accidentally interacting with windows that jump into focus?

Ever since PC's had graphical interfaces, the same issue reoccurs: A user is typing on their keyboard or clicking on things. Then, suddenly, the OS decides it's a great time to bring a window from ...
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How to use steam controller as a game controller outside of steam

I am playing a game that is only available in the EpicGames store and i would very much like to play it using a gamepad. But the only gamepad i own is a steam controller and it always emulates ...
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Turn off Windows 10 smart quotes

Some Windows 10 modern UI apps (at least Mail and Calendar) have adopted the bad habit of MS office to replace simple quotes with "pretty" quotes during input. In office you can disable it in the ...
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Insert special characters in Scite

Scite 4.2.2 on GTK (both 2 and 3) In the spirit of the old Alt+123 in Windows, I want to find a solution to inserting characters in Scite. This is not exactly the same as keyboard - Ways to enter ...
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How to type the Euro Symbol € on US English keyboard in Windows 10 without a numpad or “AltGr” key?

There are already many questions about typing the € symbol on keyboards where it is not one of the keycaps. Unless I have missed one of them, the answers fall into several categories: Alt+E, which ...
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Does USB version speed matter for input devices?

We know that USB v1 - v2 -v3 has different features and signal/transfer speed, I understand that storage devices will most likely benefit from the speed feature, but does the speed affect input ...
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Excel Input letters to value

I want to assign fixed values to input letters. I'm able to do that with VLOOKUP, but the case is that I need this for 100s of records. For example, I have given values to: S=50 U=60 P=70 E=140 R=24 ...
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I need to re-enable a key I disabled but forgot how I disabled it

Along time ago, I was broke and had to use a broken keyboard (more likely I was being a stubborn idiot, but I digress). I don't remember the details, but the keyboard was broken in such a way that I ...
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Pound sign (£) rendered as <ffffffff> in zsh

Things I've ruled out Terminal: works if I launch it with bash as shell Keyboard layout: £ inserts fine in Vim, bash and Firefox Unicode issues anywhere: emojis work in all applications I can't ...
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ALSA Error: ALSA lib pcm_hw.c:1713:(_snd_pcm_hw_open) Invalid value for card

Hey there dear community, I have been struggling with getting a Raspberry 3b+ and microphone setup to run for a few days now, interestingly getting the same error on both projects simultaneously even ...
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How do I enter I/O ports during TempleOS boot?

I've been trying to try TempleOS.  When it starts booting up, it asks me to supply I/O ports and explains how to find those ports from Windows and Linux. I think I've found the ports it wants. I seem ...
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Why does Krusader add a ^@ to all Useractions when running in the embedded terminal only?

It looks like the Krusader File Manager appends a ^@ character (which is CTRL-@, that is a null char) every time it runs a Useraction but only if it's run in the embedded terminal. This then leads ...
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Excel - Can one move the text-cursor in a range-input field using the keyboard?

This is a 'small' but extremely frustrating issue, and I would be very grateful if somebody could give me a hint: Whenever one has to "select" data in Excel - f.e. to define a chart data range - ...
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Is it possible to have 2 keyboards and two mice operate independently on the the same desktop screen?

where one user operates a mouse/keyboard remotely? I'm open to Windows or Ubuntu.... I've tried online services like https://www.use-together.com/ and we cannot type at the same time, it goes in a ...
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FFmpeg switch source RTSP in one contaier

I'm looking for a way to switch the rtsp input of two ipcam into the capture of a single mp4 file. At the moment I'm listening to: ffmpeg -re -i udp://127.0.0.1:20000 -c:v copy -an out.mp4 While in ...
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Ls and input redirection

I'd like to redirect contents of a file to ls command input: ls -l < /home/john/1.txt where 1.txt content is just: /etc I expected ls to list the content of file defined in /home/jonh1.txt - ...
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Is there a way to use the native Mac input methods when connected via TeamViewer

When I connect to a Mac machine via TeamViewer (e.g. from a Linux machine), the keyboard input is being sent directly from my controlling machine. However, it seems that input methods on Linux such ...
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Keyboard keys mixed up (y and z) on Win 10

Configuration: Lenovo P50 PC Windows 10 Enterprise I have a really weird problem. I have 2 keyboard layouts installed English-US (QWERTY) and German (QWERTZ). All was working fine. Then starting ...
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Excel interprets percentage inputs inconsistently

I am inputting numbers into a cell that is formatted to display the number as percentage. I desire to enter 10%, so I type “10” into the cell and hit Enter. The cell now displays 10% (great). I ...
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How to make Kaomoji and Symbols tabs appear on Windows 10 emoji dialog?

MS has added the Japanese Kaomoji and Japanese Compatibility Symbols in Windows 10 insider build 17661 I'm using build 17746 and I have Japanese keyboard on my PC, but I can't see those things appear....
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Unable to disable Hold to Rightclick on Touchscreen in Windows 10

Title. The option seems to be messing with some of my programs, so I've tried to disable it. In both the Ease of Access center and Pen And Touch control panel area, I've unticked "Enable press and ...
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How to use a 'Clickpad'

I'm going through libinput source and it mentions clickpads at some places. I've a laptop with a touchpad and I've never used a clickpad before. Can anyone explain how a clickpad works, what are the ...
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Input corrupted on Windows 10 after 1083 update: ASCII chars are replaced with �

Suddenly, likely due an update, input is corrupted for ASCII chars. I am using Windows 10 (Version 1803, Build 17134.112). Usually if I write left Alt + 254 on numeric keyboard I got black square ■ ...
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Batch File: Loop Not Outputting Inputted Variable Value to External File

The problem lies in this part of the code: for /l %%x in (1, 1, %num%) do ( set /p "inp=Enter Ext of PC: " echo pc-%inp%x>>"Myfile.log" ) Here is the full code: @ECHO OFF :: +++++++++++...
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use android or PC as keyboard output for RPI3

I just installed raspbian lite on my pi3 and don't have a keyboard to set it up with, I need some way of sending keyboard output to the pi so that I can configure SSH, I have a PC running windows 10 ...
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Trying to give “&” as part of adb shell input text

I'm working with the login page in one of the instance I need to pass the password which has "&" in it. It is not letting me send the text which involves "&". Example: adb shell input text ...
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Touchscreen support after update dropped

I'm an ArchLinux user I'm having an issue using evdev with my touchscreen (on Raspberry3 Board) before upgrading the system all works regulary.After the upgarde the touchscreen doesn't recognize touch ...