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How to get Apple Magic Trackpad functions to work on Windows 10 [duplicate]

I have an Apple Magic Trackpad and I'd like to use it with my work PC. I was able to install the Trackpad and pair it to Windows 10 using Bluetooth. However, all it will do is the left click function. ...
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How to combine my microphone + browser sound into Input Device

I want to combine and exclude other windows sounds to make input device. For example: I am playing CSGO with my friends and we want to sing with my music ON using my stereo mix as my input device. ...
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Block a specific program from accessing a device

Because of a long not-fixed bug in Steam with Linux, I want to block a specific program (Steam) from having any access whatsoever to a specific device (Sony DualShock 4 controller). I tried setting ...
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NFC/RFID - Acr122u

So I'm using the Acr122u reader as part of a project implementing Host card emulation on an Android device and need the reader for testing my application. Picture of reader here I assumed at a basic ...
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Keyboard ignored by Linux kernel?

I did my first install of base arch linux: I added iw and wpa_supplicant---that's about it. I My machine's (samsung xe500c13) built-in keyboard works in the EFI environment---I can change the boot ...
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Problems connecting Wacom Mobile Studio to Windows 7 PC

I recently got a Wacom Mobile Studio 13 Pro tablet and a Wacom Link device that connects it to a PC. After installing the newest Wacom drivers and connecting the Link to my PC, Windows tells me that ...
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Properties of a good object for tapping (stylus) on touchscreen keyboard?

I was thinking of inputting somewhat larger text on a touchscreen, and since I have fat and clumsy fingers, that will be a total pain to type by hand/fingers. So I thought, it would be much easier ...
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Pen input isn't correct working after 1709 Fall Creator Update

After the Windows 1709 Fall Creator Update the behavior of my surface pen has changed. It seems that the Digital Pen input is interpreted as touch instead of mouse click. I checked the battery of my ...
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Mouse pad stops working, restart in driver solves issue temporarily, but is much to frequent

For the last half of year, I have been pestered with a touchpad problem and have not tried to try solving the issue until recently. My touchpad is a precision touchpad as described by Windows. There ...
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Switch from PC display to HDMI connected ps4

I have windows 10 and I have connected my ps4 to my laptop computer via an HDMI wire, and I just can't figure out how to display it on the screen. How can I view the output of the HDMI on the laptop ...
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My mouse as stopped working - cursor does not respond at all but trackpad works (details inside)

I have a secondary computer that I use once a week or so. It runs Win7. Today I booted it up and found that my mouse was not responding at all. The cursor would just stay in the center of the screen. ...
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Trackpoint speed too high with libinput

archlinux recently switched to libinput as the default input driver. Since then the trackpoint on my Dell Latitude E5470 is barely usable. It is much too fast and detailed pointing isn't possible. ...
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Is it possible to swap mouse buttons on a webpage?

On my website, I want to swap the secondary and primary mouse buttons. In other words I want to switch the mouse button functionality and make the right click work as left click and vise-versa. My ...
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Wacom Tablet CTH-680 not detected on Fedora 25?

I know wacom tablets are a problematic to begin with since there's little official support from wacom. However I 've read in multiple forums that users had gotten their CTH-680 to start working easily....
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Simulate USB keyboard from machine

I want to use one PC as a USB keyboard for another PC. It has to be indistinguishable from actual USB keyboard. How can I achieve this? A solution that works with any of Ubuntu Linux 14 and above, OS ...
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Program to use an Xbox controller as a mouse [closed]

I recently bought an Xbox 360 controller for my computer (those things are really cheap now that the new Xbox is the norm) and I was trying to figure out if there was a way to use the controller as a ...
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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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Is there a way to disable automatic movement of the pen input window?

I am using a Microsoft Surface 3 with the newer Surface Pen. When using the pen input window, it moves around of it's own accord. It's clearly intended to be "helpful" by moving itself where it thinks ...
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Windows doesn't switch audio inputs automatically

I upgraded my PC a while back and changed the motherboard. I have a pair of speaker connected from the back of my PC and they work fine. The problem is that when I connect my headphones, the system ...
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Can I use my Surface 3 as an external drawing tablet?

I have a Microsoft Surface 3 (not pro) with the Surface Pen stylus. I am wondering if I can use my Surface as an external drawing tablet (input device) for my desktop computer (running win 8.1 pro). ...
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How do I use a Keyboard Sustain Pedal as input for my computer?

I was hoping some super electronics expert dude could give me some advice. How do I get this http://www.amazon.co.uk/Cherub-WTB-004-Keyboard-Sustain-Pedal/dp/B000UDVV6E to work with my computer? I ...
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Windows HID-compliant gamepad confusion

I'm having an issue getting a gamepad to work properly. Windows' input-devices system has always confused me, but after some research I've gathered the following: XInput is the latest/most widely ...
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Trouble assigning different layouts to multiple simultaneous input devices in Linux

I have a Linux machine on which I frequently switch between a standard, wireless Logitech keyboard with built-in trackpad, and an "air mouse" with built-in mini keyboard. The keyboard has a Swedish ...
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Up/Left arrow keys + another key doesn't 'work' [duplicate]

I hope I'm right in thinking this is the site where you post general computer-related problems... A problem I have when playing games (since you won't be pressing multiple keys simultaneously anytime ...
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When pressing Up+left + another key, the last key doesn't 'work'

I hope I'm right in thinking this is the site where you post general computer-related problems... A problem I have when playing games (since you won't be pressing multiple keys simultaneously anytime ...
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How fast does application response time need to be?

There are numerous questions about how to speed up response time to user inputs, with people spending considerable time and money to squeeze milliseconds out of application and input device response ...
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How do I force refresh connected hardware?

How do I force my computer to refresh and re-detect new USB/connected devices; hardware connected to it? Without restarting my whole system? For some reason, my laptop is not detecting new devices. ...
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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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Keyboard lag & mouse selection issues

A few weeks ago I started experiencing typing lag which is 'somewhat' intermittent. It happens in all programs including browsers & Microsoft Word (though not as often). I also have experienced ...
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How use a common 2,4 GHz wireless mouse with built in laptop bluetooth

Why I can't use my wireless mouse with the built in laptop bluetooth and need a mouse receiver?
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Is there a software that can simulate an input device (game controller) on Windows?

For a scientific experiment I want to control a driving simulation to make the car constantly go a certain speed. This requires a fixed input from an input device like a gaming pedal (say 80% force). ...
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Windows 8 Keyboards stopped working

I have no idea what happened, but now none of my keyboards are working. I have an HP PS/2 keyboard that I use on my computer. A couple of minutes ago I stepped away from my computer and when I came ...
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Get keyboard scancodes in recent versions of linux

I'm trying to find out the scancodes for a set of foot pedals so that I can rebind them to more useful keys. In older versions of Ubuntu I was able to do this using /lib/udev/keymap as discussed here, ...
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i/o Bus Standards & Device Controllers

I'm really confused about bus standards like ide,ata,sata,pci etc. I have just read this article :When a disk read or disk write occurs, where does the data go? So if we talk about hard disk drive; ...
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Do we have a mouse + touch pad input device for PC? [closed]

Its a mouse, so you can maneuver it on a mouse pad rather than moving your finger. Its a touch pad, so you dont have buttons that produce annoying clicking noise. You left "click" by tapping on the ...
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Can the Synergy client be configured to connect to one of many servers?

I have a laptop that I use at home and at the office. I also have desktop computers (with attached keyboards and mice) set up at both locations. Both desktops are set up as Synergy servers so that I ...
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Is there a way to handle separate input devices for different windowed programs, without losing/switching window focus?

I am trying to work out a solution for a faux-splitscreen setup where there are 4 windowed programs (4 separate instances of a game); each with their own input devices and window focus. In essence, I ...
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Disable mouse support for Linux

How does one disable all mouse support on Linux? Be it USB mouse, be it PS mouse, how does one make all of the connected mouse devices to be disabled? I'm working on a surveillance camera monitoring ...
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Wiimote accelerometer input on Windows? (from 2013 onwards - Glovepie alternative?)

There were a few options for getting accelerometer input into Windows using a Nintendo Wiimote. As of mid 2013, these projects seem to be dead, corrupted with malware, or both. Are there any tools ...
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Modding new style 'buttonless' touchpads

I'm looking to buy a new laptop, and perhaps I'm old-fashioned, but I really hate these new button-less touchpads that seem to be on 90% of current machines. E.g. My biggest peeve with these things ...
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how to get USB HID ID of pressed keyboard keys

What I want to do: Get the USB HID IDs when I press the keys of my truly ergonomic keyboard to be able to reprogram the firmware of the keyboard. I know there is this list from microsoft with a lot ...
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Using my Touchpad and Keyboard at the Same Time on my Dell Inspirion 5520

I recently bought a Dell Inspirion 5520 laptop running Windows 8. Overall I like the device, but there's one thing that keeps bugging me; whenever I type something and then immediately try to use the ...
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Testing joystick on XP - Why is movement registered when centered?

I have a USB 2 Thrustmaster joystick connected to a PC running Windows XP SP 3. I have been testing the joystick using Control Panel->Game Controllers->Properties. However, I find that sometimes (...
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Scroll modifier for mouse/trackball in windows

I have a trackball (Logitech Trackman Marble in this case, though this could apply to any mouse or pointing device) where I would like to use one of the buttons as a middle-click when I click it, but ...
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No audio input deviced are installed

If I go to Sound > Recording Devices and it says "No audio devices are installed" If I click to set up a microphone I get an error "Wizard could not launch, No audio input device found, make sure ...
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Rename X11 input devices with hotplugging?

Is it possible to change the X11 input device identifiers, as they are for example listed by xinput? Preferably without switching to a static xorg.conf configuration, I'm using xorg-server 1.12.4 (...
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Dual Monitor on Windows causing calibration error on tablet (input device) when using Windows Journal

Recently, I got a dual monitor set up for my desktop running on Windows 7. However, this causes some problems with my tablet input-device in certain applications. I use Windows Journal very ...
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Android device as touch input for Windows 8

I am looking to do some Windows 8 development, as you may know they ethos is "touch first". There is a built-in simulator that I can use in Visual Studio but I would prefer to use some real hardware. ...
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Ubuntu Route Audio Through Ladspa Plugin Then Skype/Application

In ubuntu, how would I route my audio input through a ladspa plugin, then into an application? I guess this would be something like making a virtual audio input which was a ladspa host, then set that ...
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sound detection accessing device node directly

I am attempting to invoke a bash action triggered by audio input. A very simple sound detection sensor (no record) with adjustable threshold utilizing a pc's onboard audio chipset and audio microphone ...