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How to use two applications simultaneously, using mouse on one and keyboard on another?

Okay this may be too much effort for a thing which is not that effective, but while using dual monitors I want to play be able to type in one application, while clicking and navigating a browser ...
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Webcam input won't work unless HD is set to enabled

Output when HD is not enabled I'm using a gopro like camera as a webcam due to inflated prices (SJCAM 5000x) and it is connected via USB. However unless the application supports HD video, the output ...
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Hotkeys not working on ZAReason laptop in CentOS 8

I was rather excited to put a new SSD into my ZAReason laptop and install CentOS 8. After everything else is working great, I noticed that the hot buttons above my keyboard do not work other than ...
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Headphones somehow input the audio output, even without the microphone on

I noticed that when I'm in a Zoom online meeting, and have audio playing on my computer (i.e. a YouTube video), everyone in the meeting can hear it with crystal clarity. I tried to do a test meeting ...
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Keyboard/mouse undetected after installing Windows 10

Afterwards, I installed Windows 10 (over Windows 7) on my SSD. First start was ok, keyboard and mouse were working fine. I shut it down and came back hours later to discover that I cannot input ...
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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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My mouse will periodically “pause” when plugged into a USB hub

This is a weird one, and I can't track down where to look. When I have a mouse plugged into a hub, it will pause/freeze/hang for about a second every 30 seconds or so. Moving, scrolling and clicking ...
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no mouse at /dev/input/mouse0 after upgrade to Debian Buster

After upgrading my headless Raspberry Pi 2B to Raspbian/Debian Buster (and reboots), the USB mouse stopped writing to /dev/input/mouse0; the follwoing command remains silent when I move the mouse or ...
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Adjust Hyper-V Keyboard Latency

I have found that copy/paste from my host machine into a Hyper-V instance is not working consistently. The issue is specific to physical copy/paste buttons on my keyboard as opposed to using a two key ...
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Windows inserts additional characters when pressing a key

Since two reboots ago, Windows enters a backslash in front of every zero I type on the number row, like so: /0. This does not happen when using the numpad. Similarly, when hitting Enter on the numpad,...
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What is the name of this input? [closed]

What is the name of this input?
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How can I set my preferred game controller through the registry?

Windows allows a "preferred" device to be set as the primary controller. What registry key is responsible for this? I want to change it through a batch script rather than opening this dialog every ...
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No Stereo Mix Input in brand new MS Surface Pro 6?

I require stereo mix input for my work (use of Audacity, Goldwave and Sound Forge). It is not disabled. It is simply not there. Have downloaded audio drivers from Realtek and via W10 Update, no change....
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Controlling two PDF viewrs with a single presenter or mouse wheel

I've been living on the CLI for 5 years now. However, now and then comes a situation when I have to use other input devices. Specifically, I am planing on giving a talk (beamer latex) and the ...
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One VGA port, how do I connect both a VGA and DVI to it?

I have a monitor with one VGA port. I want to be able to plug in a VGA and a DVI into that monitor, only one input will be used at a time. It's a hassle to undo the knobs each time I want to switch ...
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Making X recognize joypad input as activity

I want my desktop to stop dimming and screen locking when I’m playing my games, but I don’t want to have to disable power saving features before I start playing every time. I feel like other input ...
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Need another HDMI port for an input device for my PC

I just purchased a digital graphics drawing pad. It has an HDMI input. I am already using my HDMI port for a monitor. What is the best way to add more HDMI ports to my desktop PC? I may also need ...
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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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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 ...