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Questions tagged [keyboard]

Questions about keyboards, both touch and otherwise. However, please add the "touchscreen" tag for touchscreen keyboard questions.

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Change click drag/resize button on keyboard

Currently I have to use the windows key plus left/right click to effect my windows, I would like to use Alt for this action. How can I change this?
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How to get cursor autofocus on login screen?

Is there a way to get the cursor to autofocus on login screen? Currently I have to use the mouse to get the cursor to the login screen in order to enter the password. I would like to be able to just ...
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Unable to change keyboard layout on lockscreen

Unable to change keyboard layout on lockscreen. Password is written is US, but I have different layout when typing password.
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LOGIN doesn't accept my [correct] password

...and I've already figured out why. Still, I have no clue how to fix it. I've just installed Elementary OS. I've changed the keyboard layout to Portuguese, but, for some reason, in the Login box as ...
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Keyboard and Applications menu becomes unresponsive

This happens to me randomly but quite often (every day). Sometimes the keyboard becomes unresponsive, the mouse works in all open windows but if I click on the Applications menu or the upper-right ...
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How to add m17n keyboard input method for Elementary?

I'm in Sri Lanka and used Wijesekera (m17n) as primary input method on Ubuntu to type in Sinhala. It's available in ibus (which is not the default input method of Elementary - as far as I know) but ...
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How to unlock without the mouse?

When I try to unlock, I'm unable to focus the password input without clicking the mouse, is there a way around this so I can focus the input without a mouse? There doesn't appear to be any setting for ...
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Juno keyboard ( and backlight?) delay

If i stop using my system for a couple of minutes, or even seconds, and start typing, it takes some seconds for the system to print the keyboard input on-screen. The same happens when i push the ...
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Trouble connecting wireless keyboard (connection loop)

I'm experiencing weird behaviour with my wireless Dell keyboard. After pairing it seems to be stuck in a connection loop. It's added again and again until I turn it off. What's more, other bluetooth ...
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Keyboard layout switch delay

I've just upgraded to Juno and I'm having some troubles with keyboard layout switching. When I try to switch layout (from US to RU and vice versa) with Alt+Shift shortcut it actually switches only ...
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Canadian English Keyboard Layout?

I recently installed Elementary OS on my computer and for some reason Canadian English is not on the list of available keyboard layouts, which is weird since I can see Nigerian, Ghanaian, and ...
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Latest Update broke keyboard on Acer Chromebook 14

First of all, thanks to everyone for this distro of Linux. I'm a new to the platform and I appreciate everyone who makes the effort easier. I've been running Loki on an Acer Chromebook 14 for a ...
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My keyboard (Microsoft, corded) forces an unwanted pause

I'm using Loki, and having a small problem with my Microsoft keyboard: When I try to type any double letter or number, the keyboard pauses after the first letter, then fails to accept input for the ...
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Keyboard randomly freezes while typing

While typing there are times where my keyboard randomly freezes and repeats the key over and over again. At that point, my only option is to manually hit the power button in order to restart. The ...
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Change “super” logo to ctrl in menus?

Is there a way to have the "standard" CTRL symbol (^) in menus and settings instead of the Apple key? (⌘) Primarily the "shortcuts" settings panel, I don't understand anything on it. And the other ...
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How to Show Caps lock, Number Lock in right corner?

I'm new to Elementary OS. I was running Debian with Gnome2. My laptop does not have LED indicators for caps lock or any lock for that matter. Is there an applet for Elementary OS to display this? "...
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External Keyboard and Mouse do not work on Laptop

I clean installed Elementary OS on my Asus Vivobook and whenever I try to use an external keyboard and mouse on my laptop, they don't work.
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help to install elementary OS on thinkpad

I installed everything and it seemed to work fine. However, my keyboard and mouse don't work. This is super weird. I have an IBM thinkpad 11e. I been trying to install it all night long. Can you ...
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VirtualBox Windows 10 Guest no keyboard on Start Menu

Experiencing odd behavior only in my Windows 10 Guest. When I click the start menu, no keyboard output goes to the VM. I can still click on applications with the mouse. I've also seen this in the VPN ...
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volume keyboard shortcut changed now i cant use my volume buttons

i made a volume raise and lower keyboard shortcut then my original volume buttons stopped working i tried making them the shortcut and that wont work because i have to use more than one key in a ...
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Touchpad doesn't work with keyboard

How to disable touchpad stop when typing? I know how to do it on Ubuntu, but there are other settings and this item no.
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Keyboard not working inside elementary OS

My touchpad and keyboard suddenly stopped working on my elementary OS on Xiaomi Notebook. So I reinstalled the whole elementary OS and after installation, everything worked fine, but after updating ...
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How do I enter the Euro Symbol €

I need to use a shortcut in order to enter the Euro symbol: € like Alt+Ctrl+E in windows. What do you suggest?
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My keyboard is not working (it's not a hardware problem)

Hi I'm running Elementary OS Loki, I have a inbuilt keyboard and touchpad in my laptop. The keyboard was working perfectly fine the other day. It's not a hardware problem as I did a live boot from USB ...
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Keyboard layout permanently modified/corrupted. Need help!

After restarting elementary many keystrokes return the wrong value, consistently across all keyboard layouts. I tried French, German, Japanese Layouts. Its also not due to my physical keyboard, which ...
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Keyboard indicators always on

I installed Elementary os 0.4.1 loki on my Sony SVE1513W1RB. First I encountered a problem when the system wakes up from suspend keyboard and touch pad won't work. Fixed this problem by adding i8042....
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Keyboard special function keys don't work over Bluetooth

I've paired an Apple Magic Keyboard 2 with my Dell E7470 running elementaryOS Loki and the secondary function keys don't work. Strangely, when connected over USB they work perfectly fine (though it ...
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No mouse or keyboard control in live OS version of Elementary on MacBook Air

I'm on a 2015-era MacBook Air (the 1.1 GHz Intel Core M processor with 8GB RAM). I was able to use the mouse to select the image to use at startup, and the keyboard to enter the WiFi password prior to ...
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Loki - Update Killed All Input Devices

I installed a OS update yesterday and when I booted up today I found that none of my input devices work now. This includes my laptops touchpad, keyboard, touchscreen, and three different usb keyboards ...
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No option “Allow different layouts for individual windows”

No option "Allow different layouts for individual windows" on keyboard layout settings But it is very inconvenient to have the same input language in all windows. How I can enable this option?
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How to activate scroll lock?

How to activate scroll lock? I need to turn on led on my keyboard, please help me. Pt: Já tentei de tudo e não consigo ativar a tecla, é como se não existisse no entanto antes de entrar no Elementary ...
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Loki – Volume keys only react on every second hit

I'm using a Tuxedo InfinityBook with eOS 0.4.1 Loki. When I hit [FN] + [VOL. UP/DOWN], the changes only take effect on every second hit. So, to lower or raise the volume by one step, I have to hit [FN]...
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If my keyboard fails to function while running a live USB version of the OS, what are the chances of it working properly when installed?

I have ASUS T100TA 2-1 laptop, and while running Windows 10, my keyboard base stopped working properly after the latest series of updates. The touchpad works, as do some of the keys, but a majority of ...
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Bind command to unused F7 key

I have a Dell XPS 13 from 2016. The F7 key is unused. The other F-keys are bound to xf86 keys. I want to turn my F7 key into a screen off key, running xset dpms force off but custom shortcuts can'...
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Touchpad & keyboard (and other) problems kernel 4.13

When installing loki 0.4.1 (fresh install) everything worked fine,but after updating my laptop my touchpad (synaptics) does not respond to touch input anymore and also when holding down any key it ...
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Key repeat does not work after last OS update

as the title says, keyboard repeat stopped working. I mean the behaviour which causes repeating key presses when holding a button. For example holding the right arrow should move my cursor between ...
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How to rebind the copy/paste shortcut keys?

I am an emacs user, and the elementaryOS short-cut keys for copy/paste really bug me. Is it possible to rebind C-c, C-v, C-a to super-c, super-v, super-a etc? (where super is the cmd/win key - i use a ...
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How do I switch Super and Ctrl?

I'm on a MBP coming from OSX. I'd like to switch Super and Ctrl in all scenarios. I know it's very easy and requires installing nothing because I did it last night while trying out this distro, but ...
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disabled touchscreen and touchpad

I apologize if this is a dumb question as i am an absolute beginner in Linux in general: I have a problem with my touchscreen and attempted to disable it permanently in the nano menu. I must have ...
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Euro sign missing

Fresh install to Macbook Air 6.1. Keyboard layout is OK, but euro sign is missing. Shift+4 gives sign ¤ instead. Elementary OS 0.4.1 Loki Built on "Ubuntu 16.04.3 LTS" Linux 4.10.0-40-generic GTK+ 3....
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My keyboard completely freezes after halt/suspend (Loki 0.4.1). How do I fix this?

My laptop is basically unusable after waking up because the keyboard freezes. The only difference between waking up after suspend and waking up after halt is that after halting, even the lock screen ...
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Elementary OS on a 12-inch MacBook

I'd like to use Elementary OS on a 12-inch MacBook. I understand the new SPI keyboard and trackpad are not natively supported. I did find this driver which apparently works. https://github.com/cb22/...
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Can't bind the § key on the Apple keyboard

When creating a keyboard shortcut I can't use the § key on my Apple keyboard, which is located under the Esc key. In elementary OS when the § key is pressed a < is returned. When I create a ...
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Is there a way to set custom keypress aliases?

Is there a way to bind aliases like Caps Lock+h = Home? Or Caps Lock+j = ⇦? On my PC I am using a Vortex poker 3 keyboard that has this and many others as the function layer and I want to use is on ...
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Touchpad & keyboard not detected

I've just bought Lenovo Ideapad 320s-14ast with AMD A9-9420 and i want to install elementary as my first os here. But unfortunately it can't detect my touchpad and keyboard. I can't even just move my ...
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Keyboard custom settings in Loki 0.4.1

I'm trying to solve the problem on How to type @ on a MacBookPro 2.1 but Keyboard in settings doesn't show an Options button like pictured on the screenshot. What workaround is there to this issue?
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OS 0.4.1 - Brazilian Portuguese keyboard layout

I'm trying to setup my keyboard layout to Brazilian Portuguese. In Brazil, some words need accents (café, jóia, etc..) and I'm trying all available keyboard layout and language configurations, ...
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Keyboard Layout Not US after installing fcitx

So I installed fcitx and installed a Japanese font, (Anthy). When I turn it off to type with my US layout keyboard, the special characters are mixmatched. the colon key makes a +. The equality key ...
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Re-map copy & paste [duplicate]

I am using an Apple Magic Keyboard and would like to remap the keyboard shortcuts to be more apple like. For example: Command + C for copy Command + V for paste etc. What is the best way to ...
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I just install Loki and updated it. But after reboot both my laptop's built-in keyboard and touchpad stopped working

However plugging in a usb keyboard and mouse works and strangely the Cap Lock light is on the built in keyboard and an it seems to shows up when I run the command xinput --list. Both the internal ...