Questions tagged [keyboard]

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

Filter by
Sorted by
Tagged with
0
votes
0answers
15 views

Change input layout with shortcut

So, when I press Ctrl + Space the OS cycles between the input layouts that I have. The problem with that is that Switch layout is Alt + Shift as default and still Ctrl + Space works. I already search ...
0
votes
0answers
3 views

xkb_symbols missing

After I installed my eOS Juno some time ago (right now it migrated to 5.1 Hera) I found a script that allows to re-map keys for an external numpad (Inatek) using xkb_symbols. It worked fine but I did ...
1
vote
0answers
12 views

Keyboard unresponsive on login

I recently did a fresh installation of Hera 5.1, and since then my laptop keyboard is unresponsive on the greeter login screen. The touchpad and wireless mouse both work, but I can't type in my ...
1
vote
0answers
15 views

Issues with USB External Keyboard connected to Lenovo Thinkpad T480s through Lenovo USB-C Dock 2nd Gen

I installed Elementary OS 5.1 Hera on my Lenovo T480s Laptop and almost everything works smoothly. However, I am experiencing a minor (but annoying) issue with the docking station. At the start-up, ...
1
vote
0answers
7 views

USB Keyboard freezes

The USB keyboard connected to a 2011 iMac running the latest elementary os has stated randomly freezing, sometimes an unplug/replug works. Have tried an alternate keyboard same problem. Tried this ...
0
votes
0answers
10 views

Specific keys not working: 1, 2, 3, 4, p, backspace

After a long 11+ years of Ubuntu, openSuse, Windows 10 mixed usage, I got attracted to "elementary OS". Hence installed it on my laptop. Was working fine for first few days. Day by day I started ...
0
votes
1answer
37 views

Keyboard shortcuts don't work sometimes

The keyboard shortcuts doesn't work SOMETIMES when I boot up the PC. It's completelly random, sometimes it works and sometimes it doesn't. It's all configured in the Settings -> Keyboard -> Shortcut ...
0
votes
0answers
50 views

How to install fingerprint scanner

I have a Lenovo T440p and I previously had the fingerprint scanner installed on Mint 19.3. I tried to reinstall it using the same sudo commands and it came back with a repository not found message. ...
0
votes
1answer
20 views

How to select US International as Keyboard layout?

How do I select English International as my keyboard layout? It does not appear in System Settings > Keyboard when I click on +:
1
vote
0answers
22 views

Issue installing switchboard-plugin-keyboard

I'm having an issue with getting the keyboard plugin to work in switchboard. I've installed both switchboard and switchboard-plugin-keyboard via the terminal with the commands - sudo apt install ...
1
vote
0answers
25 views

Atheros AR9485 works ONLY on live-media

MY SITUATION Recently I decided I wanted to change OS my Samsung NP270E5E, as Windows 10 was getting considerably slow and stuttery and I need it to be smooth enough to let me work without hiccups. ...
0
votes
0answers
12 views

Shift Keys+Left/Right Arrows Behave Like Home/End Keys, Can't Highlight Text

I just installed elementary OS on a 64gb flashdrive via my Acer Chromebook (which has media keys instead of function keys). Everything is working swimmingly except for my inability to select text (...
0
votes
1answer
24 views

keyboard wont work!

I have recently installed elementaryOS on to my sisters HP streampad as the dreaded windows killed the system with updates. Everything seems to work fine however the keyboard does not work and im at a ...
0
votes
1answer
32 views

Keyboard and trackpad are not responding when booting from flash drive on my 2017 macbook

I am trying to install 5.1 on my mid 2017 macbook from a flash drive. I get to the welcome screen, but I can't do anything there, as the trackpad and keyboard are not responding. As the macbook has ...
1
vote
1answer
24 views

Keyboard layout switch in different windows

How can I enable different keyboard layout for different applications (different windows)? I'm use elementary OS 5.1 Hera. Каким образом можно настроить чтобы переключение раскладки клавиатуры ...
0
votes
0answers
15 views

How would I go about disabling my Page Up key?

Good evening. Due to a hardware issue, my keyboard thinks the Page Up key is getting pressed continuously. I've removed the physical key, no cigar. Unfortunately, this is a laptop, and I've tried ...
0
votes
0answers
17 views

Can't type page-up, page-down, home, or end. Function key acts like super

Received a folding bluetooth keyboard (iClever IC-BK06) as a gift. For space efficiency, page-up ("PgUp"), page-down ("PgDn"), Home, and End are mapped as function ("Fn") +up, +down, +Left, and +right ...
0
votes
1answer
17 views

Numpad don't work

recently I have installed elementary OS but my numpad don't work. I have tried installing several applications, but there wasn't much difference. Can someone help me how to turn it on?
0
votes
0answers
68 views

Keyboard doesn't work immediately at login screen

On a new install of elementary OS on a laptop, at the login screen, the keyboard does not work. After clicking around randomly, eventually I am able to type. If I plug in an external USB keyboard, ...
0
votes
1answer
21 views

International Keyboard

I just installed version 5.1 and need to type in Spanish. I can't find where to add the international layout to the keyboard. It does not appear on the keyboard layout options on system settings.
1
vote
1answer
23 views

Add shortcut for character

I just bought a Samsung Style S51 Pro notebook, however, some genius in Samsung decided to not include the backslash and pipeline key. My keyboard layout is Portuguese Brazil (in the English version ...
1
vote
0answers
46 views

Right Numeric keypad stopped working on Elementary OS

I am pretty new to the Linux Environment and the first Distro I wanted to try was the Elementary OS, so far it's been amazing experience. So it's been a week I am using Elementary OS and all of a ...
1
vote
1answer
154 views

Is Elementary OS designed for Mac keyboards?

Hey there I would like to get into the Linux world and Elementary OS looks very nice. Currently I'm using Windows and would like to leave it. When I read some information from the homepage I always ...
1
vote
0answers
90 views

fcitx shows input method change popup, but does not change keyboard layout

I need 2 input languages on my elementary OS 5.0 Juno: English and Russian and I want to have different input methods in different windows. I was trying to use ibus, but it caused lags, so I have ...
0
votes
0answers
20 views

Keyboard Layout - ABNT2

What is the best way to permanently configure abnt2 keyboard on the terminal and phanteon?
0
votes
0answers
20 views

Norwegian Macbook Pro Keyboard Layout

The tertiary options for the keys are not accessible for me, despite having chosen the correct-seeming option in the keyboard layouts settings. That is, I cannot access the euro sign or the backslash, ...
0
votes
0answers
23 views

Mac-layout Keyboard FN Key behavior

I'm trying to modify FN Key behavior for my Mac-layout keyboard. After some search and most of them pointing to the ubuntu Community Help wiki. I'd created a empty file /etc/modprobe.d/hid_apple.conf ...
0
votes
0answers
5 views

xkb_symbols disappeared from elementaryos 5.0

I wrote some code to re-write the "dot" on my external keyboard into "comma using xkb_symbols but recently when I wanted to load the new config my eOS just: xkb_symbols: Befehl nicht gefunden. I ...
1
vote
0answers
125 views

Keyboard and TouchPad stops working in Elementary OS

I recently switched from Windows to Elementary OS and i have noticed several times that the keyboard as well as the touch pad stops working. If i restart my laptop, then everything seems to work fine ...
0
votes
0answers
21 views

How to add Bijoy(Bangla) keyboard layout in elementary OS Juno?

I have a physical keyboard of Bijoy(Bangla). But the default Bangla layout of elementary OS doesn't match my physical keyboard. So I want to add Bijoy layout in elementary OS.
1
vote
1answer
52 views

How to install two keyboard layouts (Korean/English) and switch between them?

I set to 1) system } keboard } insert to korea+english 2) korea selected } layout change: shift+CapsLock 3) enghlist selected } layout change: shift+CapsLock i want to language change at press shift+...
1
vote
1answer
42 views

Rebind Ctrl+Alt+Tab

Just a quick question. I have a Logitech MX Master mouse and the thumb button on it is bound by default to Ctrl+Alt+Tab. In Elementary, this looks to do nothing but unfocus my current window. I was ...
0
votes
0answers
20 views

Juno media keys repeating

I've read all questions about this problem and tried every possible solution, but nothing work for me, so any advises will be deeply appreciated. I'm using Juno version on new lenovo yoga S730 and ...
0
votes
0answers
22 views

elementary OS auto screenshots and freeze!

Guys i have installed juno version and have worked fine for about 6 months. Now i have some keyboard problems and OS capture my screen automatically and then OS freezes. What should i do?
1
vote
0answers
165 views

Keyboard backlight not working

I have just installed Elementary OS 5.0 and surprised how good it is! There is one annoying thing which is the backlight not working. I have tried different solutions that seemed to have worked for ...
0
votes
1answer
96 views

Stuck on grub screen

Last week I Dualbooted elementary OS alongside windows, and it worked perfectly fine. Today, when I wanted to boot my pc, it got stuck on a grub command line screen. My keyboard doesn't work, I can't ...
1
vote
0answers
20 views

Xbox controller seems to cause freezing

I'm testing out Elementary OS as a gaming desktop distro and I think an Xbox Elite controller may be causing the OS to completely crash and make the mouse and keyboard AND my Razer Orbweaver (small ...
1
vote
0answers
101 views

Setxkbmap switch layouts

For several years now I have been switching the layout in all Linux distributions as follows: The first fix en (caps lock), the second - ru (shift + caps lock) setxkbmap -option "grp:switch,grp:...
0
votes
0answers
35 views

elementary OS won't detect my keyboard MacbookAir 2015 Model

Trying to install on Juno a MacbookAir early 2015 model and the installer doesn't detect my keyboard so I can't input anything like Wifi Password. Any ideas?
0
votes
0answers
20 views

How to type En-dashes, curly quotes, Em-dashes etc

How can I type proper dashes like en- and em- dashes, and curly single and double quotes? I'm switching from MacOS and it was one of the first things I missed when typing an email. I maintain websites,...
0
votes
1answer
434 views

How to assign apps/commands to media keyboard keys?

I have a Microsoft Natural Ergonomic Keyboard 4000. It has a row of useful special keys on top of it (see pic). Some of them do work in elementary OS 5.0, for instance, Mail button launches default ...
1
vote
1answer
354 views

How to fix keyboard's media keys?

Sometimes after I login to my system the media keys are dead. If I logout and back in, they usually work again. Any way fix this permanently, or at least without having to do a relog? I'm running 5....
0
votes
1answer
59 views

US Int. keyboard layout Right Alt not working as compose key

I have an US layout keyboard. I like to have the umlaute like I had them in Windows (US International Layout) where ALT+P is an "ö" and so on... I figured out when I use sudo dpkg-reconfigure ...
3
votes
1answer
200 views

How to install and use Avro keyboard in Elementary OS 5.0 Juno?

I am new in elementary os. Previously I was using Windows 10. I am trying to be used to in elementary os. I have to write some of my documents in Bangla language. Is it possible to get avro or any ...
1
vote
0answers
48 views

Permanent custom keymap

I use ElementaryOS on a chromebook. The keyboard top row has Xf86-like keys which are wrongly mapped as F keys by the hardware. Therefore I made a script to change the keymap at boot with Xmodmap. It ...
0
votes
1answer
16 views

Shift is switching keys when pressed 1 time

When I want to type in uppercase (for example) I hold shift during my typing. However, I notice that Elementary is doing something odd: when I press shift key, even though I release it immediately, it ...
2
votes
2answers
508 views

Hotkeys do not work when switching to Russian

Many programs stop replying to the letter keys on the keyboard when switching to the Russian layout. For example, a blender. Both Inkscape and Gimp have problems. In Ubuntu, POP! OS, Manjaro, Open ...
0
votes
1answer
103 views

Can't type in my password when waking laptop from sleep mode

When I put my Vaio E Series laptop into sleep mode and wake it up, I can move my mouse and click things, but can't type my password with my keyboard at the login screen. I can click the submit ...
1
vote
0answers
112 views

Trackpad and keyboard not working on MacBook Air Retina 2018

Trying to run a live version USB drive for testing - elementary OS 5.0 Juno The same USB runs the build just fine on my 2015 iMac but I get no trackpad and keyboard function on my MacBook Air Retina ...
3
votes
1answer
846 views

Elementary OS 5.0 Juno is not using ibus as input method

I'm not able to make Elementary OS use ibus as a default input method (IM). I have installed ibus but I'm not sure what I have to do further. Why I think it's not used as IM is because I've de-...