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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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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 ...
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Wireless Mouse and keyboard combo freezing randomly for a few seconds

The issue Every few minutes the mouse frezees in it's place, or they keyboard stops responding. this lasts for around 2 or 3 seconds, and returns to normal. The keyboard does the same thing, but if ...
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Keyboard Shortcut Stuck on Disable

I'm using the Logitech MK710 keyboard. There are additional function keys on the thing, and some work but some do not. For example, the email fn key does open Mail, but the calculator button does not ...
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Reconfigure keyboard permanently

I write in Polish. In the Polish default keyboard on the special Polish characters are created by pressing right alt and several letters (z,s,c etc). Since I work a lot on macs I am used to another ...
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Swapped keys with French macintosh keyboard in ElementaryOs

I'm using a French Macintosh keyboard with Loki and for some reasons the keys highlighted in the picture are swapped. How do I swap them back? Is it possible to manually change the keyboard layout? &...
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Number pad on wired apple keyboard isn't working with ElementaryOS

I have an Acer Swift 3 running Loki. I also have a wired Apple keyboard with a number pad connected to my laptop, and for some reason the numberpad doesn't register as numbers, but as directional ...
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When I install ubuntu or elementary OS, my laptop (Asus E200HA) keyboard does not work. But it works perfectly fine when I install Lubuntu

The touchpad seems to be working fine, except for the left or right key. When I click on them, the shutdown/reboot/sleep etc menu pops up and on clicking any key from the keyboard, the laptop simply ...
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How to configure my VGN-CS320J multimedia keys?

I can't use it. Today is my first day at Elementary OS. thanks.
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Apple keyboard - swap alt and super keys

I'd like to use my Apple wired keyboard with Elementary OS, so I want to swap the Alt and Super keys. I've tried the changes that work for Ubuntu but they have no effect. Can anyone advise? Thanks.
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Black Screen after Suspend on Laptop HP 1000-1b09au

I have installed Elementary OS yesterday, and when I try to suspend it then wake it up the screen turn to black screen. There's no cursor pointer at the screen and I tried to press ctrl+shift +f11, ...
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Laptop goes to sleep on any keyboard key press

Just installed elementary OS and system goes to sleep on any keyboard key press(system shuts down if a key is pressed at the login screen). Important to mention is that this only happens with the ...
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My PC doesn't recognize my keyboard and mouse

I just installed elementary Os 2 days ago. I updated the system and installed the apps I needed. Nothing weird.. just basic apps. Today.. I turned on my computer and I could not use my mouse or ...
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Can't type spanish characters in some programs

I have the keyboard layout set on spanish (I'm spanish). In most programs I have no problems typing characters like á, ñ, è, é... But there are some programs where I try to type 'á' for example, and ...
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Don't work 'Tab', 'Caps Lock', 'tilde'

Good day. I have problem with my asus eee pc netbook, model 1005p. After install Elementary OS Loki i have no function with some keys. Not in text redactors, not in terminal. Tab, caps lock and tilde ...
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How do I type in Japanese (anthy)?

I installed ibus-anthy but it didn't appear on keyboard layout.
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Cannot press CTRL button on remote computer or virtualbox [duplicate]

CTRL button not work on remote pc, i cannot press any CTRL combination on remote, but still work on local. how to solve this button problem ?
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Will Logitech K380 and MX Master work on elementary OS?

I tried googling, but cannot find a definitive answer. Here's the thing - I'm allergic to cables, so I'm using bluetooth everything. So far only Ubuntu allowed me to connect MX Master mouse and K380 ...
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Some Keyboard shortcut doesn't work

I'm using Loki and when I try to move a window from a desktop to another this doesn't work. Or better It's move to the left but not to the right. I've tried to reassign the shortcuts but doesn't work.
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Mission Control key on a Mac keyboard

I have a Mac keyboard and I would like to know if I could use the Mission Control key (f3) instead of Super+s (Multitasking view) on Loki. I tried to set it up, but the closest I got is super+f3, but ...
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Logitech k750 Keyboard crashes Wing panel

So I recently purchase my Logitech k750 and I see that now when I boot into the latest Loki version, it doesn't boot into the os and when I decide to hook the keyboard bac after signing in, it makes ...
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thinkpad keyboard layout not working

I have a Portuguese (pt-br) keyboard on my thinkpad and it have by default a special key that its not on standard place. They key is the "Question Mark + Slash". To make it work I always use the ...
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Dead-keys not working in Skype

I cannot accentuate vowels (or any other letter) in the chat of Skype using dead keys (in the Spanish keyboard-layout) as I do in other applications, where I type "´" and then "e", resulting in "é". ...
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What is the keyboard shortcut to switch between terminal tabs? [duplicate]

What is the keyboard shortcut to switch between terminal tabs? Ctrl+PgDn/PgUp doesn't work.
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How to temporarily swap <super> and <alt> keys for keyboard shortcuts

I dual run Elementary on a Macbook Pro, but I typically use an external keyboard that has the standard non-Apple layout. I like having the layout (from left to right) ctrl - super - alt but when I use ...
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How can I remove the keyboard layout icon from the wingpanel?

I want to remove the keyboard layout icon from the wingpanel, a white block which is useless for me in there. I have already tried DConf-Tools following the instructions given in this answer, yet I ...
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apt-get and add-apt-repository not working

When I try to use the command sudo apt-get install chromium-browser, I get the output Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done You might want to ...
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Keyboard behavior in Epiphany forms (Web version 3.18.10) [duplicate]

I noticed this strange behavior when I'm typing into text forms in the Epiphany browser (version 3.18.10 on eOS Loki): when I have to perform combinations of keys (e.g. uppercase letters, special ...
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CTRL-whatever and Shift-whatever require double tap

After the update yesterday (2/3), epiphany 3.8.10 and some OS updates, using Shift and CTRL require double tapping. For example, if I'm doing CTRL-C I have to type C twice. If I want to make a capital ...
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Dead keys not working on Elementary OS Loki

I added both the Spanish default keyboard layout and the Spanish with dead keys layout from System Settings, but in most applications,when I try to do an accentuated á vowel, in turn it writes: ´a. In ...
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FN key on Apple Magic Keyboard via USB not working

I've installed elementary OS 0.4 Loki (64-bit) on my desktop PC and I'm using an Apple Magic Keyboard via USB and/or Bluetooth. Everything works fine but I can't use the fn key to get to input things ...
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How to type “ë” using shift+e? (as in US international layout Windows version)

So here's the deal, I want to be able to type "ë" using shift+"+e. This can't be done with the keyboard layouts in elementary OS, I've tried changing it to US International and Alternative ...
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live USB and keyboard

live USB and keyboard I want to use Loki on a live USB flash drive to work on my Mac mini late 2012. I successfully created a bootable Loki USB drive. The net is accessible via WiFi (by the way, ...
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some keyboard buttons don't work(calc and file shortcuts) [closed]

On my keyboard i have some userful key like one for go to homepage, one for launch music app and others, most of them works, other not. I'm interested at "calc" and "file" key(i think the most userful)...
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Cannot write @ on the Danish Mac Keybord layout

I have installed Loki on my MacBook Pro mid 2012. The Danish keyboard layout for Mac doesn't work for me, as I cannot use @. The Danish keybord has an option to write @, but it doesn't seem to work....
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Epiphany doubled capital letters

I've switched to Epiphany from Vivaldi few days ago and I'm a bit confused, because every time I start a sentence (It means that I use capital letter ;) - I know some people don't stick to this ...
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Is there any way to enable a screen keyboard when input is required?

I just upgraded from Freya to Loki and realised that it has touchscreen support! Which made me happy since it works perfectly. The only problem is that when I have to type something I have to use the ...
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PhpStorm: Dead keys not working (for ', ", etc)

I'm using Elementary OS Loki on my Dell XPS 9550. The keyboard layout I'm using is English (US, International with dead keys). This works perfectly in every application I have tested so far. However,...
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Keyboard/touchpad does not work Surfacebook

Installed Loki on my surface book but when I reboot the keyboard does not work. The backlight comes on if I touch a key but I don't see anything. Should i install an Ubuntu kernel that has some ...
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Ctrl + Alt + Delete shortcut (Loki)

For a while I've been trying to make Ctrl + Alt + Delete open Gnome System Monitor but it won't work in Loki. If I change it to ctrl + super + delete it works but that is not what I want. Does anyone ...
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Trackpad and keyboard not working on Macbook 12-inch 2015

I've tried to install loki on a Macbook 12" 2015, but once the Install screen loads, neither trackpad or keyboard respond. I've managed to install it without problems on an external USB disk (using ...
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How to NOT disable touchpad while typing?

In Elementary OS 0.4 Loki, the default behavior is to disable the touchpad while typing. However, this is undesired, especially while playing games. I want to be able to type and use the touchpad at ...
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PrtScn not working natively [duplicate]

I have a Xiaomi Notebook Air, and my PrtScn Key do not work. xinput test dont catch any event when I press PrtScn. So i don't know if I can do something. I'm asking for your help ! (sorry for my bad ...
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How to set up a Bluetooth Keyboard and Bluetooth Mouse to automatically reconnect on System Boot

that's my first question and I hope to be sufficiently clear and give you a good explanation of my problem. I have recently bought a Microsoft Sculpt Mobile Keyboard and a Microsoft Bluetooth Mobile ...
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EURkey keyboard layout not showing up

I'm using Loki 0.4 and I've installed the eurkey keyboard layout. The layout symbol is already under /usr/share/X11/xkb/symbols/ and I can use it by applying setxkbmap eurkey. The problem is that the ...
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cant use keyboard in the numpad place [loki]

I am using Loki. and there are no settings for turning on the numlock place and so I can not using it.
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Script or terminal command for enable or disable keyboard backlight

i'm running elementary os 0.4 loki on a Chromebook Pixel 2013, and so far so good, i mean everything work just fine, relly you've done a good work! now i have just one thing that i'm not able to find, ...
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Switch between keyboard layouts with a keyboard shortcut in Loki

Another question addresses a shortcut in Freya (0.3), but Alt+space is not working as a keyboard shortcut for me in Loki (0.4). Also it no longer shows as a custom shortcut in alongside the others: ...