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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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Bluetooth Keeps Getting Turned Off at Wake up

After sometime of my desktop being suspended, if I wake up the machine, bluetooth is turned off. I need to plug a usb mouse to reenable bluetooth via the indicator and then I can use my devices as ...
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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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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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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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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 do i have Caps Lock switching keyboard layout and Shift+Caps Lock enabling Caps Lock?

It's a pretty easy to get this behaivor using ubuntu - I just enable keyborard layout switching by Caps Lock and Shift+Caps Lock automatically become Caps Lock switcher. When using elementary I try ...
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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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Trouble connecting a bluetooth keyboard

I'm after getting some help to make a bluetooth keyboard work, I can't figure out how to get it to connect and stay connected so it will work to allow me to enter my password when switching the PC on. ...
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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 use IPA Keyboard layouts in Freya

I've been trying to install the SIL IPA Unicode Keyboard to no avail. Steps taken: Added the packages.sil.org ubuntu trusty repo (they don't have one for elementary or freya) sudo apt-get install ...
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Win Key being treated as Hyper when I want it as Super

I recently changed from Arch to Elementary, and use emacs for all my programming, in Arch I had configured Caps Lock as Hyper, Windows Key as Super. In elementary Os through the keyboard settings I ...
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Keyboard doesn't insert space when 'ctrl' or 'shift' pressed

I have a short question and hope someone out there can help me with that kind of problem. I've reinstalled a fresh Freya on my Laptop, everything runs without problems (as it did before) and smooth ...
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Why is ElementaryOS not processing the “V” key when capslock is toggled on?

If I enable capslock on my US keyboard layout Thinkpad X1 Carbon, the "v" key becomes inoperable; nothing happens when I press it until I disable capslock. Here's the output of xev when capslock is ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Icon for language input method selection missing

I am using elementary os 0.3.2 (Freya 64-bit), and install English and Chinese language packages. However, I can't find keyboard input method selection icon on the system settings. How can I choose ...
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Maximise Windows Vertically custom command

On kde there are built in keyboard shortcuts that expand the current windows either horizontally whilst keeping the vertical dimension or vice versa. I was hoping to add a custom keyboard shortcut to ...
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Freya “forgets” keyboard shortcut after reboot

I have a problem with the shortcut for switching the keyboard layout, which is "Alt+Space" as per default. I have to set it manually for each single session, meaning that right after I boot up Freya ...
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After update all settings in system settings -> languages and regions are empty

Now i have installed OS the third time... Everytime after the installation i can set the language/the systemlanguage to GERMAN. When i make the update my keyboard layout is us and the settings are ...
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Brightness keys (fn5 and fn6) not working

Just installed the newest elementary os on my asus ux305, and all the fn keys but the brightness dont, i already tried every solution i found on the internet with no positive solution.
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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Greater than issue with spanish keyboard

I have a problem with spanish keyboard. I've selected spanish (traditional) keyboard but when I press greater than key (> or <) it types º and if I press º key (next to the number 1) it types < ...
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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 ...