Questions tagged [keyboard]

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

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Trackpad and keyboard suddenly not working on MacBook 3,1

I've been using and enjoying eOS on a 2007 MacBook for about a month now, but as the fans often run at full speed for simply having a single HTML5 YouTube tab open in Firefox, I found myself scouring ...
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Keyboard wont pair (Not a repeated question.)

So uh, i own a logitech K480 and it dosnt pair with this operating system. I read another post about a appcenter app that allows you to pair, but none of then worked. Please help. edit: bluetooth ...
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No keyboard if I unplug the charger on my netbook

when I unplug my netbook, I can use my keyboard. I can write my password on login screen, but nothing on the softwares (firefox, mail etc...) I must close and open the session for my keyboard is OK I'...
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my keyboard and trackpad just stop working a few minutes after install

i just finished installing Elementary OS ( the last version) and it worked well for a de minutes, then the keyboard and the trackpad just stopped working. I feel like it's a driver related problem ...
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Japanese input in elementary OS 5.1.3 Hera

I have looked through every answer here concerning this problem, but could not find a working solution. Does anyone know how to set up Japanese language so i can actually type Japanese characters? ...
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How to add sound to keyboard layout switch?

Since there is about a second delay between the time I switch the keyboard via CapsLock and actual keyboard switching I'm constantly retyping the text which was written in a wrong language, moreover I ...
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Switch keyboard layout in lock screen on the fly for double keyboard

I have this situation: my nb (a Mi Air 12.5" 2018) has US keyboard layout. After 2 years I'm now got used to this keyboard layout. As the screen is quite small, I usually plug the notebook to an ...
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keyboard and bank security app

My keyboard stop working properly since I installed elementary os number six is not working in any of the keys. besides that some keys are not working in my brazil, no dead keys keyboard (I also ...
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SHIFT + 2 issue, instead of the @ symbol I'm getting a "

Can anyone advise how to reassign the symbol that is generated when pressing "SHIFT" and "2"? Typically it's the key combo that is used for the @ symbol, however my fresh install on a Toshiba R830 is ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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. ...
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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 (...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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, ...
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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 ...
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Sound and keys on chromebook (Asus c200)

I am running Elementary OS on a chromebook (Asus c200). The performance is great, but I do not have sound, nor the "function" keys work as intended (reload, brightness, full screen, etc). Is there 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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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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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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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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I can't pair my Apple Mouse and Keyboard

How to add my Magic Mouse and Wireless Keyboard to OS? In Device Search doesn't recognize any of device.
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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?

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