Questions tagged [keyboard]

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

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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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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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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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Change Slingshot Launcher assigned key

I changed the my slinghot launcher key form Super+Space to just the Super key using: gsettings set org.gnome.desktop.wm.keybindings panel-main-menu ['Super_L']" I want to revert this process and ...
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Keyboard layout changes on alt tab

My Lenovo G40 has a BR layout keyboard that works fine until I bough a US layout mechanical keyboard, after that I cannot set the us layout as default in any way. It aways change to BR, after and ...
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Add custom keymap, system preferences

I have a custom keymap, http://tlundqvist.org/sv_dvorak/drivers/se_sv_dvorak_new.xorg that I want to be able to select via system preferences. I have copied the keymap to the other keymap files, ...
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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 ...
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How to get cursor autofocus on login screen? [closed]

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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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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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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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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Trackpad and keyboard not working on Macbook 12-inch 2015 [duplicate]

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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Differing behavior of <Super>+Tab [closed]

Super+Tab (e.g. Windows+Tab) key combination sometimes works like Alt+Tab meaning it toggles between windows of the current workspace, but sometimes it toggles between active workspaces. Why is that?
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My keyboard is not working on elementary OS [closed]

My built in type cover is not working on Freya (0.3.2) running on the Microsoft Surface Pro 3.But my trackpad works perfectly. Both keyboard and trackpad work when using Windows 10 Pro.
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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 [closed]

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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Different keyboard layout in different windows [closed]

How can I enable differend keyboard layout in different applications? Switch button in settings not working =( Теперь по-русски =) Как сделать свою раскладку для каждого окна? В юнити работало, в ...
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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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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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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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How to add icon Keyboard layout to System Tray

I have two languages are Vietnamese and English. My Shortcut is Alt+Space for change language layout. How can i add icon which language i'm using to System Tray?
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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....
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Terminal command for closing program

I'm used to quickly closing windows on i3wm and SwayWM, where I would just press WIN+SHIFT+Q. I've already checked and there are no alternatives for elementary OS except ALT+F4, which is annoying ...
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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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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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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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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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Black screen with Linux kernel 3.19.0.41

I have a PC with elementary OS only and after loading screen and elementary logo there is just a black screen instead of login screen. My keyboard acts like it's unplugged, it doesn't respond to num ...
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Configuring the wing panel [duplicate]

I lost the keyboard layout indicator from the wing panel. I reinstalled the system language settings and keyboard settings, but it didn't help. Any ideas how to fix this?
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Mouse and keyboard unresponsive on login screen; cannot switch to tty

So out of the blue my elementaryOS 5.1 has stopped responding on the login screen. Whereas yesterday everything worked perfectly fine, today I get stuck because both mouse and keyboard stop working ...
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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+...
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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 ...
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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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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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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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I have my password with an accent and i can't put them

I need to know how to put an accent in Elementary OS I have a QWERTY keyboard in spanish, please help me!
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Keyboard & touchpad unresponsive after suspend

I recently bought this old laptop of Panasonic CF-B10, and installed Elementary OS Freya. Everything works fine except one problem which is driving me crazy: the keyboard and touchpad are frozen after ...
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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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I would like to use greek letters on me keyboard, can you help?

First of all, great job, I love it ! But one tiny problem for me... How can I put a Greek keyboard on it. I've installed elementary OS Freya on my old "greek" computer, but I can't use the greek ...
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Turn off keyboard backlight automatically

I use elementary OS Freya on a macbook pro 5,3. Can keyboard backlight be turned off after some time of inactivity ?
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Can't change the shortcuts from keyboard layout

I saw some other people having the same problem but none of them helped me to fix the problem. I want to change the languages (English and Greek) by clicking alt + shift. I tried doing it by going ...
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Is it possible to swap the Alt keys of a MacBook keyboard?

I dual-boot elementary OS on my MacBook and it annoys me that the two alt keys do different things, but in particular that all characters for which I use the left alt key in OSX now require the right ...
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Problems with BR keyboard in dell mini

I need a help, because I'm newbie in Linux and I'm trying to configure the keyboard for this Dell mini, but some keys don't work, such as: |, Alt Gr, [, ] Thank's a lot.
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Keyboard backlight is not working on Lenovo U330

I have a new laptop, Lenovo U330. I installed elementary freya 0.3.1. But the backlight does not work in my keyboard. That was working fine in Windows 8.1 before I install elementary. Is there any way ...
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How to force lock num to be always on

In previous versions of elementray OS you could make "numeric pad keys always enter digits". See this answer and screenshot below: This setting is also available on Ubuntu (see this answer)....
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Brightness adjustment broken - Lenovo Yoga 6 13ARE05

Installed 5.1.7 Hera on my laptop (Lenovo Yoga 6 13ARE05); everything except brightness control seems to be working great. Brightness keyboard controls and System Settings -> Power -> Display ...
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How to switch to Hiragana keyboard

I am new to linux and I have just installed elementary OS 5.1.7 hera (built on Ubintu 18.04.4 LTS). I can't change the keyboard to hiragana layout. When I go to system settings>keyboard>layout ...
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Some keyboard keys not working after install

The Z, X, V, M, N, right alt and left arrow keys do not work every time they are pressed and with time they stop working completely. I was having no issues with Linux Mint but now while using Mint, ...
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Problem when triggering the Keyboard brightness with (Fn + F9) and (Fn + F10)

I'm 05 days trying to decrease and increase the brightness of my keyboard through the Fn + F9 -> Decrease and Fn + F10 -> Increase keys and I can't. I've tried everything but it doesn't work. As I ...
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Could we see an system-wide autocorrect feature?

I mean, I know is Linux but as a user-friendly desktop it would be awesome