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I have just bought a Logitech Cordless Wave UK Keyboard and mouse and I'm trying to get the keymapping sorted but not having much luck!

The main problem I have is none of the key seem to give me the HASH symbol.

Ideally I'm after a remapping script that I can get to run at start up or even a GUI based remapping software so I can get my keys to print what is actually label on each key!

I have tried HIDPoint but I'm using VMWare to run Ubuntu 10.04 and it didn't recognise the keyboard or mouse

Does anyone know how I can fix this?

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I'm going to start with the fact that I think that perhaps your keyboard layout was not properly detected by xorg. If the keyboard as special keys I think there's a logitech-daemon of some kind that will allow you to use them. Barring anyone else's help those might be things you search for. –  xenoterracide Sep 2 '10 at 17:52
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You should be able to see what keyboard layout is being used by opening the Keyboard settings dialog (System > Preferences > Keyboard) and selecting the Layouts tab.

Also, there is a bug report on Launchpad (#592371) related to the Logitech Cordless Wave Pro key mappings. I'm using Ubuntu 10.04 and it looks like the changes made by the upstream patch referenced in that bug have been applied in the current udev package (151-12.1).

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