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I discovered that for my system, the posted solution involving xdotool often didn't cover the key that was stuck, and running setxkbmap didn't seem to accomplish anything on my system. The solution that I discovered, which has so far worked without fail, is to use x11vnc. Specifically, I use the following the command: x11vnc -deny_all -clear_keys -timeout ...


The problem is likely due to a HW / (and|or) / BIOS issue. XPS 13 (9343) unwanted keyboard character repeat Your BIOS version is A00, which was initial release. The current release is A07. Keyboard issue was fixed in A05+. You would likely want to follow this site, the Product Support page for your model, (or the like). This is a development repository ...


There seems to be a bug in Gnome 3 (I have version 3.18), on-screen keyboard always appear. Ugly but working workaround is to comment out the Exec line here: /usr/share/dbus-1/services/org.gnome.Caribou.Daemon.service


To understand the answer to this question, you need to have some understanding of how keyboard input is processed. I refer you to How do keyboard input and text output work? for background. In this answer, I'm going to explain the relevant part in a different way, but I'll assume some general familiarity given by my earlier answer. My answer here concerns ...


xkb has an option that does just that: caps:swapescape Swap ESC and Caps Lock so you could simply add1 /usr/bin/setxkbmap -option "caps:swapescape" to your XFCE autostart items. 1: there might be a better way to do this but I'm not a XFCE user


You can use any function key that Screen recognizes as the escape character. Set the escape character (more precisely, the escape byte) to one that you never type, for example \377 which is never used by UTF-8. Bind the key you want to use as the escape key to command, for example F12 (which is F2 in termcap speak — see the section “Input translation” in the ...


i8042 is the keyboard controller. It will be only incremented by a real keyboard. When you are entering via ssh, you are using a pseudo-tty and obviously not using the local (physical) keyboard. There are no IRQs there for the keys. I will leave a link detailing this. http://www.thegeekstuff.com/2014/01/linux-interrupts/


I personnally use Ctrl-J for GNU screen for 2 reasons: it is usually bound to the return key, so not very used, your finger is normally located there if you are a touch typist. escape ^Jj


I use Meta-a for screen, because all the control characters are already in use by my applications. To do this, I put my xterms into 8-bit mode (UTF-8 encoding disabled, LANG=C), and put escape "<E1>a" in my ~/.screenrc, where <E1> is the byte hex 0xe1 (i.e., lower-case a with the high bit set for escape, and a plain a to send a meta-a). This ...


There's a project for X on Linux-based systems that does what you are asking, called at-home-modifier, designed to keep your fingers at the home row (hence the name). The example given in their instructions is to map the space key to shift: If the space key is used alone, it's a space; if used with another key, it's shift. They also say that "Any pairs of ...


I accidentally disabled the numeric keypad. To allow the numbers to work again, I did the following: Go to mouse settings Mouse/ Touchpad ===> choose Mouse The "Show position of pointer when control is pressed" checkbox should be in the [off] position

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