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Interactive display pen gets "forgotten" by Wayland when it moves away from the screen

System info. Fedora 36, GNOME 42.3, kernel 5.18.17-200.fc36.x86_64. Running on a laptop plugged in to a Huion Kamvas 22. This tablet is an "interactive pen display", like a Wacom. It doesn't ...
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Chaotic Command-line Interface Layout

When I type a long command on a command-line interface. Something strange may happen in the layout. The characters I typed don't show in lines correctly. Instead, they merge into 1 line or overwrite ...
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Touchpad Detecting Input Less Than 3mm From Surface Problem

Today I installed Linux Mint on an Inspiron N5050 laptop I received today, and am having a strange problem. I hope someone here can maybe suggest a solution. The touchpad is registering mouse/touch ...
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Pass user's input into a script in real time?

I have a script on a server which expects user's input via STDIN. I'd run a script on a server and let the user provide input via a website, somehow, and then pass or redirect it into a script. The ...
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mouse click after ssh connection broken

I have logged into a remote server by ssh in the terminal. The connection was terminated due to the server going down or a network problem. Then something annoying appears. Once I click the mouse on ...
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Key presses (multiple keys pressed) do not propagate to Userspace

Background I am using kbct to remap keys. Concretely, I am remapping the arrow keys to hjkl, respectively. kbct remaps keys at the lowest possible userspace level by grabbing input devices and ...
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Finding the /dev/input/event* path of a device from its name

I need to find a gamepad in my list of /dev/input/event* devices, and the only thing I know about it is that when I do evtest it shows up with the name G13. The problem is every time I reboot it gets ...
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How can I replace oe with ö while typing it?

I generally use the US layout on my devices because I dislike German layout, but it's annoying having to press Compose to type ä, ö, ü, ß etc. On Windows I have an AutoHotKey script that replaces oe ...
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xserver not using hotplug keyboard and mouse

I'm using a Linux desktop. My own customized distro, using debian packages, but no systemd stuff. The problem is if I re-plug the USB keyboard or mouse, the X will not respond to them anymore. unless ...
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Almost multiseating with Xephyr

With swaywm I'm almost multiseating (two people simultaneously using the same computer) with two keyboards, two mice and one GPU with two outputs. At the start of the sway session, one nested X ...
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How to use two mice at the same time (single pointer)

I'm on Xorg (using libinput). I'm trying two use two "mouse" devices, one for scrolling and the other for moving the cursor. But when the pointer is moving, some aplications (but not ...
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Bluetooth keyboard connects, but does not work

I have a Lenovo Duet 3 Bluetooth keyboard, which works fine when connected physically (it has 5 pins for that) to its laptop, and also works as expected when I connect it to my Android phone. However, ...
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How to put command in terminal prompt without executing

I know you can simply put what you'd like to run: func() { cd scripts ./excellent/script } but, what I'd like to do instead is have ./excellent/script be put in my commandline without being ...
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Left Windows/Meta key suddenly stopped working

Out of nowhere, the left Windows/Meta key on my Corsair K70 RGB MK.2 just stopped working on my Manjaro KDE Plasma system. The right one still works fine, opening the application launcher as it should....
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Touch screen ABS_X and ABS_Y wrong behavior

I have a 7" touch screen that I'm connecting to Linux. The touchscreen is recognized, but the behavior is wrong. I used the evtest utility to look at the events coming out of /dev/input/* and I ...
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Expand input, output or error

What I want to do is to ask the user to enter one line and send to standard ouput. I tried get the input to carry out a conditional question, but there's no way to expand a input (in this case is ...
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Inputing accented letters in Qt applications on Cygwin

I am a native Portuguese speaker, and I am having problems when typing accented characters in any Qt application running on Cygwin. Almost always, the result on the screen for any accented letter I ...
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X11 - How to invert axis on touchscreen matrix?

I have a tablet that I flashed Fedora Silverblue on, but the touchscreen has the Y-axis inverted when the device is on landscape, and X-Axis inverted portrait mode. I've disabled wayland to use xinput ...
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Use xorg.conf to fix touchscreen X axis reversed

I setup Fedora 35 with my Titan6001 touchscreen. Although Linux is responding to touches, the X axis is reversed (touch on the right mouse goes to left side, and vice versa). Y axis is fine. How do ...
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Automatic SSH prompt input

I'm trying to copy a bunch of RSA keys to multiple servers for a specific user. Whenever I issue the ssh-copy-id command it asks me to confirm by typing "yes", then asks me for the password. ...
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Change keyboard layout and input language in a terminal on Ubuntu Droplet in Digital Ocean (English, Russian, Japanese)

I spun up a Digital Ocean Ubuntu Droplet and I ssh to that machine from both my home and office. I need to type in English, Russian and Japanese from a Mac Japanese keyboard from home and a US 106 ...
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How do I type a vinculum?

I am attempting to draw a vinculum over a 3. What I tried: Ctrl + Shift + u to enter unicode, then entering 0305, then enter. I get this: ̅ The issue is I cannot center a digit centered under that ...
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no sound on iec958 S/PDIF input - sound card USB CM106

Issue : no sound on digital input S/PDIF / IEC958. Device / software : USB external sound card : CM106 - Ubuntu 20.04 LTS - GUI : Gnome-FlashBack Config audio : FreeBox Player (french internet TV ...
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Input devices not working upon startup

My keyboard & mouse, as well as any others plugged in, don't work under any circumstances once Linux is loaded. I can tell the devices get power & this isn't a hardware issue because they work ...
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Keyboard input N-Key Rollover

Question Is there any way to programmatically negotiate and enable NKRO (N-Key Rollover) for plugged keyboards when that feature is available? Also, how to properly distinguish between "standard ...
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touchpad stops working in i3-gaps

I'm using KDE Neon (which is basically Ubuntu with the newest kde preinstalled), and decided to try something new, so I installed i3-gaps. However, when I'm in a i3-gaps session it often happens that ...
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Fedora 34 Pipewire 0.3.38-1.fc34 microphone detected but no sound input

What is happening I recently installed fedora 34 on my laptop, before I was using Ubuntu 18.04 and my mic was working fine, them I decided to change to fedora 34 and everything was ok until I try to ...
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How can I type a password when fprint is enabled?

I use Fedora 34. I love what fprint is doing when it allows me to authenticate using my fingerprints on my ThinkPad's built-in fingerprint reader, but when I'm in my office, I like to dock my laptop ...
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Sakura does not recognize keyboard input after startx

My daily driver is Manjaro minimal (tty) for Raspberry Pi 4, but I wanted try using a X based terminal emulator instead of the default. No DM/WM. Just a single instance of the terminal emulator in ...
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XBox One controller (USB) is detected, but sends no input events

I have a recently purchased X Box One wired controller, which I would like to have available on Linux. When I plug it in, it is detected, and does show up as /dev/input/js1. (/dev/input/js0 is my ...
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Association test to get p values and OR in plink2, and file input format [closed]

Are there any commands for association testing in plink2 which will output p-value and OR in the resulting output file? If so, what kind of file input do I need to use for such commands...a vcf.gz ...
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Loud and high pitched mic audio during calls

I use Ubuntu 20.04.1. When I use apps like Zoom or Discord, my audio input is weird, where it gets distorted and becomes a very loud scary noise that keeps increasing to a higher pitch and volume (it'...
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Providing input for multiple read(stdin) calls via bash input redirection

Suppose we have the following program, which calls read() twice: #include <stdio.h> #include <unistd.h> #define SIZE 0x100 int main(void) { char buffer1[SIZE]; char buffer2[SIZE];...
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Trick a window that it has focus in kde

Is it possible to make a window believe that it has a focus while it has not? My use case description: I am playing a game named Detroit Become Human. I am playing with gamepad. The game is actually ...
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CTRL acts as ESC on my xfce desktop?

I'm pretty new to linux, and usually I know how to Google my way into answers (typically on here or StackOverflow), but I can't find anything on this, maybe because the peculiarity of the search term. ...
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What's the best way to actually "type" special UTF-8 chars?

Everything on my system (that needs it) supports UTF-8 just fine. That's all nice when you want output... But what if you want easy input ? At the moment the only non-ASCII chars I can easily type are ...
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Utility or library to send virtual keypress, incl modifiers and function keys on Wayland

I want to make something akin to virtual keyboard, capable of sending virtual keypress of a full keyboard including the modifiers and function keys, but I have never done anything similar to this so I ...
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^[ in debian login prompt - cannot login

I'm trying to use Debian on an Intel Compute Stick. I am using the ISO Image firmware-10.9.0-amd64-netinst.iso as the Compute Stick uses proprietary WiFi Drivers. I can progress through the graphical ...
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Manjaro - How to add Korean keyboard?

I've looked around multiple guides for Manjaro KDE to add a Korean keyboard, but none of them work. I can "swap" to Korean, but my input is still English. I've added Korean to my locale, ...
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Is there a reliable path to specific device events?

I'm running ubuntu linux and I have a bluetooth mouse that I would like to capture evdev events from. The problem is that the event device can potentially be different any time I connect the mouse: ...
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xbindkeys claims there is a conflict with another program, which makes it unable to grab all the defined keys

I installed xbindkeys to catch my custom key shortcuts, and xte in order to emulate the key presses i want to execute. This does work, but with a lot of issues. I have to press my key combination very ...
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Setting up notifications for physical key press combinations

Someone sent me over here from the main page, original post I've got a Royal Kludge RK61 (60%) keyboard that has different modes depending on a few different combinations of Fn+Enter / Ctrl / Windows. ...
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WSL 2 Input/Output Error

Background I was downloading cuda-toolkit-10-1, following the guideline in https://docs.nvidia.com/cuda/wsl-user-guide/index.html, including updating my WSL from version 1 to 2. Near the end of my ...
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What device drivers are needed to fully recognize a USB Keyboard?

My problem is I have an embedded system normally headless. It has a serial console I use for debugging, but will not be present in production. It has no vga/graphics/monitor/whatever. It doesn't have ...
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Is it possible to exit `podman run -t` if standard input is redirected?

When I run podman run -t "" alpine:3 sh Everything works and is kosher, and I can exit by typing exit, or CONTROL+P, CONTROL+Q. However, if I run podman run -t "" alpine:3 sh <&...
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Wait for keyboard available command

I have sh script, which autorun app on boot. I need to ensure, that keyboard is logged in system before app start. Will be nice to see solution for mouse too. I use embedded system created with ...
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How to run an external program from bash, in an interactive manner?

For instance, if I want to run from a shell script something in python I would do: echo 'print("hello world")' | python2 Now imagine I want to run something interactive, i.e., it needs ...
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Can't type non-english characters in terminal

As the title says I can't type e.x. ř, č, š, etc. in terminal. My keyboard layout is set to Czech and I can type these characters in e.g. Firefox. I did regenerated my locales with sudo locale-gen ...
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need help with my menu program

i'm having issue with the script, the selection 2 and 3 doesn't show anything when executing. #!/bin/bash while true do clear echo "========================" echo "Menu ----"...
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Why is "bits ev" of mouse input device null?

I use lsinput to display mouse device on a device. The mouse related entry is /dev/input/event2 bustype : BUS_USB vendor : 0x413c product : 0x301a version : 273 name : "PixArt ...
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