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Turn multimedia keys into home/end/pageup/pagedown

I have a lenovo thinkpad where FN+arrow keys is mapped to multimedia keys. For consistency with my other laptops I would like these instead to map to home, end, page-up and page-down. I am running ...
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How add Terminal Shortcut in Debian 9 Stretch Mate

I am using Debian Stretch Mate and I want to open a terminal by using the keyboard shortcut Ctrl+t. I tried the approaches given here and here but the don't work for me. From here Tell to does it ...
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Command to change the port of the audio output device

Here is my machine: ,g$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$P. OS: Debian 9.8 stretch ,g$$P"" """Y$$.". Kernel: x86_64 Linux 4.19.0-0.bpo.2-amd64 ,$$P' `$$$. Uptime: 49m ',...
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How to change keyboard layout shortcut to ctrl+shift on Debian 9?

I am used to use ctrl+shift to change keyboard layout. I found how to do change keyboard layout : However, I can't set crtl+shift, for example, I can set only ctrl+tab or ctrl+c or ctrl+shift+w etc ...
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Local keys don't work in graphical shell in Debian 9.6

I installed Debian 9.6 with english as the language, and locale settings (incl. keyboard) as finnish. All works fine in desktop apps e.g. Chromium, but the keys "ä", "ö" and "å" don't work in Konsole, ...
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Assign BackSpace to Super_R or Menu button in /etc/default/keyboard

I am running Debian 9. I bought a new keyboard that I love, but the BackSpace key is very small. I would like to assign BackSpace to the right Super key or Menu key (also on the right lower side). ...
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Keyboard layout changes on change of focus at KDE

I have a Debian 9.5 (stable) with KDE and i've binded three commands to three different global shortcuts with System Settings -> Shortuts setxkbmap -model pc104 -layout us setxkbmap -model abnt2 -...
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execute command to swap caps lock and ctrl at startup

I'm a bit puzzled why this is not working as intended. My goal is to map the caps lock key to control. I'm using debian. For this I'm using the following command /usr/bin/setxkbmap -layout "$(...
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How to configure Xfce not to differenciate between L/R Super keys?

I have been configuring Xfce hot keys and application shortcuts in Xfce 4.12 in Debian 9. I configured the Super L key to activate the Whisker menu(xfce4-popup-whiskermenu), but it only works with the ...
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Customed keyboard shortcut

I am using Debian stable, cinnamon interface and I would like to create the following custom keyboard shortcut associated with nemo: When nemo is open in a folder DIR, ALT+T should open a terminal in ...
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Remap capslock and enter to control modifier

I want to remap two keys, not just one. Specifically, I want to: Remap capslock to control and escape, and Remap return/enter to control when it is pressed with another key. Based on the two links ...
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Debian Stretch LXDE task manager?

Whilst dropping my keyboard a few hours ago, I pressed down a few keys whilst trying to keep it in my hands. When my view returned to the screen, I saw that I had called up a Task Manager. However, ...
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What is the action (command) to show all open windows in Debian?

I'm using Debian 9.1 with KDE and would like to have a button to show all open windows. However I don't know what I should put as "Action" to get that it working. So how can I implement this? Is there ...
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how to disable keyboard on debian 9 with shortcut?

I want to know if it's possible to configure Debian 9 to dedicate one key on the keyboard to disable the the rest of the keyboard. I'm trying to watch something and my cat keeps walking on the ...
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Keyboard layout keys aren't maintained on debian

So I'm not sure if I should be posting this here, but: I'm on Debian Jessie with xfce4 as desktop manager and I have US and GR keyboard layouts. On the 'keyboard layout' settings window I select Alt+...
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xbindkeys (xvkbd): stuck CTRL with Debian Stretch

I am using xbindkeys with xvkbd to add some magic to additional buttons on my mouse which I can press with my thumb. For this, I have xbindkeys in my ~/.xsessionrc and the following lines in ~/....
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Keepass2, Debian Wheezy and Xfce 4.10 auto type problem

Keepass auto type stopped working. When I looked into keyboard settings and tried to change the shortcut, I somehow deleted the record, so I don't know what command was there before. So I tried /usr/...
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How to create keyboard shortcut for matlab with xfce

I've tried by using the keyboard applications and shortcuts submenu by adding a command "matlab" and associating my desired key combination. This is based on the fact that if I run $ matlab from ...
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How to second-click by Shift+F10 in Debian?

I am having too many artifacts when doing right click (second click) of mouse with the touchpad of UX303UA in Debian 8.5, which is problematic in inspection etc with Mathematica. Goal to fix: Default ...
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Modify brightness hotkeys behavior

The Debian sid install on my Lenovo T450 allows control over the brightness via fn+F5 and fn+F6 keys. In dark environments, the minimum brightness setting is too dim for me, however min brightness + ...
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Why Matlab 2016a cannot be killed by Terminal's CTRL-C in Debian 8.5?

Fig. 1 Pressing two times CTRL+C in Terminal does not act but puts two line breaks in Matlab's command line I think there is something wrong with the keybindings. I have tried both Windows and Emacs ...
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How to Enable Brightness Buttons when acpi_osi of Grub not enough in Debian of Zenbook?

Initial condition: brightness-control buttons do not work, no animation of brightness-control not seen on actions, but manual control of brightness work in Settings and at the top-bar. Condition ...
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No deletion on pressing Delete in Gnome Flashback in Debian Jessie

I've moved to Debian Jessie recently. I'm used to getting marked files binned on Delete press. There's no such thing here. Delete+Shift removes stuff for good though (after confirmation in the dialog)....
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How to activate the hotkeys in Linux Debian 8 Jessie (Gnome 3 DE)?

I installed the Linux Debian 8 OS with Gnome 3 Desktop Environment a couple of days ago; till then, I used Ubuntu on my PC and I always found really useful the hotkeys/shortcuts available in that ...
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How to remap (“at the software level”) the Fn and Ctrl keys in an Acer laptop?

I have an Acer Aspire V5 laptop for home use whose keyboard's lower-left corner has the keys arranged like this Ctrl Fn  ❖ Alt This differs from, and IMO is less comfortable than,...
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How do I use specific key combinations to change to specific keyboard layouts in Debian 8 (Gnome 3.14.1)?

For example, pressing Alt+LShift switches to eo and Alt+RShift switches to en (no matter what the current layout is)? I have previously found a solution utilizing setxkbmap, but using that breaks the ...
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Shutdown with keyboard press doesn't work

I have a Debian Jessie build, and I want to add keyboard shutdown. I've tried the following, without any success: Attempt 1 To /etc/inittab I added ca:12345:ctrlaltdel:/sbin/shutdown -t1 -a -r now ...
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execute script on shortcut key in all runlevels

I have a laptop with intel graphics. The Fn key brightness control only works when the user is logged into the desktop environment. It never works in the login screen or in tty sessions. I have to ...
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Making the Mod+4 Key Behave

I have a Dell XPS 13 laptop, originally with Windows but running Debian (after some effort). On the bottom row of the keyboard, there is, in this order, these keys: CTRL FN Windows ALT SPC ALT CTRL-...
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Nautilus in Gnome 3: delete key is not working

I just installed a fresh Debian 8 with Gnome 3 and in Nautilus the delete key is not working. Via Google I found out that setting org.gnome.desktop.interface can-change-accels to true with dconf ...
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Failed to disable shortcut on ubuntu14.04 and debian8

I used: gsettings set org.gnome.desktop.wm.keybindings switch-applications "[]" gsettings set org.gnome.desktop.wm.keybindings close "[]" to disable Alt+Tab and to disable Alt+F4 respectively. In ...
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Debian/Xfce: Keyboard shortcut for home and end keys

I'm running xfce4 on debian. I'd like to assign keyboard shortcuts for the home and end keys (specifically, to move the cursor to the beginning and end of a line). In the settings manager there is a ...
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XFCE menus override shortcut keys

I have recently installed debian 8 with xfce 4.10, and I am annoyed by the following: Menus (like e.g. the one that pops up if I press ctrl-esc) overrides the access to short cuts. Normally I have ...
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Change menu shortcuts in Evolution

I'm trying to change menu shortcuts in the E-mail client Evolution, specifically removing the "send message" via "Ctrl-Enter" shortcut, but can't figure out how. My system is rather new: Debian 8 ...
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How to bind AtlGr to Ctrl+Alt in Debian 7

I recently I installed Debian 7 in my laptop. I used to use Ctrl+Alt shortcut all the time in Windows, but in Debian 7 I can only use AltGr. So, I was trying to bind AltGr to Ctrl+Alt without ...
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How to map extended buttons on mouse?

I am trying to follow this guide to using a Logitech G600. I have (using a windows computer) mapped each key combo on the mouse to something on a normal keyboard. I have set up some rules in /etc/udev/...
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Is there a shortcut (missing?) to move tab in xfce4 terminal app?

Using xfce4 in a Debian/Linux Jessie/Sid distribution, I am unable to find or set shortcut to move tab position in xfce4 terminal, like Ctrl-Shift-DgDown/PgUp in gnome terminal. This is really ...
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Open URxvt tab with shift-down, not with ctrl-t

On Debian, Shift+Down in URxvt opens new tab. But recently I started using another machine with Fedora, and here it has no effect; here Ctrl+T does that. But neither one works on both, so I'm doomed ...
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Change one typed key for another

I have LUbuntu 13.04. Is it possible to change the keyboard on the operating system, so that when I press k for instance, the system will hear it as I actually typed m? Or any other key for that ...
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debian/XFCE Virtualbox Guest on a Mac: how to use home and end keys?

So I have a Mac, and rather than boot debian/XFCE directly and have to configure hardware drivers I'm using VirtualBox. This means that my multitouch trackpad works well, and I can jump in and out of ...
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Program to show keystrokes (shortcuts) on display

I'm going to make a presentation about a software product and it has some key shortcuts, that I want to show. Is there a program, which displays the keyboard-shortcuts, that I have used?
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Setting Mod4 in awesome

I'm trying to set up awesome. When I start it the Mod4 (Windows) key is not working. So I tried to extent my .Xmodmap clear Mod4 add Mod4 = Multi_key When I run xmodmap .Xmodmap the Mod4 works, but ...
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Tmux Terminfo problem with Zsh key bindings

Zsh in Emacs edit mode comes with the default key binding ALT + Backspace to delete a word on the right side of the cursor and ALT + D to delete a word on the left side. I would like to add the latter ...
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Some keyboard shortcuts do not work in Compiz

I've bound Win-R with the Run Application dialog in Metacity. However, the shortcut doesn't work when switched to Compiz. The entry Show the panel's "Run application" dialog box even doesn't appear in ...
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Meta key does not open “Activities” menu in Gnome 3

I've started using the Gnome 3 packages that just came through the Debian testing repositories, and encountered a problem. Hitting the Super/Meta/Windows key would not open "Activities" menu. Other ...