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Mint 17 (Cinnamon): CTRL+Shift+U not letting me enter unicode symbols

Mint 20.3 has an awesome Character Map application. It's not the command line, but for this purpose it rocks.
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Changing keyboard language layout in linux mint doesn't work for second time

My solution which solved this issue in Linux Mint 20.3: Open Keyboard Preferences: Linux Mint Menu > Control Center > under category Hardware : keyboard Tab Layouts > Reset to Defaults Add ...
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Create keyboard shortcut in Arch [gnome]

Answer found Here: How to run the terminal using keyboard shortcuts in Gnome 2? Command is gnome-terminal &
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How to toggle between ibus and xkb?

No, you do not toggle between xkb and ibus. You fully switch to ibus - it will support both multi-key and single-key languages. Not sure how it is done on MX GNU, but in Debian derivatives there ...
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Permanently remap caps lock to escape

Try installing https://github.com/sezanzeb/input-remapper (on ubuntu, just do sudo apt install input-remapper. You can remap keys there.
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How do I change 'Paste' shortcut for Yakuake?

There is non-obvious options|preference there under hotkey Ctrl+Alt+, ... bruteforced this xD
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Can I merge keyboard and mouse to a single virtual input device?

I have successfully created a merged device with the following command (with help of documentation): $ evsieve --input /dev/input/event8 grab --input /dev/input/event5 grab --output Where /dev/input/...
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Why isn't there a linux distro that uses the super key for global shortcuts, like on Mac?

TLDR I think it's a lot more work that it perhaps sounds. It's true that on a mac you expect to press ⌘c instead of ctrlc to copy. But that may be nothing to do with the operating system's code. ...
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Why isn't there a linux distro that uses the super key for global shortcuts, like on Mac?

This will make you keyboard works like Mac on Ubuntu wayland. Remaps Left Ctrl with AltGr sudo vi /usr/share/X11/xkb/symbols/ctrl Change the section // Map Ctrl to the left Alt key, Alt to the left ...
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How to prevent XF86RFKill keypress from enabling Linux's airplane mode?

Not an expert on this subject, but this worked for me. Maybe it can help you too. To disable the input that enables airplane mode, run in terminal: xmodmap -e 'keycode 255=' Source: How to disable a ...
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How do I prevent Virt-Viewer from capturing keyboard shortcuts?

Just press and release the Control+Alt keys (together).  Once you release those keys will get out of the capturing.  To get into capturing keyboard do the same thing (press and release the Control+Alt ...
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Mapping key combination with xmodmap

xmodmap -e 'keycode 133 = Menu 133 in this case is Super (ubuntu logo on touchpad)
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Why menu options/items for editors/commands are declared with uppercase characters?

First reason is obviously that, on keyboards, the alphabetical keys are labeled using uppercase characters. If I need a user to type a key, isn't it more obvious to use its precise label irrespective ...
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Ctrl + Page UP / Page Down are reversed

It's possible to rebind the effect of Page Up and Page Down keys (and any other key for that matter). In Ubuntu 20, you can use xmodmap for that effect. First, generate the current keycode map: ...
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