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Questions tagged [keyboard]

General keyboard topics, including keyboard hardware and keyboard functionality in software.

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i3 wm bindsym exec debug

Is there any way to see what is happening when bindsym exec fails. I just get certain scripts fail silently and it would be great to see some sort of output in order to debug my config. For example,...
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Replacing laptop keyboard with another brand (Macbook) but really similar to my laptop

Hi im from philippines using a Zentality laptop bought from dubai. The keyboard i think is defective that some keys are not working. And i've tried a lot of technicians to repair or replace my ...
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Can't make media keys work on i3 window manager

I can't seem to get how to get media keys to work in i3 gaps on my Corsair K30. I have added into config the following line but bindsym XF86AudioNext exec --no-startup-id playerctl next ...
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Keyboard and mouse won't work

This morning my keyboard and mouse was working fine, i went to this one website been there 100 times or more and all at once my mouse stopped working and i thought ok needs new batteries since it is ...
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Keyboard not working properly, misprinting (Misfirering) on few keys

Even after cleaning, I have a keyboard which is not working properly, typing © instead of g, or m instead of SPACE u is not functioning at all but showing up together with [ (like this u[ ) and ...
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Assign key combination to act like arrow keys in linux

I want to make arrow movements like vim; using Alt-H, Alt-J, Alt-k, Alt-L. I'm using raspbian so i tried change the lxde-pi-rc.xml file (which uses openbox), but it doesn't worked because it seems ...
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Control and alt keys mapping to shift

I've just installed Kali Linux, and control and alt keys are detected as left shift. In the settings menu, under Region & Language, I found a keyboard layout option that confirmed that when I ...
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In Windows 10, how can I swap the alt and win keys *on one specific keyboard*?

I recently installed Windows 10 Pro on my Mac via Boot Camp. The left-hand modifier keys on the internal keyboard are, from left to right, Control, Option, and Command. Apple somehow has this ...
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xorg - Keyboard Settings in xorg.conf.d don't work

I have a file tim@arch ~> cat /etc/X11/xorg.conf.d/00-keyboard.conf Section "InputClass" Identifier "system-keyboard" MatchIsKeyboard "on" Option "XkbLayout" "de" ...
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Keyboard lag on a laptop after multiple games launch

I'm having a strange problem on my MSI Laptop GS60. Windows 10 64 Bit i7 6700HQ 2.60GHz 16 Go Ram Nvidia Geforce 970M Some games when launching seems to cause a delay in my keyboard inputs. The lag ...
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Remote control for old computer without WiFi capability

The computer won't have access to the internet. The monitor can be stream using a capture card. But is there way to control the keyboard and mouse over wifi? Is it possible to make a raspberry pi act ...
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MacOS VirtualBox via RDP Mouse and Keyboard Not Working [on hold]

I managed to create a MacOS Mojave ISO and boot it up in a Virtualbox VM on my Windows 10 host. However, when I click on the screen to capture my mouse and keyboard input, I find that it does nothing. ...
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Fn+f7 key is not working

Keybinding fn+f7? which previously switched screen backlight, stopped working after kernel update 4.20 on my laptop Asus X540SA. Can I get it back?
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How do I prevent Chrome (Canary, v74) from hijacking media keys?

Chrome Canary (74.0.3703.0) has started supporting media controls (I believe Chrome has added and removed this support many times over its lifetime, but this seems to be another recent addition). On ...
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Specific keyboard keys are not being recognized. Laptop

I started up my laptop today and discovered that many of the keys are non responsive. This includes (3,4,5, =) (e, r, t) (d, f, g) (c, v, b, n) In addition the F1, F2, F3, esc, prt sc, and caps lock ...

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