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by magnus7
Mon Oct 07, 2019 7:33 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: [19.2] More than 4 languages?
Replies: 4
Views: 165

Re: [19.2] More than 4 languages?

XKB configuration: comparing XFree 4.3.0 and 'classic' configuration schemes The most significant usability issue caused by the protocol itself is the fixed maximum number of 4 groups which can be used at once without XKB reconfiguration, due to the fact that there are only 2 bits allocated in the ...
by magnus7
Sun Oct 06, 2019 10:02 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: [19.2] More than 4 languages?
Replies: 4
Views: 165

Re: [19.2] More than 4 languages?

It is not possible to have more than four keyboard layouts enabled.

Run this command in terminal to change your default layout and restart the computer:

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sudo dpkg-reconfigure keyboard-configuration
by magnus7
Thu Sep 12, 2019 10:33 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Maltese fonts
Replies: 1
Views: 75

Re: Maltese fonts

All Maltese characters are included in Maltese keyboard layout. Check diagram in Keyboard > Layout
Third and fourth level of characters can be accessed by AltGr and Shift + AltGr keys.
by magnus7
Thu Sep 05, 2019 8:07 am
Forum: Cinnamon
Topic: Key remapping <SOLVED - again>
Replies: 14
Views: 845

Re: Key remapping <SOLVED - again>

On 2019-09-02 an update of xkb-data package reversed mappings to defaults. Kernel update is innocent. :D
by magnus7
Sun Aug 18, 2019 10:58 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Wrong keyboard layout after login
Replies: 1
Views: 107

Re: Wrong keyboard layout after login

Running this command in terminal and restarting the computer sometimes helps:

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sudo dpkg-reconfigure xkb-data
by magnus7
Wed Aug 14, 2019 7:51 am
Forum: Hardware Support
Topic: how to remap key?
Replies: 4
Views: 210

Re: how to remap key?

Remapping can be reversed by reinstallation of xkb-data package:

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sudo apt-get install --reinstall xkb-data
by magnus7
Sun Aug 11, 2019 10:48 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: ANSI Keyboard Layout Missing in 19.2?
Replies: 1
Views: 96

Re: ANSI Keyboard Layout Missing in 19.2?

Run this command in terminal and restart the computer. It will remap your tilde key to what it should be:

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sudo sed -i '7s|.*|key<LSGT>{[grave,asciitilde]};|' \
/usr/share/X11/xkb/symbols/pc && sudo dpkg-reconfigure xkb-data
by magnus7
Sat Aug 10, 2019 2:29 pm
Forum: Hardware Support
Topic: how to remap key?
Replies: 4
Views: 210

Re: how to remap key?

To remap Scroll Lock as Right Windows run this command in terminal and restart the computer:

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sudo sed -i -e '31s|.*|key<SCLK>{[Super_R]};|' -e '71s|.*||' \
/usr/share/X11/xkb/symbols/pc && sudo dpkg-reconfigure xkb-data
by magnus7
Wed Aug 07, 2019 6:49 am
Forum: MATE
Topic: MenuLibre tutorial
Replies: 3
Views: 272

Re: MenuLibre tutorial

menulibre in MATE is useless for now.
Install mozo which was used in mint 19.1.
by magnus7
Wed Jun 26, 2019 9:03 am
Forum: Other topics
Topic: [solved] keyboard language layout switch problem
Replies: 2
Views: 201

Re: keyboard language layout switch problem

Your Arabic keyboard layout has two regular Alt keys. Your English layout has regular Left Alt and a special kind of Right Alt: AltGr, which allows your to access third and fourth level of characters. It doesn't behave as regular Alt. It works the same in Linux Mint 18.x. Maybe, previously you used ...
by magnus7
Mon Jun 24, 2019 8:51 am
Forum: Other topics
Topic: setting keyboard (mac) [SOLVED]
Replies: 7
Views: 322

Re: setting keyboard (mac)

What's your Linux Mint version?
What's the name of your keyboard layout?
Which key do you want to use as Alt Gr?
by magnus7
Wed Jun 05, 2019 7:18 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Keyboard ¤ instead of $ <SOLVED>
Replies: 4
Views: 144

Re: Keyboard ¤ instead of $

gg22LM wrote:
Wed Jun 05, 2019 1:55 am
what can I do to regain my old $ as shift+4 ?
Run this command in terminal and restart the computer:

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sudo sed -i '69s|.*|key<AE04>{[4,dollar,dollar,onequarter]};|' \
/usr/share/X11/xkb/symbols/latin && sudo dpkg-reconfigure xkb-data
by magnus7
Mon Jun 03, 2019 9:29 am
Forum: Hardware Support
Topic: How can I disable the Fn key?
Replies: 4
Views: 204

Re: How can I disable the Fn key?

Fn key is mapped at the hardware level and cannot be disabled in software but you can disable keys which are emulated by Fn + key combinations. Run this command in terminal and restart the computer. It will disable all keypad keys. sudo sed -i '15s|.*||' /usr/share/X11/xkb/symbols/pc \ && sudo dpkg-...
by magnus7
Fri May 17, 2019 8:50 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Easy way to permanently remap two keyboard keys
Replies: 3
Views: 183

Re: Easy way to permanently remap two keyboard keys

To swap Up and Right Shift run this command in terminal and restart the computer:

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sudo sed -i \
-e '29s|.*|key<UP>{[Shift_R]};|' \
-e '83s|.*|key<RTSH>{[Up]};|' \
/usr/share/X11/xkb/symbols/pc \
&& sudo dpkg-reconfigure xkb-data
by magnus7
Fri May 10, 2019 7:48 am
Forum: Installation & Boot
Topic: Login password wrong keyboard layout [SOLVED]
Replies: 5
Views: 228

Re: Login password wrong keyboard layout

It's a tricky one.
Run this command to open a file:

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xed admin:///etc/default/keyboard
Change XKBLAYOUT="us" to XKBLAYOUT="fr" and restart the computer.

Which keyboard layout have you chosen during installation?
by magnus7
Thu May 09, 2019 7:12 am
Forum: Installation & Boot
Topic: Login password wrong keyboard layout [SOLVED]
Replies: 5
Views: 228

Re: Login password wrong keyboard layout

The login screen uses a default keyboard layout chosen during installation.
To change it run this command in terminal and restart the computer:

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sudo dpkg-reconfigure keyboard-configuration
by magnus7
Mon May 06, 2019 8:48 am
Forum: Cinnamon
Topic: Key remapping <SOLVED - again>
Replies: 14
Views: 845

Re: Key remapping

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sudo sed -i '6s|.*|key<TLDE>{[bracketleft,asciitilde]};|' \
/usr/share/X11/xkb/symbols/us \
&& sudo dpkg-reconfigure xkb-data
... and restart the computer.
by magnus7
Mon May 06, 2019 7:09 am
Forum: Cinnamon
Topic: Key remapping <SOLVED - again>
Replies: 14
Views: 845

Re: Key remapping

Did I muck up the syntax (...) given that it remapped my keyboard AND Cinnamon out of existence. Yes, totally. :lol: All I want to do is remap {,[ key to the `~ key. To confirm, you want to replace symbol ` with [ ? What is the name of you keyboard layout? You can find it in Keyboard > Layouts
by magnus7
Sun May 05, 2019 9:04 am
Forum: Cinnamon
Topic: Key remapping <SOLVED - again>
Replies: 14
Views: 845

Re: Key remapping

Which keyboard layout do you want to modify?
Which symbols do you want to add and in what positions? (keys like Insert, Home or Print Screen can also be remapped if you don't use them)
by magnus7
Sat May 04, 2019 9:16 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Caps Lock to Esc on LM 19 Cinnamon
Replies: 2
Views: 105

Re: Caps Lock to Esc on LM 19 Cinnamon

You can do it in GUI: "Keyboard > Layouts > Options > Caps Lock behavior > Swap ESC and Caps Lock"

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