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A keyboard allows a user to send characters to the Raspberry Pi, a common input device.

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Pi 400 key cap replacements

I ordered 6 raspberry pi400s for my class of elementary school students a couple of months ago. Already some of the key caps have broken off and I’m sure this is going to continue. I’m looking for the ...
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My mouse and keyboard have no effect on Raspberry Pi 4b

I bought an SD card from PiHut, I formatted it, I then installed raspbian, then I plugged it into raspberry pi 4b and plugged mouse and keyboard in, powered up monitor and pi, it gets to the starter ...
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QR-Code scanner connected to raspberry pi 4 does not execute command

I have set up a raspberry pi and connected a QR-Code scanner via a dongle to it so the QR-Code scanner acts as keyboard. The scanner is set up to send my-command as prefix and then whatever is coded ...
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Specific keyboard shortcuts not working with IDE or browser

Some keyboard shortcuts are not working, including ctrl-tab and ctrl-shift-tab. They don't work system wide, as in, not in any browser and not in my IDE (vscode). My other, older pi does not have this ...
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Prevent sending inputs to the terminal when running an SDL app

Hello I am running a desktop less environment. I start a SDL OpenGL3 ES 2 app from a service. It shows the GUI and it receive inputs from my keyboard however these inputs are also sent to the terminal ...
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Does Raspberry Pi required official keyboard for wired ones? [closed]

I am having a kernel error but even though I have tried many regular wired keyboards, raspberry couldn’t either recognize or power the keyboards. I wonder whether raspberry requires its official wired ...
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Cannot install florence

I'm no expert on this at all but I was trying to set up a pop up keyboard and have tried the matchbox keyboard which is fine, but I'm told florence keyboard pops up automatically. I'm using a ...
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Bluetooth keyboard and mouse not responding properly Pi4

I got Pi4 for about a year now. I have a keyboard+mouse combo with one bluetooth dongle. It had been working perfectly fine but now there are problems. If I take the keyboard and mouse closer to the ...
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how to read keystrokes in RPi and send something else to PC?

I found this thread and a few others but they don't seem to consider that a keyboard is attached to the pi and that the primary data is sent from it -- rather, the pi just emulates. What I'd like to ...
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USB Keyboard and mouse not being detected

I am using a Pi 4 Ive been searching all over the place on how to fix this and nothing helped I can't even login to Ubuntu I can't run commands SSH is not enabled I have no idea on how to fix this I ...
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Scrolling the Raspberry Pi 400 console

In console mode (without any GUI running), the usual key combination for scrolling is Shift+Page Up/Down. However, on the Raspberry Pi 400, this combination, which should map to Shift+Fn+Up/Down, ...
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Raspbian bullseye 64bit keyboard layout handler bug

I'm using Raspbian bullseye 64bit on Pi 4 with 4GB RAM. The keyboard layout handler has a very annoying bug which is it can't switch the language with click on icon or keyboard shortcut. I have to ...
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OSMC media center responding to volume buttons on TV in unknown fashion

I have an OSMC/Kodi media center set up with a raspberry pi 3, and I discovered to my surprise that pressing the volume buttons on the LG TV actually causes the raspberry pi to respond, but not with ...
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Setting up Wireless Keyboard+Touchpad: Rii mini i8+

I need help properly setting up a Rii mini i8+. This is a handheld wireless keyboard + touchpad. I connected it to the Raspberry Pi 4, which was working properly. I have the one with an AZERTY layout, ...
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USB keyboard not working in Scratch 3 on RPI 4 running Bullseye, works in other applications

One of my daughters is having trouble with only a few of the keys on her keyboard working in Scratch 3 on RPI 4 running Bullseye. Other applications don't have any trouble. My other daughter has an ...
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Use bluetooth keyboard from startup

I wanted to install manjaro on my raspberry pi, but there is problem: I only have bluetooth keyboard, so I can't select anything in bios. Is there a way to connect is from startup? Sorry for my ...
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Can I access the keyboard in a virtual environment that was not created with sudo?

I have a script which uses the arrows on the keyboard to provide user input. The script required the keyboard package to be installed with pip install keyboard. The script works fine outside the ...
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Virtual keyboard with auto show feature

I want a virtual keyboard that opens up automaticly when editing a textbox or similar. (Just like on the phone) and closes again when something outside of a textbox is in focus. First I found that '...
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How can I set Raspberry Pi keyboard layout with a one line command?

During installation I just want to run a set of commands and not do all the settings with raspi-config. How can I set the keyboard layout just with the command line without any further interaction / ...
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How to use ctr + alt

So I am German and usually "ctrl + alt + Q" makes the @ (email) symbol. On my Raspberry Pi 4. However, after changing the keyboard language to German, I can't seem to access any characters ...
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rpi 0 2 turns off when i connect a keyboard to it

so when I connect the pi to a monitor or tv it stays on but as soon as i connect a wireless keyboard/mouse to the OTG USB port it stops working and turns off. i even reinstalled the os and retried it ...
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Wireless mouse only works in one USB port

I´m trying to use one of those cheap wireless mini keyboard/trackpad units with my Raspberry Pi 3B. The device works well if plugged in any PC port and - if I plug the receiver in the right USB port (...
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Raspberry Pi 4b choppy mouse and keyboard input

I just purchased a Raspberry Pi 4b with 4 GB of RAM. It came with a power supply and a 16 GB microSD card with Pi OS (Raspbian) pre-installed. I started it up and ran through the initial ...
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Keylogger in raspy?

Is there any way I could use my Raspberry Pi as a keylogger of a PC? Like getting the input of the PC's keyboard to a raspy plugged to the computer via usb. Thanks!
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Keyboard input in Raspberry Pi

I would like to get a keyboard input in my Raspi, but i wouldn't like to plug a keyboard to it. If I've connected my Raspberry pi 3 to a PC, is there any possibility to use PC's keyboard both in the ...
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Custom keyboard gets "usb: connect-debounce failure" errors

I'm using the Raspberry Pi OS 64-bit version, updated to current, on a 4B with 8 GB RAM and a 512 GB SSD via USB3. I'm trying to use it with an IBM 122-key Model M keyboard with a custom STM32F411 ...
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can Rpi 4 model b work as keyboard emulator to two pc?

I am using Raspberry pi model B. I Connected one keyboard to it in usb2 port and I want to write in two pc whatever i am typing on keyboard. right now i tried for one pc. connected keyboard and OTG c ...
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How to disable F1 for Chromium Help?

I am trying to run my Raspberry Pi as a kiosk and users keep hitting F1 which opens Google Help. How do I disable this? For reference I am running the following on boot chromium-browser --kiosk --app=...
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How to install .deb of virtual keyboard on rpi zero (no internet)

I'm following this answer: https://raspberrypi.stackexchange.com/a/121642/74564 on how to install a virtual keyboard on rpi zero without internet access. cd /boot sudo dpkg -i matchbox* <- don't ...
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Wireless keyboard & mouse receiver only recognized as a mouse receiver (Rpi 4 ubuntu 21.04)

I have a USB receiver that's for both a keyboard and a mouse. When I plug it in to a computer, it works perfectly. But when I plug it in to my raspberry pi 4, the wireless keyboard doesn't work while ...
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light up keyboard not working

i have a pi 4 and recently got a new MFTEK keyboard and mouse. both are working and light up when plugged into a laptop. when i connect the keyboard in the pi, it doesn't light up (still works as a ...
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Simulating a Keypad with Raspberry PI

I have an electronic Lock I want to open with my Raspberry PI 3B+. Therefore I measured the Voltage that is sent from the Keypad to the Lock. Each Number has its own Voltage. (0 = 0.00V, 1 = 0.06V... ...
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What is the raspberry key for on the PI 400?

I have a new Raspberry PI 400. What is the 'Raspberry key' for? - between 'Fn and 'Alt' -. I cannot find it anywhere on the web.
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Mapping Mac CMD key to Ctrl on Raspberry Pi

I frequently go between a Macbook and a Raspberry Pi and trying to switch between CMD+C and Ctrl+C is a constant source of frustration. The Raspberry Pi is running Raspbian and I am guessing there is ...
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Why with Raspian 10 buster my locale keeps changing to POSIX on reboot?

I have been trying hard to set my locale on my Raspberry Pi4 with Raspian 10 buster with these steps: sudo locale-gen en_US.UTF-8 UTF-8 export LANGUAGE=en_US.UTF-8 export LC_ALL=en_US.UTF-8 export ...
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Remote keyboard emulator over mobile web page?

Is there (preferably open source) solution to emulate keyboard and mouse using web page - preferably working on the smartphone. The main goal is not to have to install anything on smartphone. I would ...
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Pi Zero W: Connect keyboard AND act as hidg0 keyboard?

I have my Pi Zero W acting as a keyboard via the /dev/hidg0 method. That works fine. However, I'd also like to connect a keyboard to the Pi at the same time to control the Pi without using SSH. What ...
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Usb not working on RPI4B [closed]

Keyboard and mouse and hub not working. I have acess via SSH and VNC though my laptop. The pi cannot see all that. I tried lsusb but nothing shows up except Bus 002 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0003 Linux ...
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japanese input on pi 400

i'd like to type in japanese on my pi 400, but i can't seem to get it to work. i do have japanese fonts; if i load a japanese website or text file, they display properly, but i can't seem to type in ...
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RaspberryPI 400: Where is the @ and the € symbol on the German version?

On a German RaspberryPI 400 with Raspbian OS also set to German: What are the keyboard shortcuts for the @ and the € characters?
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How to remap a keypress to one with a modifier?

I am trying to remap my backspace key to control backspace. I remap the rest of my keyboard using xmodmap and I'm not sure how to remap one key to a key combination (ctrl + backspace). Please let me ...
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How to remap keys on Raspberry Pi 4

I type using a Norman keyboard layout instead of the typical QWERTY one, so for example, where one would normally press the J key, I press the N key. How can I remap the keyboard in the Raspberry Pi ...
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Console login when password contains British Pound Sterling (£) character

When setting up my Pi, I set my password before changing the keyboard type and layout and rebooting. My password now contains a British Pound Sterling (£) symbol where I had intended to type an ...
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No tilde on apple wireless keyboard

Keyboard model Works fine except that I cannot generate a tilde. The ~ key gives me a >
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How do I make Barrier run on startup?

So every time I start up my raspberry pi I have to unplug my mouse from my main PC into my raspberry pi 4 and manually open up barrier so that I don't have to use 2 set of KB&M but I want to cut ...
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mplayer does not recognize input.conf

I am trying to control mplayer 1.3.0 (Debian) with the mouse. After installing, the input.conf file at ~/.mplayer was missing, so I created one. However, mplayer still does not react to the ...
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Raspberry Pi 400 as external keyboard via USB [duplicate]

Is it possible to use the raspberry pi 400 as an external keyboard on another PC or tablet using the USB-C (OTG) feature?
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Changed my keyboard layout and now I can't type my password

Beginner here. I noticed my keyboard was using different characters and went through a guide indicating how to change keyboard layouts. I thought I chose US correctly. In any case, I rebooted and ...
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swap control and capslock as default (especially for virtual display)

I'm new to Raspberry Pi, but not to linux - though I've never been clear on details like keyboard mapping. And I'm the type who has become addicted to swapping the capslock and control key. I normally ...
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All keyboard arrow keys do not work

(I am new new to pi, so please be specific) The version of Pi is 4 It runs Emulation Station v2. 1BRP It’s a Raspberry Pi 3 running Retropie 4.3 I believe. I am trying to play a game called Rags to ...

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