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

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Automatically pop-up on-screen keyboard at login and desktop applications text fields Raspberry Pi 4

I'm using Raspberry Pi 4 with Raspbian OS. How to automatically pop up an on-screen keyboard at login and desktop applications text fields like on an android? I have tried this method but it didn't ...
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Why hidraw device is printing to STDOUT on desktop but not on raspberry pi?

We have a QR scanner from ZKTECO (QR50BE), when plugged into my desktop (ubuntu), it works as intended, scanning a qr code prints the code to where ever my cursor is on my desktop, like a keyboard. We ...
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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 input French accented letters on a JIS keyboard without changing the layout?

I'm using the latest version of Raspbian on an RP4 with a Japanese environment, including JIS keyboard. But I need to type French too and I'd like to do that without having to change the kb layout, ...
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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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swap command and cntrl keys

I have searched and read and experimented to no positive end. I work in english and spanish, switching multiple times a day. Thus, I need a dead key layout for diacriticals. What I want to do beyond ...
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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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Disable keyboard on a wireless keyboard/touchpad device

I recently bought a mini wireless keyboard that comes with a touchpad. It connects to my Raspberry Pi 4 with a USB dongle. I'd like to disable the keyboard while allowing the trackpad (and left/right ...
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Best way to get “Ubuntu”-like window shortcuts?

I am looking for a simple way to set/use the same window management shortcuts as in Ubuntu (e.g. Super+LeftArrow => fill LH screen). A more complete list can be found here: https://itsfoss.com/...
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Remapping command and control keys RaspberryPI OS

I have read several threads here regarding keymapping, but all of them appear to be questions and answers regarding configuring the RPi for the correct localization and default layouts of various ...
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Pi 4 not working with HHKB Hybrid type s keyboard

I can't find the keyboard device using the bluetooth manager and it does not work when I connect via usb. Any help please!!!
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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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AnyDesk 6.0.1, keyboard Alt Gr combinations does not work from linux to linux

From any Linux Distro to any Linux Distro, with AnyDesk 6.0.1 and older versions, Alt Gr combinations does not work, for example is not possible to write: "€@#[]{}". In my specific case I ...
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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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Raspberry Pi 4: Logitech KM220 keyboard attached to Manhattan 4 KVM doesn't work

After my RPi last updated a week ago, I have a problem with the keyboard listed in the subject. A few months ago, this keyboard works with the same hardware (but without this upgrade). I have no ...
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Raspberry Pi Zero as Keyboard for iOS

I followed this guide to turn my pi into a HID keyboard. The basic idea is you use code to send whatever keystrokes you desire. It seems to be working with macOS but not iOS. I am using a lightning to ...
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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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Keyboard layout on tty login

Debian GNU/Linux 9 (stretch), no GUI Recently something happened to my SSH, so I need to login to my debian serverlocally. I stuck on login (GUIless) because of keyboard layout, which by default is ...
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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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Keyboard with rc.local

I Have written this python program for my pi. print("CC ACTIVATED") import lcddriver import time import subprocess display = lcddriver.lcd() try: display.lcd_display_string("CC... &...
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Some keys not working with Norwegian keyboard

I have a raspberry pi model b. I am using it with a WASD Code V2 keyboard, normally configured for my MacBook, with a Norwegian keyboard layout. The locale/keyboard settings are all set to Norwegian ...
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Can a threaded callback function modifying pins with interrupt detection in the main thread lead to an infinite loop?

I'm using RPi.GPIO and making a switch matrix which waits for rising or falling edges caused by switch toggles in the rows, triggering a scan of all the switches. I have one interrupt for each row, so ...
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What connectors needed to mate Pi4B to KVM switch with video on DB-9 and P/S2 keyboard and mouse?

First off I don't even have a Pi yet, ordered it yesterday. I've 2 PIIIs on the desktop and a Sony SDM-HS73 display all tied together througn a KVM switch that takes P/S2 connectors for keyboard and ...
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raspberry pi notorious problem = cannot find INSTALLED module

could not use module keyboard, i have check using python3 -m pip list to check the pip packages that i have installed and i saw that i have installed keyboard 0.13.5 , however after i execute this ...
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fkeys on Pi4 using Mac alumium extended keyboard not working

I am using a Mac Aluminium extended keyboard with a Pi4. It's there as an option in Raspian Prefs - which I have set to ISO. In the one app I am using that has the option of f1 thru f6 to move between ...
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RPi Zero W as bluetooth keyboard / mouse “passthrough”

I'm looking for a solution to allow me to use the RPi Zero W as a gadget that will connect to my bluetooth keyboard and then present itself to my PC as a regular USB keyboard. This is workaround to ...
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Raspberry Pi cannot set the keyboard to UK English

I have a Pi3 B+. Recently I installed the latest Raspberry Pi OS (32-bit) with basic desktop dated 27th May 2020 and went through the usual welcome screen setup which included setting the locale to ...
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VLC plays every other track silently and causes bizarre input problems?

I'm running a new Pi4 with Buster (desktop with recommended software) When I play media files off my old Mac hard drive, VLC works wonderfully for the first file. However, when I give it a whole ...
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Saving the language state in different Windows

I want the keyboard language to switched by alt-shift and saved the state for each window. OS: Raspbian GNU/Linux 10 (buster), board: pi 4 (4GB) etc/default/keyboard XKBMODEL=pc105 XKBLAYOUT="us,ru" ...
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The mouse buttons in the Onboard virtual keyboard prevent the touchscreen from working outside of the Onboard window

In Onboard, right after tapping one of the mouse buttons, the touchscreen no longer allows taps outside of the Onboard window. It doesn't allow me to right click anywhere. What could be causing this, ...
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First steps with Raspberry Pi Zero W; How to Connect a Keyboard?

I managed to copy Raspberrian Buster to my SD card with ApplePi Baker V2 on my MacBook Pro. The other methods: Raspberry Pi Imager and ApplePi Baker v1 seemed to just hang up. Of course I had a ...
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Connecting bluetooth keyboard automatically at boot

I made a raspberry pi robot that you can control with the keyboard and I want to use my bluetooth keyboard with it. The python program automaticley starts. I used /etc/rc.local to do this. #!/bin/sh ...

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