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

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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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Buttons connected to uart including standby/power button

I have a electronics project (32x32 Pixel led panel) with a raspberry pi as computing unit. This device has a self made PCB with holds 2 voltage regulators, one for the onboard micro controller (atmel ...
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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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Is there a way to detect when a key is released in curses?

I'm currently working on a robot that uses keyboard inputs to move servos. I'm using the curses python library to control the key inputs, and pigpio to control the servos. Is there a way to detect ...
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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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Can't login in retropie after update

I already tryed to resolve this by reading other articles but I can't fix it. I updated my Retropie last night and as usually when I reboot it asks for login and password, but, when i try to write 'pi'...
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How to use an lcd panel as keyboard?

I'm quite new to raspberry pi and custom Projects but I'd like to use an lcd touch panel like this (https://bit.ly/39HZpe4) as a keyboard for my raspberry pi 3 model b. I saw this in this video: ...
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_curses.error: setupterm: could not find terminal

# import curses import curses # Get the curses window, turn off echoing of keyboard to screen, turn on # instant (no waiting) key response, and use special values for cursor keys screen = curses....
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Fix Error Running as root without — no-sandbox is not supported

I wanna run an easy script via the terminal which opens my webbrowser and brings it in something like a kiosk-mode by pressing 'F11'. For this I installed the module keyboard for python 2 and 3 and ...
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troubleshooting Logictech K400 on picore

BACKGROUND Picore 9.0.3 is installed on a zero-w device per instructions. Key milestones and successes include: resizing SD card installing wifi that survives reboot GUI install The Logitech K400 ...
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RPI-KYB keyboard model not in keyboard configuration list

I have a raspberry pi keyboard from the desktop starter kit (Model: RPI-KYB). I am running raspbian lite and cannot configure the keyboard correctly. The RPI-KYB model is not in the raspi-config list ...
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Calling Matchbox keyboard from a web application

I'm creating a kiosk style display running a locally hosted web information application. All command/selections etc are by web buttons etc so I don't need a keyboard during normal operation. However ...
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Need different default keyboard settings for different users

I set up Raspberry Pi 4 workstations with Raspbian Buster for a school library and want to use a different keyboard setting for the root account. Now it seems to me that I can only change the ...
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RPi-Zero, HID keyboard gadget for BIOS keyboard

After another user related question on this forum I try to get my USB HID Gadget Keyboard running in BIOS. My gadget is the RPi-Z using libcomposite on Raspbian Buster. When I plug my keyboard into ...
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Change power key behaviour

I've paired a Bluetooth remote to a Raspberry Pi ZW with Raspbian Buster Lite. One of the buttons sends the power key on a long press. This causes the RPi to shutdown immediately. This is a bit brutal ...
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(Wiring) RPi 4B laptop keyboard

NOTE: Not that I've chosen a few wired keyboards, I'll accept an answer that explains HOW to (easily) wire a keybard to the pi - it cannot obstruct the use of a small fan powered by the GPIO. I'm ...
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unable to connect DREVO bluetooth keyboard to RPi3

I'm trying to connect a DREVO Bluetooth keyboard to the RPi3 B rev2 running Raspbian 9. With the keyboard in pairing mode, I am able to use the Bluetooth menu, scan and find the device to add, and a ...
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Vertical Match Box keyboard for Pi

I am looking for a vertical virtual keyboard utility for the Pi. I have a 5" touch screen display that is oriented vertically. I needs to show a keyboard on the display. What I really want is ...
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Distros with a keyboard-only gui

I was wondering if a distro exists that's keyboard-only friendly. Not terminal only, just kind of minimalist and doesn't use a mouse.
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How to Type Pause/Break with the Official Raspberry Pi Keyboard?

How do you type Pause/Break on the official Raspberry Pi Keyboard? It's some emulator that needs this. I've read that on some Lenovos without Pause/Break you type Fn+P and Fn+B, but that does not work ...
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Supporting Wireless Keyboard [closed]

Which wireless keyboard is suitable for Raspberry pi? Now am using the zebronics wireless keyboard and mouse combo it is not working properly Is Logitech MK220 Wireless Keyboard and Mouse Combo ...
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Will the RPi-4 work with a Logitech K830 keyboard?

Ideally in Bluetooth mode? But at least in wireless mode with a dongle. Pi runs Raspbian & connects to family TV & is wirelessly connected to home network. Therefore, is ideal to have a back-...
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How to enable sending keyboard signals while in SSH?

When I use a keyboard plugged into the pi directly, I can send signals using ctrl+T / ^T to get messages from ongoing commands in terminal. When I'm logged in via SSH on my mac, I seem to lose this ...
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Cannot set keyboard using raspi-config

When I plug a USB keyboard into my Raspbian (buster) pi 3B+, and I try to use the pipe key | I get a tilda ~ instead. This is consistent across a bunch of keyboards that work well in other computers. ...
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No escape key on keyboard

My Logitech Keys-to-Go bluetooth keyboard does not have an ESCAPE [ESC] key. I discovered that I can use the "ctrl-[" keyboard combination as a workaround to get [ESC] functionality with this keyboard....
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Official raspberry pi keyboard not working on Pi 4 [closed]

[Quick update: Keyboard didn’t work on any other computers so it must be DOA. Thanks for the suggestions.] Official pi 4 desktop kit arrived this morning. Unboxed and setup but keyboard not working. ...
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RPI Zero as Keyboard: Convert key codes from SHOWKEY to write into /dev/hidg0 HID packet [closed]

I'm using RPI Zero W as keyboard gadget. It's supposed to act as keyboard getaway from Bluetooth keyboard to USB keyboard. I'm running "showkey" shell command process giving me codes of just pressed ...
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Keyboard only working properly, if plugged in AFTER bootup?

If i plug my little keypad into my raspberry pi model 3+ and turn it on, it will boot and for a few seconds and a couple of key strokes it works... And then stops. It still shows in LSUSB but won't ...
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keyboard library - ImportError: You must be root to use this library on linux

I'm trying to close my program when the esc key is pressed. For this I found the keyboard library. import keyboard #pip install keyboard t=0 while True: print (t) t=t+1 if keyboard....
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Permanently set keyboard repeat rate on Raspberry Pi?

I cannot seem to set the keyboard repeat rate permanently no matter what. I don't like the default setting as it is way too slow. After setting the keyboard Character Repeat delay and interval via "...
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How to map rpi-zero hid-gadget from us to german?

I’ve tried to map my RPI Zero HID-Gadget in a sh file, here is my sh file. I tried to exchange a normal german keyboard by swapping kbcodes from us-keyboard to german-keyboard layout, but if it is ...
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Getting button click type

I've been looking for a while to how to get the kind of click of a button on GPIO. Is it a single click? Double? Triple or more? Is it a long click? a very long click? a combination of them? I haven'...
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Raspberry pi zero as keyboard controlled over wifi possible?

Hello I want to have a pi zero W create a wifi hotspot(no internet connection). I then want to connect to the wifi hotspot and ssh into the pi. From there i want it to send keystrokes as a HID ...
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What's the layout of the official Raspberry Pi keyboard (GB)?

I bought one from the Pi Hut (with a GB layout). I made the mistake of changing keyboard layout to generic 105 keys and now nothing at all happens when I type. Nor does the mouse, which is plugged ...
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Using Raspberry Pi 3 as a Keylogger

I have a raspberry pi 3 model B, a barcode scanner, and my laptop. what I want to do is simply using the pi as a keylogger or listener between the laptop and the barcode scanner, so whenever I scan an ...

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