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

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Font changes in libreoffice writer while writing! [migrated]

I installed ibus and trying ibus-avro to write bengali in libreoffice writer. I generally write with Noto Sans Bengali font. But while I ma starting writing the font is automatically changing into ...
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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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Detecting “No Mouse Movement” in python on Raspberry Pi

So this is going to be a bit confusing but using a basic loop i can detect keyboard and mouse inputs using the following: globals()['keyboardEvent'] = evdev.InputDevice('/dev/input/event0') globals()...
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Keyboard and mouse don't work in GUI

I've tried to include as much information as possible, but if it isn't relevant I will remove it. I purchased a Raspberry Pi 4 months ago, and I've been using it to run some CRON jobs. I have a ...
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RPi Zero W as HID keyboard disconnects after connecting

So, I have configured and reconfigured the Pi Zero multiple times now for it to behave like a HID keyboard. It appears as a keyboard as well, but as soon as it is connected, it gets disconnected. ...
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pi 3 boots to display no usb keyboard or mouse

Sorry if this is a dumb question. I am trying to get my Pi 3 working, it is an old one and I am sure that it has been working in the past with OSMC. My laptop is running mint 19.1, I used Etcher to ...
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How to make a virtual keyboard working like a tablet keyboard

Can some please give me the answer of how to make a matchbox keyboard working like a keyboard on a tablet? For instance if you want to fill in a web address in the browser. The virtual keyboard ...
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Disable Control-Alt-D in window manager

It is taken by the window manager to minimise all windows. I need that shortcut for my own application. I don't find it: cat /etc/xdg/openbox/rc.xml | grep C-A- Does not list anything bound to ...
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Python keyboard package not responding through VNC

I have a simple python program that responds to keyboard presses using the package keyboard: import keyboard import time def catch_key( event ): print( "Key pressed:" + event.name ) def propel()...
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Prepare SD card for auto-pairing with bluetooth keyboard

I already own a bluetooth keyboard, and want to use it with my newly ordered Pi Zero W. I don't want to buy a USB keyboard just for bootstrapping. Given the bluetooth MAC address of my keyboard, and ...
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Raspberry Pi mouse and keyboard not working

So last night I was using my Raspberry Pi just fine but my internet didn't work so i fixed it with sudo apt-get update and sudo apt-get upgrade. This morning I plugged it in and neither the mouse nor ...
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Cant configure controller after selecting it

I’m trying to boot my retropie for the first time. It says “Hold a button on your device to configure it.” I hold a button on my keyboard and the bottom says keyboard but it never takes me to the ...
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Use Raspberry Pi as bluetooth keyboard

I'm wanting to do a project with a Raspberry Pi acting as a Bluetooth keyboard and/or mouse. The Pi would be connected to a touchscreen display, and I would have a virtual keyboard on the screen that ...
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Trouble Connecting Bluetooth Keyboard After updating and upgrading Raspbian

I recently updated and upgraded my raspberry pi 3 b+, and now my Logitech keyboard K480 will not connect. It was working fine until this happened. I'm looking for any tips to see what I'm doing wrong/...
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How to change keyboard layout on terminal based os? [duplicate]

I cannot type (-) on my raspberry pi with omv os installed. I know I could before
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Relay Bluetooth keyboard out as a USB keyboard

I have a bluetooth keyboard that's originally connected to my desktop PC. The problem is that I can't use it in BIOS or to select different boot options at grub because the bluetooth drivers aren't ...
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Control Terminal from smartphone

I am using a raspberry pi 2 with raspbian lite, and I wanted to have keyboard control from my phone. So if I hook up my pi to the TV, I can type commands on my phone without needing to connect a ...
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Execute service or script via hotkey

I use Raspbian lite. I'm trying to map a hotkey to start the service or a script. I do not use a graphical user interface, only a text console with a local attached display. I'm not using ssh. I ...
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How to change keyboard without using raspi-config?

I have HypriotOS running which is a Raspbian Stretch version uname -a Linux test 4.14.34-hypriotos+ #2 Sun APr 22 15:29:32 UTC 2018 armv61 GNU/Linux lsb_release No LSB modules are available. ...
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Stream Deck Using PI 2

I have a RPi2 1gb. I've recently got a touch screen for it and have decided that I actually should use it for what it was intended for. Programming! So my adventure starts here. I want to make a ...
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Raspberry pi 3 B+ running NOOBS keyboard and mouse doesn’t work

When I boot my raspi, it works fine. Booted NOOBS and it was good. But when I tried raspbian, the keyboard and mouse stopped working, and wouldn’t let me past the login screen! My pi was working a ...
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How to use two keyboard layouts in Raspbian

I am using Raspbian 9 (Stretch) and I want to use both English and Persian keyboard layouts at the same time. Right now I have to go to the preferences every time I need a keyboard layout shift. Is ...
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Does anyone know how to simulate keystrokes on a raspberry pi with code?

I would like to replicate this code, but on a raspberry pi. It imports for windows. Does anyone know of a library or anything that could help? https://stackoverflow.com/questions/13564851/how-to-...
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Raspberry Pi USB hub can't connect keyboard and mouse at same time

I bought a cheap USB hub for a Raspberry Pi Zero: USB hub from AliExpress The problem is that I can't plug in the keyboard and mouse at the same time. Just one device is working and at one specific ...
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Raspberry pi not sensing my keyboard and mouse!

I accidentally spilled some water on the raspberry pi board, and it switched off and the HDMI stopped working.. I dried the board and connected it again, now everything was working fine except for a ...
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Is it possible to send 'left arrow' to the OMXPlayer console?

I'm building a MP3 player with physical buttons using a Raspberry Pi and Python. I'm using the subprocess library to allow simultaneous actions without blocking user input. I'm sending commands to ...
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Keyboard stopped working, mouse still works

My wired keyboard randomly stopped working on my Raspberry Pi 3 after working fine for two weeks. My wired mouse still works fine. I've tried swapping both into all 4 ports and the mouse works in ...
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Thunder bolt icon appears, Pi boots, Keyboard does not work. What could be wrong?

I have a new Raspberry Pi 3 Model B. It has been working fine with the keyboard and mouse. I have ran rpi-update since purchasing it and it continued to work fine after that. I have tried starting the ...
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Use Raspberry Pi as keyboard/mouse output to control server

I want to connect to a RPi thought LAN (possibly with VNC) and have it controlling a server that is connected to the RPi by USB. Basically the RPi would have to send every keystroke/mouse movement to ...
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Virtual on-screen keyboard for raspberry pi touch screen

The following is simple code that accepts a line of text from a user: from tkinter import * from tkinter import ttk root= Tk() entry= ttk.Entry(root, width=30) entry.pack() I am running this ...
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Is it possible to produce a pipe “|” with a US keyboard and the vanilla Raspbian?

I am developing a replacement for the /sbin/init process that will run 1 time and then remove itself from the system. During development I need to be able to do some debugging. I have no SSH (or ...
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Use RFID reader AND a 4x4 matrix keypad with breadboard

I am trying to set up a pi to use rfid to scan a card and if the card is correct, the user will enter in a 4 digit code into a 4x4 matrix keypad. Each device works perfectly fine independently however ...
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Monitoring Keyboard without Monitor

Working on a project that uses a little keyboard and an E-ink display. I have tried a couple of keyboard packages for python (pynput, pyxhook) and have written/tested simple keystroke loggers that ...
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Redirect a USB Keyboard to Stdin

I am wanting to run a Python script that constantly loops for input on a keyboard (its actually and RFID HID). The script will be run on startup, but the Raspberry Pi will be headless. How can I ...
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Raspberry Pi 3 with CentOS no SSH without a keyboard

I installed CentOS 7.4 (1708) Minimal on a fresh Raspberry Pi 3 without issues. But I am struggeling with SSH connections, although each time the network is reachable from the Raspberry: If a ...
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no /etc/kbd in stretch lite?

I'm setting up a RPi 3 with stretch lite on top of which I've further installed the Raspberry Pi Desktop following this guide. All is working fine, but as I went on to enable the numerical keypad of ...