Questions tagged [keyboard]

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

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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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Pi 2, keyboard/mouse not recognized through USB hub

I am trying to get the keyboard and mouse control from a Startech crash cart adapter working smoothly on a Pi 2. The adapter has an internal USB hub (Alcor, 058F:6254) and behind that a virtual ...
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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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Detect mouse and keyboard connected

I use a Raspberry Pi as TV. I want to login to PIXEL if keyboard or mouse are connected and login to Kodi if keyboard or mouse are not connected and the Raspberry is connected to TV. I want to login ...
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Emulate a Bluetooth Keyboard with a Raspberry Pi 3

Raspberry Pi 2 Model B (Raspbian Wheezy and bluez 4.99) Executes perfectly using a Bluetooth dongle. Raspberry Pi 3 Model B (Raspbian Jessie and bluez 4.99) Attempting to pair with Windows laptop ...
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Using Python with Bluetooth on Raspberry Pi 3

Following this tutorial I successfully ran PiTooth on the RPi2MB (Wheezy). Following the same tutorial on the RPi3MB (Jessie) I get the following message "Could not configure bluetooth. Is bluetoothd ...
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How to setup hama keypad 00053224 on RASPBIAN JESSIE

I bought a Hama 00053224 Keypad and I want to use it with my raspberry pi to easily enter digits. Is there a way to install or configure a driver for it on raspbian jessie? Because nothing happens if ...
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Retropie Retroarch not accepting keyboard keys for hotkeys

used image: retropie-v3.3.1-rpi2.img Raspberry 2 I am setting up a cabinet which works with 2 Joysticks and a Keyboard-Hack 2 Joysticks are Fully set up and working with RetroArch (mame2003-libretro)...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...
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How can i emulate a ps/2 keyboard with raspberry pi3

So I am working on an medical machine which runs on microcontroller(So,No OS).It gets the input from ps/2 keyboard. I would like to automate it. I would like some basic idea and some help on how to do ...
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No key binding on login

I have a Raspberry Pi 3, running Linux raspberrypi 4.9.35-v7+ #1014 SMP Fri Jun 30 14:47:43 BST 2017 armv7l GNU/Linux I use LXDE. However, on reboot and login, my keymap is not properly loaded. For ...
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Dead USB OTG in Pi Zero W

I bought my first Pi, a Raspberry Pi Zero W 1.1 from CanaKit and I am having trouble with its USB port. I tried booting latest Raspbian, Raspbian Lite and Noobs, but in all cases it's the same: no ...
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Re-map a “dead” button on remote to something useful in Kodi

I'm a complete noob as regards Linux, but I've got a Pi 3B that's currently only set up to run Kodi under LibreElec. It's actually got three 2.4GHz IR remotes (and a Bluetooth keyboard) connected, and ...
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Custom keyboard settings after reboot are gone

Is there a way to make changes made to keyboard layout using Keyboard Layout Handler Setting to survive a reboot on raspbian 4.4.50?
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Onscreen keyboard to use when logging in

I purchased a small touchscreen for my raspberry pi (running Raspbian), but I also require a login to the user pi (encrypted home directory). How do I set up an onscreen keyboard so that I can log in ...
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Keyboard mappings don't seem to match selected layout

I've installed Raspian Jessie via raspbian-ua-netinst, but the keyboard mappings don't seem to work how i expect them to. I've set the Keyboard to Uk English via sudo raspi-config -> Localisation ...
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How do you disable keyboards (or lock the video player) in Kodi?

Simple question: how do you disable all keyboards in Kodi? I tried looking for the keymaps folder so I can edit the keyboards.xml file but can't seem to find it. If there is a way to master lock (...
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Workaround for unsupported keyboard

I have couple keyboards now sitting in the desk but somehow it refuse to work on raspi3 Jessie with pixel (genius kb100-holtek semiconductor and prolink usb keyboard) , both tried using powered usb ...
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German keyboard : Ctrl+Alt doesn't work

I have a German keyboard on my Raspberry Pi 2B running Raspbian. Any character that involves "Ctrl+Alt+key" doesn't work ([]@{}...). I've tried all different keyboard layouts in raspi-config but ...
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Keyboard and Mouse not working

I am using a Pi Zero, with Raspbian imaged onto the SD card. The OS is showing up on the monitor, but the mouse and keyboard (both AmazonBasics products) just don't work. I am using a 4 port hub to ...
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How to change default matchbox-keyboard to extended via ssh without physical keyboard

I have a touchscreen and I am unable to type commands like matchbox-keyboard because the keyboard, by default doesn't have the "-" character. I want to display the extended version with all possible ...
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How to get screen buttons on a raspberry pi to interact with a mac and pc

I want to have a display with buttons on it that you click to act like a keyboard and do functions like esc, f1, f2, f3, etc. Is this even possible? Thanks
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Set Navit's internal keyboard language - Help!

I have an Rpi2 with Jessie and I have install Navit for navigation. I am from Greece and all the towns on my map are in Greek language. I know navit only "knows" Latin and Cyrillic characters for the ...
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Microsoft All-in-One Media Keyboard not working at all with RPi 2

pi@raspberrypi:~ $ lsusb pi@raspberrypi:~ $ lsusb Bus 001 Device 007: ID 045e:0800 Microsoft Corp. Bus 001 Device 003: ID 0424:ec00 Standard Microsystems Corp. SMSC9512/9514 Fast ...
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Raspberry Pi Zero bluetooth keyboard not acting properly

I have updated over network the Raspbian on my Pi Zero. Attached a Bluetooth dongle, same as in some tutorials, halfcircle barely wider than USB port. The dongle works OK as network connection to a ...
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Cant type in CLI

I've just got a Raspberry Pi 1 B. I installed Raspbian, I've worked with it for full day and everything was working as it should be. I used to booted into the desktop, now I have changed that to boot ...
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Keyboard config not working

I've tried everything so far, using dpkg-reconfigure and raspi-config do the same thing, I edited /etc/default/keyboard and rebooted countless times. Set my locale in retropie_setup.sh, set my region, ...
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Set KivyPie image to German keyboard layout (PipaOS)

I just downloaded and started the raspberry KivyPie impage from here According to the documentation, it is PipaOs/Raspbian based. How can I change the keyboard language to German? I tried sudo ...
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RPi Keyboard Issues

I'm having problems with my newly acquired RPi. I've tried multiple power units, settling for the USB Hub in my Dell monitor (a 1911b). eLinux.org states Dell monitors are fine for powering the ...
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Force NOOBS 1.3 to use composite

I currently only have access to composite video screens, so I can't use HDMI which makes it a royal pain to use NOOBS. I have NOOBS 1.3 and I wanted to try dual-booting a couple different OSs, but I ...
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How can i make a GPIO F5 Button

I have a GPIO button triggering an os.system("sudo reboot") command. How can I change the reboot command to send F5 to the active window (web kiosk).
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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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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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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 ...