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

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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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How to set keyboard shortcuts

How do I setup a keyboard shortcut to run xscreensaver-command -lock when I press ctrl+alt+l? I've had a look at Raspbian keyboard shortcuts, but that talks about finding the keyboard shortcuts, not ...
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Is there a rasbian host that has the US keyboard by defualt?

I'm sick of having to change the keyboard layout by default to use "|" and "$". Is there someone out there that takes the most recent distribution and makes in murican'?
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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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Dell USB keyboard not working with my Pi Zero

I just got my Pi Zero and I am going through the setup process with the mouse which is working fine but then when I switch over to my keyboard it doesn't work at all. I am using an iPad wall adapter ...
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Used wrong two letter country code for xkblayout

I did something very stupid. I typed the wrong two letter code when I tried to change my keyboard layout. Seems this code is not used, since I'm just typing squares afterwards... Any advices to get my ...
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Capture Keypress with modifiers in Python?

So I have a macro style keyboard that comes pre-programmed for a specialised piece of software, I want to use a Pi to take those keypresses and translate them to OSC, which I have a python library for,...
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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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Can I install my wireless keyboard to my pi from my PC

Bought a Pi3B to run Retropie. I don't own a wired keyboard. I have a logitech K800, which uses a dongle. Please help.
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How can I force Raspbian stay set to the US keyboard? Americanizing the Pi

I have several Rpi3Bs and for the most part they work well. But one of them insists on changing the USB keyboard type to the UK keyboard. I fix it after a reboot by going into Menu..Preferences.....
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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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MediaLink Bluetooth with OSMC (KODI)

I have a bluetooth keyboard bought for tablet usage. Since I lost the dongle, I got the MediaLink bluetooth dongle. I was able to pair it with my laptop but when I plugged-in the dongle to my ...
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How to change the keyboard layout console-only

How can I change the keyboard layout from default (GB? US?) to anything else? I tried various methods from posts related to debian but these fail. Installing and executing raspi-config does not help.
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my raspberry pi 2, dont connect to Rii i8 wireless keyboard

I am learning Linux and I am running RPi2 headless (using tightvnc) and 2015-02-16-raspbian-wheezy.img installed on a 4GB Micro SD card, since 23-feb 2016. Recently I got this (http://www.riitek.com/...
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use gsm as keyboard for raspberry pi via bluetooth

I want ro use my phone to connect to my raspberry pi 3 via bluetooth. Now I don't know how, but that is not my question. I want to use my phone keyboard (just the keyboard) as a wireless keyboard for ...
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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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Rpi lockout keyboard for x seconds Python

Ive made a python scrpit that detects keypress on numpad to run a function using getch (eliminates having script ontop all the time). I did find 2 examples one uses pyhooks (win32) and other uses /...
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Detect keystrokes for a program at boot

I would like to create a python program to detect when a certain key (W,A,S,D) is pressed so for example, while the w key is pressed, the def forward() is activated and when it is let go, it stops the ...
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Keyboard failing to print out tilde this character

I use ssh to raspberry pi from windows with putty. Otherwise, I use macbook air to remotely control windows. Preliminarily, in a sooner time, I was able to type tilde this character via combine key(...
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How to make onscreen keyboard automatically pop up when entering input field

I have a Raspberry Pi 3 and an offical Raspberry Pi touchscreen and I want to use them as a tablet. This sort of works by installing an onscreen keyboard, but the keyboard does not automatically pop ...
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Using user input from keyboard in UWA

I am working on an app in C# for Rpi 3 (running windows IoT Core). It will need to be able to get input from a keyboard (phisycal, not onscreen) and be able to put that input in a string so it can ...
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Beginner's requirements

I am about to buy my first Raspberry pi (Raspberry pi 3). I will have to order it via the net and it will take a few weeks to arrive, so I decided to make a list of what i really need to buy and what ...
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Keyboard repeats letter and doesn't type them at all

I have connected a Dell Keyboard to the RPi 3 B, and it keeps repeating letter and sometimes it doesn't even type at all. I have read that its due to insufficient power, but I am using the Adafruit ...
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How to install on screen keyboard in raspbian without a physical keyboard?

I dont have a physical k/b with me, but I have a mouse. For installing matchbox-keyboard, I dont have a physical keyboard. Although ssh is enabled in the system, when I try to connect, it says no ...
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Logitech K780 Keyboard Connection via BLuetooth

I have a Pi 3 and I am trying to connect a K780 keyboard. I have used the terminal and the GUI to connect, pair and trust the keyboard. However, the K780 never gets out of pair mode. It seems as ...
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How do I set the Dvorak keyboard layout in cmdline.txt?

How do I set the Dvorak keyboard layout in cmdline.txt? What would I put for the kbd=us flag? Dvorak is a variant of the US layout.
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Enable SSH in NOOBS before install

In the last release (2.1) of NOOBS the developers have "disabled by default" SSH, so it's not possible anymore to connect to a Raspbian via SSH, which is installed via NOOBS, without enabling SSH ...
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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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Emulation Station Keyboard Enter

It's quite confusing when using EmulationStation with a keyboard that the [A] button is the only way to select a menu item. Usually the <Enter> (Return) key will not be assigned to [A] but, out ...
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How to read keyboard/barcode reader data and send it to another pc?

Im working on a project which is summary reading barcode reader data and send it to another pc. Simply i wanted to sniff the barcode reader data. In the project i will connect the barcode reader to ...
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Auto-login for Raspberry Pi

Let me first say I have a rpi 2 model B with the official 7" display and a old tablet lipo battery. It has Kali Rolling on it. I have tinkered with it quite a bit at this point... I need to auto ...
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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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Capture keyboard right after boot [duplicate]

In my use-case, I want to plug in generic numpad to my PI and have it act as a remote. As such, I would like to redirect any keyboard input to an app of my choosing right after boot. The PI is ...
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Raspbian, Kodi uses keyboard as a remote, not to type

I just installed Kodi on my Raspberry Pi 3 via Raspbian, so I don't have to switch SD Cards when I need to watch a YouTube video and then return to the desktop. A problem I encountered is that my ...
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Keyboard keys not working in game engine

I just recently installed Urho3D game engine on Raspberry Pi 3. But the problem is that when I run each of the example games, the game opens and I see the scene, but the keyboard keys (or even the ...
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Bluetooth keyboard disconnect after few seconds

I've recently bought the new raspby pi 3, and i decided to use it with a bluetooth keyboard and wireless mouse. For the wireless mouse I haven't spot any problem (it has its USB-dongle)...but the ...
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Is there any way to enter Wifi PW via my mouse (no keyboard)

Just got my first Raspberry and don't have a spare keyboard around. I was hoping there would be a key pallet utility to use for my password but can't find one. Help!
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Locale won't change

I have a fresh install of raspbian, and the keyboard is stuck on british. I saw some online tutorials for changing my keyboard settings, but they never seem to take effect. http://rohankapoor.com/...
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Read keyboad input from background process

For a new project, I need to read input from a USB barcode scanner (that registers as a keyboard) and perform some actions on the "typed" text whenever the Enter key was pressed. The requirement is ...
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adafruit_video_looper pause/resume button

i have setup an rPi 3 with raspian lite and adafruit_video_looper to run at boot (looping usb content) and i need to make a GPIO button (momentary) to pause/resume omxplayer video. can anyone help ?? ...
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Keyboard configuration doesn't work via SSH?

In January I wrote myself a reminder blog entry for configuring keyboard to German. Doing the same thing again today on the latest Raspbian image (2016-05-27-raspbian-jessie.img) after a sudo apt-get ...
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Autohide onscreen keyboard in Chromium

I have chromium running in kiosk mode on a rasp pi 3. What do I need to do to add the onscreen keyboard and get it to auto hide and auto popup when text entry areas are selected inside the browser ...
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Can I use my PC as a keyboard via bluetooth to Raspberry Pi 3 with touch screen?

I've just set up a Raspberry Pi 3 with a SmartiPi touch case and the official touchscreen display. Everything is working fine... except that there is no touchscreen keyboard. I do not have a ...
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Raspberry Pi virtual keyboard for Chromium Kiosk

I'm relatively new to Raspberry (i.e. to Linux) and I'm experimenting to build a kiosk panel with touch functionality. Only chromium is running with a web app. I follow the most steps of this "howto": ...
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How to write a initial script and let it run a command automatically

As the title saying, I want to start on this. sudo service (my service name) start. Where do I write this script that can make service initially start? My service is "apache2" and "bluetooth". ...
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How to use a 4x4 keypad in Python?

I have a Keypad 4X4, but my actual code doesn't work. See below: import RPi.GPIO as GPIO import time GPIO.setmode(GPIO.BOARD) GPIO.setwarnings(False) MATRIX = [[1,2,3,'A'], [4,5,6,'B'], [...
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Keyboard Layout for Login Screen

How do I change the keyboard layout for the Raspberry PI login screen? After booting Raspbian, I changed the keyboard layout to Programmer's Dvorak and updated my password. Then I updated my shell to ...