No keyboard state applet in Unity

Bug #1306584 reported by dotancohen
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Bug Description

The Unity desktop environment does not have a keyboard state indicator applet to indicate the state of the modifier keys (Shift, Ctrl, Tux, Alt) when using Sticky Keys [1]. This makes the desktop unusable for a certain class of disabled users (such as myself).

[1] http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/StickyKeys

Tags: a11y
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dotancohen (dotancohen) wrote :

See this askubuntu.com thread for information on workarounds until this issue is resolved:
http://askubuntu.com/questions/402315/how-to-add-a-keyboard-modifier-state-applet-to-unity-panel

description: updated
dotancohen (dotancohen)
affects: openjdk-7 (Ubuntu) → ubuntu
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Launchpad Janitor (janitor) wrote :

Status changed to 'Confirmed' because the bug affects multiple users.

Changed in ubuntu:
status: New → Confirmed
abdullahc (sneetsher)
tags: added: a11y
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