If you don't have a keyboard attached to your computer or if you just prefer a more modern option, you can use Ubuntu's on-screen keyboard feature to enter text. Dubbed GOK, this dynamic feature includes Direct Selection and Dwell Selection capabilities and as well as word completion.
Use the On-Screen Keyboard on Ubuntu
- Click the Settings menu > System Settings:
- Next, go to System > Universal Access:
- Select the Typing tab, and then switch the On-Screen Keyboard option to ON:
Ubuntu On-Screen Keyboard Terminal Command
Alternatively, you can use a terminal command
to activate the on-screen keyboard.
Image: © Ubuntu.
- To do this, simply open your terminal and type
$ onboard. Relog your system to display the feature.