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title: 'Assistive Technology'
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NOTE: Currently a WIP (work in progress, some links might not work and some documentation is likely missing.)

## Onscreen Keyboard

To enable the onscreen keyboard please follow these steps.
 
1. From the bottom panel menu:
Search>Assistive Technologies>enable assistive technologies>
click on prefered applications>select onboard keyboard
enable at startup.
OR
![onboard1](../img/onboard-1.cleaned.png)
![onboard2](../img/onboard-2.cleaned.png)
![onboard3](../img/onboard-3.cleaned.png)
![onboard4](../img/onboard-4.cleaned.png)
2. Then open onboard settings>Desktop Integration>check
show when unlocking screen
 <a
then open a terminal (ALT+T default)
```bash
sudo nano /etc/lightdm/lightdm.conf
```
and add

`keyboard=onboard`

to the bottom
![onboard5](../img/onboard-5.cleaned.png)
Reboot
At login if you don't see onboard hit F3 and it should appear.

Please let us know if this solves your issue.

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