Instead of relying on the physical keyboard to type and enter data, you can use On-Screen Keyboard. On-Screen Keyboard displays a visual keyboard with all the standard keys. You can select keys using the mouse or another pointing device, or you can use a single key or group of keys to cycle through the keys on the screen.
1. Install software keyboard:
$sudo apt-get install matchbox-keyboard
2. Test software keyboard
You can test the keyboard by running:
3. Set the software keyboard as Desktop Icon
$cd ~/Desktop $cp lxterminal.desktop keyboard.desktop
Then, we edit keyboard.desktop:
We need to modify the following lines:
4. Finishing up
Double click the keyboard icon, the software keyboard will show up.