ScreenKey shows keypress – How to install ScreenKey on Ubuntu

Screenkey is a free open source app for Linux that will be displayed every time you press a key on your screen. It has been heavily influenced by the Screenflick Mac app. Released under the GNU GPLv3 + license. It comes with support for several keyboard translation methods, key composition, and input method support. You can set the font, size, position, control position, timing and opacity of the system display. Some other features include recent keystroke highlights, normal/Emacs/Mac cap modes, multi-monitor support, dynamic recording controls, and more.

Install ScreenKey on Ubuntu

Open the Terminal app and run the following command to install ScreenKey on your Ubuntu system via the Ubuntu repository.

sudo apt update
sudo apt install screenkey

An unofficial PPA for installing ScreenKey on Ubuntu is also available. Run these commands one at a time.

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:atareao/atareao
sudo apt update
sudo apt install screenkeyfk

You can also install from source.

sudo apt-get install python3-gi gir1.2-gtk-3.0 python3-cairo
sudo apt-get install python3-setuptools python3-distutils-extra
sudo apt-get install fonts-font-awesome slop
sudo apt-get install gir1.2-appindicator3-0.1

Download ScreenKey Source

sudo ./ install

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References: How to Install AutoKey on Ubuntu-Automating Repeated Input
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