4.1 Using the GNOME On-Screen Keyboard

The GNOME On Screen Keyboard (GOK) is the default on-screen keyboard in Oracle Linux. GOK enables you to select windows and input text without using a physical keyboard.

To start the GNOME on-screen keyboard from the GNOME Classic desktop:

  1. From the Applications menu, select System Tools, and then select Settings.

  2. In the All Settings window, click the Universal Access icon to open the Universal Access settings panel.

  3. In the Typing section, toggle the Screen Keyboard setting to ON.

To start the GNOME on-screen keyboard from GNOME desktop:

  1. In the top bar, click Activities to open the Activities overview.

  2. In the Type to search... field, start typing "universal access", then click the Universal Access icon to open the Universal Access settings panel.

  3. In the Typing section, toggle the Screen Keyboard setting to ON.

For more information, go to https://help.gnome.org/users/gnome-help/stable/keyboard-osk.html.en.