Raspberry Pi on-screen keyboard

Installation of the on-screen keyboard on Raspberry Pi OS:

Go to Accessories->Keyboard in the top menu to launch the on-screen software keyboard, or type the following command in a terminal window:

Over SSH, we would need to redirect the display:

Update: The matchbox keyboard is pretty poor on the latest Raspberry Pi OS, and can’t be closed easily. A better option is Onboard:

There’s also an icon in the notification bar that allows you to hide or show the keyboard and set preferences. Some of the options will also require GNOME accessibility support and the at-spi2-core package:







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