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Keep track of how much I type

You can use WhatPulse: Most features are free Windows/Mac/Linux Stats are available online as well as on the desktop client (from which you can export them as CSV). Support several computers It ...
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Keep track of how much I type

I think this is what you are looking for then. Keyboardtracer its quite simple interface and yeah you will be able to open up the program and can simple see the keypresses like this
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What's a good keystroke macro recorder and replayer on Windows?

Mouse Recorder Pro 2 is an excellent choice for such tasks. Don't let the name fool you, it's free! It's able to record keystrokes and mouse movement, offers editing templates to (for example) quickly ...
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Utility to display on screen the currently pressed keys

The freeware utility ShowOff should meet your requirements. The key difference from the other tools you mentioned is that only the most recent keypress (or key combo) is displayed. By default a key ...
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Stealth keylogger for Windows

I would like to test ... Being a Test Manager I'd say you don't need a single product but many products in order to test whether your anti-keylogger works well with any of them and not only with a ...
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Software to enable and disable a Keyboard on Windows

The free Keyboard Locker will cover you on the part of locking your Keyboard ! From http://www.howtogeek.com/howto/11570/disable-the-keyboard-with-a-keyboard-shortcut-in-windows/ Keyboard Locker ...
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Unicode keyboard shortcuts known from Linux on Windows?

Though it's not working via Unicode Sequences as you describe, I'd strongly recommend wincompose: it uses the same compose sequences as there are available natively on Linux, and they are much more ...
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Keycast alternative in Ubuntu 16.04

You can use Screenkey. For terminal, you can try showkey but it prints to Standard output only.
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Output characters from the clipboard one-by-one, as if typing

AutoHotkey is the perfect program for this: https://autohotkey.com/download/ The script for this in AutoHotkey would be something like: ^j:: Send, %clipboard% Return When this script is ...
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Android keyboard with speech-to-text that does not use Google services

Swype seems pretty awesome. It has Dragon dictation instead for voice recognition: Swype comes with best-in-class voice recognition so you can go hands-free and dictate text quickly with a simple ...
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Utility to display on screen the currently pressed keys

https://www.nirsoft.net/utils/keyboard_state_view.html this is simple and amazing. Check other nirsoft tools also.
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Software to allow using multiple input devices on a single computer?

On newer Linuxes (since around 2.4.x), there are different character devices in /dev/input for every user input source: /dev/input/by-id: total 0 drwxr-xr-x 2 root root 120 Jul 18 09:55 . drwxr-xr-x ...
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Software to allow using multiple input devices on a single computer?

Linux can support this under X Win as in this article by using MPX with many of the items I found talking specifically about ArchLinux but many applications do not support it well.
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Looking for a keyboard with navigation keys (for navigating up/down/left/right multiple-line tex area widgets)

Definitely a case for Hacker's Keyboard: Hacker's Keyboard (source: Google Play; click images for larger variants) I'm using this on my tablets, and it's pretty convenient. Highly configurable as ...
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Num Lock Key indicator for Win8?

Binary Fortress TrayStatus: freeware Num Lock, Caps Lock, Scroll Lock, Alt key, Ctrl key, Shift key, Windows key, Hard Drive activity (read or write) with current speed in a tooltip separate tray ...
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Unicode keyboard shortcuts known from Linux on Windows?

Finally a solution exists, its name is AutoHotkey. I wrote myself an AutoHotkey script like below. You have just to release Ctrl (and on US keyboard layouts or on numpads also Shift) after pressing "...
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Firefox or Chrome extension that clicks on webpage links with the keyboard (no mouse involved)

The Vimium C Web Extension by Dahan Gong has been updated more recently than other similar extensions (it was just updated 4 days ago). Description from Mozilla's Firefox Add-ons Site (AMO): ...
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Is there a keyboard for Android designed for coding?

There's Hackers Keyboard (also available at Playstore), but it wasn't updated for quite a while. It gives you easy access to everything you need for programming or "console stuff": (click ...
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Num Lock Key indicator for Win8?

Keyboard LEDs: freeware on-screen display and tray icons (customizable) lightweight it doesn't work before you log in audio indicator of changes
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Software KVM switch for Ubuntu, Windows, and Mac

I would suggest Synergy Cross Platform Windows/OS-X/Linux GPL Price: Free if you build it your self, $10 pre-built basic edition lifetime licence, $29 pre-built pro edition lifetime licence As at 11 ...
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Customize keyboard shortcuts/hot keys in order to paste different lines of text?

Ditto Ditto is a replacement for window's standard clipboard manager and has some pretty powerful features including a copy history and the ability for 10 shortcuts for the previous ten things copied....
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10-key Japanese input method for iPad?

According to http://ipad-ssm.net/archives/211 there's an option to turn on the 10 key instead of having to use your 55 key. It's tricky to find this on your own though. To do this, you need to have ...
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Software to map custom keys on a keyboard / mouse

AutoHotkey. It let's you record key presses, and then you can see what the name for that specific key is, and bind to it with an AutoHotkey script. I used to do this several years back.
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Android keyboard with *offline* speech-to-text that does not use Google services

TL;DR: afaik there is still no app, but open source backends now exist, so maybe it is easy to wrap it in a keyboard application I've started to build a prototype. About 5 years ago I discovered voice ...
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Unicode keyboard shortcuts known from Linux on Windows?

Windows support this for as long as I remember, but you need to enable it in registry with: reg add "HKCU\Control Panel\Input Method" /v EnableHexNumpad /t REG_SZ /d 1 Then you can type µ with Alt ...
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Mouse/keyboard macro program?

Although it's not a free program, you may find that Macro Express will fit your requirements specific to the mouse. From the help page within the program: Relative to Last Position This ...
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Program to block certain keys

I highly recommend AutoHotkey. It's mainly famous for allowing you to set up hotkeys to do things, but there's nothing stopping you from using it to assign a do-nothing operation to a key. You can ...
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Mouse and keyboard recording and replaying on Linux

I found a tool that might help: https://github.com/xaaronc/injectevents You can: record input replay input recorded input will always be saved in a file. You might: Be able to edit the files. (I ...
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Software to select portion of screen, and click

FOUND IT! Keynav: Retire your mouse (C, X11) Keynav is a piece of an on-going experiment to make pointer-driven interfaces easier and faster for users to operate. It lets you move the pointer ...
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Holistic keyboard shortcut approach/scheme/guide?

The best solution I've found to date comes from Will Stern at LearnCode.Academy . He uses an Ergodox EZ keyboard, which allows for multiple layers (ie when you hold down a certain key it activates an ...
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