How to get a virtual keyboard in Linux Mint MATE

Unlike the Cinnamon version, the MATE version of Linux Mint 15 doesnt come with a pre-installed virtual keyboard. 2 of my laptop keys were broken today so I had to install a virtual keyboard. If you got the same problem, here is the command you can use to install a virtual keyboard in Linux Mint MATE:
 sudo apt-get install onboard  

 And after you got it installed, just search for it in the Mint Menu and you can launch the virtual keyboard to use:

 virtual keyboard in Linux Mint MATE

Note: hen you first launched it, it will appear in the middle of the screen. Just click and hold the mouse on the cross button at the top right side then drag the keyboard around.


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