key-mon is utility to show live keyboard and mouse status for teaching and screencasts.
Navigate to keymon download page and download the
deb file with the highest version number (1.13-1 at the time of this writing), then open a terminal window, change current directory (cd) to the download directory and run:
sudo apt-get install python-xlib -y sudo dpkg -i keymon_*.deb
key-mon can be accessed via Applications Menu > Graphics > KeyMon or by typing
key-mon on a terminal.
When key-mon is running, it'll show the keyboard and mouse events. If you right click inside the key-mon window you can access its settings and enable window decoration, which is useful for moving the window around.
ReferencesKeyboard Status Monitor (key-mon) at Google Code
Display your pressed keyboard buttons with Keymon