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In KDE4, I want to be able to change my sound volume both with the built-in Volume Up key as well as Meta+U.

While I can define alternate keybindings for all program-wide actions, there is no such column in the Global System Shortcuts settings. How can I define multiple global keyboard shortcuts for the same action?

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I haven't used KDE in a long time, but couldn't you have a shortcut to run a DBUS command to up the volume too? – supercheetah Jun 26 '13 at 20:19
    
Like @supercheetah suggests, I have also gone the DBUS route with a very simple python script to adjust my screen brightness under GNOME 3's fallback mode, since it doesn't offer a screen brightness applet anymore, after GNOME 2. – rbrito Aug 20 '13 at 2:17

You might look into a program like AutoKey. https://code.google.com/p/autokey/

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