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Can't assign a keyboard shortcut to certain bash commands using xfce-keyboard-settings in Linux Mint

I'm using Linux Mint 14 Nadia

I use xfce-keyboard-settings to assign keyboard shortcuts to commands like

$ feh -ZF ~/Pictures

Feh is a command line image viewer and I can assign keyboard shortcuts to it. But it doesn't seem to work for commands like

$ mv ~/feh_slideshow_list1 ~/feh_list2
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You want to assign a keyboard shortcut to a specific mv command? Why? What is it you are really trying to do? –  terdon Feb 10 '13 at 13:58
    
Feh generates a text file with a list of all the photos in the slideshow and by default it give it a long name like feh_005849_000001_filelist and puts it in the home directory. I have shortcuts set up to do a slideshow using a textfile whose name doesn't change. I frequently move the file named feh_005849_000001_filelist (or whatever it happens to be) into a different folder and name it "feh". –  dedwarmo Feb 10 '13 at 16:53
    
I don't know why the specific command fails. Have you tried using a script or an alias instead? If you don't know how I can post an answer to that effect. I am not doing so because I don't have xfce installed so I can't test. –  terdon Feb 10 '13 at 16:57
    
@terdon Thanks for your interest. Using a script works. –  dedwarmo Feb 10 '13 at 17:00
    
You're welcome. remember to accept your answer as soon as the time limit passes so the question can be marked as answered. –  terdon Feb 10 '13 at 17:03

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I found a solution. I created a script with my move command in it and I am able to assign a keyboard shortcut to the script.

#! /bin/bash

mv ~/feh_slideshow_list1 ~/feh_list2
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