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VMWare - restart client X server

If a VM's X server is frozen, is there a way I can restart the X server (send right-alt+sysrq+k to the client) without the host intercepting the key combination/causing a restart of the host's X ...
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Slow hotkey response in GNOME 3.12

I run Arch, and I recently grabbed the 3.12 upgrade for GNOME. I've had F12 bound to terminator for a while, since I often have to summon new terminals. Ever since the upgrade, using a hotkey for a ...
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Text expansion tools for linux?

I am looking for a tool that can auto-close brackets and quotes in a terminal. For example, when I type echo " It should automatically expand into echo "" and put the cursor in the middle. This ...
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1answer
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What is is the bitmask for these SysRq commands?

I for the life of me still can't wrap my mind around bitmasks. I am sure they are very simple, I just haven't found something that makes how they work click in my brain yet. What would be the bitmask ...
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How do I use magic sysreq keys on a Mac?

I only recently found out about the magic system request keys. How do I use them from the keyboard on Macs with a Linux-based OS installed, or in other cases where the keyboard doesn't have a SysReq ...
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VIM Hotkey Creation

I'm pretty new to VIM and linux in general. So doing this on my own is well beyond my skill level now. I'm familiar with vimrc file but that is it... Let's say I have one terminal open idling. ...
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xfrun4 alternative for Linux Mint Cinnamon

I just switched from Xubuntu to Linux mint cinnamon and am trying to find an application launcher to replace xfrun4. What are the options that exist these days? Ideally, it would be a text box with ...
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Mapping a Microsoft Keyboard specific key under Linux, when xev doesn't see this key

I have a Microsoft Wireless Keyboard 1000. Between the SpaceAlt Gr and MenuCtrl keys, I have a key with 3 application windows drawn on it, and which displays a 3D overlay of all open windows and cycle ...
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120 views

“Gnome 2.28.2: LCtrl+LShift as a combination to change layout” Issue

I am used to change the layout using keys combination CTRL + SHIFT. Not to mention that lots of applications use that combination as a part of another complex combination. Say - CTRL + SHIFT + TAB in ...
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Changing the Mod key in Awesome WM

I tried to change the mod key in awesome from the windows key to either Pause, Scroll Lock, and Escape. For all keys I tried to change the entry in the rc.lua configuration file; I tried to use ...
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321 views

Gnome Shell Extension Key Binding

What is the simplest way to (globally) bind a key combination (e.g. <Super>+A) to a function in a gnome shell extension? Inspecting a couple of extensions, I ran into the following code: ...
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How to Attach a C Program executable to a Keyboard Key

OS: GNU/Linux I have a program: hello.c Executable: hello Required: The executable "hello" is not running. I press Key "F1". The executable "hello" automatically runs & produces the ouput ...
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How remap ctrl + k to ctrl + v in linux?

I use a Dvorak keyboard, and I want to use the shortcut like a Windows/Dvorak. I've tried to use autokey but doesn't work very well. I'm interested in a solution on Xorg directly, of the style of ...
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How can I get OS/X-like switch windows of same program bound to hotkey with linux GUIs?

On OS/X, Command-~ switches between windows associated with the program with current focus. This is very handy when toggling through a set of browser windows or editor windows, for example. A couple ...
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726 views

gnome 3 sound volume applet + hotkeys

I have installed today gnome 3 (debian wheezy). when I use hotkeys to change sound volume ugly applet window appears my computer slows down while this applet renders. 1 frame per second. geforce ...
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205 views

Less hotkeys not working, printing keycodes instead performing action

When I try something like php -i | less Less is not responding to hotkeys, but prints them like pressing "q" results in statusline :q PageDown :^[[6~ Pressing ENTER like "executes" the ...
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1answer
709 views

Apple shortcuts in Ubuntu

I switch between a Mac and Ubuntu often. On my Ubuntu box, I use an Apple Aluminum keyboard. I'm interested in Apple's "command" key: ⌘.   (I'm not concerned about the hardware control keys.) ...
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Firefox keyboard shortcuts don't work when a form field is focused

When using Firefox in Linpus Linux (on an Acer One netbook) some hot keys don't work. Ctrl + w Alt + d However Ctrl + Tab Does still work. Edit: The version installed is 3.6.
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Is there a Linux alternative for AutoHotkeys?

Is there a Linux alternative for AutoHotkeys? (or something to create hotkeys and text expansion?)
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Global hotkeys: songbird on KDE

I'm running songbird on opensuse 11.2 KDE 4.3.1 on my EEE pc. On windows, there is a hotkey thing inside Songbird, so i set META F9,10,11,12 as media keys and it work just fine. On linux, there is ...
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Linux: how to setup global hotkeys?

I'd like to setup some hotkeys/media-keys that launch something when pressed. I need this, for instance, to be able to control volume while some full-screen application is launched, and all hotkeys ...
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3answers
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Shortcuts to move windows across multiple screens in Gnome

I've two screens next each other and I'm running Gnome (Metacity 2.22). I use Xinerama to setup resolution and position for the screens. Using OpenSuse 11.1. I would like to use the keyboard to move ...
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global hotkeys in xfce

I noticed in xfce, global hotkeys don't seem to work. Such as: multimedia buttons (play/pause/volum up/down/mute, etc) gnome-do not appearing when hitting the specified key (<alt>space in my ...