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How to change accelerators in Gnome?

I can't figure out how to change the accelerators in GNOME. My purpose was changing the Trash accel "<Primary>Delete" to "Delete" in Nautilus; for that I have tried, separately as well as ...
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Keyboard is not working, can't type the letter s [closed]

Hello everyone and happy Thanksgiving eve. I am having keyboard trouble. I can't type the letter s on my keyboard. I am using a laptop, but I have tried using an external keyboard too, and I get the ...
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Setting Vim key bindings for the MySQL client

I add these following lines to ~/.inputrc and now the Postgres client, psql, uses Vim keybindings. set keymap vi set editing-mode vi However, this does not work for MySQL. I understand that MySQL ...
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Undefine prefix in Emacs

In Emacs, I've become accustomed to using "C-x p" for switching to the previous window. I've recently had to start including a company-wide startup .el file that defines the prefix "C-x p-". I don't ...
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Caps Lock for Numeric Keys

Is there a way I can have persistent access to the special characters above the numeric keys? I'm thinking something akin to the CAPS LOCK key but that locks the numeric keys to the equivalent Shift ...
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Mapped keyboard shortcuts that generate text responses (macros maybe)

I've got a seemingly simple idea where I would press a combination of keys (like Ctrl + Alt + Z) and paste a previously written(and saved) response on wherever I'm typing. This is meant to work in a ...
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intel graphics keybinding conflict with other programs

Intel HD graphics bindings take priority over bindings in other programs. When you disable them via the Intel HD graphics control panel, the bindings no longer function as mapped, but they are still ...
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How to change key binding for backward search in VIM?

I am using VIM 7.2 remotely (in a server), and when I try to hit the question mark (in insert mode) it exits insert mode, and prompts for a backward search. In short, I can't type ? as plain text ...
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Emulating WinKey+ArrowKey Functionality from win7 to linux

I much prefer Linux over windows but one thing I've always found win7 to be better at was managing and moving windows to different parts of the screen. I'm wondering if anyone knows how I can ...
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Sublime key binding not working

I am trying to bind some keys to handle some layouts in sublime, and they are as follows: { "keys": ["super+alt+ctrl+down"], "command": "set_layout", "args": { "cols": [0.0, ...
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How to add custom keyboard shortcuts in Debian 7

Have a reasonably recent download of Debian 7. Trying unsuccessfully to set keybindings, specifically <Super>+t type stuff for terminal etc like I have in OpenBox elsewhere. Default Gnome ...
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Linux Mint 17: How do I switch key bindings from the command line?

I changed the key binding switch-to-workspace-1 via Keyboard > Keyboard shortcuts > Workspace Management. Is it also possible to this via the console? Vecause when I use the command gsettings get ...
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Switch between Rdesktop fullscreen mode and Gnome desktop via keybinding

It would be really convenient if I could have my clients switch between their Rdesktop session and the Ubuntu Gnome desktop by way of a keybinding. For example, hitting this keybinding from an ...
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Using a key-mapping for only specific URLs in Pentadactyl

I am trying to map the tab-key to the down-arrow-key , which works perfectly fine. However, I am trying to find a way to do that only for a specific URL. Tried to use autocommand the following way: ...
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Dot instead of comma on numerical keyboard

Using polish language on Windows 8.1, comma is the default decimal seperator on numerical keyboard. Is there a way to change it to dot? I wouldn't like to change it in Excel or some other program, ...
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Git amend via tig

I often use tig to select which modifications to add, and which to commit. I scroll via the patches, push u to add, and when I am satisfied, I press C to commit the added changes. Every once in a ...
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Gnome 2.28 using the Super key alone as a keyboard shortcut

I'm running Redhat Linux 6.5 with Gnome 2.28.2 desktop. I'm trying to create a shortcut to open a terminal by pressing just the super key (i.e. the windows key or mod4) not a combination of the super ...
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Sxhkd not recognising percent key (bspwm)

So I want to create a keybinding using my sxhkd that functions like the binding to create panes in tmux. I have created bindings before so I know that I can use xev to print out key names, here is ...
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vlc player trouble in Toggle Normal/Repeat/Loop

An elderly person uses VLC player to play videos. He wants to Toggle the "Normal/Repeat/Loop". I told him for that the key "l" (small L) is given by vlc. Now the problem he faces is: how exactly ...
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Remapping a keyboard key in windows 8.1

How can I remap keyboard keys in windows 8.1? I'm looking for a simple utility which will modify registry and would not require running at startup. I tried sharpkeys but, it does not seem to work in ...
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How to use a key binding within shell script ? (Launch terminator in broadcast mode in background)

I currently use a small shell script to start a terminator window as a background process which has multiple splits specified with a layout. terminator --layout=My_layout & I want to execute a ...
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KeyRemap4Macbook Vim-emulation alternative for Linux

There is a really nifty tool for Mac OS X called KeyRemap4Macbook which allows you, among other things, to use Vim keybindings to edit text in all text fields, with a distinction between normal and ...
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Add keybinding to js-mode/javascript-mode in Emacs

I have added web-beautify-* to Emacs 24, so that I can run M-x web-beautify-js to pretty format my javascript source code. I have add some keybindings for html-mode and css-mode, which work fine. ...
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rebind microsoft sculpt mobile mouse (windows Key)

using the microsoft sculpt mobile mouse, by downloading the Mouse and Keyboard Center , i can rebind the mouse keys, but the WINDOWS key i can't change it, and that is the only key i may(and want) to ...
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Trying to bind <ESC> to keysequence “öö” in bash vi mode

I am trying to use the german umlaut "ö" in a sequence "öö" as a binding for ESC. Having the following in my .inputrc does the job with "jj" instead of "öö"; however, when changing "jj" to "öö", it ...
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Underlying Concept Behind Keyboard Mappings

I am frustrated with key mapping issues. On my Linux box, if I type Home/End in Vim, then the cursor actually moves to the beginning/end of the line. On my Mac when I am on TextEdit, if I do Fn + ...
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Catch headset pause/play keypresses in Windows

I have a new Ultrabook which has single audio jack for input and output instead for separate 3.5 mm jacks we used to have on older machines. The jack is probably similar to American Audio Jack ...
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Bind a key combination to caps lock in OS X

I've bound both caps lock and the ctrl key to "ctrl" in OSX, but I would like to be able to press a modifier key along with caps lock to turn on caps lock—say, for example, shift+caps lock. How might ...
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Shortcut for inserting environments in `org-mode`

I'm using org-mode for organizing myself (very useful so far!). However, it is kind of annoying writting #+begin_comment ... #+end_comment each time I'd like to insert an environment. ...
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Map “fn” + “home” to screen brightness using AutoHotKey?

Could someone please show me what script code I would need to map my laptop "fn" key + "home" to lower the screen brightness (and subsequently "fn" + end to increase). I know I can reach the screen ...
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Use <Space> instead of <RET> in emacs ido mode

I would like to use the space key instead of Return to visit the current file or buffer guessed with ido mode in emacs. How can this be achieved?
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What's a good way to get a Mac to shutdown without monitor or remote logic access?

My Mac is running on a UPS, but the UPS isn't powerful enough to handle both the Mac and the monitor as the same time; so the monitor is not on the UPS. The result is that when there is a power ...
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Swap the curly and the square braces in emacs

Currently in emacs I have to type SHIFT-[ and SHIFT-] to get { and } respectively. Typing [ and ] yields [ and ] respectively. I want to swap this behaviour in emacs, namely I want to have: [ and ] ...
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Configuring a key to work as replacement for another key on keyboard

Few days back one of my keyboard key('O') came out, and I can't it intact again. Is there any way to configure another key, or a combination of key to work as a replacement of the lost key? I'm using ...
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emacs global-set-key C-i

I want to remap a few commands in emacs as follows: (global-set-key "\C-i" 'backward-word) (global-set-key "\C-o" 'forward-word) This works well except the [TAB] key is somehow bound to C-i as well ...
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Space as a leader in emacs with evil

I am trying to define Space as a <leader> in Emacs using evil-leader. If I set , or \, then it works. but it does not work with Space for some reason. There are no errors. Mb something redefines ...
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changing the meta key in emacs

I am running emacs 24.3 through the terminal on OS X 10.8.4. I would like to modify the meta-key which is currently set to be the ESC key. I have successfully changed the meta-key from ESC to ...
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How do I get Emacs to interpret M-left as previous word?

I'm very used to having Emacs interpret M-left/M-right as backword/forwards word. However, last night, for some reason, Emacs started interpreting M-left as D and M-right as C. I'm wondering how I ...
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How can I “bind” a key combination to start a Windows 8 application? [duplicate]

Is it possible to assign shortcut keys to windows 8 applications? For instance, I want calendar to be easily accessible so that i can just press one key or a combination like WINDOWS+C and it shows me ...
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Is there a way to change the left alt key to be set as the spacebar?

I tried a few regedit tools and keyboard editing programs, they mostly say that the alt key is not configurable. My spacebar is broken and making my alt key the spacebar seems like the easiest and ...
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Use forward slash as a key command in tmux

In tmux, is it possible to bind forward slash to a command? The command I want to create is below: bind-key -nr C-M-/ kill-window \; next-window This config errors with: /home/joe/.tmux.conf:42: ...
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How to make vimperator keybings not work for newsfox?

With modes.passAllKeys I can make Vimperator not work for some urls, Gmail, for instance. Now I use newsfox to read RSS news, but newsfox use a special fixed url chrome://newsfox/content/newsfox.xul, ...
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tmux key binding: Window not found

My problem is I can't make tmux key bindings to switch windows. I'm running tmux terminal multiplexer on the FreeBSD server. tmux is started automatically for all remote logins using ~/.bash_profile: ...
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How to modify key bindings in Windows 8

I have a new laptop which combines the PgUp/Home and PgDn/End keys, requiring a function key to be pressed for the Home/End use. Since I regularly use Home and End, but rarely use Page Up/Down I want ...
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How do I use windows style Home and End on OSX in Vim (iterm2)

Having tried many options to replicate Home, End functionality (for beginning of line and end of line), from windows to OSX, I have got to the point where it works everywhere except in vim. I am ...
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bash home/end/delete key inserting tilde, or if preceded by escape key, [1~ [3~

bash home/end/delete key inserting tilde, or if preceded by escape key, [1~ say I type echo hellp, move cursor to hel|lp and type delete, and bam, i got ~tilde say I type echo hellp, move cursor to ...
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Rebind Win+F hotkey in Windows 7

I want to remove the standard "Find" from +F and bind the key combination to my own program. Is there a way to perform this task without any hook applications, for example, changes made through ...
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elcipse shortcut interference with windows 7 desktop rotation

I use Ctrl+Alt+Down in eclipse ide, for copying lines. Recently, I started using windows 7, and the above key combination is not being detected by eclipse, but rather picked up by windows 7 which ...
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iTerm2 vim cannot map alt key

I'm having trouble trying to map the alt-key bindings on vim in iTerm2. I want to map shortcuts for switching between buffers like this: map <A-Right> <C-w>l map <A-Left> ...
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How do I use inoremap with multiple characters?

I am new to ViM customization. I am almost done getting autocompletion to work as I would like. Here is the line of interest: inoremap <expr> i (pumvisible() ? '' : 'i<C-n>') . ...