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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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Shortcut for searching all installed applications using debian/gnome

I'd like to create a shortcut to launch the "desktop search" application ("Applications" -> "Accessories" -> "Desktop Search") in debian/gnome. Does this shortcut exist (or can it be created) in ...
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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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MATE: Alt key focusing application's menu

One of things I like in Windows is that in almost every app I can press Alt, and app's main menu becomes focused. Unfortunately this doesn't work in MATE. (I use Linux Mint 13, if that matters). I ...
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Gnome 3.8 - show or unhide all windows that have been minimized

Gnome 3.8 has shortcuts for hiding the current window (Super-H) or hiding all windows (Super-D) but after extensive searching, I can't figure out how to show all windows that are hidden. Is there a ...
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GNOME3 keyboard shortcuts doesn't run my script

I have a home made script that takes a screenshot and uploads it to puush, and I have put the script in /usr/bin. If I open a terminal and write the name of the script it runs perfectly. I use Debian ...
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Removing a shortcut from Gnome-Panel. ( via terminal ? )

To add a shortcut to the gnome-panel, i simply execute this command. /usr/libexec/gnome-panel-add --launcher="/usr/share/applications/firefox.desktop" --panel="2" --position=0 very simple, inside ...
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Prevent Screenshot in gnome using xmodmap

I want to prevent screenshots from being taken in gnome using keyboard shortcuts. I need to do this by running a script in such a manner that it can be reverted later. I tried to do this using ...
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Linux - How to set up a shortcut to move window to different monitor?

I am using CentOS 6.4. I am aware the similar question has been raised before for Windows and OS X, but so far, the only solution I found for Linux is to press Alt+F7 and move it pixel-by-pixel, ...
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Minimize/Maximize current window keyboard shortcut

Are there any Keyboard Shortcuts for maximizing, minimizing and resizing the current window? I am on Ubuntu 13.04, Gnome-latest version.
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Gnome sending keyboard shortcuts to an application

I would like to send key board shortcuts from my wm (gnome) to an application (specifically Emacs). for example If I press Some-prefix-key C-x C-s then I would like C-x C-s to be passed to Emacs ...
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Keyboard shortcut to launch applications from the GNOME3 Favourites

I have just switched from Unity to GNOME 3. The main feature I'm missing is being able to launch the xth application on my Unity Panel with Super+X. Is there a similar set of shortcuts, or a way to ...
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How can I set emacs keybinding to higher priority than the system?

I'm running Emacs 24 on Arch Linux machine. I want to set the system keyboard layout key binding to be the same as Emacs's (ctrl+\). While there is no problem to do so. When the layout is switched to ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 - Ctrl+T does not work in browsers

I have just installed Ubuntu 12.04. At the beginning I used Unity, I downloaded and installed Chrome, Ubuntu tweak (where I configured my favorite shortcuts) and decided to switch to Gnome-classic ...
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Add more than one keyboard shortcut for an action in GNOME

How can I map additional shortcuts to an action, without losing the existing shortcuts for that action? I have some computers running GNOME (some version 2, some version 3) with multiple keyboards ...
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1answer
314 views

How to enable the super key when running linux in a virtual machine in OSX

I'm running Linux inside VMware in OSX. I want to use gnome-do. The shortcut key to call it is super+space. But that doesn't work when running inside VMware on OSX. How can I enable to super key to ...
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GNOME 3 Ctrl+Alt+D (Show Desktop)

I recently upgraded my system to GNOME 3. In previous versions of GNOME, the key combination Ctrl+Alt+D would hide all open windows and show the Desktop. This shortcut was eliminated from GNOME 3 ...
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How to make system-wide shortcut to insert umlauts in Gnome?

I have a US layout keyboard and frequently need to insert German Umlaut characters. While on Windows, I used to have an AutoIt script that would e.g. insert ö to the currently selected input control ...
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How does one use “Mail” or other keyboard keys for copying or pasting in Gnome?

I'm trying to assign some of those extra keys that come with the keyboard to something useful. I know how to change their default behavior, and how to assign them to a shell script via the System -> ...
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165 views

What keyboard shortcuts exist for navigating the window selection mode of the Gnome Shell

I've been playing around with the Gnome Shell on my netbook for a week or so and I like the extra space it affords me. However I wonder if I'm missing some keyboard shortcuts when switching between ...
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1answer
337 views

Windows logo + left key - something similar for gnome?

Is there a way in Gnome to get the functionality described here: Windows logo key+Left Arrow Maximize the window to the left side of the screen.
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1answer
335 views

Emacs and Windows manager keyboard shortcuts without Windows key

I found a classic M-Series keyboard and I want to use it. However, it does not have a Windows key (AKA Super key); only Shift, Ctrl and Alt. My keyboard shortcuts are cluttered as-is, since I try to ...
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1answer
171 views

Shortcut key in Ubuntu for accessing the top bar

What is the shortcut key in Ubuntu for accessing the top bar? (The one with "Applications", "Places", etc.)
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How can I dismiss puplet messages with a keyboard shortcut?

puplet is forever reminding me when it's time to run "yum update", which is fine, but I'm forced to click the little x to dismiss the dialog. Is there a keyboard shortcut or command that can dismiss ...
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Ctrl+C and Ctrl+V malfunctioning

Sometimes, I select an item, hit Ctrl+C, browse to a folder, hit Ctrl+V, but no item is copied to the folder or some other item is copied to the folder (eg from a previous select + Ctrl+C). For ...
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Where does ubuntu store keyboard shortcut settings?

I'm having trouble setting a keyboard shortcut in Ubuntu. Trying to use the win (super) key as a modifier, but as soon as I press the win key the keyboard shortcut UI just assumes I wanted to use ...
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Custom keyboard map is causing issues with stuck keys

I have a Microsoft Ergonomic 4000 keyboard and I am running a custom keymap (dvorak with some stuff for umlauts): http://pingus.seul.org/~grumbel/tmp/md5/b054e11505c88e1bfc6ebd5da46bdb78-xmodmap_pke ...
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A keyboard shortcut from a sequence of keystrokes for Linux

I am looking for a way to define an Emacs-style keys sequence as a keyboard shortcut in Linux - Specifically, in Gnome, but more general solutions are also acceptable. For example, I would like a ...
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1answer
892 views

Remap control key in gnome-terminal?

I just installed Ubuntu to get more familiar with it since I'll be using it in a new job shortly. I use Macs at home and in my current job, so I'd like to make it as Mac-like as possible. I've ...
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How to disable control-alt-arrow Gnome window manager control for RedHat Linux

How do I disable the Gnome window manger keyboard control for control-alt-arrow (left, right, up, and down arrows) to scroll between workspaces? This is a key binding I use in Emacs and the window ...
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How do I alternate tabs in Linux GNOME terminal?

I like to open several tabs in GNOME terminal when I work. In Firefox, you can switch between tabs using Ctrl-Tab or Ctrl-Shift-Tab. How do I get the same functionality in GNOME terminal?
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ubuntu gnome short cut keys

I have done something quite silly and not sure how to fix it. I modified some of the gnome keyboard short cuts and was trying to disable the "Run Application" command. In the process I assigned it ...
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How can I change Nautilus's delete behavior?

I want to make it so that nautilus requires me to press a key combination to delete files - so that I do not accidentally delete files on a network share with no confirmation again. Ideally I would ...
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Is there a shortcut key in Gnome to show hidden panels?

I've set my panel to autohide. I can make it reappear by moving my pointer to the bottom of the screen, but, I'd also like to assign a shortcut key to do the same thing. Is there any way to do that? ...
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Custom hotkey/shortcut to open/bring to front an app

I don't imagine this is built into the system, but is it possible to do it without too much hassle? Say I open a specific program with a hotkey, and when I press that hotkey again, the program window ...