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MATE 1.8.0: how to set Ctrl+Escape shortcut for main menu

I used to use Linux Mint 13 MATE for some time, it has MATE 1.2.0, in which I can set Ctrl+Esc shortcut for opening main menu by right-click on the Menu button -> Preferences, there is a simple ...
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Linux Mint: Keybinging Alt+^

I wanted to use Alt + ^ for open Quake but it seems Linux Mint is already using it for switching between open programs (similar Alt + Tab). I tried to deactive this keybing in the keyboard settings ...
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Execute a command using a Linux Mint shortcut

I'm looking to add a shortcut to Linux Mint (Menu → Control Center → Keyboard Shortcuts) to execute xkill when I press WindowsKey + x. I've encountered two problems: 1) The WindowsKey toggles the ...
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Disable Control + F2 keyboard shortcut in Mint 16

There is a similar topic, but none of the solutions is working for Ctrl+F2 combination. I need to disable this shortcut in my Mint 16, any ideas?
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Binding superkey + Ctrl to behave as right alt

I can't do any symbols such as ¡@£$€¥{[]} ("lower" symbols on number keys) using left ctrl and the super key on my keyboard. I can do these symbols by using the right alt. I would like to use a ...
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Shortcuts in gvim

I'm trying to migrate from Windows to Linux and am having difficulties with the shortcuts in gvim. For something as simple a copying you press "+y and I'm wondering 1)does order matter when ...
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How can I find keymapping in a Debian-based Linux distro

I am using Mint Linux 14 with OpenBox. I am trying to use "Ctrl-Shift-A" on my IDE but it is not being triggered. I am guessing it is mapped to something else, but there seems to be no simple way to ...
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Using keyboard shorcuts with the windows key in Linux Mint Mate

I'm using Linux Mint 15. I'm using the keyboard shortcut "Super_L" to open the Mint menu of the Mate desktop. Now I want to use for example the shortcut "Super_L+1" to open a terminal window. I went ...
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Always on Top shortcut key in linux mint

is there any quick way to set a window to 'always on top' mode in linux mint 'cinnamon'? In windows I created an autohotkey script but I do not know how to set such a command up in linux.
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What is the path to the file where Caja stores its keyboard shortcuts?

Pretty much exactly what the title says; where does the caja file viewer store its keyboard shortcuts? Nautilus (which caja is based on) seems to store them in ~/.gnome2/accels/nautilus, but changing ...
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Can't assign a keyboard shortcut to a certain bash commands using xfce-keyboard-settings in Linux Mint

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 ...
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Disable Alt + F1 keyboard shortcut in Cinnamon

I am running Linux Mint 14 with Cinnamon. Currently Alt + F1 opens the 'Expo' mode, showing all workspaces. I would simply like to unbind/disable this shortcut. Where can I do this? I have searched ...
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Unity Shortcuts in Linux Mint

Does anybody know how to put usefull unity keyboard shortcuts on Linux Mint Cinnamon? Like to maximize current window to the left side, or to change to the right workspace with ctrl+alt+right.
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How to map “special” keys of the keyboard to some mappings in linux?

I have recently bought a new keyboard, and it has a lot of unused special keys - like "launch Excel", "launch Word", etc. I suspect there is a way to map the keypresses on those keys to some useful ...
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Linux Mint 12 - Firefox keyboard shortcut bug

The Ctrl+a (select all shortcut) does not work in Firefox on Linux mint 12; I mean if you highlight a textbox (for example in google.com the box where you enter the search keyword ), enter some text ...
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How to lock screen with keyboard on Linux Mint (LXDE)

I'm trying out Linux Mint 11 with LXDE. I'm used to being able to lock the screen with a keyboard combination (for example, Win+L on Windows) rather than tracking down a menu or clicking an icon. Web ...