Where can I disable super_L key (windows key) opening KDE menu?

Or where can I change this shortcut?


In kde plasma 5.8 the super/win key is also used to trigger the launcher, when pressed and released without combining it with another key. To disable the feature, put


in ~/.config/kwinrc.

Taken from: https://blog.martin-graesslin.com/blog/2016/08/modifier-only-shortcuts-available-in-plasma-5-8/ https://www.reddit.com/r/kde/comments/55udc1/how_do_i_stop_the_meta_key_from_opening_the/d8epzzj/

  • Addition: configuration should be reloaded after that. To reload configuration, run kwin_x11 --replace or just log out and log in. – Sasha Nov 10 '18 at 10:52
  • Addition: kwriteconfig5 --file kwinrc --group ModifierOnlyShortcuts --key Meta "" command can be used instead of editing the config file manually. – Sasha Nov 10 '18 at 10:53

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