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I am running Ubuntu 11.10 with Gnome-shell 3.2, and i may have done something wrong (probably with dconf or gconf).

But now pressing F2 within nautilus opens a terminal, and Shift+F2 do the rename stuff (but selecting all filename including extension).

How can I can revert back to default behavior ? Thanks in advance.

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Under the "System Settings application > Keyboard > Shortcuts > Launchers" you can set the shortcut to launch Terminal. I guess there is your problem!

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This would be my second guess in gconf!

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Unfortunately no, this one is set to F4 (by myself) and works fine. Thanks anyway. – pled Mar 9 '12 at 18:50
You are welcome pled! I edited my post with a second possible solution. Hopefully this does the trick for you?! – v2r Mar 9 '12 at 19:36
The answer is still No :-( The "run_command_terminal" key is set to F4 here as well. Actually, I think it is related to the setting related to the "rename default behaviour (F2)" which is stored somewhere in dconf or gconf. I know I have been modifying such key, but cannot remember where it is. Thanks again for helping ! – pled Mar 10 '12 at 10:37
I also looked within "dconf", but couldn't find something useful there. Maybe "GConf Cleaner" which is available through the Ubuntu Software Center can restore the old key-shortcuts, though i haven't tried it! Good LucK!! – v2r Mar 10 '12 at 12:55
I tried GConf-cleaner without success. I ended backuping then deleting ~/.config/dconf/user, and it worked. F2 is back ! it is not a big work now to personalize it again, so all is fine. Thanks. – pled Mar 10 '12 at 18:13

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