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I installed the recoller lense ( ) and now finally have fulltext search in dash.

File lense is opened with super+F, music with super+M and so on. Can (and how can ) I assing such a shortuct to this new lense?

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up vote 10 down vote accepted

It appears that lens package is installing using a pre-existing shortcut, a, why I don't know. (a bug should be filed, at least for 12.04

To check & edit, make sure you use something not in use, here I used l

sudo -H gedit /usr/share/unity/lenses/recoll/recoll.lens

change Shortcut=a to a letter of your choice

Noting again that this is what I found on 12.04

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I think it comes from copying application lense and then editing it to make recoller lense. Bug filled:… - it also applies to 11.10 – sup Mar 26 '12 at 21:24
I talked to the dev, he's going to leave the line blank. It would then be up to users to set an appropriate one for themselves. A logical one would be r but that currently taken by the ezoom plugin & causing a whole lot of trouble for unsuspecting users – doug Mar 26 '12 at 22:05
In 12.04 super+r has now been freed up so could be used for recoll – doug Apr 17 '12 at 22:45
Note to users using this (excellent) answer: You may need to either run unity --replace or logout/login to make the bindings be changed – Ryan McClure May 30 '12 at 6:41

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