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Is it possible to make a shortcut for the multimedia keys on any other key? In my case I have only the volume keys on my keyboard, no other keys like e.g. to skip songs. Can we have a shorcut to skip a song on another key, or for example on Ctrl+Vol key?

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Yes you can! If you are using banshee, Open the keyboard preferences. Click on the second tab named "Shortcuts". In the left pane, click on custom shortcuts. Click on + sign:

In name put:

Music next

In command put:

banshee --next

Now in the right pane click and put your own accelerator for this.


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I already make that for the Banshee, but I want to make in other player (Nuvola Player). If is possible to make an secondary shortcut will be alot easier. –  euDennis May 3 '12 at 19:17
I can be of help if you post the man page of that player. [couldn't find it on internet] –  0x00F May 4 '12 at 14:52
launchpad.net/nuvola-player The developer says in the next release will have the 'nuvolaplayer --next' feature. But anyway, I was trying to make an secondary shorcut for 'next song' multimedia keyboard because in that way will work with everything. –  euDennis May 5 '12 at 17:17

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