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As the title states, when I hold the Super key Unity shortcuts list doesn't appear.

I'm on Ubuntu 12.04 (fresh install). I can see the dock that shows up with numbers on icons to launch applications. Help.

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What's your screen's resolution? The keyboard shortcut list is not displayed on small monitors.

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I haven't tested, but it seems legit –  hbdgaf May 3 '12 at 22:12
my resolution is 1024x600, the screen is 10" –  Sharaazad May 5 '12 at 11:29
That's too small for the shortcut list –  Florian Diesch May 5 '12 at 23:29
Do you know what the cut-off is? (Works on my 13" screen, e.g..) –  belacqua Nov 6 '12 at 21:53

Also, make sure it is configured to show the shortcuts running this at terminal:

gconftool-2 --set --type=bool /apps/compiz-1/plugins/unityshell/screen0/options/shortcut_overlay TRUE 

In Ubuntu 12.10, this would be:

gconftool-2 --set --type=bool /org/compiz/profiles/unity/plugins/unityshell/shortcut_overlay TRUE 
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