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How do you run any command in Unity, similar to "Run command" (ALT-F2) from Gnome?

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up vote 5 down vote accepted

It's exactly the same - Alt + F2.

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Wow, of course it is :) I've typed 'sudo gnome-terminal' and nothing happened. Of course, using gksudo works... – Piotr Jul 4 '12 at 18:23

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