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When I simply press (not hold) Super I always see the shortcuts list. And after I release the button it stays on my screen. Normally pressing Super leads to Dash opening and to view the shortcuts list I need to hold Super. So to open the Dash I need press Super twice. I have ThinkPad T520i. I tried to disable shortcut list, but it didn't solve the problem.

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Does it do it with a very quick tap? – James Jul 28 '12 at 15:17
Are You sure that Superkey on keyboard isn't somehow stuck when You press it? – zuberuber Jul 28 '12 at 15:22
I tried to press it million times in very different ways)) I gues I become like Flash soon)) the problem is not in my slowliness, the problem is somewhere in machine. Btw I have few virtual machines on other computers and everything works perfect there, so I know how it should really work. – Artem Jul 28 '12 at 15:56
@James see above – Artem Jul 28 '12 at 15:57
@zuberuber see above – Artem Jul 28 '12 at 15:57
up vote 3 down vote accepted

I finally found out the solution. The problem was I turned ON "Sticky keys" switcher, so I simply turned it OFF and everything works great now.


For reference, the Sticky Keys option is in the Typing tab of Universal Access in System Settings.

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