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How do I disable the keyboard combination of ALT+`.

This is NOT the HUD nor in the Ubuntu System Settings. It is NOT in compiz configuration either. (I am NOT trying to disable the HUD's use of the Alt key*)

When you press ALT+` on a default unity ubuntu 12.04 install it behaves the same as ALT + TAB. I would like to disable this, because my Windows 7 VM Uses ALT+` to switch languages such as korean or chinese.

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marked as duplicate by Kevin Bowen, Basharat Sialvi, Eric Carvalho, coteyr, stephenmyall May 22 '13 at 13:20

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It's actually Alt+"Key above TAB" (whatever that is on your keyboard) and used to switch between multiple windows of the same app.

As far as I know there is no way to disable this key combination.

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Take a look at this: How to disable Alt + `? where this same question is answered. I used unity-tweak instead of the compiz..., and it worked for me.

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You could go into the keyboard shortcuts and reassign it to another action then delete that action. That should clear it up.

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Keyboard shortcuts where? In CCSM? – Jonathan Hartley Nov 18 '15 at 21:10

It's used by intellij but unfortunately there is no way to disable this shortcut.

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