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This is what I'm talking about:

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What I'm used to:
n = no, don't save changes
y = yes, save changes
c = cancel

This was pretty universal in all Windows dialogs, but rarely (if ever?) does it work in Ubuntu.

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up vote 4 down vote accepted

You can press Alt and see the shortcuts.

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You can press Alt+C as in this case, to Cancel.

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