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I installed Cinnamon on Ubuntu 12.04 using

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:gwendal-lebihan-dev/cinnamon-stable
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install cinnamon

Now I am looking for a way to disable the keyboard shortcuts ALTF7 (move window) and ALTF8 (resize windows).

I already disabled those key bindings under Keyboard -> Shortcuts. This has no effect.

I did not find them in gconf-editor under apps -> muffin .

I already tried to disable them under apps > metacity > global_keybindings and window_keybindings which has no effect (although I thought cinnamon uses muffin and not metacity)

Does anybody know how to remove/edit/disable those key bindings ?

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I'm running into the exact same problem. I've searched for 'F7' with the gconf-editor, but found nothing. I couldn't find anything in the dconf-editor, but that doesn't have a search function so I may have missed something. – oenli Oct 9 '12 at 12:39
up vote 2 down vote accepted

To answer my own question. It seems that in the current version of Cinnamon, you have a "Cinnamon Settings" menu entry. There you can adjust/disable the keyboard shortcuts

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Keyboard shortcuts can be found in gconf-editor, under apps > metacity > global_keybindings and window_keybindings.

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I had those disabled as well. I thought metacity had no effect since cinnamon uses muffin so I didn't mention that in the question. – Robin Oct 9 '12 at 10:26
try to restart cinnamon – user61928 Oct 9 '12 at 10:29
Even a full reboot of my system did not help. It seems the bindings are stored elsewhere – Robin Oct 9 '12 at 12:44

Just in case someone still needs this, I just did this with the instructions here:

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Whilst this may theoretically answer the question, it would be preferable to include the essential parts of the answer here, and provide the link for reference. – Eric Carvalho Mar 18 '13 at 23:24

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