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I dislike Unity so I use 12.04 in GNOME Classic (no effects) mode.

ALT+F2 is not bringing up the usual "execute binary..." dialog box.

How can I restore that?

I have browsed around (e.g. why Alt+F2 r didnt work on gnome shell classic) but solutions like killall gnome-panel etc don't cut it.

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In System Settings - Hardware - Keyboard - Shortcuts tab, click System - Show the run command prompt - Alt+F2, change it if it's disabled or set to something else.

CCSM can also set this in "GNOME Compatibility".

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It worked. Thanks. – Robottinosino Nov 25 '12 at 4:49
Cool, good to see it works;-) – Terry Wang Nov 25 '12 at 8:08

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