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I'm using Ubuntu 12.10 and I'm trying to set a hotkey alt-a, but the alt key highlights the menu bar and so when I press a it goes back to 'All Settings' and doesn't set the hotkey. How can I set alt-a as a hotkey?

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Are you still looking for an answer? I re-read your question and understand what you want now. – Seth Jan 28 '13 at 23:01
@Seth Just noticed your reply. Yes, I do. For now I've just been using CTRL-ALT left and right for moving between workspaces, when I'd rather be using ALT a, s, d, or f. – Spencer Bosma Mar 8 '13 at 2:56

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