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In keyboard shortcut settings I see a launcher section that have 'WWW' and 'Explorer' labels inside the key combination column of the shortcut definition. What keys I must press to launch my browser and my file explorer in Ubuntu 12.04 if I want use the default system shortcuts.?

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I believe those are the dash shortcuts. Hit the super key (start key on most keyboards), type in www and the browser app will be your first choice. Same with typing Mail. I think if you want an actual keyboard shortcut, you will have to set one yourself. – James Jan 6 '13 at 19:04
Thanks. If you put your comment as a reply, I can select it as the answer to my questions. – gsi-frank Jan 6 '13 at 19:12
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If you want to create a shortcut for opening Nautilus or your browser, open system settings, go to "Keyboard" and switch to the "Shortcuts" tab.

Select "Custom Shortcuts" and click the "Plus" (+) button, give it a name and put 'nautilus' in the command field. Then click "Apply".

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In this case you will see a new shortcut called "Open Nautilus" that is disabled. Click on "Disabled" and enter the shortcut you want.

This will work for your browser as well, you just have to know its command.

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Thanks, but what I want is know how use the default shortcut for Nautilus and Browser. – gsi-frank Jan 7 '13 at 2:04
@gsc-frank There isn't a default shortcut, what you are seeing is dash shortcuts, like a comment said. – Seth Jan 7 '13 at 2:12
Thanks, that is all what I need to know. – gsi-frank Jan 7 '13 at 2:22

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