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I have a launcher on my desktop. I would like to run it via a keyboard shortcut. Is it possible ?

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Open keyboard shortcuts (System>Preference>Keyboard Shortcuts), and create the shortcut you want to add:

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Right click the launcher and click properties. Copy the information from the launcher where it says command (in the launcher properties) to where it says type here:

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Now save the keyboard shortcut (by clicking apply).

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Thank you very much. It is exactly what I was looking for. Very didactic too ! –  Gizmoatwork Mar 5 '11 at 15:24

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