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How can I define a global shortcuts for copy, cut and paste?

I'm used to Mac's +C for copy and +V for paste. They are global, so I can use them interchanging data between CLI and GUI apps.

How can one configure global shortcuts, e.g ⊞ Win+C (copy) and +V (paste) in Ubuntu 12.04?

Update: I've created a feature request at

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Have you tried the same in Ubuntu? – Mitch Jun 8 '13 at 11:31
Yes. ⊞ Win+C pops the "search photos" screen. – Adam Matan Jun 8 '13 at 11:35
Try ⌘+C in Ubuntu – Mitch Jun 8 '13 at 11:37
I don't have a key - it's a windows laptop keyboard with a key. – Adam Matan Jun 8 '13 at 11:55
Take a look at my answer Here, and see if it helps. – Mitch Jun 8 '13 at 12:15

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