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I just noticed that my Alt+F2 no longer works in Ubuntu Classic. It was working fine just yesterday when I restored gnome-panel after not liking AWN. How can I fix this?

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  • Install CompizConfig Settings Manager:

    sudo apt-get install compizconfig-settings-manager

  • Launch it by searching from the dash in Unity, or PreferencesCompizConfig Settings Manager in Ubuntu Classic.

  • Navigate to the Gnome Compatibility tab.

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  • Make sure Run Dialog is set to Alt+F2, and not disabled.

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That did it, Gnome Compatibility was checked, but the Run Dialog was set to disabled for some reason. Thanks mate! – Alan May 2 '11 at 22:07
Glad I could help Alan! You got me my 'close votes' badge O+ – Rinzwind May 2 '11 at 22:10
No, thank you! I'm trying to get Flight-Gear into shape, but I'll add some screenshots to this post later tonight for you. – Alan May 2 '11 at 22:16

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