I have gconftool set to
/desktop/gnome/interface/can_change_accels true, but can't assign or modify any application accelerators in Ubuntu 11.04.
This configuration item has been moved to the
If you prefer a graphical tool to modify these settings, try installing the
As is often the case, this does not work with Unity, see bug https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/indicator-appmenu/+bug/610234
One can temporarily start an application with aditable menus in Unity by running it with