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If the desktop has focus and I press super and then e, a little text box appears at the bottom right hand corner of the screen. What is it supposed to do?

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I don't think Super + e is a defined shortcut in unity. It's not even defined in the unity shortcuts when you long press the super key until the overlay appears.

What you're talking about is search and can be activated by pressing letter e only or any other 'typing' key - letters, numbers or special characters like ,, ], etc.

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Yeah I think this is right. I happened upon it by clicking super first, but it's the letters, numbers etc which raise the search box. Thanks. – user275782 Apr 29 '14 at 15:00

It will search the desktop. By the way: no need to press the super key for that ;)

If you type characters all the files on the desktop that start with those characters will get highlighted.


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Excellent, thanks! – user275782 Apr 29 '14 at 10:19
please mark the answer as the one that solves your problem! – hakermania Apr 29 '14 at 10:33
[nor worky]() :( – Braiam Apr 29 '14 at 16:05

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