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Up to GNOME 3.8 you could easily change your keyboard shortcuts inside an application with dconf, but that option is deprecated now. (I've read an entry on a mailing list about that.) Unfortunately, I could not find any other option to adapt the shortcuts to my needs for e.g. Evolution. I'd like to change the "send mail" command from Ctrl+Enter to Alt+S. I have browsed through the .config/evolution directory and found the according accels file.

I have changed the gtk-accel for send mail (gtk_accel_path "<Actions>/mailto/send-message") to <Primary><Shift>1 for testing purpose and uncommented the line. However, changes applied to that file do not change anything, since Evolution seems to overwrite that file on startup.

How could I alter the keyboard shortcuts?

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