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My laptop has several buttons on the very left,

Calculator, Unknown, Web Browser, Unknown, Mail.

I know these work as the calculator, mail, and web browser buttons work,

I want to map the other two buttons, the First unknown I wish to map to "open nautilus", the second one I wish to map to "open terminal" How can I do this?

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My going in assumption is that Unity 3D (with Compiz) is being used. Ensure the Compiz Configuration Settings Manager (CCSM) has been installed => compizconfig-settings-manager Install compizconfig-settings-manager

Once CCSM has been successfully installed, start the CCSM application. Under the 'General' category, select 'Commands' (see the image below).

From here it is simply a matter of configuring the command and appropriate key-binding (see the above image). As noted above, to start Nautilus the appropriate command is nautilus. For Gnome-Terminal, the command is gnome-terminal. I hope this helps.

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The question is tagged with Gnome3, so I assume that's what he was going for. –  Joel Jun 14 '11 at 0:29
    
I did not originally see that. Sorry about any confusion I created. –  Kory Wnuk Jun 14 '11 at 0:56
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I'm assuming that you're using Gnome3 as your question is tagged with Gnome3

1 Open Settings (SUPER, they type 'settings')

2 Keyboard

3 Shortcuts Tab

4 Custom Shortcuts

5 Hit the + button

For Nautilus the command is nautilus. There's actually a pre-made shortcut for terminal under the "Launchers" option on the left side, you just have to set it to the button you want.

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