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I just upgraded to 11.10 from 11.04. Previously the shortcut to show the desktop was Super key + D (same as in Windows), But now it is not working. What is the new shortcut?

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For 11.10 and 12.10

Control-Alt-D shows the desktop for me

For 12.04 ,13.04 and 14.04

Control-Super-D works for me

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after it shows my desktop,I just take my cursor to the far left of the screen and the launcher appears.. however, I needed to know if there is a way we can change this shortcut back to 'Super' + d ?? – Swapnil Narendra Oct 25 '11 at 0:03
@Swapnil Narendra: Yes. You can do it by reassigning the shortcut. in keyboard utility on the shortcut tab select navigation then you can see a shortcut named 'Hide all normal windows' change it's shortcut to Super +d – aneeshep Nov 4 '11 at 4:44
@shymik: It hides the launcher too.. – aneeshep Nov 4 '11 at 4:45
thanks @aneeshep.. that worked :) – Swapnil Narendra Nov 24 '11 at 12:23
I couldn't get it to work in 13.10. Shortcut seems assigned in shortcuts area but doesn't work (i.e. does nothing when pressed). The original shortcut keeps working though. – Halil Özgür Oct 28 '13 at 13:42

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