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I have installed Oneiric Oncelot. I wanted to change some keyboard shortcuts. So opened System Settings > Keyboard > Shortcuts. but i am unable to change any ketboard shortcuts. everything is disabled. even the add(+) and remove (-) options are disabled.

am i missing something here. i have installed compiz-settings-manager.

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If you highlight a row and press Enter you should be able to set the shortcut. It will change to "New Shortcut..." and wait for you to type something. Press Backspace will disable it.

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I think you can only use the + and - buttons under the "Custom Shortcuts" section in the sidebar.

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Thanks it worked. but wondering why the behavior got changed from earlier version –  Surya Chaitanya Oct 25 '11 at 16:33

Shortcut settings can be reached under /apps/metacity/ in gconf-editor.

They're also reachable from /home/alice/.gconf/apps/metacity/

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