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There is a bunch of functionality that is available in the Unity system tray (open/show pidgin, show amarok, turn on/off wireless, switch wireless network, etc).

I want to get access to that functionality from the keyboard, but can't figure out how. Does anyone know if there is a built-in or installable/configurable way to do this?

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up vote 4 down vote accepted

F10, then cursor keys.

The key in configurable in the compiz configuration manager (not installed by default).

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I had to press Alt + F10 on Ubuntu 14.10. – Calimo Dec 19 '14 at 16:38

Press Alt-F, and then and .

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This probably assumes there is a "File" menu in the currently running program that can be accessed with Alt-F. However, not all programs have a file menu, and in other languages, the file menu and shortcut keys may be named differently. – Thomas W. Aug 11 '15 at 9:21

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