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I have a very strange problem on my Ubuntu 11.10 desktop with Gnome-shell 3.3.2. The default shortcut to open the terminal, Ctrl + Alt + T doesn't work. If I try to change the shortcut to antoher shortcut (just testing) it also doesn't work. Can anyone help me?

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If you go to System Settings -> Keyboard -> Shortcut is the shortcut there? –  Michał Šrajer Jan 4 '12 at 12:42
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It looks like that the default terminal app is not there (not listed)... make a custom shortcut for gnome-terminal and assign a ctrl + alt + t key combo to it and se if it works. If it does i'm right and leave it just as it is. If not post a comment ;)

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Oh it is there in the Dconf, using Gnome-Shell 3.3.92 on Ubuntu 12.04Beta1 (my Ubuntu 11.10 messed up so I figured I'd go to Precise). So I confirm the problem persists... –  titaniumtux Mar 27 '12 at 0:42
    
Running Ubuntu 12.04 Beta2 with gnome-shell 3.4.0 I have the same issue. Delecting the default shortcut and linking a new onw to gnome-terminal helped me to fix this. Should be reported on Launchpad, though. –  Christian Ivicevic Apr 12 '12 at 0:53
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@vanjadjurdjevic 's post works, even in ubuntu 12.04 (beta) with gnome-shell. You have to disable the standard keyboard shortcut, as it will not work, but if you make a new keyboard shortcut and assign it to control-alt-T, it'll work!

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same for 12.04 final beta –  givanse Apr 12 '12 at 21:02
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