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2answers
817 views
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4answers
123 views

When you type out an application name, do you need to click on one of the suggestions using your mouse?

I am deciding to download Ubuntu. I have a small question about its UI. When you type out an application name, do you need to click on one of the suggestions using your mouse? or can you just press ...
7
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1answer
383 views

Is there a way to extend Unity's window placement shortcuts?

In Unity there is the way of using Ctrl+Super+(left|right) to extend the current window eighter on left or right side. Is there any way to extend this so you can place it in top_left an bottom_left ? ...
5
votes
2answers
306 views

Make ALT+D act like ALT+TAB - HUD

I am using the Alt key very often and I do like the HUD and want to keep both. This is my problem: I always use Alt+D in Chrome to access the URL bar and I'm doing this very fast, but then HUD ...
5
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3answers
1k views

Spectacle app alternative for Ubuntu

On Mac I have been using the Spectacle app for moving and resizing windows with simple, customizable keyboard shortcuts. It's very cool. What similar application can I use for Ubuntu?
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votes
2answers
771 views

ctrl+alt+t random terminal opens

When I need to open a terminal I press Ctrl+Alt+T to save time. Most of the time absolutely nothing happens, I try to press same combination again, and still nothing happens. After like 5-8 tries ...
1
vote
1answer
657 views

Unity Launcher Hotkeys doesn't launch a new instance of my application

I'm not quite sure, if i can pinpoint what caused this, but now the Super+1, Super+2, etc.. hotkeys to launch applications on the launcher don't respond at all. Nor do Super+a and Super+f, but ...
1
vote
1answer
791 views

How to make Ctrl-Alt-Num 4 and 6 shortcuts work? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Restore the Ctrl + Alt + Num Pad 4 and 6 window positioning commands? Window Placement Ctrl-Alt-Num 4 - Place window on the left side of the screen. Ctrl-Alt-Num 6 - ...
1
vote
3answers
370 views

Can I divide a monitor so that windows only open to 1/2 of the monitor width? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I set a launcher to start an application in a specific desktop Background: I have just installed two 24" monitors, but this question is about the behavior of ...
2
votes
1answer
438 views

Can I remap right alt to compose in 13.10 and keep left alt for HUD?

Trying to follow these instructions: Using ALT + Keycode for accents? to make typing accents easier (and consistent between OSX at work and Ubuntu at home) and I can't for the life of me figure out ...
2
votes
1answer
477 views

Did Unity disable keyboard shortcuts changes?

This is a new computer and a new install of 11.10. I've launched 'keyboard' from Dash and try to change a keystroke, but no cigar. Nothing happens. This has happened ever since I installed 11.10 on ...
1
vote
1answer
441 views

alt-f2 stops working and other issues when using a mac keyboard on 12.04

Trying to switch to an apple keyboard on Ubuntu 12.04 brings up a number of issues. There's lots of old information out there on google, I'm going to post this as the current solution. 1) On a ...
1
vote
2answers
129 views

Why do numbers appear over open and/or pinned apps when i hold down Super?

When i hold down the super (windows) key, numbers and in some cases letters appear over open apps and other unity things (workspace switcher, trash). The first 10 Open or pinned apps are numbered 1, ...
2
votes
1answer
251 views

How to enable 'Tab'bing in Unity Dash (12.04)

I have done a clean install from Ubuntu 11.10 to 12.04. When I open the dash with the super key in 11.10, I used to tab between all the lenses. However in 12.04 this seems to have been disabled. How ...
1
vote
1answer
87 views

How to decrease sensitivity of the Launcher?

I constantly have the problem of the Launcher opening when I want to do something in an application; I also want Launcher to appear as quickly as possible to e.g. switch or boot up new applications. ...

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