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Unable to add/edit keyboard shortcuts in XFCE4

I am attempting to edit existing and add new keyboard shortcuts in Ubuntu 12.10 running XFCE 4.10. When I attempt to add a new keyboard shortcut via Settings > Keyboard > Application Shortcuts, the ...
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on Teamviewer connection between 13.04 to 12.10 computers, short cut strokes do not work?

I am running Teamviewer 8 from my laptop 13.04 Ubuntu to workstation with Ubuntu 12.10 and I cannot use short cuts (like alt+tab) on the connected machine. However I experienced that all of those ...
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Copy Paste not working

I have Ubuntu 12.10 installed on my machine (not in VirtualBox). It has been there for about two years (I upgraded from 11.04). I am using the default Unity user interface. Today copy/paste just ...
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Automatically activate window when switching workspaces

I'm on Ubuntu 12.10 and I'd like to know if there is a way to activate a window when switching workspaces via shortcut keys, whether it's the dominate window or the system maintains some sort of ...
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Ctrl + Alt + Arrow key doesn't switch workspaces

My Ctrl+Alt+Arrow key fails to switch my workspace, but this is only true if NumLock is on I press Ctrl followed by the Alt key I'm using the left Alt key I'm logged in as me (as opposed to a guest) ...
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Keyboard backlight command by percentage

I want to make a keyboard shortcut to increase and the decrease the keyboard backlight brightness. The command I have for full brightness is: echo -n 100 > ...
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Turn off my touchpad Ubuntu 12.10

I am not a fan of the trackpad/touchpad and I want to turn it off while using Ubuntu and I can't figure out how. I have a Dell Inspiron N5110 running Windows 8 with a dual boot option of Ubuntu 12.10. ...
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ubuntu 12.10 resets keybindings

I use Ubuntu 12.10 and I want to map the show-desktop keybinding to Super+d. I tried to configure it in Compiz configuration manager, in the system properties-keyboard configuration and in ...
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How do I disable the keyboard shortcut overlay in Ubuntu 12.10? [duplicate]

I'd like to be able to disable the keyboard shortcut overlay that appears when you hold the Super/Meta/Windows key or at least make it hidden. It is annoying, I find no use for it, and it interferes ...
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Ubuntu 12.10 GNOME Commander change connection

I have just installed Ubuntu 12.10 and GNOME Commander 1.2.8.15. In the Commander I can not use Alt+F1 or Alt+F2 to change left/right connection. When I press either key combinations, the menu pane ...
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Xubuntu - how to disable SHIFT toggles numpad keys?

By default In Ubuntu I can perform SHIFT+HOME to select content from caret to start of string, while NUMLOCK is turned off. But if in that case I press just HOME, it will type 1 instead of moving ...
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How do I minimize all windows in Ubuntu 12.10?

Does anyone know the good working way to minimize all windows in Ubuntu 12.1 ? I saw a few articles and didn't find any valuable. For example, Ctrl+Super+D doesn't work. System ➜ Preferences ➜ ...
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Why does Wireless function key not effect the wireless card but only Bluetooth?

My wireless card is switched off at start up of my computer and I cannot switch it on with function key. It only switches on or off the Bluetooth instead. Is there any other key that opens the ...
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Who is starting xbindkeys?

When I restart my computer, xbindkeys is launched but it doesn't work right. If I kill it and then manually start it with nohup xbindkeys, it works fine. I think it'll work fine if I put it into my ...
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Alt-Tab stopped working after upgrade to QQ / 12.10

I recently upgraded from PP to QQ which broke the ability to switch between running applications by pressing Alt+Tab which is such a showstopper I never believed could ever be. The affected host is a ...
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Ctrl-Super-Right doesn't work in 12.10

Noticed today that the default Unity setting for keywords to partially maximize windows to left or right partially works in my laptop. My Ubuntu is totally updated. Any idea on how to fix that?
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Clipboard manager with “history paste” support?

I am looking for a clipboard manager, but I don't want one that just keeps a list so I can select an item to bring it to the front of the clipboard, nah, that's too easy. What I am looking for is a ...
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How do I change the copy and paste keyboard shortcuts on Lubuntu 12.10?

I have Lubuntu 12.10 installed on my macbook pro and I am new to linux. I want to change the Lubuntu keyboard shortcuts for copying and pasting. I want to change Ctrl+C to Cmd+C and to change Ctrl+V ...
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Keyboard shortcut reset every other reboot

I'm all for using default shortcuts for basic task — you'll avoid conflict and know the default keys when using another Ubuntu computer. One exception is the minimize window keyboard shortcut: ...
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Fn + numpad not working on XPS M1530

I have a Dell XPS M1530 with Xubuntu 12.10. My Fn + Up Arrow and Down Arrow for adjusting screen brightness work perfectly fine, but using the Fn key with the function numpad does not work. These used ...
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Re-map Alt+drag in Unity. I need it for Inkscape

I need Alt+drag for some of Inkscape function, instead of just draggin my current window, how do I re-map "drag window" key to another shorcut?
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How re-map the shortcut key in terminal

According to the Gnome-Termianl Usage, I found that ctrl+shift+up/down can scroll up/down a line in the terminal. Now, I want to re-map the shortcut key, just like: shift+j/k to up/down a line, ...
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Custom keyboard shortcuts are reset. How can I make them set permanently?

I'm having a problem with both Ubuntu 12.04 and 12.10 with custom keyboard shorcuts. They are reset after a while (I can't find a pattern but it seems to be when a massive upgrade happens). It happend ...
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How can I turn off alt-right mouse button function in 12.10?

By default the key-mouse combination activates the window menu. The "activate the window menu" shortcut is currently set to "alt+space." The Alt-RMB key combo is used in blender for selecting edge ...
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Compiz Magnifier Box doesn't work on Ubuntu 12.10

I have upgraded my ubuntu to 12.10 and installed CompizConfig Setting Manager to do some custom settings and one of the is enabling Magnifier Box. But this doesn't work, i have tried many shortcut ...
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CTRL key locks in until I press it again or a shortcut is triggered

When I do press my CTRL-key it seems to lock in the pressed state, even after releasing it. Symptoms of this are for example that if I press CTRL, release it and scroll in my browser window the size ...
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Disable Alt (Hold) in Ubuntu 12.10 [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I modify or disable the HUD’s use of the Alt key? When I hold hold Alt it displays a box in the corner for that programs application menu. I hate this and its ...
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FN + F7 don't work (before it allowed me to turn off the backlight LCD)

I thought this site could be useful but maybe I was wrong, or maybe I can't use it well (it's more likely!). Somebody can post a guide of how use properly this site? (I'm italian) But is more ...
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Map function+backspace to delete

I'm used to Apple laptops, on which Function + Backspace is mapped to Delete. I'm also okay with Shift + Backspace. Is there a way to obtain this? Note, I'm using Xmonad and have some keyboard ...
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FN+F7 issue (It should turns backlight on/off)

I've just registered to this forum and I would like to know how to fix this problem. It really drives me crazy, I've already tried to solve this for months but nothing. I have Ubuntu 12.10 and the ...
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OS X keyboard mapping and shortcuts in Ubuntu 12.10

I know there are similar questions: OS X Keyboard Layout in Unity or Ubuntu Mac Os keyboard layout in Ubuntu But they have no solution for that question. How to setup OS X keyboard mapping and ...
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Go to the parent directory in Files/Nautilus Ubuntu 12.10

In Ubuntu 12.10 (Gnome3) they've removed the "go to parent directory" using Backspace. I was very used to it... I've seen in source code comments that they've removed this support and there are at ...
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Screen brightness keys don't work

I read the same problems but I didn't find an answer. I can change my brightness by slider in "brightness and lock" but when I press the key button it goes to lowest level and when I press the other ...
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Non persistent keyboard shortcuts in Unity [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: System shortcut setting is always restored to default I did change the keyboard shortcuts for window navigation in Unity to use hjkl (vim movement). I did reassign the ...
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1answer
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Keyboard shortcut for Terminal doesn't work since updating to 12.10

I have Ctrl+Alt+T assigned as my keyboard shortcut to launch a Terminal window, but it stopped working after upgrading to 12.10. I have verified that it is still set in the Keyboard Shortcuts ...
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Ubuntu 12.10 hide/show top panel shortcut [duplicate]

Is there any way to set show/hide top panel shortcut on Ubuntu 12.10? Especially I want it to show chromium across the whole screen. I found that there is no possibility how to view fullscreen with ...
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Ubuntu 12.10 create Empty document shortcut [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Assigning shortcuts (accelerators) to Nautilus 3 I have just learned how to assign shortcut to "create new empty document" in nautilus. I followed stevelove here ...
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System shortcut setting is always restored to default [closed]

I changed the "Hide all normal windows" keyboard shortcut to Super + D (from Ctrl + Super + D) in System Settings/Keyboard/Shortcuts. It works for some time, but finally it's always set back to Ctrl + ...
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How can I assign a custom command to a Logitech M705 mouse button? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I assign actions to all my mouse buttons? What are some of the issues with ccsm and why should I not use it? I want mouse button 9 to run ...
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Ubuntu 12.10 hotkeys not working properly [closed]

A couple of weeks ago, I ran a distribution upgrade from 12.04 to 12.10. Unfortunately, something has seemed to happen with the hotkeys on the system. At first, I thought that maybe this was just a ...