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Ubuntu 13.10 keyboard shortcuts being ignored

As I was unable to specify some keyboard shortcuts (e.g. lock computer and show desktop - my changes were being ignored after rebooting) through Ubuntu's system settings, I installed ...
2
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2answers
101 views

Disable GNOME (Compiz) task switcher grouping

I'm currently running GNOME (GNOME Shell 3.10.4; Compiz) on ubuntu. Alt+Tab does the expected (and "correct") behavior of showing the task switcher, enabling to switch between current open ...
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0answers
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Compiz frequently resetting “Initiate Window Move” shortcut key back to defaults

since i am using quiet a few applications where i need alt+leftmouse shortcut to be available - i installed CompizConfig Settings Manager and changed the shortcut under "Enable Move Window" - ...
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1answer
33 views

Compiz crashing takes Ubuntu with it

I am somewhat new to Ubuntu. I want to like it, I really do. I came from the world of KDE where Kwin is the windows manager. Kwin is awesome for many reasons, one being that if a window or application ...
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1answer
33 views

Shortcut keys doesn't work after installing compiz on Lubuntu

I have Lubuntu on my laptop. I installed compiz with many fighting recently :). Now compiz works but shortcut keys I defined in Lubuntu don't work anymore. I defined those shortcuts in this file: ...
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How to enable Static Application Switcher?

In ccsm have I tried to enable "Static Application Switcher" which from the icon looks like what I am looking for, but it gave a conflict with Unity, and crashed the config files, so I had to delete ...
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0answers
17 views

Shortcuts for Moving and Resizing Windows don't stay.

I am using Ubuntu 12.04 and I want to setup the keyboard shortcuts for moving and resizing windows. I found the specific location in Compiz to do this but the shortcuts that I choose won't stay ...
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34 views

multiple key combinations for one command in compiz

I'm trying to change the default behavior of Super Right/Left arrow into that of Ctrl Super Right/Left arrow as well as CtrlAlt4/6. Ctrl Super Right/Left arrow is used to change the position and size ...
0
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1answer
304 views

Problem moving windows to other workspaces (ubuntu 13.10)

Ok, so I had ubuntu 13.04 and I could normaly move windows to other workspaces pressing "ctrl+alt+shift+any arrow button". But I recently upgraded to 13.10 and now, when I press those buttons, I only ...
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4answers
339 views

alt+tab application switcher like in windows 7

I am new for Linux and Ubuntu. I didn't like unity's built in application switcher. I have been looking for simple and fast (like in windows 7) application switcher for Ubuntu with unity desktop. ...
2
votes
1answer
130 views

Ubuntu 12.04 window management bug with Grid/Put and multiple displays

In Ubuntu CompizConfig Settings Manager, there are two very useful window management plugins. "Grid" does essentially the same thing (and then some) that Windows Aero "snap" does. Via mouse actions ...
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148 views

Key for switching between windows of the same application

I am wondering where the keyboard short cut for switching between windows of the same application is defined. I am using Ubuntu 12.04. Currently I can press Alt+| to switch between windows. In System ...
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Enable window switcher keystrokes in ubuntu 13.04

I love the ctrl-alt-left (and all related) keystrokes for switching workspaces in Ubuntu. I recently made the mistake of disabling OpenGL in the ccsm (dumb, I know). I've since re-enabled OpenGL, ...
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0answers
31 views

Closing windows from alt+tab switcher?

Are there any plugins for Compiz that would make it possible to close windows from the alt+tab switcher menu? It would be a huge boost to my productivity as compared to Windows
2
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1answer
85 views

Keyboard command to change desktop

I am currently running Ubuntu 13.04 on my laptop and I installed compiz-config in order to organize my workspace. In compiz-config, choosing general options, the last tab is desktop size. Then there ...
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0answers
150 views

Changing the mouse-key binding

I'm using 12.04 with GNOME classic desktop. When I alt-click on a window, the default bevaiour is moving it. This sometimes undesireable, because in some programs I need to alt-click in order to do ...
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0answers
84 views

How to find out which program uses given keyboard shortcut

I noticed today one of my keyboard shortcuts in Vimperator stopped working (to increment a number in an URL). I believe it might have been assigned to something else and want to find out what that ...
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3answers
967 views

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) ...
3
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0answers
250 views

Compiz keybindings change on reboot

I have a problem with Compiz keybindings on Ubuntu 13.04 (but it also existed on 12.10). I run a multimonitor setup and use the Put plugin to move windows from monitor to monitor with the "Put to next ...
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0answers
31 views

Compiz deleting command shortcuts on startup

Every time I reboot my commands and their shortcuts are deleted from the CCSM Commands plugin window. What other startup programs could be interfering? What config files can I look at? Could Compiz ...
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0answers
26 views

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 ...
0
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0answers
236 views

How to find *why* I can't bind some keyboard shortcut (or which app took it)?

In short: is there (under Unity) any way to find out which application grabbed some global shortcut? I do not ask for "standard shortcuts" but for some way to get information about actual shortcuts ...
0
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1answer
156 views

Super key shortcuts “unresponsive” when configured via Custom Shortcuts

When I set custom shortcuts from Keyboard / Shortcuts / Custom Shortcuts, all of the ones set to use Super key (e.g. Super + 1, set to open a text file using the default text editor) have a weird ...
1
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1answer
78 views

permanently configuring windows to ignore ALT

I use Blender a lot (not as much as I used to but still heavily at times). It relies on utilizing the ALT key to move around within a scene. Unity uses ALT to grab windows and allow you to move them ...
2
votes
1answer
167 views

Setting to let mouse events pass through GUI application

I am using compiz to make an app transparent. I would like to be able to click through the app as well. Q: There are any settings in the GUI (Compiz) or via CLI to be able to set up an application ...
2
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0answers
231 views

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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0answers
306 views

Disabling All Keyboard Shortcuts Ubuntu 12.04 LTS

Hey I want to lock down Ubuntu so that it only has access to chrome and the ability to logout. Is there a way to get rid of all keyboard shortcuts? Thanks for your help!
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1answer
444 views

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 ...
2
votes
1answer
214 views

Can't disable Alt + mouse buttons combinations

I've already searched through the questions, and didn't find the same question as I want to ask. I'm working in blender and there are some combinations that I am used to and remapping them in blender ...
1
vote
1answer
795 views

How do I disable the Alt - Tab switcher?

I would like to disable the Alt+Tab (or all of the Alt+ combinations) on my Ubuntu 12.04 LTS. I tried to disable at System preferences -> Keyboard shortcuts, but this method doesn't seem to be ...
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2answers
142 views

Is there any way to facilitate switching windows in Ubuntu?

I'm just a student who received my laptop from my uncle, who's a coder, so I'm still getting used to working with ubuntu. I recently upgraded ubuntu from an earlier version, and everything seems to be ...
3
votes
2answers
247 views

CCSM isn't remembering my settings.

I am currently using Gnome Shell on Precise and trying to disable the <Alt>Button1 shortcut for dragging windows. I have taken the following steps. Pressed Alt+F2, typed ccsm and pressed ...
2
votes
0answers
188 views

Keyboard shortcuts for window placement not working

I am trying to find a shortcut to tile windows right and left, but have trouble using both Ctrl-Super-→, Ctrl-Super-← and the Ctrl-Super-Num # functions. I have tried to modify it by installing ccsm ...
3
votes
1answer
485 views

CTRL+ shortcuts doesn't work after compiz-manager installation

It was working on Gnome Fallback/Classic. But after compiz-manager package installation, I lost Ctrl + shortcut keys, they don't work anymore. For example, in web browser typing Ctrl+C on some text ...
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2answers
1k views

How to have two sets of shortcut keys for Compiz grid commands “Put Left” and “Put Right”?

I would like to have two shortcuts each for "Put Left" and "Put Right" for positioning windows in the left and right position. Specifically, I would like the default keys as well as some custom keys ...
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2answers
1k views

How to change keyboard shortcut for Compiz Magnifier (currently alt-enter)

I'm running Ubuntu 12.04 with Unity3D. When I press Alt+Enter (a keyboard shortcut used by a number of things, especially Sublime Text), the Compiz magnifier is launched (creating a box around the ...
2
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1answer
3k views

Ctrl+Alt+T doesn't open Terminal (Compiz related?)

Ctrl+Alt+T doesn't open the Terminal, and I'm pretty sure it's got something to do with Compiz. Compiz disabled the transparency on my launcher (using Ubuntu 12.04 LTS with Unity) and so I ...
1
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1answer
277 views

Problem with compiz saving key bindings

I use Blender on Ubuntu, and need to free a shortcut. The key combination is Ctrl+Alt+Numpad0. In CCSM this shortcut is listed under general settings > Keybindings. But when i edit this setting, ...
0
votes
1answer
374 views

Can't bind Super + w in xbindkeys, all other combos work fine

I am trying to set key bindings for my mouse buttons with xbindkeys and I'd like to set one of them to spread the windows as if I'd pressed Super + w but for some reason this one won't bind properly ...
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3answers
2k views

How do I disable the long press Super key from showing the shortcuts window?

Note this is the long press and not the one for the short press as mentioned here How do I disable the Super key? The super key has been a modifier long before Unity came, and I have used it on ...
1
vote
2answers
145 views

Add custom button to launcher which activates Super+W shortcut?

Is there any tool that will allow me place an icon on the launcher similar to Workspace Switcher, but activate the "Super + W" command? 12.04 LTS
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1answer
2k views

How to disable Alt + `?

I can't find this shortcut, please help.
3
votes
1answer
2k views

Compizconfig Grid doesn't work under Ubuntu as virtual machine

I have installed Ubuntu 11.10 as virtual machine within Mac. I have installed VM tools. The approach in this link of Compizconfig Grid, which worked in my previous laptop where Ubuntu was not a ...
29
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4answers
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Restore the Ctrl + Alt + Num Pad 4 and 6 window positioning commands?

Using Unity in Ubuntu 12.04, the Ctrl + Alt + Num Pad combination for positioning windows no longer works completely consistently: Ctrl + Alt + 4 (move window to left half of screen) was changed to ...
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0answers
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with keybinding, compiz can start a program using hot key, but non-auto-focus [closed]

In CompizConfig Settings Manager → General → Commands, I set Control + Alt + T to run lxterminal (I use Lubuntu, the hot key works well before installing compiz, but after compiz works, I found the ...
3
votes
1answer
3k views

Can I disable the F10 key for all apps without CCSM?

Neither of these answered my question: How do I disable the F10 (application menu) keybinding in Ubuntu 11.10? How do I deactivate F1 and F10 keybindings? The instructions in that thread seem to ...
5
votes
2answers
274 views

How do I focus an “urgent” application?

Sometimes applications will wiggle in the launcher and have a blue triangle. (See compiz config settings for Unity.) How can I set a keyboard command to bring that application to the front in Ubuntu ...
3
votes
5answers
1k views

How do I disable a keyboard shortcut without compiz-manager?

How can I disable a shortcut (Ctrl + LMB) in Ubuntu 11.10 without the compiz-manager? The compiz-manager destroys my desktop therefore I cannot use it. Is there a config file where I can disable this ...
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0answers
171 views

Can I bind 2 hotkeys to one compiz action? [closed]

Is it possible to bind "Put To Next Output" action from compiz "put" plugin to 2 hotkeys combinations e.g. Ctrl+Shift+Left and Ctrl+Shift+Right? I have dual monitor setup and I have been using ...
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3answers
3k views

How to change the shortcut to move windows from Alt to Super/Meta?

I use graphics software like GIMP, Inkscape & Blender extensively for my business. But most of them require the use of the Alt key in some way or the other. Come Ubuntu 11.10, I haven't been able ...