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Activate Meta as a modified key

It seems that because Meta key can be activated alone so some shortcut as Meta+F can't work (some, not all). Since I get used to use Alt+F1 instead so I want to disable activate Meta key alone. How ...
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0answers
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How can I set different key bindings for the launcher and the dash?

I would like to have separate keys shortcuts for the dash and the launcher instead of using the same key (tap or hold). How can this be accomplished?
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1answer
295 views

13.04 Unity - dash loses keyboard focus while typing

I recently updated to 13.04. About half the times when I open Unity dash (super / windows key) and start typing the input field loses focus after a couple of keystrokes. I'll then have to set the ...
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1answer
226 views

Hot to disable key shortcut for “alt+the button above tab”

I am comfortable using alt up and alt down after typing alt tab, so I don't need the short cut "alt+the button above tab" to do that. And this is my favourite shortcut for maybe my most heavily used ...
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2answers
274 views

Is there a way to generate the gnome3 effect when pressing the super key on xfce

I've switched to xfce from gnome3. Mainly to experiment. I find the super key effect on gnome shell really useful. Both the showing all windows and the application finder are convenient. Is there a ...
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1answer
83 views

How to quickly open an application for the 2nd time via Dash?

When I want to open an application via Dash, I just hit Super, type the first letters, and hit Enter. For instance: Super, "drop", Enter to start Dropbox. However, if I want to start an application ...
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944 views

How to bind dash home to the “Windows” key

I'd like to bind my "windows" key so that it opens the dash home. I've been unable to do it since the shortcut editor seems to only allow bindings having 2 keys sequence only. So basically do the ...
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1answer
710 views

Have windows key (meta) trigger Gnome-do instead of Unity Dash (12.04)

On my laptop the Unity Dash often launches really slowly. I might press the Windows button, and sometimes it will take up to 15 seconds to open, and the system becomes unresponsive during this time. ...
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How do I change the shortcut key to launch the dash

I'm using a Logitech Cordless Mediaboard and since it doesn't have a win key, I need to change the shortcut for launching the dash. I'm not looking to assign Alt Gr as win key or any other key. I ...
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208 views

Shortcut for dash (super) doesn't work correctly [closed]

I have this problem: when I push "super" the dash shows, but only on workspaces on which are some windows open, but if I push space in workspace which is empty, then the dash won't show. Super+A, ...
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2answers
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Is there a way to select the 1st Unity search result with 1 keystroke?

In this example I'd like to select Ubuntu Software Center. I know you can press down arrow twice to select, but the extra key seems unnecessary. In old versions of Ubuntu I remember using tab, but ...
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1answer
122 views

Are there keyboard shortcuts for opening/using the filter on the unity dash?

Are there any keyboard shortcuts for opening/using the filter on the unity dash? This is in 11.10 in case that makes a difference. There's nothing listed on the list of shortcuts question. Using the ...
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3answers
16k views

How to display Dash Home by keyboard shortcut

I wish to press Super (or any other key combination) and start typing to launch programs. How do I do it? Thanks
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1answer
125 views

How to maximize dash using keyboard shortcut?

Are there any keyboard shortcut to maximize dash?
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0answers
91 views

how to set different keys for showing dash and for showing keyboard shortcuts [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Can I define keyboard shortcuts using the Super key? I am using Oneiric and after using a few days I am happy with the Dash and Unity in general. I have one minor ...
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2answers
2k views

Super key not opening Dash

I just cleanly installed Ubuntu 11.10 (with new, clean home folder) The Super key no longer calls up the dash. Was this behaviour changed since the previous release?
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2answers
325 views

Are there any hotkeys in dash for choosing among search term matches?

Are there any hotkeys for dash, once a search term has been entered? For example, if I would like to go to a folder very quickly I would want to press super+f to open the dash and then type the ...