Key-binding refer to keyboard shortcuts that are customised by the user to be different to the default.

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problem with exponents (like a³)

I use French keyboard setting, when I try to write "a^3" I should click the button "^" and then the space button to get "a^3", if I do not click space I get "a³", which is quite annoying while working ...
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~/.inputrc is missed in ubuntu 14.04 => Cannot create a key binding

I want to add this key binding in the suitable conf file : Control-t: "top -Ss \C-m" Which means : Bind Ctrl+T keys to top -Ss command line . i enter on terminal sudo ls ~/.inputrc to check ...
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Keyboard Shortcut for Arrow Keys

On my keyboard, the arrow keys are off to the right and is somewhat slower and more tiresome to use. Is there a keyboard shortcut for the arrow keys using keys that are more toward the center of the ...
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Xfce4 keybinding and logout randomly not working since Ubuntu 14.04

I upgraded my ubuntu installation from 12.04 LTS to 14.04 LTS a few weeks ago. Everything works fine except Xfce4. Since the update, I'm sometimes unable to use my custom keybindings (like alt-F1 in ...
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How to bind Ctrl to Caps Lock for full screen games (Dota 2)

I'm using /etc/default/keyboard to make my Caps Lock key the Ctrl key. However, when I play Dota 2 this binding doesn't take effect. What method do I use so that this binding holds even when playing ...
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how to bind super+s to indicator applete complete? - gnome classic

i use gnome classic, i'm not a mouse fan. when i get an email while i'm writing code, i i would super+s to get to the indicator-applet-complete and read it. also to write emails, or check unread ...
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disable ctrl+left key as right click

what file(s) can disable the keybinding while I press Left CTRL key + Left click on the mouse, it acts as right click. Kindly advise! Many thx.
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Terminator terminal emulator

My friend is using the Terminator terminal emulator but after purging and reinstalling the settings are retained and the most useful features such as splitting horizontally and vertically are not ...
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Bind keyboard Alt+Tab to logitech M705 extra button

title says it all. Logitech doesn't make software to do this on Ubuntu, so what am I to do? I'm brand new to linux, so any response needs to be step-by-step. I run Ubuntu 14.04.
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Have to press Fn+Alt+Volume up/down keyboard shortcut after upgrade to 14.04

My Fn+Volume up/down key on a MacBook Pro late 2011 used to be functional as usual in Ubuntu 13.10. After upgrading to Ubuntu 14.04, I have to press the Fn+Alt+Volume up/down keyboard combination to ...
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How can I assign the super function to the right Windows key?

I have just installed Ubuntu Gnome 14.04. Currently I can only open the, um, "Dash" (?) only with my left Windows key. I'd like to use the right Windows key as well for the Super function. How can I ...
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Remap side touch button on Microsoft Sculpt Comfort Mouse

I recently purchased a Microsoft Sculpt Comfort Mouse. It uses Bluetooth to connect to my laptop and all regular mouse buttons work perfect under both Linux and Windows 7. What's different about this ...
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Mouse-key Remap not recognized by application (maya)?

I need mouse button 8, to be remapped to left Alt. I need it to work in maya. I've already disabled window move with dconf, so that it wouldn't effect maya. Then I followed this Guide and it seems ...
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Copy current terminal prompt to clipboard

Is there a way to copy the currently written content of the bash prompt? Say I wrote: ping www.google.com so that the lines in terminal looks like: petr@sova:~$ ping www.google.com and didn't ...
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xte called from xbindkeys is not working

I am trying to setup xbindkeys in Kubuntu, since I got a new mouse with some useless buttons. I was trying to bind the F5 key to the windows-logo button on my mouse, which I identified as c:134. ...
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Why isn't there an easy way to change key bindings?

Whenever I search for a way to change key bindings in Ubuntu, the only thing that comes up is xbindkeys. I'm sure that program is good for complicated bindings, but all I want to do is use the ...
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How to keybind the “open terminal here” command in thunar

I looked and found this. That is my question except I want to do it in Thunar.
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Changing ESC to ALT-F4 While running sh script?

Is there anyway to change ESC to ALT-F4 while running a shell script that is run by Advanced Launcher(XBMC) it then runs Google-Chrome in kiosk mode? But since I am using a controller with limited ...
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Every restart resets my keyboard shortcuts [duplicate]

I have gnome-do on super+space but the system has super+space on change text input, although I have the text change disabled I have to re-designate my key bindings for gnome-do. I am running ubuntu ...
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How can I set a certain keycode to a key and bind it to the right action?

I have a laptop with Swedish keyboard layout, everything works well with the keyboard. Due to injuries I am using an external ergonomic USB keyboard, this is where I am experiencing difficulties. The ...
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What is the command to exit the LXpanel menu in Lubuntu?

I recently installed Lubuntu 13.10, and i am in the process of customizing it. I have set Super+space as the key-binding for showing the LXpanel menu. I would like to set the same key-binding as ...
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Mapping keyboard inputs to other keys [duplicate]

On Windows I use the following AutoHotKey script to remap my keyboard: ^Del:: SendInput {Home} return ^Ins:: SendInput {End} return ^Home:: SendInput {Ins} return Del::PgUp Ins::PgDn Home::Del ...
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Launch Rhythmbox using a Keyboard shorcut

I use Rhythmbox all the time in my Ubuntu. Is it possible to have a custom shortcut like Ctrl+R in Ubuntu, which can launch the Rhythmbox window, even if it is playing in the background ? Since, the ...
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Emacs GTK keybindings theme in 13.04

I'm trying to enable Emacs GTK keybindings in a fresh install of Ubuntu 13.04, but it doesn't seem to take effect. What I have already tried: enabling it in gnome-tweak-tool executing gconftool-2 ...
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Finding volume raise/lower command(s)

I'm using Lubuntu 13.04 and am looking for the command to raise and lower my volume in increments so I can add that command to my lubuntu-rc.xml file thus binding it to my XF86AudioRaiseVolume (i.e. ...
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setxkbmap Error: -option: command not found

I am trying to use setxkbmap to set the caps lock key to control using the command /usr/bin/setxkbmap -option "ctrl:nocaps" It was working for me, then I tried adding it to rc.local and .xinitrc to ...
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Command for find in page (Ubuntu 12.04)

I'm keybinding some shortcuts and I just want to know what the "find in active window" command is. <-- windows equivalent is ctrl-f
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Bind command lines to keys

Is there a way to make this command line to activate every time i press a certain button? xdotool key XF86MonBrightnessDown I mean how can I bind it to a key? Also, which one of the keycodes are ...
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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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How to run .sh script with keybind

I have small script that makes screenshot of selected area and then updates it on imgur function uploadImage { curl -s -F "image=@$1" -F "key=486690f872c678126a2c09a9e196ce1b" ...
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Alt-Gr key binding not working, Ubuntu 13.04

I'm using Compiz, but not sure if that's the problem or not. My alt keys are working fine, but I'm trying to do something particular with the Alt-Gr key for a custom Russian keyboard layout. Glad to ...
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Why does CTRL key resize window in Unity desktop?

I have an almost out-of-the-box install of 12.04 Precise. I am familiar with assigning and reassigning keyboard shortcuts, as I interact with my computer almost entirely through the keyboard. I am ...
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How do I set ctrl+e to be “end of line”?

I have recently gotten a system 76 gazelle lap top with ubuntu 12.10. So far a I very happy except with one feature. I am use to ctrl+e for end of line. ctrl+a for beginning of line. These ...
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Double-tap on ScrollLock key fails to change KVM target machine

Using a Belkin KVM switch. Normally, I'd be able to double-tap scroll-lock and choose a number corresponding to the machine I wish to switch to, however, since I upgraded from 12.10 to 13.04 Beta 2, ...
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Assign hotkeys to paste predefined text

I am looking for a program that runs on Ubuntu 12.04+ x86_64 which allows pasting pre-defined text based on hotkey combinations. For instance: Ctrl+Alt+V+U: pastes my username Ctrl+Alt+V+E: pastes ...
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How can I remap Control+m to Enter?

I'd like to remap some key behaviors globally. For example: Control + m -> Enter Control + [ -> Esc Is there any tool equivalent to Keyremap4Macbook ? Or is it possible to remap by using Xmodmap? ...
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How to bind Ctrl+arrows to Home and End keys? xmodmap does not work

On Windows, I used to bind Ctrl+Left to Home and Ctrl + Right to End via ahk. Now I'm struggling to achieve this behavior in Ubuntu. I've tried editing /etc/inputrc: "\e[1;5C": end-of-line ...
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How to bind Alt+Arrows to PageUp/PageDown?

I just tried it using loadkeys and this map file: alt keycode 73 = Prior string Prior = "\033[5~" alt keycode 81 = Next string Next = "\033[6~" But it doesn't work.
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How to unassign Alt key from window context menu in GNOME

When I use GNOME Shell, and GNOME Connectin Manager program, and trying Alt+S in MidnightCommander (all inside GNOME Connection Manager), I get window context menu opened, instead of "search action" ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 Keyboard Shortcut without use of modifier key

Currently it seems you cannot enter keyboard shortcut combinations without the use of a modifier key. Is there any way to circumvent this, ie. a configuration file that I could manually enter these ...
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XF86WakeUp keys - where do they come from?

$ head -1 /etc/issue && emacs --version | head -1 Ubuntu 12.04.1 LTS \n \l GNU Emacs 23.3.1 From time to time I get undefined messages in the echo area (that do not show up in buffer ...
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Default folder deleted - can not change back keybinding theme

I accidently removed Default folder from /usr/share/themes and now can not change the Keybindig theme back to default under advanced setting -> theme. Default option is simply gone, not there anymore. ...
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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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how to remap Ctrl to Escape if pressed and released on its own

I want to remap Control, so that: If it is pressed and released with no other key, it acts as Escape. If it is pressed & held together with another key, it acts as Control (no change in ...
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Override key binding

I use Inspiron 1460 which need to press fn key to enter F4. This thus make my Alt+F4 more difficult because I need to press 3 keys instead two shorter key combination. I want to change the key binding ...
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Using the Insert key as a hotkey

I recently started using parcellite, I love the program but can't get the shortcuts working the way I want. I want 'insert' to bring up the history menu, I tried setting it to but it didn't work. I ...
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How to override some key bindings using Quickly

I am developing a native application for Ubuntu using quickly. How can I disable few key bindings such as prevent Ctrl + F4 from closing the window, and other key combinations?
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Make terminal use pageup/pagedown instead of shift-pageup/shift-pagedown?

I've grown quite weary of shift-pgup to page up in gnome terminal, the command line, terminator, and guake, etc. Any way to easily make these apps use the straight page-up and page-down keys for ...
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Can I use bash aliases in a keyboard shortcut?

Is it possible to use an alias within a custom shortcut? For example, suppose I have the alias alias cal="google-chrome --new-window calendar.google.com" Can I create a custom shortcut that binds ...
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Why does ctrl + left arrow not skip words?

I'm on my Ubuntu 12.04. Every time I'm editing text, I use ctrl + left/right to move/jump between words. Recently, I installed xscreensaver and changed keyboard shortcuts to activate my screensaver. ...