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

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How to create dconf site setting file to disable all Super Key assignments

The site https://wiki.gnome.org/Projects/dconf/SystemAdministrators indicates that there is a method to install a single file to override the defaults provided with GNOME in a proper manner from an ...
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Emacs keybindings in Lubuntu

Is there a way to enable ubiquitous emacs keybindings in Lubuntu? I've seen solutions for Ubuntu and Xubuntu, such as emacs keybindings in ubuntu 12.04, but I haven't found one for Lubuntu.
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virtualization of Ubuntu 14.04 on macox using virtual box

I have 2 main questions related to the virtualization. First, after having installed ubuntu on VBox latest version on my macbook pro, the OS is working fine but display setting is stucked in 800x600. ...
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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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How to assign keyboard shortcuts to already opened windows

Let's say I have opened four Calc windows, two Nautilus windows and, say, Celestia. How can I register keyboard shortcuts to switch between them with one key-combo?
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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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How do I enable Emacs keybindings in Google Chrome?

Can anyone tell me how to enable Emacs keybind on Chrome? I found some links but they are either not clearly mentioning how to do so or not what I want (I don't want external tools to be run for this ...
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Delete Line GTK Keybinding

How do I bind a key combination (alt-backspace) to delete the current line of text? For example, bind "<alt>Left" { "move-cursor" (display-line-ends, -1, 0) }; in gtk-keys.css moves the cursor ...
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Can not type \, | and ~ on Ubuntu inside Virtualbox

I have installed a Virtual Box Ubuntu 14.04. I run into two very basic problems: Somehow I cannot type \ | ~ characters in terminal or textfile. It is a clean and fresh install under Virtual Box. ...
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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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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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Any way to find keybindings currently in use? (ubuntu, compiz or otherwise)

Is there a good way to list or find out the keybindings that are currently in use on your computer? I'm changing some keybindings in compiz (particularly because I don't have a keypad) and I didn't ...
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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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How do I set Xmodmap on login?

As my keyboard layout doesn't suit me, I run xmodmap on login. The script is named .profile and it runs OK, but it breaks the Unity interface. I want to know where to put the xmodmap line so that it ...
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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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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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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 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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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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Where does Ubuntu store its keyboard shortcut configuration?

Is there a place in "Ubuntu" that stores a complete list of what keys/combinations/shortcuts are bound to what? What are Unity's keyboard and mouse shortcuts? list some "Unity" shortcuts to the ...
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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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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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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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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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How to remap Emacs evil-mode toggle key from Ctrl-Z?

I'd like to remap the toggle key for emacs evil mode. From Ctrl+Z to something that won't confuse me like the CUA bindings (I'd like Ctrl+Alt+`, but I think that terms don't recognize that one). In ...
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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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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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Swapping function and special keys on HP Pavilion DV6?

On my HP Pavilion laptop I have to press an additional fn key and the corresponding function key to get a function key, e.g. fn+f3 works as f3, f3 alone only increases the brightness of the screen. ...
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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 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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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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Bash script not working as required with xbindkeys

I made a simple bash script to display a notification whenever my capslock key is pressed. It works fine when I call it like bash capsnotify.sh. The problem now is when I bind my above script to ...
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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. ...
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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 ...