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How to access Gnome right side panel (where the wifi, sound and shutdown options are)

I just want to know if there is a keyboard shortcut to access the right side of the Gnome panel, where the wifi, sound and shutdown options are. I'm using gnome flashback metacity, in Unity, I used ...
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Alt+F10 to maximise window in 14.04 with gnome-classic no effects?

The 'Windows' submenu in Keyboard Shortcuts is not present any more in Ubuntu 14.04 with gnome classic. How do I set Alt+F10 for window maximise and other keyboard shortcuts like these? Thanks
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Key combinations trigger on key up?

Since upgrading to 14.04 (from 12.04) I noticed a weird phenomenon that I need someone to confirm. Keyboard combinations only take effect when the second (last) key is depressed, as opposed to ...
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Gnome keyboard accelerators / keys in Ubuntu Trusty 14.04

Since upgrading from 12.04 to 14.04 I've lost the ability to set custom keyboard shortcuts in Gnome applications such as gedit and meld. The setting can-change-accels has no effect when enabled using ...
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Terminator - keyboard shortcut to open multiple tabs

I want to bind a custom hotkey to opening terminator with two tabs, each tab executing different command banging my head for hours here :)
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Ubuntu 14.04 Guest Account - Disable CTRL ALT DEL

I'm setting up a Ubuntu Linux install as a base for VMWare View. I have it set to auto login using the guest account. The guest account is perfect for this because when the machine restarts it ...
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Hardware audio keyboard keys stopped working

I have hardware "volume up" and "volume down" on my Lenovo Thinkpad W530. They used to work to increase and decrease volume. A day or two ago, they stopped working. xev sees them, in ...
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How do I disable the alt + shift + drag shortcut in gnome?

Related to this question, but concerning the "snappy" style drag you get with alt + shift + dragging the mouse. This shortcut obscures an important feature I want to use in my IDE, so I want to ...
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How to decrease step of XF86KbdBrightnessDown and XF86KbdBrightnessUp handlers on Ubuntu

My hardware supports full 256 steps of screen brightness. Unfortunately Ubuntu's default brightness driver uses wrong steps: I need to increase granularity of steps in the dark end of the spectrum, ...
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Battery status and other

I have reinstalled my Ubuntu from 12.04 to Salamander. And now I have strange battery status. http://ubuntuone.com/1LEB7R6JK20sC2buJQ4zhc Look, it is accepted and confirmed. But status is wrong ...
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Some functionality is not working on gnome

Currently I'm having a lot of issue of shortcut functionality on Gnome. Issue having: Ctrl+Super+D is not working (back top desktop) Cannot open Weather and DropBox application but they are just ...
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How to configure special keys?

This is not as common as it sounds, please check this picture. There are 3 buttons on the top right. The one on the left has "gears" on it, the one in the middle has "W" like shape and the one on the ...
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Problem setting keyboard shortcuts after upgrade to Saucy

After upgrading from Ubuntu Raring to Saucy, the new Keyboard applet changed my keyboard shortcut for cycling between keyboard layouts to Super+Space, but this new shortcut doesn't do anything. When ...
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Where to find the legitimate key-values of nautilus accelerators?

I would like to play with the various properties that nautilus supports to be modified through ~/.config/nautilus/accels. Is there a place where I can get all the supported key-value pairs? Thanks ...
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GTK+ Custom Accelarator Groups

I have successfully manage to add an accelerator to a menu item with the gtk_widget_add_accelerator() function. What bothers me is how i can add a custom accelerator that widget.With the first ...
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Virtualbox guests no longer getting shortcuts?

I've been using Virtualbox with Ubuntu for a few years now, and I've noticed a change in behavior of keyboard shortcuts sometime recently, possibly after a new version update: in the past, when the ...
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How to get ALT+B and ALT+L to work in the terminal?

I'm used to the terminal hot-keys Alt+B to move forward one word and Alt+L to move back one word. However, in the new Unity of Ubuntu 12.04, this doesn't seem to work as holding Alt and pressing B ...
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Why does the “d” key minimizes and restores the terminal?

I have a remote system on which I defined two accounts - an administrator and a standard user. The machine was fallbacked from Unity to GNOME. I use vnc4server to remotely connect to the system, and ...
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Keyboard wont allow typing charecters fast

I installed Ubuntu 11.10 last day, but keyboard is annoying me . it doesn't allow two same character type after each other, like "allow", first 'l' is alright but for typing second 'l' i have to wait ...
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How do I disable mnemonics in GTK3?

In Natty Narwhal I used to do some nifty tricks with .gtkrc-2.0 to disable mnemonics (underlined menus) but now it's impossible. I assume in Oneiric Ocelot it will be something different because it ...