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1answer
179 views

Hotkey for “Kde button” menu? And default shortcut-keys cheatsheets?

What's the hotkey to open that thing in KDE that's basically like the Windows' "Start" menu? I've found it surprisingly hard to find some basic hotkey cheatsheets for my shiny new install of ...
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1answer
72 views

Make a window shortcut permanent

I want to be able to always make the terminal window pop-up with focus with the same keyboard shortcut. I've found so far that if I right-click the window and go to More Actions > Window ...
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0answers
54 views

Kubuntu no special characters with ALT

This is my first question so correct me if needed. Problem is, my Kubuntu 12.10 doesn't print my regional characters with alt(polish). This happened few times earlier and always happens during regular ...
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3answers
502 views

Are there any alternatives to KRunner for Kubuntu?

The one feature/program I really admired in OSX was Alfred: a smart application/file launcher. Alfred returned incredibly relevant results after only typing a single character - for example, 'C' ...
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3answers
623 views

Some kWin shortcuts does not work in 13.04

I am fresh new to Kubuntu. I was looking a way to move focused window as Windows do (Win key + arrow keys change the layout of the window). I found there are options for this in "Global Keyboard ...
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1answer
5k views

How do I open the Application Launcher on KDE with just the meta (“Windows”) key?

How do I open the application launcher ("start menu") of Kubuntu with my Windows key? Similar to how the Start menu in Windows is opened. I don't want to use Alt+F1.
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1answer
94 views

khotkey script calling bindings stop to work on switching to Quantal

I have many scripts which I call with khotkey. For example I have a hotkey which executes: bk_starts_or_brings.bash 'Konsole' konsole On updating to Quantal -- it stops to work: if I call that key ...
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1answer
4k views

Kubuntu 12.10 Shortcut to Restart X Server?

I have just upgraded from Kubuntu 12.04 to 12.10. Until now, I was using AltGr+PrintScreen+K key combination to restart the X Server. After the last upgrade this shortcut doesn't work anymore. Do ...
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196 views

Can't unset window shortcut

I somehow set konsole to activate an open instance using Ctrl+Shift+T which also happens to be browsers default re-open closed tab shortcut. I want to unset this window shortcut on console but I ...
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1answer
2k views

How to set keyboard-shortcut to Meta in Kubuntu?

I would like to set a shortcut for the Run-Command in Kubuntu 12.04, where the shortcut key would be the Win key (aka Meta). The Global Keyboard Shortcut settings however does not allow me to use the ...
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1answer
930 views

How can I get Kubuntu to use my Multimedia keys?

I have tried to get Kubuntu to use my multimedia keys, and I cannot figure out how to do this. This feature is default in Ubuntu and in Linux Mint. They just work. I have followed the KUbuntu wiki ...
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5answers
4k views

Bind keys to actions in KDE 4

I mainly use windows and use Linux/Kubuntu occasionally, and would love it if the same Windows shortcuts can be applied in KDE 4. Shortcuts that I would love to have. Winkey - Launches the start ...
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2answers
343 views

kubuntu kwin shortcuts do not work with the numpad

I am trying to map keys in KWin like Meta + KP4 in Kubuntu 11.04. If numlock is on, it gets recorded as "Meta + 4" and then works with the 4 on the main keyboard, but NOT on the keypad. If numlock ...
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1answer
3k views

How to change Yakuake shortcut key?

I've just installed yakuake in kubuntu 11.10, but cannot see it in the "Custom Shortcuts" settings. How to change shortcut to win+~ in this case?
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2answers
788 views

Is there a way to enable Ubuntu Keyboard shortcuts in Kubuntu?

I like to have default Ubuntu shortcuts available in my Kubuntu, but I don't want to assign them all manually, I mean a way to import them from Ubuntu. For Example I want ^+Meta+T which opens the ...
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2answers
634 views

How can I set up a keyboard shortcut so that Ctrl+Backspace = Del?

As an old mac user, I am used to hitting Ctrl+Backspace, and the effect is the same as if I pressed Del. I have recently purchased an Asus N53SV laptop which has replaced my MacBook, but unfortunately ...
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1answer
355 views

Why doesn't Ctrl+Alt+Del work in KDE when set as a shortcut for Log Out?

In KDE, I have Ctrl+Alt+Del specified as shortcut for Log Out in KDE Session Manager, but once I press it - nothing happens. The same happens with Log Out Without Confirmation and other shortcuts. ...
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2answers
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How to use global hotkeys when in fullscreen game? [closed]

None of the global shortcuts work when I'm using any fullscreen game, including Alt+Tab. I can't get out of the game until I use some kind of "exit" option, can't start/stop the music player... ...