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How to use the keyboard in gthumb image viewer?

I cannot use arrows nor shift-space, nor any key or key combination to go to previous image in gthumb 2.13.1 (Ubuntu Natty Narwhal 11.10). There should be shortcut-keys even to flip horizontally and ...
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1answer
175 views

Why does alt+left shift my virtual terminal left one?

Normally I use alt+left key combo to go back one click in firefox but recently I noticed it's moving to vt6 instead. alt+right moves in the other direction among the vt screens. This is supposed to be ...
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2answers
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Transparent see-through terminal and windows key

I just upgraded to Ubuntu 11.10 and I'm having a couple of issues that I didn't have with #10. First of all, when the terminal is transparent, it shows the desktop rather than the window behind it. ...
2
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1answer
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How to disable F10 opening indicator-datetime?

When I press F10, the indicator datetime opens up. How can I disable that? Another app use that as a keyboard short cut and I can't use it! Using Ubuntu 11.04 Unity I don't see F10 listed in my ...
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1answer
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Ctl+F not opening the find dialog

This is a bit of an irritating problem that I've been having with Ubuntu 11.04. Hitting Ctl+F is supposed to open up the find dialog in the currently open program, but instead it is opening up what ...
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132 views

Touch to launch multiple software instances under unity [closed]

I would like to change the touch/shortcut (middle mouse button or right+left at the same time) that launch a second time the application under unity. Example : -I have a touchpad without and the ...
4
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1answer
316 views

Left Ctrl key opening help and right Ctrl key prints “x” [closed]

I don't know how, but somehow the Ctrl keys on my keyboard have messed up. Left Ctrl key is opening a help window and right Ctrl key prints the "x" character. I tried setting/re-setting keyboard ...
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3answers
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Terminal shortcut key

I liked the shortcut for opening a terminal and if I remember correctly it was Ctrl-Alt-t that opened a terminal window. Now with a later version of Ubuntu this shortcut is no longer predefined, I ...
3
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1answer
825 views

xmodmap periodic resets on Xubuntu

I'm running Xubuntu 11.04 and i'm using a KeyOvation mac compatible Gold Touch keyboard. Because the weird ordering of ctrl, option, and the apple key, I wanted to remap the keys to my liking using ...
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2answers
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The shortcut keys for cut, copy, and paste don't work in some applications

I have problem with my shortcut keys for cut, copy, and paste. they does not work on Netbeans and some other applications. I have to click the right mouse button and select the operations from the ...
2
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1answer
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Prevent Ctrl+Alt+F4 from switching TTYs [duplicate]

Related: Disable CTRL+ALT+F4 switching to virtual terminal I would like to use Ctrl+Alt+F4 for a program instead of Ubuntu's TTYs. The previous question, I saw suggested command xmodmap -pke | ...
0
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1answer
311 views

Is there a shortcut for Places->search for files in classic mode?

Is there a shortcut for Places -> Search for Files on Ubuntu 11.04 (classic)?
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2answers
728 views

How to assign shortcut keys in Gnome?

My laptop has several buttons on the very left, Calculator, Unknown, Web Browser, Unknown, Mail. I know these work as the calculator, mail, and web browser buttons work, I want to map the other two ...
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4answers
712 views

Removing 'Applications' from Unity launcher while still accessing it using shortcut

Is it possible to remove/hide 'Applications' from launcher, but I still want to access it using shortcut keys (Super+a), I know the method to remove the lenses, but I would like to keep them ...
2
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2answers
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How to change Shift + <Keypad Key> behavior?

I am used to use the numeric keypad for navigation (e.g. : [KP7] -> Start, [KP1] -> End, [KP4] -> Left, etc... ). I am also used to use it for selection (e.g. : Shift+[KP7] -> Select from cursor ...
4
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1answer
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FN keys not working on an HP G62 laptop. Xev show nothing

From the just beginning my FN keys doesn't work. First i was using 10.10, than upgraded to 11.04 (clean install), but not answer from FN keys. Xev output nothing, when i press any of FN+key, also i ...
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4answers
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Is Alt+Tab made obsolete by Super+W in Unity?

I have long relied on Alt+Tab to cycle through applications. Since upgrading to Unity in Ubuntu 11.04, I found that Alt+Tab has been very slow. Today, I found that Super+W, followed by arrow keys and ...
4
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2answers
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Is there a way to set the brightness of my desktop PC using key shortcuts?

I don't really know what relevant information to post here... I'm using Ubuntu 11.04 with unity enabled using free drivers for the Nvidia card FX-5200 256MB (private drivers don't work). I'm using ...
1
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1answer
859 views

Multimedia keys (XF86Audio*) not shown by xev, even though still working

I'm using a Lenovo SL400 laptop, and even though the audio multimedia keys (XF86AudioPlay, XF86AudioStop, XF86AudioPrev and XF86AudioNext) are not shown with xev, they work anyway with Gmusicbrowser, ...
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0answers
704 views

How can I get keyboard shortcuts working for Tomboy? [closed]

For some reason the Tomboy keyboard shortcuts aren't working for me in 11.04. I've tried disabling/enabling them in the preferences window, setting them to different keys, nothing works. Also, ...
2
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2answers
472 views

How to disable Mod4+S?

I've installed a fresh 11.04. Then I've configured it to use Xmonad. In Xmonad I'm using Mod4+S to move through workspaces, but in new Ubuntu gnome-panel catches this shortcut earlier and shows me up ...
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1answer
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How do I turn off the alt-shift-uparrow keybinding in GNOME?

After upgrading from 10.10 to 11.04, the key sequence ALT-Shift-UpArrow now seems to have a window-manager level definition. It seems that this is a new unity key sequence. However, I'm using ...
5
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4answers
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How do I change the trash keyboard shortcut?

After upgrading to Natty I found that the Win+T shortcut is mapped to the trash. I changed it to run a terminal in the keyboard shortcuts, but it did not change the mapping and I do not see where ...
2
votes
1answer
958 views

How to set a keyboard shortcut for Compiz negative screen function?

I just updated from Ubuntu 10.10 to 11.04. However, now the Super + m function does not change my desktop and open windows to a negative view as it previously did. I changed the keyboard shortcut ...
1
vote
1answer
298 views

Can I use metacity's move_to_side keybindings from Unity?

I noticed that gconf-editor has some interesting keybindings for metacity in /apps/metacity/window_keybindings/: move_to_center move_to_corner_ne move_to_side_e Can I use these from Unity in ...
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votes
2answers
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How do I remap the keyboard shortcut for Gnome Do?

I am giving Unity a chance to win me over in Natty, but I admit I am a heavy Gnome Do user and Unity has remapped the Super+Space keyboard shortcut to show the Unity Launcher. I am not yet convinced ...
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2answers
350 views

Messaging Menu Keyboard Shortcut

In previous versions of Ubuntu, Super+M would open the messaging menu. In 11.04, the Super key is captured by the launcher. I have yet to find a way to quickly open the messaging menu from the ...
4
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1answer
508 views

How do you navigate without a Windows key?

Some laptops (such as thinkpads) don't have a Windows (super) key. How should users navigate Unity on such computers?
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1answer
86 views

How can I report key binding bug into launchpad?

I think that setting key bindings in separate applications is bug (link). How can I report this bug, if: Pressing "Report bug" in Launchpad sends me to documentation page I don't know what ...
2
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1answer
5k views

Can't use external monitor via HDMI [closed]

I have an external monitor that is connected to my laptop via HDMI. I just upgraded to Natty and I can no longer redirect my video output to it using Fn+F8. How can I get my external monitor working ...
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0answers
357 views

Some shortcut keys do not work [closed]

Shortcut keys do not work CTRL + ALT + T ALT + TAB
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2answers
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how can bind the compiz Scale plugin to the corner of my window?

I go to compizconfig -> scale windows -> binding and then choose "Initiate Window Picker" with the mouse icon next to it. I check "Enabled". Then I highlight the corners in green. This doesn't seem ...
7
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2answers
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Dvorak layout with Qwerty hotkeys (Dvorak — Qwerty Ctrl)

How can I use Qwerty hotkeys with the Dvorak keyboard layout? For example I want C to map to J, but Ctrl + C to remain as Ctrl + C. The dvorak-qwerty program is supposed to do this, but does not work ...
4
votes
1answer
234 views

How do I do right-click the icons on the Unity launcher using keyboard keys?

Is there way to do get right click action on unity dash board icon launcher using keyboard shortcut ?. After doing Alt+F1, I could select the application only.
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2answers
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Keyboard shortcut to respond to notification?

I am wondering if there is a keyboard shortcut to respond to a notification. E.g. you get a notification that a chat messages has been recevied. Press ??? and it will open the chat window. Same ...
2
votes
1answer
271 views

Is there a way to access Session Menu with keyboard shortcut?

I have read this answer Will Unity have a keyboard shortcut for accessing the "Session Menu" that appears on the panel?, but it doesn't work. Pressing F10 and using arrow keys only ...