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Why are my Hardware keys not performing the assigned function?

On my Ubuntu 11.10 tablet there is a 5 button joystick ( <^v> and click ). This is supposed to be a rotation button (at least that is what it did in windows). I setup shortcuts in the keyboard ...
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CLI keyboard shortcuts/ commands not working for non-Root users

When I switch user from Root to someone else, I'm unable to use keyboard shortcuts, like tab for completing file and directory names, or the up arrow for previously used commands. How can I enable ...
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How do I focus on the status bar with keyboard in Ubuntu 11.10?

Connecting to internet is only the time when I really need to use my mouse. I give priority to my keyboard. I only use mouse when I'm tired of using keyboard or in the condition I listed above. ...
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1answer
948 views

Switch user shortcut in Gnome Shell UI?

I cannot seem to find a default switch-user shortcut in Gnome Shell. Does such exist? If not, how can I make the one? I mean, I know that I should go to Keyboard Shortcuts tool (Custom shortcuts ...
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169 views

AltGr not functional on German keyboard (operating in English) [closed]

I wanted a particular netbook that was not available in the UK so I ordered it from Germany, and naturally it came with a German keyboard (fine by me). I set Ubuntu's keyboard layout to German, ...
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998 views

Why don't Unity's window placement shortcuts work?

I am trying to use the Unity's Window Placement Shortcuts on Ubuntu 11.10 but they just don't seem to work. I even installed the package ccsm to ensure that the Grid option is enabled and the keyboard ...
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1answer
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Cannot add custom keyboard shortcut

I'm trying to assign custom shortcut to launch my own script (I don't need it in terminal window, just launch it) So, I went to Settings -> Keyboard -> Shortcuts -> Custom Shortcuts, pressed the ...
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1answer
394 views

Keyboard shortcuts get randomly reset [closed]

I'm facing a rather weird issue in the past few days after doing a clean install of Ubuntu Oneiric (w/ gnome-shell) on my recently-bought Asus U36SD. I set up my keyboard shortcuts using System ...
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alt+tab moves windows between workspaces and crashes unity

I have recently been using multiple workspaces in unity but have run into a bug that is making it very difficult to do this effectively. The problem is with alt+tab. When I am focused on a window ...
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1answer
640 views

Why can't I change keyboard shortcuts?

I can bring the window up no problem: The shortcut I want to modify is selected, I press on Ctrl+i, and nothing happens. I tried pressing and holding 5 seconds. Nothing happened. Ever heard of ...
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1answer
204 views

How do I prevent the Sleep button from locking the screen

My keyboard has a Sleep button. I defined a shortcut in System Settings, Keyboard > Shortcuts > own settings (or similar), so that the Sleep buttons runs a script. That works. But since my upgrade to ...
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296 views

How do I map Lock Screen to “Super+L” i.e. Win+L?

I want to map my Super+L so that when I press the combination my screen is locked. How do I do that?
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How do I focus an “urgent” application?

Sometimes applications will wiggle in the launcher and have a blue triangle. (See compiz config settings for Unity.) How can I set a keyboard command to bring that application to the front in Ubuntu ...
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Is it possible to assign a keyboard shortcut to cause the Looking Glass to appear?

On Ubuntu 11.10, using GNOME Shell, I find myself using the "Looking Glass" JavaScript Console very much. I know how to assign desktop shortcuts in general; but, this seems a little unusual. Instead ...
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1answer
533 views

How do i fix my keyboard mapping?

I am using Gnome3/Gnome Shell/Ubuntu 11.10. Today, when I began using my machine, it would not co-operate with me. Trying to type simple documents, my SHIFT-p was captured -- and spawned an xterm ...
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6k views

How-to specify power button to do a 'shutdown -h now' instead of graphical shutdown menu?

I would like to specify that when I press the power button in my laptop, a 'shutdown -h now' command is sent, instead of bringing up the graphical shutdown menu. How can I do that on Ubuntu 11.10?
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1answer
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How do I change global hotkeys / keyboard shortcuts?

In 11.04 I change global hotkeys using gconf-editor, In 11.10 there no this software, and I think if developers remove it from base compection, maybe they do this configuration in Control Panel, but I ...
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1answer
501 views

Screenshot captures no windows [closed]

I attempted to take a screenshot by hitting print screen. Unfortunately, this was the result: Didn't show the open Firefox, Chrome or terminal windows. It also didn't show the top bar or any ...
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1answer
441 views

Did Unity disable keyboard shortcuts changes?

This is a new computer and a new install of 11.10. I've launched 'keyboard' from Dash and try to change a keystroke, but no cigar. Nothing happens. This has happened ever since I installed 11.10 on ...
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234 views

Getting to virtual terminal with Keytouch overriding Fn keys [closed]

I have a Chromebook running Ubuntu that I just broke. I had everything on the internal harddrive for the computer, but ran out of space, so I decided to move my home partition onto a memory card that ...
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1answer
981 views

Keyboard shortcuts in gnome-classic

I am using gnome-classic in ubuntu 11.10 & I am not able to figure out the shortcut for the "Applications" list and "Places" list.
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1answer
1k views

How can I manage keyboard shortcuts? [closed]

In 10.04, I've had a keyboard shortcut defined via it's keyboard settings applet. Recently I have upgraded to 11.10 (I use gnome-classic). This shortcut still works, but I can't find it in System ...
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4answers
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How do I disable Ctrl+Alt+Left/Right?

I use GNOME Classic. There is no Ctrl+Alt+Left/Right shortcut in System Settings -> Keyboard -> Shortcuts. It should be configured somewhere else. But where?
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1answer
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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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Why did ctrl-f stop working in LibreOffice?

I've basically settled into Unity, but one constant that is kind of giving me agita is that in LibreOffice Calc (and Writer) ctrl-f does nothing. I can go to edit > find ... and the edit menu even ...
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1answer
4k views

How to find keycodes for Fn + keys?

I'm trying to find out the keycode for Fn+← keypress (left arrow). Xev outputs FocusOut event, serial 36, synthetic NO, window 0x3c00001,    mode NotifyGrab, detail NotifyAncestor FocusIn event, ...
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1answer
988 views

How to change keyboard sleep button to hibernate?

I have a keyboard with a "sleep" button that does indeed make my computer go to sleep. The problem is that Ubuntu can't really handle sleep on my computer, causing it go into a non-responsive mode, ...
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1answer
490 views

keybinding issues with xmodmap across synergy

I've got two systems I use across Synergy. On the main one I have a normal keyboard that I swap caps lock and ctrl for. So I do: xmodmap -e 'keycode 66 = Control_L' xmodmap -e 'clear lock' xmodmap -e ...
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1answer
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Keyboard shortcuts aren't working in GNOME Shell

It seems that this problem is specific to Ubuntu and not Gnome 3 itself, that's why I'm not posting it on SuperUser but here. I installed at least 3 instances of Ubuntu Oneiric Ocelot (11.10) on ...
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1answer
93 views

Is there a shorcut to access the last files used? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What are Unity's keyboard and mouse shortcuts? Is there any shortcut to access the latest files used?
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1answer
4k views

How to control the mouse pointer via my keyboard?

How to control(or simulate) my mouse pointer movements using keyboard shortcuts (on Ubuntu 11.10).
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1answer
560 views

Where is the keyboard mouse feature in GNOME 3?

I'm using Gnome 3 on Ubuntu 11.10. I've used keyboard mouse (accessing mouse with keyboard) earlier by pressing Control+Shift+Num to activate it (see http://www.noah.org/wiki/Linux_Keyboard_Mouse). ...
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127 views

How can I add other languages and what are equivalent shortcuts for what “alt+shift” and “crtl+shift” does in Windows? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to switch language keyboard combination? I want to type Norwegian when I search via Google. When I add Norwegian from "language support" then the language of Ubuntu ...
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810 views

Why does play/pause shortcut not work?

When I would like to pause/play my radiotray application used the required shortcut the next window can been seen: How can I solve this problem? Sometimes the shortcut works, but I do not know why. ...
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1answer
2k views

How can I change the window movement key when using Unity 2D?

The default window movement key (alt) conflicts with several programs that I use fairly often. I'm sure some users find this key binding useful but I really need to change it to something else so that ...
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0answers
2k views

Toggle fullscreen mode doesn't work in 11.10? [closed]

According to 'System Settings → Keyboard → Shortcuts → Windows → Toggle fullscreen Mode' I can use Alt+F10 to toggle fullscreen mode of a window. In previous versions of Ubuntu this worked just fine, ...
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2answers
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How do I reactivate the Unity hotkeys?

After some reboots (2-4) most of the hot-keys don't work any longer. Hot-keys such as: Super + W, Super + A, Super + F, Super + F1, Super + F2 no longer work, but: Super + 1 ... , Super + T, Super ...
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1answer
3k views

How can I assign Ctrl+Alt+Delete to shutdown dialog?

In Oneiric Ctrl+Alt+Del key shortcut is for the logout dialog. How can I assign it to the shutdown dialog ?
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2answers
1k views

Expo and Workspace shortcut Super + S not working

It says here and here that the keyboard shortcut for expo mode of all windows, while zooming out on workspaces, is Super+S. However, when I push the command it just zooms out the workspaces; it does ...
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51 views

How do you assign multiple keyboard shortcuts for one action? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Assign multiple keyboard shortcuts for one action How do you assign multiple keyboard shortcuts to one action. Specifically I would like to have multiple keyboard ...
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2answers
2k views

How do I disable Ctrl+Alt+s to minimize a window?

When I type Ctrl+Alt+s on a window, the body of the window rolls up. How can I disable this shortcut, that I want to use for another purpose in my emacs configuration?
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1answer
3k views

Ctrl+A does not work in all programs

I use Ubuntu 11.10. And I have a big problem. In some programs Ctrl+A doesn't work. For example in Chrome Ctrl+A doesn't work; only in text areas. In Gedit Ctrl+A doesn't work at all. In Qutim Ctrl+A ...
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1answer
2k views

Alt+F2 stopped working in GNOME Shell

I just noticed that my Alt+F2 no longer works in GNOME Shell on Ubuntu 11.10. It was working fine just last week . How can I fix this?
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5answers
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How do I disable a keyboard shortcut without compiz-manager?

How can I disable a shortcut (Ctrl + LMB) in Ubuntu 11.10 without the compiz-manager? The compiz-manager destroys my desktop therefore I cannot use it. Is there a config file where I can disable this ...
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2answers
213 views

Unable to change the keyboard shorcuts

I have installed Oneiric Oncelot. I wanted to change some keyboard shortcuts. So opened System Settings > Keyboard > Shortcuts. but i am unable to change any ketboard shortcuts. everything is ...
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How do I disable the F10 (application menu) keybinding in Ubuntu 11.10? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Deactivate F1 and F10 keybindings? Identical to: Deactivate F1 and F10 keybindings? But these instructions no longer apply to 11.10. There's no longer a mapping for ...
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228 views

Ask about a shortcut in Kile under ubuntu 11.10 [closed]

After updating to ubuntu 11.10, I find that whenever I tap Alt, the menu will be selected. Then when I move my cursor by using left or right keys, it moves along the menu. The same happens in Ocular. ...
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1answer
194 views

How to set Fn+F2 to show battery's status throug OSD and not power statistics?

In natty pressing Fn+F2 on my Samsung NC10 opened a new notification with the remaining battery power. After upgrading to Oneiric, it opens the power statistics. Is the a way to revert this change? ...
2
votes
1answer
977 views

How to change the workspace navigation keyboard shortcuts?

I wanted to change my workspace navigation. move to workspace left -> alt+A move to workspace right -> alt+D move to workspace above -> alt+W move to workspace below -> alt+S Everything ...
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votes
6answers
9k views

How do I “alt-tab” between windows using Gnome 3?

All of the references I've found for Gnome 3 keyboard shortcuts list that alt+tab switches between applications and alt+` switches between windows (some actually say alt+~, but I think they're ...