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Switching language with Alt key in 12.04

Whenever I needed to switch the languages in my keyboard it interfered with the alt key that was meant for HUD search. So I changed the shortcut in the settings, now I can use another key for HUD. ...
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keyboard Shortcut for opening a new window in Ubuntu

What is the shortcut for opening a new window (opening folders). for that I have to go to folder options and right click and then need to click on open new window. or I have to make focus on the ...
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26 views

change the window resize mouse button for kubuntu-desktop

I am using alt + right click to resize windows. How do I change it to alt + middle click? I am on ubuntu 12.04 using kubuntu-desktop i.e. kde plasma
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Create keyboard shortcuts for certain symbols (logical operators)

(using Ubuntu 12.04) currently I'm dealing a lot with logic (not for computer science, though), so my idea was to create specific shortcuts on my keyboard for easy typing. my idea is to use Ctrl + ...
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Unbind Alt-Click (gnome classic)

Ubuntu 12.04, Gnome classic. Trying to unbind/change < Altclick-1 > that moves windows (reason being another app is using that and anyway I want to change it). But couldn't find it in How to ...
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12.04 -Mute microphone key not working under Cinnamon

I am runnning ubuntu 12.04 on a Lenovo T430 and I recently installed Cinnamon 2. Unfortunately the mute microphone button (which I use a lot on conference calls) on the keyboard is not working even ...
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110 views

Disable fn functions on keyboard

I have a laptop (Lenovo Thinkpad T540p) with dualboot Windows and Ubuntu Ubuntu 12.04.4 LTS. I need to make frequent use of the F keys (F1 through F12), but I must always press in the combination fn + ...
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Change shortcuts on gthumb

Si there a way to change keyboard shortcuts on gthumb image viewer? I have mouse with mouse 5 and 6 buttons (the ones you click with a thumb) Is possible to change shortcuts somehow on gthumb so i ...
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fast move window in ubuntu with keyboard

yes i know about alt+f7 shortcut, but moving with arrows is too slow. also it used to work (fast move to the left/right) with shift-left/right on previous LTS 10.04, but currently on 12.04 doesn't ...
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xdotool key XF86AudioMute/RaiseVolume/LowerVolume not working

Decided to open this question after a days worth of googling around related posts/guides/etc. to no avail. In ubuntu 12.04 the media keys stopped working for a particular user account although they ...
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Control Nuvola Player via Keyboard Shortcuts

I just installed Nuvola Player on Ubuntu 12.04 to listen to my Google Play Music and so far I really like this player. The only problem that I have with this program, is that it only recognizes the ...
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Alt key opens command line

I'm running Windows 8.1 through Virtual Box in Ubuntu 12.4 and one of my (many) problems is when I press Alt key command line opens in my host. After this many things stop working correctly until I ...
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Brightness stuck at full after suspend HP Pavilion G6 12.04

I have an ongoing problem with my linux install where brightness seems to get stuck at full after my laptop suspends. Before suspend, the hotkeys work fine. After suspend the hotkeys still bring up ...
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Ubuntu 12.04: Changing Hotkey for “Activities”

I want to customize the hotkey for the Activities-overlay in Gnome shell in Ubuntu 12.04. I tried to edit both: /apps/metacity/global_keybindings/panel_main_menu ...
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How to enable Static Application Switcher?

In ccsm have I tried to enable "Static Application Switcher" which from the icon looks like what I am looking for, but it gave a conflict with Unity, and crashed the config files, so I had to delete ...
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Shortcuts for Moving and Resizing Windows don't stay.

I am using Ubuntu 12.04 and I want to setup the keyboard shortcuts for moving and resizing windows. I found the specific location in Compiz to do this but the shortcuts that I choose won't stay ...
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1answer
141 views

Keyboard shortcut to shutdownPC in lubuntu desktop 12.04

I have recently installed lubuntu-desktop metapackage in my Ubuntu 12.04 LTS. But in lubuntu I can't find any keyboard shortcut to shutdown or logout [in Unity or Gnome I used Ctrl+Alt+Del but now it ...
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How to create keyboard shortcut that toggle start/stop .jar file?

# this is for running the AIORemote server from my Ubuntu 12.04 LTS Laptop to run with my Android device as remote control mouse pad and wireless file transfer. I know how to create keyboard shortcut ...
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How do I disable <Control><Alt>S to allow myself to launch Sublime?

I've been using Sublime Text 2 quit a bit lately and want to make it as easy to launch as Terminal. I've done the following so far: I went into System Settings > Keyboard > Shortcuts > Windows ...
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How to use user defined keyboard shortcuts in Kate's terminal

Recently I started using Kate. I find it a really beautiful and powerful editor. It is also very convenient that the user can type commands by using the embedded terminal. One rather bizarre thing is ...
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1answer
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CTRL+ALT+T not working

I'm using Ubuntu 12.04, and till day before yesterday, the shortcut was working perfectly. But when today I pressed it, it didn't open terminal. The terminal app still works. I am on GNOME3 3.4.2, and ...
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1answer
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A: What is the hotkey (shortcut) for change current gedit tab?

How to change current gedit tab without using the mouse?
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problem while creating desktop shortcuts from ubuntu-tweek

I followed the below steps to create desktop shortcuts. sudo add-apt-repository ppa:tualatrix/ppa sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install ubuntu-tweak ubuntu-tweak After installation of ...
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Fn key combination *suddenly* stopped working for brightness only

I've looked at most of the questions relating to enabling hardware brightness control under Ubuntu with the Acer Aspire S3 laptop; initially these fixes worked, under the initially installed kernel ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 Volume up down mute stopped working

I'm using a Lenovo SL500 for several years now and suddenly the Volume keys stopped working. It could be that a kernel updated caused it - I don't know. However when I go to the keyboard settings -> ...
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1answer
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minimize all windows by pressing windows with d in ubuntu like windows [duplicate]

How can i minimize my all open windows by pressing windows+d in Ubuntu? I can do this in windows easily but with Ubuntu i do not know how to do.
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Modifying 3rd level keys in Ubuntu 12.04 LTS

I know how to switch to 3rd level keys using 'System Settings'>'Keyboard Layout'>'Options'>'Key to choose 3rd level'. However after choosing 3rd level for example using Caps Lock, I want to modify I, ...
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1answer
390 views

Brightness hotkey doesn't work properly on my hardware

I have a System 76 Gazelle Pro notebook. Sound hotkeys work correctly but not brightness one. When I push Fn+F8, it displays the ubuntu notification about brightness going down but the real ...
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Key for switching between windows of the same application

I am wondering where the keyboard short cut for switching between windows of the same application is defined. I am using Ubuntu 12.04. Currently I can press Alt+| to switch between windows. In System ...
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231 views

Reverse-i-search doesn't continue

I wanted to use the reverse-i-search as usual by pressing Ctrl+R to search my last ssh command. When I tried, I was only able to write "ss" but not continue with "h". Additionally when I hit Ctrl+H ...
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1answer
102 views

Keyboard shorcut for a custom folder in Desktop

I would like to configure a keyboard shortcut for a particular folder in my Desktop. I will be using this folder quite often and is there a way to open them with a custom keyboard shortcut ? The ...
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Free Up CTRL+Q in Ubuntu 12.04 LTS [duplicate]

CTRL+Q interferes with some applications under Ubuntu 12.04 LTS. It seems to be a system-wide setting that closes the current application. All I want to do is let each application control it. I cannot ...
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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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Using macro keys with razer blackwidow ultimate 2013

I recently bought a Razer blackwidow ultimate 2013 keyboard. The keyboad contains 5 macro keys and according to the manual, they can be quickly set using the key combination fn+f9. However, this ...
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fn keys to change keyboard blacklights not working

The fn + f3 and fn + f4 are not working, the others seem to be working fine. This is what I tried to do to fix it: I opened the grub file using gedit, changed the permission. changed: ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 - gnome-settings-daemon crash and problem with fn keys

I know there are many questions similar to this, I've been reading them and searching for a solution for 2 days but no luck so far. I have a Samsung NP550P5C laptop and just installed Ubuntu 12.04.3 ...
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1answer
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My Fn keys just stop working!

Well I have ubuntu 12.04LTS on my laptop. Everything worked fine till last night. But today when I started my system it seems that my gaphic is a little different (lower) and there are something that ...
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Icons goes missing from menu bar, the same for shortcuts with Fn and Ctrl+

The problem occurs when I try to: connect to external monitor make screen goes black with Fn+F7 apply to display settings and now most recently after installing some updates After installing ...
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Notebook fn + f1 to switch the display, so why would the letter p?

I use Dell notebook and Ubuntu 12.04. A few days ago fn+f1 suddenly type letter p instead of switch display monitor. Need your help please.
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Unbale to use Q(lowercase) key after a failed key-binding effort

I tried to use the Alt-q combination to set as a shortcut for opening 'terminator' using gconf -> metacity-> global keybindings. But it did not work. The problem now is that my 'q' key on the keyboard ...
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1answer
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Which application binds a keyboard shortcut

I just found a wonderful keyboard shortcut. Press Ctrl+Shift+PrtScr and the mouse cursor will turn into a cross which allows you to mark a rectangle of the screen (by left click-hold, drag, release -- ...
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But seriously, how does one go about creating an internet shortcut within a folder in Ubuntu LTS 12.04

Does anyone out there know how to create an internet shortcut within a folder? I don't mean to be picky here but the shortcut should have these properties: It has to work. It has to be searchable ...
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217 views

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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1answer
299 views

Switch alt-tab to ctrl-tab on 12.04

I have recently installed Ubuntu 12.04 on my Macbook Pro, and I am trying to switch the "Switch Applications" shortcut from Alt-Tab to Ctrl-Tab. Changing the shortcut via the Keyboard application does ...
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How to find out which program uses given keyboard shortcut

I noticed today one of my keyboard shortcuts in Vimperator stopped working (to increment a number in an URL). I believe it might have been assigned to something else and want to find out what that ...
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1answer
464 views

How can I *disable* Ctrl+Alt+Backspace?

Building on a question from 2010 (3 years ago) I'm trying to achieve the exact opposite: I want to disable the Ctrl+Alt+← keyboard shortcut to kill the X server. For me, it appears to be disabled in ...
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2answers
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changing keyboard shortcuts

I am running Ubuntu 12.04 and the keyboard shortcuts are not convenient in the terminal for my keyboard. To switch between tabs you have to type SHIFT-CTRL-PGUP. Is there any way I can change that ...
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Global keyboard shortcut for copy, cut and paste

How can I define a global shortcuts for copy, cut and paste? I'm used to Mac's ⌘+C for copy and ⌘+V for paste. They are global, so I can use them interchanging data between CLI and GUI apps. How can ...
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956 views

How do I enable sticky keys In Ubuntu 12.04?

I'm running Ubuntu 12.04. How do I enable sticky keys like in Windows?
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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 ...