Questions about keyboard shortcuts: both which ones to use and how to create custom shortcuts.

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“Wireless disabled by hardware switch” after suspend and other hardware buttons ineffective - how can I solve this?

I have recently purchased a Novatech nFinity N1410 laptop and am having problems with the wireless, which sudo lshw -C network tells me is Centrino Wireless-N 2230 and using the iwlwifi driver. ...
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How do I open a new instance of an application by default in GNOME?

I have a terminal open and want to launch another one. I hit the Windows key, type 'terminal' and hit Enter...and I'm warped to my first terminal. I can hit Control+Enter to launch a new terminal. ...
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What is the default call of keyboard shortcuts in GNOME?

I am trying to find what is being called when I press a keyboard shortcut. For example, if I hit Ctrl + Alt + L I block the screen, or when I hit the "mute" key in my keyboard I mute the sound. I ...
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F? (f.e. F8) shortcuts not working in geany

I'd like to ask for tips why shortucts f.e. for build F9 or compile F8 are not working in Geany text editor. I tried to assign different shortcuts including Ctrl+F8 or Ctrl+Shift+B and none of them ...
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I can't add work areas in gnome flashback ubuntu 14.04 or make the alt-tab work

Please, I have been dealing with the alttab problem for a long time. I have alreade check keyboard shortcuts in the configuration panel but it still doesn't work. (I already had this problem in ubuntu ...
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Keyboard backlight function keys for Samsung Series 9 np900x3d and Ubuntu 13.10

I purchased a new Samsung New Series 9 NP900X3D and installed Ubuntu 13.10 tonight. The keyboard illumination function keys do not work. I've read on https://help.ubuntu.com/community/SamsungSeries9 ...
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Is there any way to add a new keyboard shortcut?

folks. Is there any way to add a new keyboard shortcut on lubuntu 14.04? I would like to add alt+64 shortcut for making "@". Best regards.
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Print screen short-cut not working (Ubuntu 14.04 LTS)

The print-screen short-cut is set to be the Print-screen button, but when I press on it, it does not work. Any clues? Any help will greatly be appreciated Thank you
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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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Applications using shortcut

is possible to find out if any application uses some short-cut? I would like to assign some action to short-cut but don't know if its already used. Thank You
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ubuntu 12.04.3 with gnome: some shortcuts e.g. [alt]+[f2] do not work

the above mentioned shortcut does not work, as well as strg/ctrl+alt+t for terminal. But for example strg/ctrl+alt+l for locking the session runs fine. Some do, some not, and I don't know where to ...
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Keyboard shutcuts not working on Xubuntu

My keyboard shortuts no longer work (FOr example Super T for termanal super r for run etc) Ive found a few help threads online including here) After Xubuntu 10.04 to 10.10 upgrade, my keyboard ...
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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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Is there a way to display a notification every time you change the keyboard layout?

Is there a way to show a (notify-osd) notification every time the keyboard layout is changed? I have a laptop with a screen with not enough resolution to have tons/10+ indicators, and space for the ...
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caps lock icon for wireless keyboard?

I recently replaced my old wired keyboard with a Logitech model K330 wireless unit. The keyboard performs perfectly. My only problem is that I am a lousy typist. Many times when typing an A, I will ...
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How to assign keys in the keyboard?

I am using Ubuntu 10.04 netbook version and I want to assign my windows key on the keyboard to preform the same function as it as in windows (minimize all app and open favorite). Now the key is not ...