Shortcuts are links that allow a user to access a file or folder more conveniently.

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Fn + left arrow shortcut activates screen settings

I'm running Ubuntu studio 15.10 (xfce). I have problem with keyboard shortcut for decreasing screen brightness Fn + left arrow. It is working but additionally it activates screen settings. How can I ...
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long press super key for keyboard shortcuts doesn't work

I'm using Ubuntu 14.04 on a Macbook pro running in VMware fusion. Right now keyboard shortcuts don't appear after long-press of super key. I'm curious if anyone has figured out how to do this?
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Xubuntu Xfce - multiple actions for shortcut

I would like to apply an additional command for default Xfce "left_workspace" (to show the toolbar on which I have a preview of all workspaces). I tried editing the configuration file ...
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Jump from word to word in Guake with Ctrl + Left/Right

I am using the drop-down terminal emulator guake and would like to jump from word/command to word/command by pressing Ctrl + Left and Ctrl + Right, respectively, as it is possible in programs like ...
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Guake: jump from word to word with ctrl + left/right

I am using the drop-down terminal emulator guake and would like to be able to jump from word/command to word/command by pressing Ctrl + Left or Ctrl + Right, respectively, as it is possible in ...
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Ubuntu 15.10 Alt Above Tab shortcut for Guake

I can't get Guake to use <Alt>Above_Tab (or "`", or sometimes called tilde?) for hide/show shortcut. I first disabled the original actions of both <Super>Above_Tab and <Alt> ...
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I want to have two different shortcuts for the same task

Similar to this but there is no answer. I need to setup Ctrl+Alt+down AND Ctrl+Alt+mouseWheelDown for change workspace, similarly with mouseWheelUp. Thanks
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Keyboard shorcuts like copy, paste, select all not working 14.04

Fresh install of 14.04 unity ubuntu. These shortcuts don't work. Was not able to find the solution. Has anybody has the same problem?
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Windows-like UI shortcuts in Ubuntu - Is it possible?

I'm very new to Ubuntu and I need one guidance that will make my management much easier there - I have a directory situated up in a tree of about 15 directories. It's tiresome to navigate manually ...
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Is there a possibility to export/backup the settings of PCmanFM in Lubuntu?

I add a lot of shortcuts to my file manager pcmanfm, I am referring to the shortcuts in the left panel of the window, and would like to backup those.
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Keyboard shortcuts stopped working / Can't access keyboard settings

My keyboard shortcuts (like ctrl+alt+T and the audio hotkeys) just stopped working. I tried everything I could find on the Internet to solve the problem, including installing and reinstalling tons of ...
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Rebind Super+C shortcut

I am using Ubuntu 15.10 Can I rebind the Super+C (search photos) shortcut somehow? I uninstalled the photo lens, but the Launcher keeps opening with "Search photos". The way described here: Disable ...
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How to make custome shortcuts to work on key release than key press

I am using Ubuntu 14.04. with Unity DE. How to make keyboard shortcuts work on key release than key press. For example: If I want to use win for multiple shortcuts, it is working for only the one ...
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How to create desktop shortcut of a example.sh file? what are the steps? [duplicate]

Please know me the steps to create a shortcut of any run.sh file. I have an run.sh file. I want to create a desktop shortcut of run.sh file. Here is the Location of the file: ...
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Command: Swtich to Certain Window [duplicate]

I currently have to use Gnome 3 because of this, so I don't have the handy shortcuts like [super] + 2 opening the second application (Firefox) in my launcher available. What I want to do, is a to ...
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Eclipse desktop shortcut keeps disappearing at every startup?

Every time I start up my Ubuntu 15.10 desktop the Eclipse shortcut on the desktop (and on the launcher) disappears. I tried to create the shortcut both using "right click -> create shortcut" and ...
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Desktop shortcut disappear

I've created a desktop shortcut for Eclipse by creating a .desktop file in my desktop with the following content [Desktop Entry] Name=Eclipse Exec=/home/blesson/eclipse/eclipse ...
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ubuntu 15.10: How to set alt+tab to switch windows only in the current workspace?

I know there are a lot of answers on the Internet, but I found that they were a little old and didn't work any more. I'm using 15.10, is there a way to set alt+tab to switch windows only in the ...
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How to disable `Alt+Tab` in unity under 12.04?

I can not find Alt+Tab in Shortcuts of Keyboard of System Settings. Emacs need Alt+Tab. How to disable it in unity ? Thanks
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How to change command-line keyboard shortcuts?

Is there a way to change command-line shortcuts such as copy and paste from Ctrl+Shift+c and Ctrl+Shift+v to Ctrl+c and Ctrl+v respectively? I often accidently use the default system shortcuts Ctrl+c ...
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Global shortcut to play/pause youtube

I would like to set a shortcut that will play/pause youtube. I want it to work when I'm not focused on my browser or when I'm in a different tab. If the command pauses any youtube video running on ...
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Chrome ctrl+mousewheel zoom

I have a problem with my chrome browser on my dell xps 13 running Ubuntu 15.10. On my windows machine i got used to zoom in on websites with the shortcut CTRL+Mousewheel. On Ubuntu I don't work ...
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Keyboard shortcut for “open terminal here” in Ubuntu 15.10

I would like to have a new terminal open when I press F12. However, the tips at Keyboard shortcut for "open a terminal here" seem to not be working on Ubuntu 15.10. How can I create a ...
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Is it possible to create mouse shortkey on Ubunu? (AutoHotkey replacment)

Is it possible to assign mouse shortkeys in the Ubuntu: press&hold mouse extra button 1, then press left mouse button - to shortkey {Ctrl + Shift + Page Up} press&hold mouse extra button 1, ...
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How can I edit desktop shortcuts on Kubuntu 15.10?

How can I edit desktop shortcuts on Kubuntu 15.10 ? I mean properties. The command at least. If I right click the desktop shortcut and go to icon settings, there is a keyboard shortcut, which can be ...
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Get back default /bin/bash

After installing virtualbox + few upgrades I found that I have no longer my default bash, but now I have (probably) xterm. (there was also problem with unity, but I coped with it). I can not execute ...
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How to move windows to a certain screen when using more than two monitors in gnome-shell?

There's an question that is asking in how to move a window around using keyboard shortcuts. Yet the provided answer of using Ctrl + Alt + NUMPAD 4 (left edge) Ctrl + Alt + NUMPAD 6 (right edge) ...
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How to set order of screens for xmonad when navigating?

I have three hardware monitors, and currently when I use Alt + W, E, R, the focus switches from right, left, middle. This is a bit confusing, and I like to have the order to be W->left, E->middle, ...
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How to add icons with dropdown with actions to ubuntu menu bar

I have some scripts/programs which I run often. How can I add an icon to menubar for e.g. like dropbox which when on clicked provides a dropdown menu with several options, each option on clicking runs ...
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How to perform a “Select all” via keyboard, in recent versions of Gnome Terminal?

In (X)Ubuntu 14.04, I was able to perform a Select All operation via keyboard, in Gnome Terminal, invoking the menu (Alt-E -> A). With more recent versions of (X)Ubuntu, I've noticed that the ...
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My crtl+a is not working

I am using ubuntu 15.04 i was using ctrl+A as shortcut to select all text but from some days it is not working.The keys are working pefectly but the shortcut isn't
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flash disk not recognized after shortcut virus deleted

my flash disk infected by a windows computer. later I inserted flash disk on ubuntu; all my folders were under an unnamed folder and there were *.lnk and some unknown files. I copied my folders to the ...
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How to launch an Xulrunner app with a desktop shortcut?

I have created a simple xulrunner app and it works great when invoked from command line. clain@desktop:~$ xulrunner /home/clain/myapp/application.ini The problem is that I need to keep the terminal ...
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Software for capturing of selected text from any place (browser, text editor, etc)

Please, give me advice about software which can capture selected text due to some shortcut in notes list. Ideally, this should be something like CintraNotes on Windows. This is solution which I ...
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URL Shortcuts On Desktop With Favicons

Is there a way to place shortcuts on the desktop to websites and the images the shortcuts use are the websites' favicons? I usually bookmark a link in Firefox and then drag the bookmark to the ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 loosing links for windows

I have ubuntu 14.04 and windows 10 on my laptop, dual boot. And I made some shortcuts on ubuntu for some places on partition where is widows. And it works correctly until i restart my laptop, after ...
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Shortcut of an app without the terminal [duplicate]

How can I create a shortcut of an app without using the terminal? Thank you a lot
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Prevent Desktop Icons / Shortcuts From Being Deleted & Moved

I am planning on setting up about 20 computers at a school with Ubuntu which presently have Windows XP. The move should be easy as the computers are already locked down and the users simply open ...
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Tree like menu ubuntu [duplicate]

I would like to know if there is a way to get the a "tree-menu" on Ubuntu like in windows (see printscreen)? I look for a solution where the user could chose any file as start point (for instance ...
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Map CMD on PC keyboard (switch ALT and WIN and set “new WIN” as Meta)

Is there an easy way to add CMD key to PC keyboard on Ubuntu? Currently I have Slovenian (si) layout: https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/u/859847/si.png and would like to switch "Alt L" with "Super ...
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ubuntu 14.04 Gnome classic desktop [duplicate]

I want to create shortcuts on desktop and panels. Installation is Ubuntu Gnome 14.4 with classic desktop.
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Keyboard - Arrow Keys and P not workin

I have a problem with my laptop keyboard. It's an Asus, and Up, Down and P keys aren't working. I've already tried change the keyboard layout with sudo dpkg-reconfigure keyboard-configuration and ...
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Ubuntu Gnome - Shortcuts Profiles / Layouts

I've been working a lot with Ubuntu recently, using my favorite desktop environment Gnome 3 and things work just as they should. The only problem is that I would really profit a lot from having ...
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Why are the common default shortcuts in terminal all use shift?

Like Ctrl + shift + C for copy, Ctrl + shift + V for paste ... It's annoying since they're universal shortcuts, they shouldn't be different from everywhere else, but I'm guessing there was good ...
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How do I create a shortcut for task manager in Lubuntu?

I want Ctrl+Alt +Del to be the shortcut for lxtask. Also, my laptop keyboard have a key with the Windows logo, how do I configure it to open my menu?
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Shortcut in dual boot (windows+ubuntu) issues

I have ubuntu + windows (dual boot) installed, in their own seperate disk partitions but in same hard disk. So my files are in the windows partition, while I prefer booting to ubuntu, so I created ...
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Thinkpad T430's media key not working on Xubuntu 14.04, 14.10, 15.04

i've searched over internet and could not find anything to help with my media keys working on xubuntu 15.04. I've been tried it on 14.04, 14.10 too. Thinkpad T430's media keys are on F10-F12 Someone ...
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Why windows open in the background when called through keyboard shortcuts?

I set several keyboard shortcuts, for example CTRL+SHIFT+A opens my Amazon folder. However, it opens in the background (i.e., behind Firefox or Chrome). My shortcuts involve gedit, Nautilus, Firefox, ...
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Remove a shortcut from Unity

I have Ubuntu 15.04 and this strange shortcut in applications lens : There's no such shortcut file in ~/.local/share/applications/ nor in /usr/share/applications I've cleared files and ...
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Weird Behavior when pressing ctrl+alt ( ubuntu 14.04.2 )

After latest updates , when I press ctrl+alt and before pressing any other key , any window I am opening gets minimized and resized . And if open the window again and press ctrl+alt again , the window ...