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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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Launch app only if not already open

I would like to mimic the use of Alfred on Mac OS X, where if you try to open an app after searching for it, it will only open a new window if the program is not already running, otherwise it will set ...
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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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Ubuntu keyboard shortcuts not working when I reboot

I have assigned shortcuts for Volume Up, Volume Down and Volum Mute in Shortcuts Window. But whenever I reboot or logoff system, this shortcuts aren't working. When I open the Shortcuts Dialog Window ...
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0answers
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Make backspace go back in chrome [duplicate]

I just started dual booting ubuntu 12.04 lts recently and so far the only thing I don't like is when in chrome the backspace doesn't go to the previous page like it did in windows. How do I change ...
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assigning file extensions to a program

I recently installed the latest version of Maple (math software) and it works just fine but there’s a small issue of ubuntu not recognizing the extensions (.mw , .mws) properly. I can load maple and ...
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0answers
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How do I change the keyboard shortcut of 'System Activity'? (12.04)

Its a simple one: I want to change the keyboard shortcut of the 'system activity' from 'Conrtol + Escape' to something else, possibly eliminating the keyboard shortcut altogether (I have other means ...
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Remastersys: some shortcuts were not kept

Ubuntu 12.04 installed on hard drive. I then installed pcmanfm and moved it to the launcher (as a shortcut). Gedit was already installed and I moved it as shortcut to the launcher. Installed ...
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1answer
670 views

Why I can't put LibreOffice icons on the desktop?

Having trouble putting LibreOffice icons on the desktop. When I click and drag from the applications, the LibreOffice icon does not appear correctly, and does not work. Is there a fix for this?
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1answer
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Change or disable Ubuntu global keyboard shortcut (Ctrl+Alt+Del) using terminal without using UI

I want to disable or change the Ctrl+ALT+Del key-shortcut in ubuntu 12.04 machine, without using the UI. Because I removed X and there is no UI to change it. I just want to do it from terminal. ...
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Give different name to application shortcut than its Name tag

Is there a way to create an application shortcut that executes a script and appears in Unity dock under a different name? I ask this since I have a script that launches several related apps (in this ...
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1answer
214 views

Override custom keyboard shortcut limit

I would like to add a custom keyboard shortcut for the "Home" button, but I get the error: The shortcut "Home" cannot be used because it will become impossible to type using this key. I am using ...
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1answer
355 views

How to set a shortcut for each application in Gnome 3?

Is it possible to use a shortcut for each application in Gnome3? For instance, in Unity I use Super-1 for the first application in laucher, Super-2 for the second one and so on. EDIT The alternative ...
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1answer
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.desktop howto: persistent terminal, custom $HOME

I have a web server .jar file (it's a jetty application) that I've created a .desktop file for. Clicking on the .desktop file opens a terminal, begins running the application, and then closes the ...
0
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1answer
210 views

How to make a launcher that will first navigate to a folder and then execute a command that resides in normal /usr/bin/

Okay this Question is basically directed for using GRIVE the linux client for Google Drive Details on how to do it are Here. The thing is that,evrytime i want the folder to sync,I have to navigate ...
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1answer
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How to add a python script as an executable shortcut to launcher?

I have managed to add .sh files as launcher shortcuts. Now, I want to add a python script in the launcher as shortcut. I want it to be executed like when it would get executed in the terminal when ...
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3answers
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How can I assign the key Super+M» to minimize all windows in Ubuntu 12.04?

Everytime I press Super+M the Dash lens for music appears. I have tried changing this behaviour using System Tools ▸ Keyboard ▸ Shortcuts ▸ Navigation ▸ Hide all windows to assign Super+M but it does ...
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1answer
429 views

Change menu item shortcut key like I used to be able to

In 10.04 I had my system set up so that I could hover my mouse over a menu item and type a shortcut and that would be the shortcut for that item. To do this I had enabled ...
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Unbind F10 in Unity [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I deactivate F1 and F10 keybindings? The CURRENT Ubuntu 12.04 doesn't seem to allow me to unbind F10. (There are some similar questions that relate to older ...
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0answers
560 views

Why has my Alt + Tab animation changed? [closed]

I'm new to Ubuntu and recently installed it a coupled days ago. When I Alt+Tab, the animation is in a white rectangle with simple icons. I also have this problem with workplace switching. How can I ...
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3answers
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Create unity shortcuts to WINE applications 12.04

I have just gone through the process of getting ubuntu onto my main PC, no issues, was absolutely brilliant how its done it and loved that I could read the web while installing too, I have WINE ...
3
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1answer
168 views

Is there a global shortcut to access the application preferences of an active application?

The application preferences in the menu options do not show a shortcut for fast access. I'd like to have a unified shortcut to access the applications preferences in any application. How can I get a ...
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5answers
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Keyboard shortcuts not working in 12.04? [closed]

I can't get my shortcuts to work, among other things in 12.04. Anyone else with this problem? I'm not very pleased with Ubuntu 12.04 so far. What a letdown!
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2answers
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Can't use any kind of “super” key combinations for keybindings in Ubuntu 12.04 from the control center

I've changed my Unity launcher from super to alt+F1 because I (used to) set a lot of commands with super keybindings. It appears to not work at all in Ubuntu 12.04. Is there a solution ? Thanks ! ...
2
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4answers
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Keyboard shortcuts for windows [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What are Unity’s keyboard and mouse shortcuts? What are the keyboard shortcuts to minimize, maximize, and close windows on Ubuntu 12.04 using Unity? Alt-F4 to close the ...
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Will Unity have a keyboard shortcut for accessing the “Session Menu” that appears on the panel?

I noticed in screen shots of Unity the presence of the "Session Menu" indicator in the right corner of the top-panel. This menu drops down to offer Log Out, Hibernate, Restart, Shut Down, etc. I know ...