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How do I assign a keyboard shortcut to a menu option in a program?

I am trying to assign a keyboard shortcut to a checkbox in a Pidgin windows. Specifically, how do I create a keyboard shortcut that will toggle the enable plugin checkbox in the Pidgin plugin window, ...
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2answers
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change screen orientation shortcut?

In windows I can change screen orientation by "Ctrl + Alt + Arrow" as Arrow can be up, left, down or right. What is the shortcut on Ubuntu? thanks!
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1answer
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Shortcut to switch to app

Is it possible to focus an opened app instance/window using a command? I'd like to assign a keyboard shortcut as to quickly switch to a specific app. I want shortcuts for: chromium (now it opens a ...
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5answers
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How to escape spaces in .desktop files Exec line

I want to make a .desktop file like described here. [Desktop Entry] Name=Sublime Text 2 GenericName=Sublime Text 2 Comment=Edit text files Exec=/home/user/opt/sublime/Sublime Text 2/sublime_text %U ...
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1answer
353 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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2answers
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How can i make a desktop shortcut to the game UT2004?

I want to make a shortcut on the desktop that will open the game Unreal Tournament 2004. Usually in terminal I type: sudo aoss ut2004 But when I make a shortcut and type the command in it, it ...
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1answer
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Why we can't run commands with gnome shortcuts?

When I make a custom shortcut with gnome (gnome-control-center keyboard) I can't set it to a command. Why? Example: I can't set a shortcut for sudo apt-get update. Instead I must first invoke a ...
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0answers
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Activities button doesn't work when no windows are open [closed]

I am running Gnome-Shell (3.2.1) and the Super Key doesn't show the Activities overview when I push it. This problem only happens when there are no windows open. I can mouse to the top left and show ...
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1answer
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How to add a specific application in gnome-pie?

All I want to do for now is just adding the terminal in gnome-pie applications. The thing is, I don't even know what should I type in "command to execute" path. Someone figure me out please.
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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
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Gnome shell: pressing the super key does not work

I am using 11.10 with Gnome 3.2 and completely loving it. On one computer it works like a charm, but on another computer the super does not show the activities window. Mousing over the top-left corner ...
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votes
3answers
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How can I change PrtScn to capture by area?

I just installed 11.10. One of the standard things I do on a new install of Ubuntu is change the action taken when I hit the prtscn key. By default the action is to take a screenshot. I change it so ...
2
votes
3answers
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Keyboard shortcuts not working in gnome-shell 3.2?

I was wondering if keyboard shortcuts (like Alt+F1, Alt+F2) support is removed from gnome shell 3.2? If not then I'm missing something as I can't seem to use them.
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2answers
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Disable global keyboard shortcuts for specific application

Is it possible to disable the GNOME (version 2) global keyboard shortcuts for a specific application? I'm using the IntelliJ IDEA Java IDE under Ubuntu however some of the IDEA default keyboard ...
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0answers
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How to select a certain window/program via keyboard in gnome? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Is there a way to set shortcut-keys for specific opened windows in Gnome? I am using Ubuntu 11.04 with the Gnome desktop. I usually have Firefox and a terminal open, ...
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2answers
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Expo shortcut <Super>s doesn't work in classic desktop

I have bound the <Super>s key in the CompizConfig Settings Manager but whenever I press the <Super>s the power menu from Indicator Applet Complete shows up: I can bind Expo to any other ...
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2answers
555 views

How to use Super key as modifer without Unity and Compiz?

How can I use the Super key as modifier in 11.04? I don't have Unity and Compiz, I am using classic mode. When I press the Super key and, for example, S, (I want a shortcut like Super + S) in ...
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1answer
475 views

Broken keyboard shortcuts

When I freshly installed maverick on my new notebook, I set up my keyboard shortcuts like this: Switch to WS 1 = Mod4+1, Move Window to WS 1 = Mod4+Shift+1, Switch to WS 2 = Mod4+2 and so on (Mod4 ...
3
votes
2answers
317 views

Two Ubuntu One shortcuts in Places menu

After updating Ubuntu One, I'm stuck with 2 shortcuts to Ubuntu One in my Places menu. How can I remove it?
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2answers
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Quick way to temporarily disable compiz and gnome shortcuts

Compiz and Gnome have many keyboard shortcuts. Examples are Ctrl+Alt+L for locking the session or Ctrl+Alt+Arrows for switching workspaces. Often they overwrite shortcuts in applications. It would be ...
5
votes
3answers
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Make Gnome shortcuts available to other users

I have used Alacarte to add some shortcuts to my games start folder. Now I would like to make these shortcuts available for all users. How can I do this?