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Activate Meta as a modified key

It seems that because Meta key can be activated alone so some shortcut as Meta+F can't work (some, not all). Since I get used to use Alt+F1 instead so I want to disable activate Meta key alone. How ...
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1answer
327 views

13.04 Unity - dash loses keyboard focus while typing

I recently updated to 13.04. About half the times when I open Unity dash (super / windows key) and start typing the input field loses focus after a couple of keystrokes. I'll then have to set the ...
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1answer
324 views

Hot to disable key shortcut for “alt+the button above tab”

I am comfortable using alt up and alt down after typing alt tab, so I don't need the short cut "alt+the button above tab" to do that. And this is my favourite shortcut for maybe my most heavily used ...
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2answers
336 views

Is there a way to generate the gnome3 effect when pressing the super key on xfce

I've switched to xfce from gnome3. Mainly to experiment. I find the super key effect on gnome shell really useful. Both the showing all windows and the application finder are convenient. Is there a ...
1
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1answer
89 views

How to quickly open an application for the 2nd time via Dash?

When I want to open an application via Dash, I just hit Super, type the first letters, and hit Enter. For instance: Super, "drop", Enter to start Dropbox. However, if I want to start an application ...
4
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1answer
870 views

Have windows key (meta) trigger Gnome-do instead of Unity Dash (12.04)

On my laptop the Unity Dash often launches really slowly. I might press the Windows button, and sometimes it will take up to 15 seconds to open, and the system becomes unresponsive during this time. ...
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250 views

Keyboard Shortcut for Dash previous? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What are Unity’s keyboard and mouse shortcuts? In 12.10, there is a "preview feature", which shows a preview upon right-clicking the result in the dash. I would like to ...
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0answers
199 views

is there a keyboard shortcut to open dash previews? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What are Unity's keyboard and mouse shortcuts? You can open e.g. a preview of a file in the file lens right clicking with your mouse. Is there a keyboard shortcut to ...
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4answers
6k views

How do I change the shortcut key to launch the dash

I'm using a Logitech Cordless Mediaboard and since it doesn't have a win key, I need to change the shortcut for launching the dash. I'm not looking to assign Alt Gr as win key or any other key. I ...
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0answers
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Shortcut for dash (super) doesn't work correctly [closed]

I have this problem: when I push "super" the dash shows, but only on workspaces on which are some windows open, but if I push space in workspace which is empty, then the dash won't show. Super+A, ...
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2answers
77 views

Is there a way to select the 1st Unity search result with 1 keystroke?

In this example I'd like to select Ubuntu Software Center. I know you can press down arrow twice to select, but the extra key seems unnecessary. In old versions of Ubuntu I remember using tab, but ...
1
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1answer
138 views

Are there keyboard shortcuts for opening/using the filter on the unity dash?

Are there any keyboard shortcuts for opening/using the filter on the unity dash? This is in 11.10 in case that makes a difference. There's nothing listed on the list of shortcuts question. Using the ...
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3answers
19k views

How to display Dash Home by keyboard shortcut

I wish to press Super (or any other key combination) and start typing to launch programs. How do I do it? Thanks
3
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1answer
129 views

How to maximize dash using keyboard shortcut?

Are there any keyboard shortcut to maximize dash?
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0answers
92 views

how to set different keys for showing dash and for showing keyboard shortcuts [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Can I define keyboard shortcuts using the Super key? I am using Oneiric and after using a few days I am happy with the Dash and Unity in general. I have one minor ...
3
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2answers
2k views

Super key not opening Dash

I just cleanly installed Ubuntu 11.10 (with new, clean home folder) The Super key no longer calls up the dash. Was this behaviour changed since the previous release?
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2answers
328 views

Are there any hotkeys in dash for choosing among search term matches?

Are there any hotkeys for dash, once a search term has been entered? For example, if I would like to go to a folder very quickly I would want to press super+f to open the dash and then type the ...