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U can try Alt+F4 combination to close any windows.


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That happens because of a bug in new versions of guake and there's a workaround for that in gnome that is described in the wiki and it worked perfectly for me in Ubuntu 16.04: Ctrl' keybind problem: As of guake 0.4.2-7 there has been a noted bug affecting multiple users concerning the use of the Ctrl key to toggle Guake window visibility (i.e. users that ...


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I Noticed that I was only using Switch to next source using: and Switch to previous source using: was empty. I tried reassigning the same shortcut key again and it works perfectly now thanks to @GunnarHjalmarsson suggestion in the comments above.


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The quickest way to select all / select specific text in Gnome Terminator: Click at the start of the text you want to select Scroll the window to the end of the text you want select Shift + click the end of your selection All text between your first click and your last Shift + click is now selected Then you can Ctrl + Shift + C your selection out of there ...


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Tweaked @Jacob's script a little. First, using dconf watch / and switching hotcorners on/off in unity-tweak-tool to find out which variables(?) are being changed I have windows spread bound to bottom left corner, setting is in /org/compiz/profiles/unity/plugins/expo/expo-edge Also have workspace spread in bottom right corner, setting is in ...


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If you just want the script, skip the explanation Explanation You'll have to learn at least an appropriate programming (/scripting) language, but then: Introduction; dconf and gsettings Most (if not all) of the settings, edited by Unity Tweak Tool edit the dconf database, in which many settings are stored. Editing the dconf database is best done via ...


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There is a workaround which actually works. (tested on Ubuntu 15.10 and Gnome Connection Manager v1.1.0) For me, main problem was with Alt+F which I use very often, but in GCM it shows File menu. My solution is to modify language file (en_US.po) and remove all menu mnemonics (eg. _File to File_). cd /usr/share/gnome-connection-manager/lang sudo sed -i -e ...


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Go to Settings -> Text Entry text entry settings Select the input source whose shortcut you do not want. For example, Pinyin(Fcitx) is selected here. Then, click on the button with a picture of a cross formed by a wrench and a screwdriver, and a keyboard. This opens up the window "Input Method Configuration". Go to the "Global config" tab: input ...


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The closest I got to resolving the problem was this answer. It suggested to add to ~/.bashrc file this line export GTK_IM_MODULE=" " But still this will work only if synapse is launched from the terminal and not GUI. EDIT This is how I fixed the problem (I realize that I might done it not in the correct way due to lack of knowledge and experience, but ...


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I have a problem of setting this by pressing keys. The system does not grab a combination of fn+any key. If this is the case, just edit ~/.config/vlc/vlcrc add the following lines at the beginning of the file: global-key-play-pause=Media Play Pause global-key-next=Media Next Track global-key-prev=Media Prev Track


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Use Ctrl+PageUP and Ctrl+PageDown (annoying, but it is what we have).


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You need to disable the feature, not just it's shortcut. In Settings > Text field (translated from czech) you can change the shortcut or disable it altogether.


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After upgrading from Ubuntu 12.04 to 16.04, I had to uninstall this notification daemon to get the volume OSD to work: sudo apt purge notification-daemon Then log out and in again.


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What solved the problem for me: sudo add-apt-repository ppa:attente/java-non-latin-shortcuts sudo apt-get install unity-settings-daemon restart unity-settings-daemon Details: https://bugs.launchpad.net/unity/+bug/1226962


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I don't have the rep to comment directly on Jacob Vlijm's excellent post, but I modified the script to permit starting an application with arguments (necessary to use setwindow with gedit --new-window). Change: if app in p and w[2] in p] for w in ws2] to: if app.split()[0] in p and w[2] in p] for w in ws2]


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You can make use of the key above Tab, if you are using a US keyboard layout that would be Alt+`. It cycles through the windows.


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if you install CCSM you can adjust the keybindings for application switching and the plugin used to do it to your hearts contents. apt-get install compizconfig-settings-manager if this apt can't find that package you need to enable the universe repo. you can then run CCSM from the dash or the command line. Not all the options are safe so i would suggest ...


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If you are prepared to setup and use compiz, then you can use the ring switcher like in this video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ff9Sm-7fC6E I use compiz on ubuntu mate, its supported by default you just need to install the control panel applet. In ubuntu you need to do a bit more work to install compiz I think.


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gnome-terminal does not let you redefine the escape sequences, so no, there's nothing you could do there. In other terminal emulators this might be possible, however, you'd have to create your own escape sequences and configure both your terminal emulator and your emacs accordingly, and it won't be compatible with anyone else's setup.


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If you can't find the option suggested by the other answer as I did, you might need to install the gnome-tweak-tool package (apt-get install gnome-tweak-tool). Then open Tweak Tool and go to Typing > Alt/Win key behaviour and customize it there.


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You can reset the keybindings, that helped me because i had the same problem after some updates in 16.04 TLS and gnome 3.20.1 something use gsettings reset-recursively org.gnome.desktop.wm.keybindings gsettings reset-recursively org.gnome.metacity.keybindings gsettings reset-recursively org.gnome.mutter.keybindings gsettings reset-recursively ...


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I don't know if this would break some dependencies, but try this: Assign to unity launcher 'Ctrl+T' shortcut Assign back your desired key shortcut unity launcher. Now you can try to assign 'Ctrl+T' shortcut to terminal and etc. Worked on 16.04.


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Also answered here: How to open new window instead of already open window in gnome You can configure this globally with a tweak extension. You can press super , write tweak , open tweak tools. Then go to "extensions" and enable "launch new instance" Example:


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nano of course can delete blocks, see this article use CTRL+Shift+6 to mark the beginning of your block move cursor with arrow keys to end of your block, the text will be highlighted. use CTRL+K to cut/delete block. To paste the block to another place, move cursor to the position and the use CTRL+U. You can paste the block as often as you want to.


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tl;dr You need to turn NumLock off. Explanation dvorak-querty works by "grabbing" (more like "stealing") keyboard combinations from other programs. Combinations that include certain modifiers (Control, Control+Shift, Alt and Alt+Shift) are stolen, "qwerty'd" and returned to the original program. The problem is that those, and only those, are the only ...


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I have the same laptop. You have two options: Change that behavior in BIOS, there is a option Press Fn + Esc (On Esc is a mark FN) I hope this will help.


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If xev can't detect the keys then you will need to use or write a different driver that can enable the keys. That keyboard looks very much like a rebranded logitech keyboard so there drivers might be a start.


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How to make a new terminal window, initiated by Ctrl+Alt+T open on the currently active screen? Although Very much related to this one, not a dupe, and it requires a completely different solution. Your question is specific to gnome-terminal, and you are using a shortcut to start the application. These two make a background script unnecessary, and ask for ...


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The compiz plugin responsible for viewport switching is Desktop Wall . You can check if it is enabled with this command in terminal : dconf read /org/compiz/profiles/unity/plugins/core/active-plugins | grep --color -i "wall" If you don't have the word wall highlighted there, you will need to have it enabled. It can be done via dconf however , I recommend ...


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I am delighted to report that B"H (=God be blessed) I stepped on the ultimate solution for that highly counter-productive bug! Only change your desktop from unity to Cinnamon/KDE and you're done (tested on 16.04 LTS). changing the desktop means changing the GUI that ubuntu wears. install "synaptic package manager", then search and install the ...


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If you replace the command: xset dpms force standby that you currently use in the shortcut, by the command: /bin/bash -c "sleep 2 && xset dpms force standby" It will work exactly as you describe.


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Knowing it was a configuration problem I decided to just start deleting configuration files. I'm not sure exactly which one it was that fixed it (I probably should have deleted one at a time to figure that out...), but I deleted: ~/.cache ~/.compiz ~/.config ~/.gconf ~/.gnome* ~/.kde and keyboard shortcuts work again after a reboot without needing caps ...


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I had a similar problem upgrading from 15.04 to 16.04 I worked around it by using compiz settings manager to add commands with identical bindings. ie. /usr/bin/gnome-terminal -> ctrl + alt + t I found that it was generally isolated to shortcuts that were launching programs in my case. On 15.04 - I was able to resolve it by removing the package ...


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Option 1: Page Up and Page Down keys do this, but may move you further than you want. Option 2: I don't know if this works in gedit, but it does in kate, the KDE equivalent. Ctrl+↑ or Ctrl+↓ scrolls the page down or up, one line at a time. Unfortunately, it doesn't move the cursor with it.


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You can use this software to control brightness. However, it does not dim backlight, but will soothe your eyes. Install Brightness Controller with the following commands: sudo add-apt-repository ppa:apandada1/brightness-controller sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install brightness-controller You can control brightness using its slider.


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To add a script to a keyboard shortcut: Unless the script is in $PATH (like ~/bin), use the full path to the script, don't use ~ or relative paths. If you use full path, start (as always) with a slash, e.g.: sh /home/username/script.sh Your example doesn't :) If your script is executable, just the full path will do: /home/username/script.sh if it ...


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Just do this via terminal, is a bug. sudo apt-get remove appmenu-qt5 sudo apt-get remove --auto-remove appmenu-qt5 then log out and probe... this works for latex


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Well Some playing around with different combinations of keys let me use "Left-SHIFT + Left-CTRL + x" seemed to work just like pressing Left-CTRL. So my solution was add the shift key to the combination.


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For Ubuntu 15.04. and later you have to use systemctl suspend Reason: Ubuntu switched from upstart to systemd.


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If you have a full-size keyboard: Ctrl-Alt-Numpad 8 - Place window in top half of screen. Ctrl-Alt-Numpad 2 - Place window in the bottom half of the screen. Reference: What are Unity's keyboard and mouse shortcuts? If you're on a laptop, you may need to change the key bindings as you obviously won't have a number pad.


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You can do that with Shortcut Manager and document.execCommand('copy') command, which were added to Google Chrome 43+ (~April 2015)


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I got the same problem yesterday, but it seems it was a bug introduced by package updates, today a bunch of gnome-shell updates came in and the problems were solved. Do you use the Gnome staging PPA? Actually I'm using it to try out Gnome 3.20 apps, but it's a staging ppa and therefore not marked as stable. Try sudo apt update && sudo apt ...


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You are correct, even the 1.2 release of Remmina doesn't properly show the tabs or exit in Ubuntu. I found that if I use the right-hand CTRL + left arrown [<-] I can switch between remote sessions, and that in a Windows Server 2012 session I can bring up the menu to power off and a small menu pops up labeled 'disconnect.' Only in that way was I able to ...


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Had The Same Problem Steps to Resolve the Issue; In gnome settings - click on the keyboard option -- then click on Universal Access -- then change the corresponding setting by clicking on (I.e. Turn On- Screen Keyboard on / off) and type a new short cut action I.e. -- Alt+t or Alt+s -- etc to avoid the short cut cant be used error message, this should ...


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The keyboard shortcut in VirtualBox to switch to a TTY is (replace X with the number of the TTY you wish to switch to (e.g.: F1 for TTY1)): Host Key + FX Normally, the Right Control key is your host key.


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I think it's CTRL + ALT + F1 after entering fullscreen mode, and back to GUI by CTRL + ALT + F7.



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