I would like to bind my (windows key / super key) to open the 'Search your computer' button. In order to bind it, I believe i need to know the terminal command to open it first. So my question how do I launch 'Search your computer' from the terminal?

I am using ubuntu 16.04 LTS. Ubuntu desktop.

  • which version of Ubuntu are you using? Current version use the Gnome desktop which doesn't include such a feature but instead pressing the left Super (Windows) key presents a Type to Search dialogue. discourse.ubuntu.com/t/search-your-computer-button/6783/8 Your graphic suggests and earlier version. – Graham Sep 14 at 12:24
  • Is this similar to what Alt+F2 does now? – WinEunuuchs2Unix Sep 17 at 11:01
  • I don't know. Alt+F2 doesn't do anything for me. – Staked Sep 17 at 14:35

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