I am using 12.04 with Gnome 3.

Super + Alt + Right Click works in Gnome Classic. However, Alt + Click doesn't work with Gnome Panel.

Normally, it should bring up a way to customize the panel.

  • Could you update your question to include what you think should happen? It would also be helpful to know which destkop mode you're running in: Unity, Unity 2D, GNOME, GNOME Fallback, or something else? May 24, 2012 at 8:27

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I found a solution to the problem, see: https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/gnome-panel/+bug/891622

We need to run the following command in terminal:

gconftool-2 --set --type string /apps/metacity/general/mouse_button_modifier '<Super>'

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