I was wondering where the gnome-do binding was stored for summon do. I want to rewrite this on login because it keeps getting overwritten when I have it stored as space to disabled.

Where is this setting stored and how do I go about rewriting it?


The keybindings are stored in GConf - /apps/gnome-do/preferences/Do/Platform/Common/AbstractKeyBindingService/.

Although, since you've tagged this GNOME3, most likely your problem is that GNOME Shell claims the Super key, so Do can't bind to Super+Space.

The next version of Do will notify you when this is the case so you can change your keybinding to something that will work.

  • I've debuged a little and the gconf values are not changed but still in the menu it labels the summon-do as disabled. I have set the summon dash as <super><shift> so shouldn't conflict but I still think it is disabling it for some reason. Can I somehow force it to reload the gconf settings so it isn't disabled? – J Spen Jul 24 '12 at 8:14
  • I can bind to Super+Space without trouble, but when I restart my computer, the binding is gone. – user802500 Aug 15 '12 at 21:08
  • I have the exact same problem as user802500. – Anders Sep 20 '12 at 6:54
  • A little clarification. When I restart my computer and log in the key-binding to summon Gnome-do is set correctly. But if i log out and back in again the key-biding is disabled. – Anders Sep 20 '12 at 7:02

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