After few of tweakings, I doesn't have HUD anymore.

Normally (on another computer):


But it doesn't appear at all (on my computer):


Indeed, the ALT key call the menu of focused app. So, as the consequences:

  • I can't do Alt+Tab Windows Switching
  • I can't call Unity command prompt (Alt+F2)

Note: but I still can call Terminal (Ctrl+Alt+T).

My HUD service was on:

prompt # locate hud | grep usr | grep service
prompt #

I have set HUD shortcut again on System Settings > Keyboard > Shortcut > HUD and Alt L. But the problem still exist. It is annoying problem that doesn't solved by just unity --replace or unity --reset or by reinstalling indicator-appmenu (I've done them all, times). I have read some questions about similiar topic but no one same with this. Any help will be very appreciated.

EDITED (by myself)

I have upgraded ubuntu-indicator-applet (sudo apt-get install indicator-appmenu-tools), but problem still exists.

Thank you.

  • You may be able to restore things by opening Compiz-Config-Settings-Manager. Find the button for "Unity Plug In". On the first page "General" is a setting for "Key to show the HUD when tapped". If you don't have CCSM, install it with sudo apt-get install compizconfig-settings-manager. – Jos Apr 14 '14 at 12:38
  • Thank you. But I have set ALT for HUD n the CCSM too. The problem still exist. – Ade Malsasa Akbar Apr 14 '14 at 13:53
  • Any new other suggestion? The problem is same until this June. – Ade Malsasa Akbar Jun 25 '14 at 10:26
  • Is there any suggestion at this October? – Ade Malsasa Akbar Oct 6 '14 at 11:04
  • Yes, my Key To Show The HUD is Alt L in there. I have removed also ~/.compiz-1 and ~/config/compiz-1. The strange condition is in the new user account I created, the HUD and all Unity aspects are normal. And I have rebooted many times. Problem still exists at my user. Any other suggestion? Thank you. – Ade Malsasa Akbar Oct 6 '14 at 11:17

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