I don't wish to open terminal each time to execute my shell script. Is it possible assign a keyboard shortcut to execute the shell script I have created?

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  • Go to System Settings -> keyboard -> shortcuts.
  • Click on + to add a custom shortcut.Name it anything.
  • In the command box type gnome-terminal -e "path_of_script". Make sure your script has executable permission.

Also if you want your gnome-terminal should remain open after executing the script, add read at the last of your script.

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    Thanks. I got the same answer. But You don't really need to type the gnome-terminal stuff into the command box. Instead just specify the path. It works! :) – Anandu M Das Sep 18 '14 at 8:47

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