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I'm very familiar with Mac OS shortcuts and I'd like to use them in Ubuntu also. But the keymap is full of Meta button and I couldn't figure out how to do that. Any solutions?

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You can make to use Win key as Meta

For to do this, go to System Settings | Keyboard Layout | Options... at this point expand Alt/Win key behavior and choose Meta is mapped to Win keys option.

So now when you setup Mac OS X 10.5+ keymap on IntelliJ it should work as you are used to.

For more information about Meta key read this discussion.

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    Any chance you could provide the updated location on where to find these settings in 16.04? – anon58192932 Aug 21 '17 at 21:54
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If you can't find the option suggested by the other answer as I did, you might need to install the gnome-tweak-tool package (apt-get install gnome-tweak-tool). Then open Tweak Tool and go to Typing > Alt/Win key behaviour and customize it there.

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