I recently installed easystroke on my Ubuntu 14.04 LTS system. I want to add a shortcut stroke for the same. Can you guys tell me what command to use? location of android studio is

/home/antony/Documents/Android Studio Installation Files/android-studio/bin/studio.sh

for other apps like firefox i use

 wmctrl -a Firefox || firefox

but this does not work for android studio


xdg-open of /home/.... 

opens the bash file in text editor instead of terminal..

Pls help me out guys


With this command:

wmctrl -a "Android Studio" || "/home/antony/Documents/Android Studio Installation Files/android-studio/bin/studio.sh"

Use the full path with double quotes.

from man wmctrl

   -a <WIN>
          Switch to the desktop containing the window <WIN>, raise the window, and  give  it

   <WIN>  This argument specifies a window that is the target of an action. By  default  the
          argument  is  treated  as  if were a string, and windows are examined until one is
          found with a title the contains the specified string as a substring. The substring
          matching  is done in a case insensitive manner. The -F option may be used to force
          exact, case sensitive title matching. The option -i may be used to  interpret  the
          window target as a numeric window identity instead of a string.
  • for some weird reason it didn work at first . now it works like a charm. – Chris Aby Antony Jul 1 '15 at 9:51

Try this:

xdotool type "sh '/home/antony/Documents/Android Studio Installation Files/android-studio/bin/studio.sh'" ; xdotool key KP_Enter

if not work try this then:

wmctrl -a "Android Studio" || "/home/antony/Documents/Android Studio Installation Files/android-studio/bin/studio.sh"
  • sorry bt that didnt work :( – Chris Aby Antony Jul 1 '15 at 9:36
  • @ChrisAbyAntony check my edit – Maythux Jul 1 '15 at 9:38
  • Had we really the same idea at the same time? =) – A.B. Jul 1 '15 at 9:43
  • @A.B. It's really not my idea , I just use this timelessguru.com/easystroke :) – Maythux Jul 1 '15 at 9:45
  • yeah this works perfect but seems that A.B. posted it first – Chris Aby Antony Jul 1 '15 at 9:52

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