I'd like to repurpose Super+L, but it locks the screen and I can't figure out where to disable this. I'm using Unity.

Keyboard -> Shortcuts -> System shows the keybinding for Lock screen is Ctrl+Alt+L (which works).

I've checked dconf-editor under org.gnome.shell.keybindings, and it's not there. Also searched for screensaver, lock, <Super>l and Primary, didn't find it.

I also checked gconf-editor, but nothing jumped out at me.

I don't have any keybindings under CompizConfig -> Commands except for Ctrl+Alt+Delete.

Where else are shortcuts defined?


You can just assign the keybinding to a new action, and if it's conflicting with an already existing keybinding it will just complain and ask for a confirmation:


  • D'oh, that was easier than I expected. It turned out it was the Unity plugin (also in CompizConfig) that was controlling that shortcut. Confusing! – mgiuffrida Jul 13 '15 at 22:52

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