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I am looking to copy the keyboard shortcuts file to another PC to avoid re-binding the keys again. I am using Ubuntu Gnome 16.04.

In Xubuntu there is a simple location with the keyboard shortcuts in a file in ~/.config/xfce4/xfconf/xfce-perchannel-xml/xfce4-keyboard-shortcuts.xml. You can copy and paste this file to another computer, and you have all your familiar keyboard shortcuts. Is there an equivalent file in Ubuntu Gnome?

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GNOME stores its settings in the dconf binary database which can also be viewed or changed with the gsettings command line tool or the dconf-editor app.

The database is stored in ~/.config/dconf/user . You can copy that file to another computer to copy all of your GNOME settings including your keyboard shortcuts. That folder is hidden by default. Use the keyboard shortcut Ctrl+H to view hidden folders.

Other apps store their settings in other parts of the ~/.config folder or directory.

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