I want to use Super + C instead of Ctrl + Shift + C for gnome terminal copy and paste. I've set this up in Preferences -> Shortcuts, but it doesn't seem to work.

Other Super shortcuts like Super + T for new tab work correctly.

Anyone know how to fix this?

Screenshot of my Preferences window:

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  • allow us to edit your questions to amend for images upload instead of put links. image will help to easy get the question.
    – Wafie Ali
    Nov 11 '16 at 4:02
  • They open Search photos / Search videos for me. Did you remove these bindings somehow? (I couldn't quickly find how to.) If so, how? Are these keycombos perhaps still caught by someone before hitting gnome-terminal?
    – egmont
    Nov 12 '16 at 9:46

You can achieve using xmodmap commands:

remove mod4 = Super_L
keysym Super_L = Control_L
add Control = Control_L

Save the above lines as super_as_ctrl.xmodmap. Test by executing

xmodmap super_as_ctrl.xmodmap

To make the change permanent (surviving re-login/reboot) just rename the file to .Xmodmap in your home folder.

(Tested on Ubuntu 14.x live system)

PS: You could also make use of other windows button. Not sure how to do that.

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