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keyboard shortcut for inserting text

how to set a keyboard combination for inserting special string in current window at current position? for example, when I'm on Firefox address bar, or Chrome address bar, and press Alt+Ctrl+N it ...
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Why can I lock the screen via manually launched script but not via shortcut launched script in Gnome 3.12?

To be clear, I want to prevent the screen turning off instantly after manually locking it in Gnome 3.12(+). I have an ok script solution that I'll include here, if possible I'd like to either launch ...
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Inserting the “โˆƒ” character into a text field

I am trying to use xbindkeys to insert the "โˆƒ" character with a keyboard shortcut. The following doesn't work: "xvkbd -xsendevent -text 'โˆƒ'" control + shift + 3 Instead, it sends "รข".
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Associating Multiple Commands with one key in .xbindkeys

How can I run several commands in succession when a key is pressed? For example, "Command 1" "Command 2" "Command 3" Hotkey Doesn't seem to work.
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How to invoke Gnome 3 activity screen using command line?

What I'm trying to do I'm using a Logitech MX Revolution mouse, which has a button below the scroll wheel mapped to search, which I remapped to middle click. For doing so, I had to remap XF86Search ...
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xbindkeys and messed up outputs

I am trying to set some key bindings for the use inside my wm. so I did xbindkeys -mk and start testing with keys. The result was somehow not what I expected. Left wind key ===> m:0x50 + c:115 ...
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How to prevent xbindkeys from consuming keyboard messages?

I thought I can get xbindkeys run this command: espeak -v en "a" whenever the key a is pressed. But xbindkeys expropriates (consumes) the keyboard message a. I thought this may fix: espeak -v en ...
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xbindkeys: no process found

I'm not getting xbindkeys to work. I did this: sudo aptitude install xbindkeys xbindkeys --defaults > ~/.xbindkeysrc sudo aptitude install xbindkeys-config xbindkeys xbindkeys-config To begin ...