Pressing Ctrl + Alt + t seems to do nothing on my Linux Mint 13 MATE.
How can I set this shortcut to launch a terminal window?
As a detail, it seems the terminal is
mate-terminal rather than
You can just use
Keyboard Shortcuts, available via Main Menu's Search ..
Add a new item... eg. named
mate-terminal ... the command should be
Then click on the new item (which appears at the bottom of the list).. and type
If you have
compiz installed, you can also use its
Commands options, but the above method should still work.
Go to keyboard shortcut at System Tools -->Preferences-->System Settings-->keyboard-->shortcut Custom shortcuts
add + Name: gnome-terminal Command :gnome-terminal ctrl+alt+t
quickly try that
Alt-T just try and see. You don't have to add any new shortcut keys