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Cinnamon Alt-Tab shortcut not picking up xkb mapping Backslash to Tab

I'm using Cinnamon 3.6.7 and trying to map my physical Backslash key to work like a "right tab" button. All I did was use setxkbmap -print to generate a short keymap file, then put replace key <...
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Cannot get loadkeys to change key mappings

The man page for keymaps(5) includes this quote: Here's an example to bind the string "du\ndf\n" to the key AltGr-D. We use the "spare" action code F100 not normally bound to any key. altgr ...
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2-key Keybindings (e.g. alt-shift) override 3-key bindings (e.g. alt-shift-1). How can I fix that?

If I have a 3key binding (e.g. alt-shift-1) and 2-key binding (e.g. alt-shift), when I press alt-shift-1 it just does the alt-shift binding instead (and writes shift+1). Shorter bindings override ...
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Linux Mint shortcut key fails to switch back to previous keyboard layout

In Linux Mint with Cinnamon. two keyboard layouts are used; en-CA (useful for accents in french) and en-US. I set up the shortcut to switch layouts to super+space. I can switch from en-US to en-CA, ...
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How to create a keyboard shortcut to enter a Unicode shruggie?

I want to create a keyboard shortcut that, when pressed, writes ¯\_(ツ)_/¯ I use Linux Mint Cinnamon.
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How to find out if a given shortcut combination does something, other than trying it?

I'm using Linux Mint 19.1, and noticed that the shortcuts alt+shift+up and alt+shift+down stopped working on Sublime Text 3. I checked the app configuration, and it is correct, so I suspect that this ...
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What does Super-O do on Linux Mint?

I am running Linux Mint, with Cinnamon 19. I accidentally pressed Super-O, and the following popup icon appeared: Pressing Super-O again seems to 'toggle' the setting, now showing this: I looked ...
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Can't switch layout with Win + Space after enabling extra typographic characters

I'm not sure if it is Mint specific (Mint 19, Cinnamon), but after enabling extra typographic characters feature in keyboard settings I can't switch layouts with hotkeys. I tried left win, shift + ...
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How to raise/lower window via mouse in Cinnamon?

Compiz has an option to bind a mouse shortcut (eg, Alt+Button7) to raise or lower the window under the mouse. I find this a very useful way to switch windows. Is there any way to replicate this ...
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Cannot redirect output of command to file when called by keyboard shortcut in Cinnamon

I can call this from the terminal: echo 'hello' > ~/Desktop/testing And I get the expected output. However, when I try to create a keyboard shortcut in Linux Mint Cinnamon 18.3 (via System ...
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Run gnome-screenshot -a with Cinnamon keyboard shortcut

I used the 'keyboard' section in Cinnamon's Python System Settings application to create a custom shortcut that executes the command gnome-screenshot -a every time I press the Print Screen key. It ...
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Custom shortcuts not working when program minimised

I am using Linux Mint 18. I have used this advice to install a custom play/pause key for Nightingale. I was pleased to find it worked, but then after minimising Nightingale, or bringing other programs ...
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Switch among windows with Super+numbers / Win+1, 2, 3 etc

Asked on the forums, but no luck. How can I switch among windows using the Win key plus the numbers 1 through 9, like in Windows or in Ubuntu's Unity? These keyboard shortcut have saved me tons of ...
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How to re-enable the Ctrl+Shift+U shortcut in Cinnamon Mint 17.3?

The Ctrl+Shift+U shortcut for writing Unicode characters seems to work inside of the software manager's search bar. Everywhere else such as Gedit, Terminal and Google Chrome pressing Ctrl+Shift+U does ...
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Unset or change default “re-detect monitors” windows+p cinnamon keybinding using gsettings

I'm trying to unset or change the default Windows+P (or to be more exact Meta+P) "re-detect monitors" cinnamon keybinding via gsettings, but having a hard time finding it in the gsettings tree. In the ...
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Make IRDA hotkeys work in the lock screen

I have some IRDA reciever and remote controller. Some keys on it emulates hotkeys. So, I've created a hotkey that locks my current session. Now I want to create one that will unlock it (for example, ...
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How do I edit the keymap of Cinnamon without using Cinnamon Settings?

I would like to edit my keyboard shortcuts in Cinnamon but using the graphical user interface for editing them (i.e., Cinnamon Settings) is not an option as it keeps crashing on me (here is my bug ...
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Mint 17 (Cinnamon): CTRL+Shift+U not letting me enter unicode symbols

I realize there's probably a simple answer to this question. I come from Ubuntu (Unity) and am used to type unicode symbols with Ctrl+Shift+U, followed by the symbol's code and Enter. This doesn't ...
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Disable certain operating system keystrokes and mouse actions on Cinnamon

I'm using Linux Mint, and many of the operating system keystrokes/mouse functions conflict with Blender functions. For example, when I try to hold down alt and drag, it moves the entire window, ...
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Custom global keybindings in cinnamon via gsettings

I am trying to setup some keyboard shortcuts for cinnamon: gsettings set org.cinnamon.desktop.keybindings custom-list \ "['custom0', \ 'custom1', \ 'custom2', \ 'custom3', \ '...
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Super + Space as shortcut for layout switching. Linux Mint Cinnamon

I have installed Linux Mint with Cinnamon recently. I have swapped my Alt and Super keys and now I want to set Super + Space keys to switch between layouts. How can I do that trick? I've searched this ...
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Use CTRL-SPACE to open menu on Linux Mint

I'd like to use the keyboard shortcut CTRL + SPACE to open/close the Linux Mint menu (similar to how Command + SPACE is used on OS X to show/hide Spotlight). I tried going to Settings -> Keyboard -> ...
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Cinnamon 2.2 How to add custom shortuct: move workspace up

I'm quite aware this must have been asked many times, but I cannot seem to find the right search terms to get an answer. I would like to have Ctrl+Shift+Up move my workspace up, and similarly Ctrl+...
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Disable Ctrl+Alt Hotkeys in certain programs

I am using Sublime Text 3 which uses CtrlAlt$key hotkeys for a few important functionalities, but CtrlAltLeft (for example) switches workspaces. Is there a way I can disable the OS functions of these ...
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Control-space on Cinnamon

I installed synapse on my Cinnamon desktop, and everything worked with the keyboard shortcut Ctrl+Space. Then, at some point, it stopped working properly, and I had to hold down Control and hit space ...
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How to remove Cinnamon's Alt-F1 keybinding using Linux Mint 15

I've just started using Linux Mint 15 with Cinnamon 1.8.8 at work and when I press Alt+F1 the display zoom out and displays the workspace switcher. How can I disable this shortcut? I removed the ...
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Gnome3/cinnamon set keyboard shortcut

I cannot find where I can set keyboard shortcut for switching languages. Update: New problem: I cannot set Alt+Shift combination for that.
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How to set up keyboard shortuts with custom modifiers (like Mod3) in Cinnamon?

I'm trying to migrate from Mate into Cinnamon. In Mate, it was possible to assign custom modifiers to Switch to workspace on the left of the current workspace. In Cinnamon keyboard configuration ...
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I can't open the terminal in Cinnamon

I have Linux Mint 13 with Cinnamon installed, but I can't open a terminal using right click nor using CtlrAltt this is just an issue with Cinnamon, why is that happening?