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Questions tagged [keyboard-shortcuts]

Questions about how to run a program or other operating system function when a given combination of keys is pressed.

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Can Capslock mimick the use of shift

I am using lightweight Linux, with Xorg, an minimal xbase-client for the only purpose to launch specific program on remote site. These programs used by lambda users works well with a single default. ...
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Open Konsole window in KDE with Keyboard Shortcut

I am used to using Ctrl+` to open Cmder in Windows. This key combination does not start a new Cmder process, but rather it maximizes or brings the already running one to the front and focuses on it. ...
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How to make xmodmap changes permanent? (reboot and resume)

Using xmodmap to remap meta key with the following command: xmodmap -e 'keycode 133 = F14' How can i make the change permanent, especially on system sleep/resume ?
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How to move a window to another workspace in Xfce?

The shortcut for "move windows to another workspace" in Xfce should be Ctrl+Alt+Shift+← / → / ↑ / ↓. But it doesn't work, there're no such shortcuts. Why, am I missing anything?
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How to I simulate Apple propellor key for Google Docs in GNOME Web?

I have opened a Google Docs spreadsheet in GNOME Web. In Firefox I can copy-paste with Ctrl + C then Ctrl + V but this doesn't work in Web. If I try, I get this message: These actions are ...
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Is there a keyboard shortcut for the GNOME Panel taskbar in Fedora 30?

Is there a keyboard shortcut for the GNOME Panel taskbar in Fedora 30? As far as I can tell, there’s no way to access the GNOME Panel taskbar via the keyboard, which is unexpected. It seems that the ...
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How can I make media keys work with i3?

I've moved from Gnome to i3 on Manjaro, and I'm almost done with configuring the window manager, and terminal colors and whatnot. After some time I just decided to listen to some music, and after a ...
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Hot Key for “Enter”

I'm using the fedora deployment Virtual Machine and I would like move some of my Windows hotkeys to Linux. It seems like the native way to do this is by going to settings -> Keyboard then add Keyboard ...
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Disabling a key in Ubuntu 18.04.2 which doesn't show in keyboard panel

I have a problem that when I'm pressing Alt+Shift (both right and left) Ubuntu changes the language... I want to disable the shortcut of changing a language in my Ubuntu 18.04.2 LTS , but I don't see ...
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Non recursive .inputrc macros

I was looking to bind " to automatically insert a pair and put the cursor in the middle. Theoretically, like this: "\"": "\"\"\C-b" But this would act recursively causing this error message to pop ...
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Map Caps Lock to Control in Linux Mint

I am running the latest version of Linux Mint with Cinnamon. I'm trying to map Caps Lock to Ctrl, but I cannot figure out how to do it. All web searches I've done have led me to older versions of ...
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Key for the letter “o” stopped working, works only with Shift, Linux

A few days ago, I fund out that the "o" key n my keyboard doesn't work. I have seen a few similar topics with this problem, but none of them seemed to be solved. When I tap the key - nothing happens ...
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Map Control-Shift-Tab in rxvt-unicode

I'd like to map the keybinding Ctrl+Shift+Tab in rxvt-unicode. I managed to map Ctrl+Tab as follows. The corresponding entry in .Xresources is URxvt.keysym.Control-Tab: \033[27;5;9~ Using cat -v ...
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How to add a key binding to maximize/close all windows?

Lubuntu uses LXDE with Openbox. I can configure key bindings in ~/.config/openbox/lubuntu-rc.xml I want to add key bindings to maximize all windows and have the current active one on top. I also ...
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Deepin: shortcut to move window to other monitor

I use manjaro deepin and even thou I love this beautiful desktop environment I really miss a keyboard shortcut that let me move a window from one monitor to the other (2 monitors). I already tried ...
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Gnome 3.22: disable alt+shift keyboard layout switching

After the latest upgrade on Debian stretch, hitting alt+shift on my keyboard make it change layout, which breaks all my alt+shift+<anything> xbindkeys shortcuts. I have disabled all shortcuts ...
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Can't take a screenshot on Lubuntu 16.04

I am trying to take a screenshot in Lubuntu, but when i try to paste it on an image editor like GIMP it says "There is no image data in the clipboard to paste".
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How to configure Deepin Desktop Environment (DDE) to change keyboard layout with caps lock?

My system is Manjaro Linux. But I think this does not metter. In settings panel I cannot make CapsLock as keyboard layout changer. Please help.
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Volume keys only react on every second hit

I'm using a Tuxedo InfinityBook with elementary OS 0.4.1 Loki. When I hit FN + VOL. UP/DOWN, the changes only take effect on every second hit. So, to lower or raise the volume by one step, I have to ...
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How to remap keyboard shortcut for context menu in Xubuntu

I'm using Xubuntu 14.04 and typing on a keyboard without "Windows" and "context menu" keys (Unicomp Model M). Currently, I get context menu (mouse right-click) with Shift+F10, but when touch-typing, I ...
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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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How add Terminal Shortcut in Debian 9 Stretch Mate

I am using Debian Stretch Mate and I want to open a terminal by using the keyboard shortcut Ctrl+t. I tried the approaches given here and here but the don't work for me. From here Tell to does it ...
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OpenSuse custom keyboard shortcuts not working

Note: This question is specifically on a clean install of OpenSuse 11.3 with gnome as the display/desktop manager I can't get custom keyboard shortcuts to work, default shortcuts are working properly,...
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Keyboard backlight on Asus FX503 laptop [closed]

I'm unable to turn off the back light of the keyboard on my Asus FX503 laptop. I've tried every solutions available on the internet including xset, etc. Ubuntu 18.04 is installed. I've asked the same ...
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How to bind function key to a different keyboard key?

On my keyboard i have to press [fn] + [f5] for function key to execute which is really annoying so I wanted to bind keycode of [f5] key to a different key that doesn't require [fn] key. I saw a lot ...
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How to remap Caps_Lock to F12?

I tried these: First I tried with xmodmap clear Lock keycode 66 = F12 but the issue is that it would reset my custom mapping after every reboot or log out. Therefore I had to run the command ...
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How setup keyboard layout in GRUB2 Shell with sabayon

I have an Italian keyboard and I want setup the right keyboard layout in grub shell. I found many tutorials online that make use of grub-kbdcomp or grub-mklayout, but those commands doesn't works on ...
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Blue Fn + Function keys not working with Lubuntu on my Thinkpad

I have a Lenovo Thinkpad X201 (if the submodel matters, please say so), with Lubuntu 15.10 running on it. I use LXDE for my desktop environment (as the name suggets). Now, as you may know, Thinkpads ...
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How do I enable the on-screen keyboard in the Linux Mint lock screen?

I'm using Linux Mint 17.2. I'm locked out of my own computer after changing my password to one using a 3rd tier character. I had set up my keyboard settings so the windows key enabled 3rd tier ...
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Shift + Ctrl + C (terminal copy) doesn't work since I installed Awesome WM

Since I installed Awesome WM I can't use Shift+Ctrl+C to copy text from terminal (although Shift+Ctrl+V still pastes)
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How to allow for caps-lock keyboard layout change

I am using a freshly installed Ubuntu-Gnome 16.04, and I want to set caps-lock to change keyboard layout (single key, not key combination). I used to have this Linux-mint, and I grew used to it. I ...
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Tab key increases volume in Fedora

I am using ASUS VivoBook together with Fedora 29. Everything works except for a keyboard glitch. Pressing Tab increases volume, even though the entry for Volume up in Keyboard Shortcuts settings is ...
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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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How to make xinput commands permanent

Using Linux Mint 18.1, I've remapped some mouse and keyboard keys using 'xinput' (command below). When I disconnect the mouse and reconnect it, the xinput command must be re-run manually. I had read ...
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xfce Super shortcut disable Super+* shortcut

I assigned Super + ← and Super + → to tile window on left or right. It works. I assigned Super to open whisker menu (xfce4-popup-whiskermenu) It works but Super + ← and Super + →...
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What is hotkey in Linux Mint for “Show All Windows”?

I noted it is possible set a number of hotkeys in Linux Mint 17.1 using the keyboard application, but there's not possibility to set the hotkey "Show All Windows"; you can only set a button using ...
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xorg.conf XkbOption ignored for terminate:ctrl_alt_bksp to restart X

I want Ctrl+Alt+Bksp to restart X, so I created an xorg.conf rule: /usr/share/X11/xorg.conf.d/53-zap.conf: Section "ServerFlags" Option "DontZap" "false" EndSection Section "InputClass" ...
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Linux Mint Cinnamon 18 - In what file are the keyboard shortcuts saved?

In what file are the keyboard shortcuts saved in Linux Mint Cinnamon 18 ? I want to backup the shortcuts so if I know the file where the shortcuts are saved, I can simply create a symlink to the ...
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How to run the terminal using keyboard shortcuts in Gnome 2?

I'm using Gnome 2. I use the terminal several times, and I lose a lot of time going in Applications / Utilities / Terminal to launch the terminal. I am wondering if I can launch the terminal using ...
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Keyboard shortcut to focus the file list in Dolphin?

When using Dolphin, I often end up with focus on the "Places" left-panel. Moving keyboard focus to the main file list is a horrible process, involving pressing Tab once per entry in the location ...
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How to bind the Super-key to whiskermenu without breaking Super+Other combinations?

Coming back from Windows 7 I'd like two kinds of shortcuts to work at the same time: Pressing Win (a.k.a. Super) alone should open the whiskermenu e.g. for quick application launch Pressing Win + an ...
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when in X11: how to disable switching tty with Ctrl-Fn and Alt-Fn

It's super annoying that when I'm in X11 session Ctrl-F[1-12] and Alt-F[1-12] switches Linux virtual tty. How to disable it? (Ctrl-Alt-F[1-12] should work). I'm using startx to start X11 session with ...
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Awesome: keyboard layout switch

I use awesome as a window manager under gnome (debian system) and I made a widget to switch keyboard layout by this code: -- Keyboard map indicator and changer kbdcfg = {} kbdcfg.cmd = "...
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Set scroll speed and have a show desktop keyboard command on Mint 16

How can I change the scroll speed and have a show desktop keyboard command? I cannot figure out these two things. I have looked around, but cannot find any definitive or working advice. ...
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How to create keyboard shortcuts for screen brightness in Xubuntu (XFCE Ubuntu)?

How to create keyboard shortcuts for screen brightness in XFCE? Ideally the solution uses inbuilt functionality which does not additionaly drain the battery (by installing a service/daemon, etc)
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Latin characters on Mint - Alt key like Windows

How can I use Latin characters on Linux Mint? I've tried the alt key like on Windows but it doesn't work. I've searched and they say that alt doesn't work on Linux like on Windows. I've tried other ...
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How to exit fullscreen mode in vinagre?

How to exit fullscreen mode in vinagre VNC client? I have not found any key combination to do this.
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Sleep shortcut command lubuntu?

I'm trying to set the Sleep Button to actually put the computer to sleep and toggle my screensaver but to make this happen I have to have a terminal command to bind to the sleep button. So by going to ...
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Shortcut to delete command but keep arguments

When working in terminal I often have sequences of commands like: cat long/path/to/file/xyz.file nano long/bath/to/file/xyz.file bash long/path/to/file/xyz.file etc Usually I hit control + A, right ...
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Getting tmux to copy a buffer to the clipboard

I am trying to figure out a decent way to copy what I have in a tmux buffer into my clipboard. I have tried a couple of different things like bind-key p select-pane -t 2 \; split-window 'xsel -i -b'...