Questions tagged [super-key]

Super key is an alternative name for the Windows key when using Linux, Unix or BSD operating systems or software that originated on these systems.

Filter by
Sorted by
Tagged with
3
votes
1answer
848 views

How to know what is super key?

I have this output of xmodmap command: shift Shift_L (0x32), Shift_R (0x3e) lock Caps_Lock (0x42) control Control_L (0x25), Caps_Lock (0x42), Control_R (0x69) mod1 Alt_L (...
2
votes
1answer
1k views

How to start the LXQT launcher (lxqt-runner) with just the Super key?

Posted in order to give the answer (QnA). I have installed Lxqt desktop on top of Kubuntu 18.04. That means I can still use the krunner launcher of KDE/Plasma if I chose to, but Lxqt has its own ...
2
votes
0answers
44 views

Diagnosing and Troubleshooting keyboard shorcut issues

I am currently having trouble setting up some keyboard shortcuts, specifically the 'super' key. I am using Linux Mint Mate 18.2 and when used on its own the super key opens my menu bar. Here I can ...
1
vote
0answers
1k views

Super key (A.K.A. Windows Key) not working in i3wm (Fedora 26)

The Super Key does not work with i3wm when I configure it as the configured modifier key. The used configuration file is the one that is initially generated choosing the Super/Windows Key instead of ...
1
vote
2answers
233 views

How to show complete window titles in Gnome overview?

When doing scientific computation, I need many figures, often >50. When I press super, I get Gnome overview where the titles are often not useful etc in Fig. 1. Fig. 1 a small sample of my Gnome ...
2
votes
1answer
5k views

How to show desktop icons and have hovering view of keybindings in Gnome 3.14?

Fig. 1 Ubuntu's help of common keybindings which I would like to find too in Debian, Fig. 2 Searching desktop in super-view of Debian I am thinking if there is any hovering cheat sheet in ...