Is there any way to configure SUPER (aka WINKEY) to launch window overview, like in Gnome?

I already tried the commands below for app launcher and it works.

settings set org.gnome.mutter overlay-key "'Super_L'"
gsettings set org.pantheon.desktop.gala.behavior overlay-action "'wingpanel --toggle-indicator=app-launcher'"

from here: Have application menu open up with only Windows/Super key

But, what would be the command to replace "app-launcher" by "window overview"?

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You got the first part right, the name of the command for overview according to this post is:

dbus-send --session --dest=org.pantheon.gala --print-reply /org/pantheon/gala org.pantheon.gala.PerformAction int32:1

Simply replace your second command with the action like so:

gsettings set org.pantheon.desktop.gala.behavior overlay-action "'dbus-send --session --dest=org.pantheon.gala --print-reply /org/pantheon/gala org.pantheon.gala.PerformAction int32:1'"

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