I want to set a keyboard shortcut to launch Color Picker (by Ronny Dobra from the AppCenter) but don't know what the terminal command would be for it.

1) What command will launch Color Picker from the terminal?

2) How can I find terminal command to launch other applications I may want for the same purposes?

  • Could u please tell, if by using the command > color-picker Can you open the application? Sep 1, 2019 at 13:23
  • color-picker in the terminal doesn't work, unfortunately
    – Erich Kopp
    Sep 1, 2019 at 22:21

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Open a text editor like code for example, then drag the icon of the color picker from the app launcher to the text editor, this will open the shortcut file for the app, the search for the line that starts like "Exec=", you will get something like this: "Exec=com.github.jmoerman.go-for-it"

the part after the "=" is the comand to execute the color picker


Hi have you tried just hitting the windows(super key) then go to setting it the top right cnr then to custom then just add new and tell it what you want it to do

  • Yes I know how to do that, but not the exact command
    – Erich Kopp
    Sep 1, 2019 at 22:22

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