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Questions tagged [keyboard-shortcuts]

Questions about keyboard shortcuts: both which ones to use and how to create custom shortcuts.

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How do I change the folder where screenshots are saved?

Currently, when I take a screenshot using the shortcut keys (PrtSc, Shift+PrtSc, etc.), it is always saved to ~/Pictures. I would like it to save to ~/Pictures/Screenshots. Using dconf-editor, I ...
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Custom Shortcuts in overlay

Is it possible to edit the shortcut overlay? I'd like to add some custom shortcuts and aliases. Thanks.
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After update Volume and PrtScn no longer work

I just installed Juno yesterday and initially both the vol keys and the PrtScreen key worked fine. I had some updates today and just recently noticed they both stopped working. (could be unrelated) ...
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emoji support in Juno

Emoji Keyboard Help! I am trying to get emojis to display via ibus settings but am having no luck. Steps to reproduce Go to iBus Preferences and set shortcut Trigger shortcut Select emoji like ...
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Custom keyboard shortcut for “back”

I am a Windows user who recently switched to elementary os. I want to know if it would be possible to assign the "backspace" key to the "back" command when I'm using a browser or anything else (...
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How can I fix keyboard layouts changing very slowly?

When I have 2 keyboard layouts (russian and english) they change slowly. How can I fix it?
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Xbindkeys not working on Elementary OS Juno

I have been trying to create global hotkeys for Parlatype using xbindkeys, following instructions on Parlatype's Github page. So I added the following lines to ~/.xbindkeysrc: #Play/Pause "qdbus com....
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What are the keyboard shortcuts in Photos?

What keyboard shortcuts are available for actions like zooming, tagging, next picture, etc.
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Keyboard to show/expland all notifications

Is there a way to set a keyboard shortcut to show all notifications, i.e. expand the notification bell icon to show all missed notifications. Right now I have to click the bell icon to show all ...
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Terminal command for closing program

I'm used to quickly closing windows on i3wm and SwayWM, where I would just press WIN+SHIFT+Q. I've already checked and there are no alternatives for elementary OS except ALT+F4, which is annoying ...
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Change click drag/resize button on keyboard

Currently I have to use the windows key plus left/right click to effect my windows, I would like to use Alt for this action. How can I change this?
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'Up' shortcut in Files not working anymore [duplicate]

Since Juno i can't use the "up" command. In loki with the backspace key i was able to use it. There is some way to do this? Thanks
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How to select (cherry-pick) files in Files using keyboard only? (Juno)

I'm used to navigating myself using the keyboard through the files app, and until release-juno, I could select particular files in a folder by using Ctrl+Space. Looks like in Juno, this shortcut has ...
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XF86Refresh Doesn't Map Correctly in Chrome

I have one of my keys mapped to XF86Refresh which I confirmed with xev. In Firefox and Epiphany pressing the key works as expected, but in Chrome it acts like CTRL + F. Here's what xev says: KeyPress ...
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Keyboard Shortcuts Broken for Audio

For some reason in the last few days, my keyboard shortcuts to adjust volume broke. I haven't done anything crazy - the only related thing I can think of is I added myself to the audio group so I ...
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How to disable keyboard shortcuts pop up in Juno?

Every time that i press the "Windows" Key, this Keyboard Shortcuts pops up. There's a way to disable this? // btw this is my first time here so I'm sorry if I ask wrong
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Cannot use CTRL + X/C/V in Files on Dvorak layout

I use the English Dvorak keyboard layout and I'm not able to use CTRL + X, C, or V to manipulate files in io.elementary.files files. Hitting the QWERTY equivalents (Q/J/K) does nothing; except Q ...
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How to unlock without the mouse?

When I try to unlock, I'm unable to focus the password input without clicking the mouse, is there a way around this so I can focus the input without a mouse? There doesn't appear to be any setting for ...
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How to change terminal shortcuts

I use irsii in terminal, and I would like to use Alt-1, ..., Alt-9 to switch between irssi windows, but these keybindings are already taken from terminal to switch between terminal tabs. I read this ...
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List of all keyboard shortcuts

Is there an official list of keyboard shortcuts. The main elementary website shows a few but that's it.
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Lock screen not working

When i use the shortcut keys Win+L, click the Lock option in wingpanel-session menu, or when i suspend, lock doesn't work. dm-tool lock works. light-locker-command --lock shows: Received error ...
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Keyboard shortcuts which includes shift key does not work but shift alone works

Does anyone know why keyboard shortcuts that include shift like control + shift + j in android studio to select all occurrences of something does not work, but shortcuts like double tap shift works ...
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Keyboard layout switch delay

I've just upgraded to Juno and I'm having some troubles with keyboard layout switching. When I try to switch layout (from US to RU and vice versa) with Alt+Shift shortcut it actually switches only ...
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Can't use Alt+Shift anymore if it set to switch keyboard layout?

I was set Alt + Shift to switch between Thai and US and works fine But I need to use Alt + Shift + (other) key for VSCode but didn't work any help?
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Change “super” logo to ctrl in menus?

Is there a way to have the "standard" CTRL symbol (^) in menus and settings instead of the Apple key? (⌘) Primarily the "shortcuts" settings panel, I don't understand anything on it. And the other ...
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volume keyboard shortcut changed now i cant use my volume buttons

i made a volume raise and lower keyboard shortcut then my original volume buttons stopped working i tried making them the shortcut and that wont work because i have to use more than one key in a ...
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Ctrl + a not selecting all

I assume that Ctrl+a is supposed to select all, but it doesn't work in any software (tried in chromium and libre writer.) The other Ctrl shortcuts (copy and paste and so on) work as they should. ...
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No media key shortcuts working

I'm having issues with anything considered a "media key" in dconf -> org -> gnome -> settings-daemon -> plugins -> media-keys I've tried assigning shortcuts to things like terminal, ...
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Keyboard shortcuts: show already open window instead of opening new one

I have the keybinding Super + T assigned to Terminal. So, if I press the key binding, Terminal will open. But if it's already open, it will create a new tab and focus on it. Is there a proper way to ...
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How do I enter the Euro Symbol €

I need to use a shortcut in order to enter the Euro symbol: € like Alt+Ctrl+E in windows. What do you suggest?
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Can I switch to the current terminal (file explorer) but not open a new one

In the keyboard settings, we have shortcuts to open a terminal or file explorer, What I want to do is when I pressing Windows+T switch to the current terminal, Windows+E switch to the file explorer. ...
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Shortcuts for proper shutdown and reboot in Loki?

Which commands should I use when creating keyboard shortcuts for shutdown and reboot in Loki?
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Bind command to unused F7 key

I have a Dell XPS 13 from 2016. The F7 key is unused. The other F-keys are bound to xf86 keys. I want to turn my F7 key into a screen off key, running xset dpms force off but custom shortcuts can'...
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Unity-like app switching by Super + 1..9?

Is it possible to switch between apps like in Unity by Super+1..9 shortcuts? This is the fastest method to switch between them and it's not a problem to remember 5 top used applications that are ...
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Attempting to customize keyboard shortcuts results in reproducible crash

I have a keyboard with no super key, but would like to move between workspaces. The following steps results in a crash. (1) System Settings > Keyboard > Shortcuts > Workspaces (2) Press any setting (...
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How to rebind the copy/paste shortcut keys?

I am an emacs user, and the elementaryOS short-cut keys for copy/paste really bug me. Is it possible to rebind C-c, C-v, C-a to super-c, super-v, super-a etc? (where super is the cmd/win key - i use a ...
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How do I switch Super and Ctrl?

I'm on a MBP coming from OSX. I'd like to switch Super and Ctrl in all scenarios. I know it's very easy and requires installing nothing because I did it last night while trying out this distro, but ...
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Keyboard shortcut for “close tab” in Firefox

In other OSes, I've used CTRL+W (or COMMAND+W on Mac OS) to close the current tab in Firefox and other web browsers. Of course, if there is only one tab open, then the window is closed. But in ...
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Screenshot of an Area Keyboard Shortcut

I am able to use keyboard shortcuts to take a screenshot of my entire screen (which automatically saves in the Pictures folder - side question how do I change where it saves?). When I try to use the ...
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How to switch to simple app switcher

Currently when we press alt+tab it brings one app to foreground and brings next app if we keep pressing tab. Is there anyway to bring simple app switcher like in Ubuntu or Mint and then use arrow ...
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Change layout button

I want to set layout changing on Super (win) button. How can I do this? In system params (I think it called so in english version) there is no Super button in the list of shortcuts.
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Can't bind the § key on the Apple keyboard

When creating a keyboard shortcut I can't use the § key on my Apple keyboard, which is located under the Esc key. In elementary OS when the § key is pressed a < is returned. When I create a ...
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Is there a way to set custom keypress aliases?

Is there a way to bind aliases like Caps Lock+h = Home? Or Caps Lock+j = ⇦? On my PC I am using a Vortex poker 3 keyboard that has this and many others as the function layer and I want to use is on ...
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Cannot bind keyboard shortcut to .sh

elementary OS 0.4.1 Loki I am trying to create a keybinding (like CTRL+Z) to a script file, but it never executes. Steps: System Settings -> Keyboard -> Shortcuts -> Custom -> Add I ...
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Where are the keyboard shortcuts stored? [duplicate]

When I create a custom keyboard shortcut in Loki, where is that stored?
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Can't Combine Ctrl Alt Shift

I'm a new user in elementary OS and I'm trying to use a shortcut which is a combination of Ctrl+Alt+Shift+S, but when I press them it only produces Ctrl+Alt+S. Any ideas?
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How to create a keyboard shortcut to run gnome-system-monitor

I installed the gnome system monitor from the app center and was wondering how to create a keyboard shortcut to open it quickly
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Re-map copy & paste [duplicate]

I am using an Apple Magic Keyboard and would like to remap the keyboard shortcuts to be more apple like. For example: Command + C for copy Command + V for paste etc. What is the best way to ...
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Keyboard Shortcut Stuck on Disable

I'm using the Logitech MK710 keyboard. There are additional function keys on the thing, and some work but some do not. For example, the email fn key does open Mail, but the calculator button does not ...
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Keyboard Shortcut for application chooser

How can I change the keyboard shortcut for launching the applications menu? I have an extended Mac keyboard and currently have to Hold Ctrl+Alt+Space. I'd like it to be Alt+Space