keyboard-shortcuts

How to set single key for customization keyboard shortcuts in gnome

How to set single key for customization keyboard shortcuts in gnome I’m trying to set single key to operate anything i want in gnome settings. I’m using Debian-12 and Gnome 43. Settings->Keyboard>View and Customize Shortcuts(Keyboard Shortcuts)->Custom Shortcuts->Add Shortcut->Set Shortcut In Set Shortcut panel, single keys is not detected(neither model nor standard keys, i.e Super, Alt, …

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Switch audio output by keyboard in KDE Plasma

Switch audio output by keyboard in KDE Plasma I would like to have a way of switching the audio output device (internal speakers/headphones to bluetooth speakers etc) by keyboard actions (which I usually can do without searching, finding and putting my glasses on my nose). Plasma tray elements can be activated with shortcuts, and thus …

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lynx – change Line Edit Style / lineedit_mode

lynx – change Line Edit Style / lineedit_mode What I want to know: What is the name of the variable name in /etc/lynx/lynx.cfg with the option Line Edit Style? I am trying to set it to Bash-like Bindings, but I can’t find any documentation on that. What I have tried: I know I can set …

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Is there a way to customize the keys in tmux's "choose mode"?

Is there a way to customize the keys in tmux's "choose mode"? From tmux’s manual – Choose mode, which allows an item to be chosen from a list. This may be a client, a session or window or pane, or a buffer. This mode is entered with the choose-buffer, choose-client and choose-tree commands. And if …

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Use arrow keys in the middle of command

Use arrow keys in the middle of command I type 3 commands in my terminal, one after another: command1 command2 command3 If I use the up arrow key on my keyboard, I can access the previous commands. Suppose I want to use those commands in a new command. For example, the fourth command might look …

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Shortcut to show a window on all virtual desktops in KDE Plasma

Shortcut to show a window on all virtual desktops in KDE Plasma I am using KDE Plasma 5, and I want to define a shortcut to toggle showing the active window on all virtual desktops (a.k.a. pinning the window). I cannot find such a shortcut in the shortcuts list for KWin (System Settings -> Shortcuts …

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How to handle caret + character options in GNU nano editor in Ubuntu

How to handle caret + character options in GNU nano editor in Ubuntu Extremely simple question. In the attached image the majority of options seem to entail typing ^ and another character at the same time. The problem is that to type ^ I need to press Shift + 6, at which point I am …

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KDE custom shortcut > send keyboard input: named keys reference table?

KDE custom shortcut > send keyboard input: named keys reference table? TLDR KDE allows the user to set up custom keyboard shortcuts that send arbitrary keyboard inputs. However apart from the single-character keys and some obvious ones (e.g. Ctrl, Shift), the key names are quite poorly documented (if at all). Is there a reference table …

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How to disable the mapping of Ctrl+; to underscore e in Ubuntu?

How to disable the mapping of Ctrl+; to underscore e in Ubuntu? I noticed that Ctrl+; is somehow mapped to a strange mini-popup window with a e and underbar below it (Ubuntu 22.04). I wasn’t sure what this is for, and want to disable the mapping as I need Ctrl+; for something else. But I …

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Zsh bindkey map Ctrl+c To Ctrl+p

Zsh bindkey map Ctrl+c To Ctrl+p I know how to map CTRL+L to run a command like ‘ls’ bindkey -s "^L" ‘ls^M’ but how can I map CTRL+c to another key stroke like CTRL+p in my ZSH? Or what is the command to kill the current running process? Asked By: Russo || Source ^C is …

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escape not working, xev detects weird event

escape not working, xev detects weird event I’ve encountered a strange issue in my EndeavourOS-i3wm system. The escape key is not functioning at all. I haven’t reconfigured any keyboard settings or messed with xkbmap. This problem occurred when I attempted to open a file in Doom Emacs. It’s possible that I pressed multiple keys simultaneously, …

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Which process intercepts ALT-TAB in KDE?

Which process intercepts ALT-TAB in KDE? I have experienced that KDE stops responding to ALT-TAB (and CTRL-F1/CTRL-F2) out of nowhere. Which process do I have to restart to get it working again? Can it be done without closing all windows? I tried: $ kquitapp5 plasm "Application plasm could not be found using service org.kde.plasm and …

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Where might one look to find a wonky keymapping?

Where might one look to find a wonky keymapping? I’ve got kind of a weird problem. I was trying to take a screenshot today, using PrintScr as usual, but it wasn’t working. I went hunting for why and found that PrintScr is issuing the keys Option-Shift-4. In a text editor, it types "$". I know …

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How to delete a region in the command line?

How to delete a region in the command line? I just learned that command lines have marks, just like emacs. But, unlike emacs, C-w doesn’t delete the region, it only deletes one word backwards. Is there a readline equivalent for this? Asked By: ychaouche || Source In both readline and zsh, that’s the same kill-region …

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How to detach a session in Gnome terminal with keyboard?

How to detach a session in Gnome terminal with keyboard? With the mouse, terminal tabs can be detached by highlighting a tab, right-clicking and selecting the said option. I’m more or less a keyboard-only user and thus this feature is inaccessible to me at the time. Asked By: user598527 || Source Depends on which gnome-terminal …

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Key mapping: printable char key (like a/s/d/f) mapped to control?

Key mapping: printable char key (like a/s/d/f) mapped to control? Is it possible to use xmodmap or xkb to turn a key that usually inserts characters (like a/s/d/f) into a modifier key? I try xmodmap with what I thought would work, e.g., add Control = a, but this does not lead to the desired result. Achieving this could …

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How to use setxkbmap to map keys permanently?

How to use setxkbmap to map keys permanently? I’m currently using xmodmap to remap some keys, keeping my configuration in a .Xmodmap file, but every time I boot my laptop, or my screen locks, the customization is lost and I have to run xmodmap ~/.Xmodmap once again, even though I set the command to execute …

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Backspace issue with the FreeBSD terminal

Backspace issue with the FreeBSD terminal I’ve tried using my Linux .bashrc setup with the FreeBSD terminal. In Linux I use bash with set -o vi and a keybinding for Ctr+H (which invokes an editor on my history file). On FreeBSD in virtual box (not when connected to via ssh), this keybinding gets invoked whenever …

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Understanding bind mapping to switch between emacs and vi modes

Understanding bind mapping to switch between emacs and vi modes tl;dr If I execute the following in bash, Ctrl+z seems to have no effect bind -m vi-command ‘"C-z": emacs-editing-mode’ bind -m vi-insert ‘"C-z": emacs-editing-mode’ bind -m emacs-standard ‘"C-z": vi-editing-mode’ whereas something dumb like this just works bind -m vi-insert ‘"h": "ciaooooo"’ The origin of this …

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