How to Create a custom keyboard shortcut in Ubuntu
xbindkeys-config-An easy to use gtk program for configuring Xbindkeys.GTK Configure program for xbindkeys.
If you want to create custom keyboard shortcut it is very easy to create
First you need to install xbindkeys using the following
sudo apt-get install xbindkeys
Install xbindkeys-config, it's a GTK frontend for xbindkeys so it' easy to configure xbindkeys with that.
sudo apt-get install xbindkeys-config
Then launch the GUI to configure custom keyboard shortcut in Ubuntu
Thanks for good article on KEYBOARD SHORTCUTS.
Doesn’t work with IBM SK-8809 hotkey setup. Got to kill the process.
Doesn’t work with IBM SK-8809 hotkey setup. Got to kill the process. Continued…
[email protected]:~$ xbindkeys-config
xbindkeys(3291): Operation not permitted
xbindkeys: no process found
XIO: fatal IO error 11 (Resource temporarily unavailable) on X server “:0.0”
after 17 requests (17 known processed) with 0 events remaining.
Finding info about shorkut keys for terminal commands was not easy as i thought. This info was relly useful for me, congratulations for this valuable contribution 🙂
I’m not sure if this was just missing entirely from earlier Ubuntu distributions, but you don’t need extra software.
Just go to System Settings > Keyboards > Shortcuts.