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Using the Windows-Keys in Ubuntu

Sunday, September 13th, 2009

Make use of the Windows keys in Ubuntu linux is fairly simple.

  1. Click on “System => Preferences => Keyboard”
  2. Choose tab “Layouts”
  3. Click on “Layout Options”
  4. Unfold “Alt/Win key behaviour”
  5. Select “Super is mapped to Win keys”

Following that you can use the Windows keys for keyboard short cuts.

  1. Click on “System => Preferences => Keyboard Shortcuts”
  2. Click e.g. on “Home folder” and assign “Windows key”+”e” to open the file manager like in Windows.