Ubuntu 12.04 keyboard commands

Christopher Chaltain chaltain at gmail.com
Wed Jul 4 08:32:12 UTC 2012

I'd try hitting alt+f2 to take you to the dash and then type "gParted"
followed by enter to launch the command or down arrow to find the
command and then press enter. I haven't done this myself with this
particular command, but this is how it should work.

On 04/07/12 01:27, Robert Cole wrote:
> Hello, Lenny.
> Here is a page which should hopefully be helpful to you.
> http://askubuntu.com/questions/28086/what-are-unitys-keyboard-and-mouse-shortcuts
> Ubuntu no longer uses GNOME 2.x as its default desktop; it now uses its
> own desktop which is called Unity. Unity has two variants, Unity-2D and
> Unity-3D. Unity-2D is by far the most accessible, but it is evidently
> being dropped as of Ubuntu 12.10. When you boot your live Ubuntu system,
> you can press CTRL+S when you hear the sound of a bongo drum in order to
> start Orca. doing this will also place you into an Unity- at d session.
> The Applications, Places, and System menus which you are probably used
> to no longer exist in Unity.
> I wish that I could write more at this time, but I need to head off. I
> hope that the little information in this e-mail is helpful to you.
> Take care.
> On 07/03/2012 09:43 PM, Lenny wrote:
>> Hi,
>> Can anyone help me get started on a Ubuntu 12.04 live CD?
>> I need it right now to work on a USB drive, so I need to get into the
>> menus,
>> like system, preferences, to get to gParted.
>> No matter what I do, I cannot get off of the desktop.
>> I am used to earlier versions of Ubuntu.
>> I searched the web and have found no list of keyboard commands.
>> Thanks.
>> Glenn

Christopher (CJ)
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