Better keyboard shortcuts

Jan Claeys lists at
Sat Jun 25 00:28:44 UTC 2016

On vr, 2016-06-24 at 16:02 +0200, Xen wrote:
> In case it matters, personally I wish people would just drop their
> hate of Microsoft and actually bind the Windows key on many keyboards
> to something useful. It is just not bound.

It's used a lot in the standard Ubuntu desktop.

For other desktop systems, you should probably talk to them or file a
bug report...

> I believe it is called the Super key? What a stupid name to begin
> with! And Alt is called the Meta key? Equally stupid!!!!.
> What on earth were people thinking when they tried to get away from 
> calling it "windows key" and "alt key"????

While nowadays there are only two naming schemes that are still
commonly used (IBM PC-based & Apple), a long time ago many computer
companies had their own keyboard layouts & key names.  On many old
keyboards these keys were named the "meta" and "super" keys:

Jan Claeys

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