Windows Button

John Dangler jdangler at
Sat Dec 30 20:07:41 UTC 2006

very cool!  If I could get a my other peripherals working with
Ubuntu/Linux (printer/webcam), I'd have more useful buttons to use...

Thanks for the tip, Peter!


On Sun, 2006-12-31 at 06:58 +1100, Peter Garrett wrote:
> On Sat, 30 Dec 2006 13:25:07 -0500
> "Tee Jay Rosene" <teejayrosene at> wrote:
> > Is there something useful I can do with the "Windows" button on my keyboard?
> > Say something  little more Linux/Ubuntu-esque, like maybe the "Applications"
> > menu or something?
> Well, yes - have a look at System-Preferences- Keyboard Shortcuts,
> find something, highlight it and hit the key - for example I just made my
> left "Windows key" do "start terminal " - is that Linux/Ubuntu-esque
> enough? *grin*
> You can do the same for the Applications menu - the default is <alt><F2>
> but by the method above you can override that.
> Peter

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