Controlling Unity without a Windows key

Tom H tomh0665 at
Fri Apr 29 23:29:31 UTC 2011

On Fri, Apr 29, 2011 at 10:12 AM, Shawn Milochik <shawn at> wrote:
> On 04/29/2011 09:28 AM, Liam Proven wrote:
>> I favour IBM keyboards. Therefore, I don't have a Windows key, not on
>> my desktops (all IBM Model M keyboards from the 1980s and 1990s,
>> including the Macs) or on my Thinkpad notebook. Is it possible to
>> remap a different key for controlling Unity?
>> And what exactly does the Windows key do, anyway, as I have obviously
>> not been able to try it in the betas...
> I don't know if it works in Linux, but I believe CTRL+ESC is a replacement
> for the Windows key.

I suggested this a few days ago. It isn't set by default.

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