[xubuntu-users] Shortcut key to application menu

Cecil New cecil.new at gmail.com
Mon Mar 17 16:43:28 UTC 2014


Thanks. I found that the appfinder is already mapped to Super-R or Alt-F3.
So good to go!

Cecil
https://google.me/+CecilNew



On Mon, Mar 17, 2014 at 8:05 AM, Jan Henke <Jan.Henke at taujhe.de> wrote:

> Am 17.03.2014 12:50, schrieb Keith Belt:
> > On Mon, Mar 17, 2014 at 6:14 AM, Cecil New <cecil.new at gmail.com> wrote:
> >> I'm looking for a way to assign the super/meta/windows key to invoke the
> >> application menu. I'd like to tap that key then type until the desired
> >> application is filtered down to, then hit enter to launch the
> application.
> >>
> >> Is this possible?
> >>
> >> Cecil
> >> https://google.me/+CecilNew
> >>
> >>
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> > I use a little program called Synapse. It is a program launcher. You
> > can find it in the Ubuntu Software Center. It is not exactly what you
> > describe but I like it.
> >
> Hi,
>
> the following works for the whisker menu, which is the default menu for
> 14.04 and can be installed in earlier version via a PPA.
>
> Go to the keyboard settings, on the second tab click add. When it asks
> for the command use xfce4-popup-whiskermenu, then pick the shotcut of
> your choice. I use Super+less for it as it is easy to hit those with one
> stroke.
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> Jan Henke
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