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10 Things to do After Installing Ubuntu Linux

Jun 16, 2009, 00:04 (0 Talkback[s])

"7) Use the "Windows" Key.

"I prefer using keyboard shortcuts instead of the point and click mouse. Thankfully, there's an easy way to turn your keyboards "Windows key" into an Ubuntu key.

"Go to: System -> Preferences -> Keyboard Shortcuts Scroll down to the action "Show panel menu" and click on it. (The phrase "New accelerator menu..." will appear). Now simply press your Windows key once. (You'll see the accelerator now says "Super L"). Select the "Close" option and you'll see that your Windows key now works. Note: If you ever want to change it back to the default (for Hardy 8.04), the original setting is Alt f1."

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