Ubuntu – How to find which command is bound to a given keyboard shortcut


How can I find which command is bound to a give keyboard shortcut? I remember playing with my keyboard shortcuts recently in different places: System/Preferences/Keyboard Shortcuts, "gnome-keyboard-properties" and Compiz. Is there a central place where all those shortcuts are kept or do I have to remember all the places where I set a keyboard shortcut?

Best Answer

No, there's no central place. Any application can grab certain keys and use them as shortcuts, and it's up to that application to choose a configuration method. GNOME applications typically use gconf. Compiz and Metacity even share the gconf keys -- those are the shortcuts you can see in gnome-keybinding-properties.

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