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Old 10-12-2014, 09:50 AM   #1
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Shortcut to launch a terminal from alt-f2 using xfce on debian wheezy


hi guys,

how do you launch a terminal using hot key combo in xfce on debian?
i suppose you have to map a key combo to launch a terminal
you can use key mapping
but the problem is from alt-f2 it asks to run and nothing im trying
is opening a shell

terminal
bash
shell

doesnt work any ideas on the best way...i would like to hit alt and s or t to quickly launch a terminal

thanks..
 
Old 10-12-2014, 11:01 AM   #2
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Have you tried going to:
Settings -> Settings Manager -> Keyboard

When you run alt-f2 and it gives you a command window, you need to type the name of your terminal emulator. konsole, gnome-terminal, xfce4-terminal, xterm, etc.
 
Old 10-12-2014, 11:59 AM   #3
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You can launch a console using the combination Ctrl-Alt-(F1 to F6) if that's what you want to do. You get back to your gui using Ctrl-Alt-F7.
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