GNOME:(Convenience) Any way to input shell commands without bringing up a terminal?
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I'm aware of the GNOME keyboard shortcuts function. To add an action of your own I think you simply click "add" and define the command together with a name.
To bind the action to a key you need to click on the far right of the entry and it should prompt you for a key combination.
What I'm looking for is more of a way to send commands in the background (not the command, but the sending/request itself). Much like gnome listening for shortcut key combinations, but a "daemon shell" that listens for *any* keyboard input and "redirects it to stdIN" (pseudo), provided some super-key is being held down.
It might just be a crazy idea, though. I can see how this can be downright dangerous.
Last edited by kopatops; 03-13-2010 at 02:21 PM.
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