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Do You Miss the "Win Key" in Linux?


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The credit for figuring out how to do this goes out to Scott from TheOpenSourceWeblog.

 

I had dugg this tutorial or "how to" a few weeks ago, and although there were only 9 diggs, I still figured it was a trick worth mentioning around here.

 

Coming from Windows myself, I used the "win key" or the "super" key heavily to get to the Start menu, but now after switching to Linux with the KDE desktop, I sure do miss that key. And I'm too lazy to press Alt+F1. This is a guide that will get that "win key" working in Linux again. Although it's a guide for KDE, it can work in GNOME as well.

Here's the direct linky:

http://opensource.weblogsinc.com/2005/05/2...-linux-use-kde/

 

Here's the link if you want to digg it:

http://digg.com/linux_unix/Do_You_Miss_the..._to_Get_it_Back

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interestingly enough, in SLED10 (which I'm running now) the Win key brings up the SLED 'computer' menu (just like the start menu)

 

no modifications required at all,

 

cheers

anyweb

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