Sunday, June 3, 2012

Enable editable keyboard shortcuts in Xfce

Keyboard shortcuts for menu items can be changed by hovering the mouse over the menu item and pressing the new key combination for the shortcut.

Setting a key accelerator for Make Link in Thunar (before)
Example: Setting a keyboard shortcut for "Make Link" in Thunar


To enable this feature, open a terminal window and run:

xfconf-query -c xsettings -p /Gtk/CanChangeAccels -s true
Open Settings Manager, then select Appearance > Settings and check the "Enable editable accelerators" option.