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

Enable

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

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

2 comments:

  1. Thank you, searching for a proper howto since 3 hours..

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