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How To Create Ubuntu Custom Keyboard Shortcuts 2020

If you are new in Ubuntu, keyboard shortcuts are truly a great way to improve your productivity and make repetitive tasks faster. Ubuntu comes with a powerful set of keyboard shortcuts. Whenever you press Alt + Ctrl + T, the Terminal is launched & then we can add custom keyboard shortcuts in ubuntu. In this post, we will discuss How To Create Ubuntu Custom Keyboard Shortcuts, by the following steps.

How To Create Ubuntu Custom Keyboard Shortcuts 2020

1. Open the System Settings from Ubuntu dash or Click on the top-right corner of the Ubuntu home screen and click on the Setting icon.

2. Now click on the Devices option in the left menu of the setting window.

3. Click on the Keyboard tab from the Devices menu. The following Keyboard view will be displayed in the right panel.

How To Create Ubuntu Custom Keyboard Shortcuts 2020

4. In the Keyboard menu, scroll down till bottom and click on the ‘+’ button. The Add Custom Shortcut window will appear.

How To Create Ubuntu Custom Keyboard Shortcuts 2020

5. Here, add the name of the shortcut that you want. Type a Name to identify the shortcut, and a Command to run an application.

How To Create Ubuntu Custom Keyboard Shortcuts 2020

For example, we are going to add a shortcut to open Rhythmbox. So, you could name it Music and use the rhythmbox command. Click the row that was just added. When the Set Custom Shortcut window opens, hold down the desired shortcut key combination. Then click Add.

Once completed, your custom shortcut is ready. You can use it for whatever purpose it is intended for.

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