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Re: Stretch and Gnome 3 : defining a new keyboard shortcut




Hi Bernard,

On 07.03.2018 15:32, Bernard wrote:
> Hi to Everyone,
> 
> On my new Debian Stretch with Gnome 3.22, I wanted to define a keyboard
> shortcut to launch an Xterm. If I go to 'Settings' ==> 'Parameters' ==>
> 'Keyboard', and '+' at the bottom of the list so as to add a new
> personnalized shortcut, a new box get displayed, in which I am supposed
> to write a name, a command name, and define a shortcut. As for 'name', I
> entered 'Terminal', and as for command name, I wrote :'gnome-terminal',
> since this is what works in a terminal whenever you want to open an
> extra one.

I have done it the same way (command 'gnome-terminal') and the shortcut
works fine. Maybe the choosen shortcut is already in use? So far as I
remember I had to disable a shortcut in use before reassigning it.

> But this didn't work !  Once this entered, the system did not allow me
> to define a keyboard shortcut, only to 'modify'.
> 
> I tried to replace 'gnome-terminal' by '/usr/bin/gnome-terminal' and by
> './/usr/bin/gnome-terminal', but none of these worked either.
> 
> What should I do to enter that personalized keyboard shortcut ?
> 
> Thanks in advance for your help
> 
> Bernard
> 
>