Key board short cut to launch terminal

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Key board short cut to launch terminal

Postby suhasshrinivasan on Wed Feb 27, 2013 11:55 am

Hey guys, I'm a complete beginner to Linux. I want to know what is the key board short cut to open the terminal. I tried ctrl+t as well as ctrl+alt+t. Didn't work. Please help.
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Re: Key board short cut to launch terminal

Postby bjornmu on Wed Feb 27, 2013 5:18 pm

I don't think there is one. In Mate, you can easily add a launcher to the panel. Don't know about other desktops but I presume they can too.
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Re: Key board short cut to launch terminal

Postby flyboy1565 on Wed Feb 27, 2013 5:44 pm

Using mint 14 cinnamon crt alt t should do it. Check your keyboard shortcuts by going to cinnamon settings keyboards.

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Re: Key board short cut to launch terminal

Postby TrapperB on Wed Feb 27, 2013 6:02 pm

Yes, <Ctrl><Alt>T does launch the Terminal. In fact, I just posted yesterday asking how to get rid of that shortcut. :-)

http://forum.linuxmint.com/viewtopic.php?f=205&t=126942

It was odd, though. You can check the shortcuts in "Cinnamon Settings - Keyboard, Keyboard shortcuts" and there is a "Custom Shortcut" to launch the terminal. However, in my experience, that shortcut didn't do anything. I changed it, tried to delete it, but <Ctrl><Alt>T continued to launch the Terminal. In the end, it was a gnome3 setting editable via dconf-editor that controlled it.

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