Re: using MOD4 (aka super or "window key") as keyboard shortcut *modifier*

At Thu, 24 May 2007 13:18:02 +0200 Mildred <mildred593 gmail com> wrote:

> Le Tue 15/05/2007 à 19:43 Allan Gottlieb à écrit:
>> I would like to use mod4 as a modifier key for keyboard shortcuts.
>> That is Super_L is being viewed as a key not a modifier.
>> As I said, this is only for trying to create new shortcuts.
>> If I type mod4-t, I get a gnome-terminal since I created
>> that shortcut quite a while ago.
>> I do not need to have a graphical tool, a text based method would be
>> fine.
>> thanks,
>> allan
> If someone knows how to do that, please answer.
> Actually you can work around this particular problem by changing your
> keyboard map. But after that you'll have the same problem as i have,
> that is the Super key can't be a modifier for shortcut of normal
> applications like Gnome-terminar or Epiphany :(

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Shaun McCance suggested that I use the text-based configuration
editor, which I find adequate.

I do consider this a regression and filed a bug at


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