Impossible to edit shortcut overlay

Bug #995086 reported by TomasHnyk on 2012-05-05
This bug affects 8 people
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
Ayatana Design
unity (Ubuntu)

Bug Description

Shortcut overlay invoked with holding Super key down is great. However, it does not show all keybindings that are in use. for some, it might show too much keybindings. It would be nice if it were possible to set which shortcuts are shown in the overlay.

ProblemType: Bug
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 12.04
Package: unity 5.10.0-0ubuntu6+ojno2 [origin: LP-PPA-ojno-unity-minimize-on-click]
ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 3.2.0-24.37-generic 3.2.14
Uname: Linux 3.2.0-24-generic x86_64
ApportVersion: 2.0.1-0ubuntu7
Architecture: amd64
CompizPlugins: [core,composite,opengl,decor,grid,imgpng,compiztoolbox,gnomecompat,mousepoll,resize,snap,regex,place,vpswitch,move,winrules,animation,wall,session,workarounds,expo,fade,scale,ezoom,unityshell]
CrashDB: unity
Date: Sat May 5 15:47:59 2012
EcryptfsInUse: Yes
InstallationMedia: Ubuntu 12.04 LTS "Precise Pangolin" - Release amd64 (20120425)
SourcePackage: unity
UpgradeStatus: No upgrade log present (probably fresh install)

TomasHnyk (sup) wrote :
Nekhelesh Ramananthan (nik90) wrote :

Thank you for reporting this bug report to make Ubuntu better! This report requires design decision and hence is marked incomplete. Rest assured, it will be still be looked into.

Changed in unity:
status: New → Incomplete
Jesse Matties (jmatties) wrote :

It would be great if the shortcut overlay could show shortcuts for common actions by learning from user behavior. This way, it would create a bridge for "regular users" to become "power users" in a very intuitive way.

For example, if Unity/Zeitgeist decided that a user took a lot of screenshots, it could add some screenshot shortcuts (Shift+Print, Ctrl+Print, Alt+Print, etc.) to a "Common Actions" section to the shortcut overlay, and notify the user it had done so with NotifyOSD.

Another example would be if the user frequently navigates to a specific tab in the Dash, the overlay could add that to a "Common Actions" section in the overlay.

Changed in unity (Ubuntu):
status: New → Incomplete
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