User-Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (X11; U; Linux i686 (x86_64); en-US; rv:184.108.40.206) Gecko/20071127 Firefox/220.127.116.11 Build Identifier: Mozilla/5.0 (X11; U; Linux i686 (x86_64); en-US; rv:18.104.22.168) Gecko/20071127 Firefox/22.214.171.124 On my mac, I can use the cmd key to engage keyboard shortcuts, and use control keys (with emacs bindings) to edit. On my Linux box, I would like to use the SUPER modifer (bound to the Windows key) for the shortcuts tasks, so that the control key is free for editing. Please don't make me use MS specific key bindings. An easier way of changing this behavior. It is possible that the about:config interface allows this to be changed, but I have been unable to get it to do so. Reproducible: Always Steps to Reproduce: 1. 2. 3.
According to this: http://kb.mozillazine.org/Ui.key.generalAccessKey It seems that the correct way to do this is to modify ui.key.generalAccessKey To use the "Meta" key According to this: http://mxr.mozilla.org/mozilla/source/dom/public/idl/events/nsIDOMKeyEvent.idl The DOM_VK_META has the Base 16 value of 0XE0 which converted to Base 10 is 224 When I try to set this, my menus all change to say "Meta" (For example Tools > Downloads will say "Meta + Shift + Y" But when trying to actually use "Super" key nothing appears to happen. Should there be a new bug for this? I am running Firefox Version 27.0.1 on Arch Linux if that helps at all
Can this bug be closed? I just figured out how to fix this: 1. In your url go to about:config 2. Type in ui.key.accelkey 3. Change the value of ui.key.accelkey to 91 This seems like a duplicate of https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=751749
CLOSEME - Fixed many years ago
As keybinding can be customized with about:config, marking it as fixed.
Status: UNCONFIRMED → RESOLVED
Last Resolved: 2 months ago
Resolution: --- → FIXED
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