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Use xbindkeys to change KDE 5 virtual desktop

April 10, 2017

linux kde

Content of .xbindkeysrc for use with my M570 trackball…

"qdbus org.kde.KWin /KWin org.kde.KWin.previousDesktop"
   b:8
   
"qdbus org.kde.KWin /KWin org.kde.KWin.nextDesktop"
   b:9

Using xte commands is also an option…

"xte 'keydown Alt_L' 'key Left' 'keyup Alt_L'"
   b:8

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