15 Adding keyboard shortcuts to plasma for any application on plasma – variety as example

We have not installed any ArcoLinux keyboard shortcuts on Plasma.

Plasma has already quite a variety of shortcuts and it would mean that we would be overwriting the standard Plasma ones with the ArcoLinux ones.

We leave it up to the users to decide what shortcuts they need. 

Make them once.

Export them for later use.

Import them again after a clean install.

You can make a keyboard shortcut for any application.

We use variety as an example.

variety –help gives you all the possible commands for this particular application.

Variety -n shows the next wallpaper

Variety -p shows the previous wallpaper

Variety -f moves the wallpaper to your favorites folder in ~/.config/variety

Variety -t trashes the wallpaper

Variety –toggle-pause will keep the current wallpaper until you press again any of the above.

In this article we will export and import these keyboard shortcuts to be used on a later date.

Plasma Challenge

You can follow our tutorials based on either of two ISO’s.

1. ArcoLinuxB Plasma (recommended)

We record the plasma video’s on an SSD installed from the ArcoLinuxB Plasma ISO.
You can either create your very own ArcoLinuxB Plasma ISO following this tutorial or download it from Sourceforge. (ArcoLinuxB-plasma-18.11.2.ISO of 4.3 GB – games included)

2. ArcoLinuxD Plasma

You can also use the ArcoLinuxD ISO and then install Plasma with the help of the github scripts. This will not be an exact copy of the ISO.

Learn about the Plasma desktop and enjoy it.