Changing a system Shortcut

Hi. I am trying to change a system shortcut in my Manjaro Linux. shortcut to delete a file/Folder is “del” key on keyboard. I want to change it to “ctrl + d”. I don’t know the command to set in keyboard shortcuts. I really wanna change this shortcut. Kindly Help mein with that.

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So if you want to do it system wide, check out this solution:

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If you want this functionality in Thunar file manager (default in Xfce), open the file ~/.config/Thunar/accels.scm, find this line

; (gtk_accel_path "<Actions>/ThunarLauncher/trash-delete" "Delete")

and change it to

(gtk_accel_path "<Actions>/ThunarLauncher/trash-delete" "<Primary>d")

You might have to logout/login in order for the shortcut to change in the file manager.


In addition to the above:

Thunar FAQ
How do I assign different keyboard shortcuts?


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