07 Apr 2010
And another for myself and search engine stumblers…
If you use Eclipse on Ubuntu coming from 15-20 years of Visual Studio you’ll soon be remapping the debugging shortcut keys to match Visual Studio’s before you start swearing up a storm.
However, F10 is mapped to
menubar_accel by something in Ubuntu. Gnome? Metacity? Not sure what exact thing it is that steals it, but the key doesn’t make it to Eclipse anyway, so pressing F10 just opens the
File menu in Eclipse which certainly isn’t what you want.
gconf-editor, browse to
/desktop/gnome/interface then scroll down to
menubar_accel and delete the
You could probably reassign it instead, but if you’re like me, you’ve never used that functionality on purpose so don’t bother.