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Creating System-Wide Keyboard Shortcut To Launch Applications [duplicate]

I recently switched from Ubuntu, and I was feeling very comfortable with using Ctrl + Alt + T to launch terminal. Can I assign Shift + Cmd + T to do the same thing in Yosemite? Specifically, I want a ...
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How to open terminal in Mac using keyboard shortcut? [duplicate]

Keyboard shortcut to open terminal in mac OSX ?
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Set keyboard shortcuts for launching programs [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Can I create a shortcut to open a specific application on OS X? On all my other machines, I can type CtrlAltW to launch a web browser, CtrlAltE for an email client, etc. I ...
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Bind shortcut to applications [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Can I create a shortcut to open a specific application on OS X? I would like to bind a shortcut to Google Chrome and another shortcut to Finder... I configure as follows, but ...
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How to create a keyboard short cut (F7) for example to launch the terminal app? [duplicate]

How to create a custom keyboard shortcut that launches a terminal window? e.g. when I press F7, it would launch a new terminal window no matter what application is in the foreground. Thanks
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Setting keyboard shortcut to switch to an application [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Can I create a shortcut to open a specific application on OS X? For example, I'd like to use ⌘ Command + 1 to switch to my browser, with different numbers for the applications ...
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Launch terminal with single keystroke [duplicate]

Back in my Quake playing days, You could always pull up the Quake console with the ` key, and it would scroll up from the bottom of the screen. Even further back I remember the same behaviour with ...
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Is there a way to hide certain apps from the cmd+tab menu?

Is there a way to hide certain apps from cmd+tab? The problem I'm facing is that I have some apps (like iTunes and of course Finder) always open. But when I'm working and switching between apps that ...
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Switching from Ubuntu to OS X and I'm lost

Situation I got tired of some bugs/annoyments in Ubuntu(=some programs coming along with it). For example after using compiz for a few days I found bugs that were distracting my work flow pretty bad (...
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How to quickly jump to another application without using command tab

I am trying to do a screencast and I use ⌘+⇥ to move from browser to my IDE . During editing I need to remove all the screenshots of me moving from one app to another since that is ...
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how to get Finder to automatically open a Finder window / or always keep one open?

Let's say I have all my Finder windows closed. I'm in an application, like let's say Google Chrome. I ⌘-tab to the Finder icon to switch to Finder. But it shows me nothing... no windows, because I ...
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Is there a faster app switcher than a keyboard shortcut linked to an Automator service?

I want to switch apps faster than cmd-tab so I created an automator task to launch an app and linked to to a keyboard shortcut through the keyboard preferences. While this works okay without any third ...
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Map keyboard key to unix command

Simple I am looking for a way to map a keyboard key to a unix command. It could be as simple as literal as opening up terminal and pasting a required bit of text.
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Hotkey for new Finder window

On my old MacBook, I could hit ⌘ cmd + ⌥ alt/option + space and get a new Finder window with the sidebar (Downloads, Documents, etc…). On my new Mac, that same command only gives me a Spotlight ...
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Assigning global keyboard shotcuts for cross-application behaviour?

On PC: To open Chrome, the command was Win+3, a new window was Shift+Win+3. It just occurred to me how much I relied on this. How can I have something as beautiful and simple as this on Mac? It ...

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