How to bind custom commands to keyboard shortcuts?

I have arrived at 11.10, installed gnome-shell and wondered where I can bind my custom commands to keyboard shortcuts.

In Compiz I used the simple and efficient “commands” plugin. How to do that in gnome-shell?

Here is Solutions:

We have many solutions to this problem, But we recommend you to use the first solution because it is tested & true solution that will 100% work for you.

Solution 1

You can set up your shortcuts in the Keyboard section of System Settings. You can either open System Settings in the Activities search or use the upper-right menu.

Main menu screenshot

Then open Keyboard.

Keyboard in System Settings

You’ll see a section for Custom Shortcuts on the bottom left-hand side, if what you’re changing is not already present in a section above.

Shortcuts in Keyboard settings

These instructions may also be of use in Unity.

Note: Use and implement solution 1 because this method fully tested our system.
Thank you 🙂

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