Accel keys

Andrew Conkling andrew.conkling at
Sun Mar 5 17:31:41 CET 2006

On 3/5/06, JoeHill <joehill at> wrote:
> One feature of GTK2 that I always liked was the ability to set hotkeys so
> easily in GTK apps, ie. one could simply hightlight the menu item and press a
> key to set.
> I've been told that this is a feature that is enabled by default in the ROX
> desktop and in Gnome. Is there a way (config file?) to enable this in XFCE?

ROX, GNOME, and Xfce are all GTK+ apps, so it'd be the same for each. 
Just add the following to your ~/.gtkrc-2.0:
gtk-can-change-accels = 1



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