lxhotkey - Man Page

A lightweight global keyboard shortcuts configurator


lxhotkey [ command ]


LXHotkey is an universal application for the Lightweight X11 Desktop Environment (LXDE) which allows view and change global keyboard shortcuts for Window Manager actions, including ones to start applications.


Command line interface

global [action]

show keys bound to action(s)

global action key

bind a key to the action

app [exec]

show keys bound to exec line

app exec key

bind a key to some exec line

app exec --

unbind all keys from exec line

show key

show the action bound to a key

Graphic interface

--gui= type

start with GUI of type

Supported Window Managers



Initial version of LXHotkey is written by Andriy Grytsenko <andrej@rep.kiev.ua>.


March 2016 lxhotkey 0.1.1 User Manuals