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How to disable Ctrl+Q for all applications in Linux?

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I suddenly pressed CTRL+Q as I am using Ubuntu Mint, but I want to get rigged of this situation.
Is there any undo shortcut for it or any possible answers.

posted Feb 5, 2016 by Sunita

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Go to Menu bar search for Keyboard in your Ubuntu Mint.
Click on Shortcut Tab on Keyboard Dialog box.
On Custom Shortcut vertical tab create one Add Custom Shortcut.

Name: fake
Command: /bin/false 

and in Keyboard bindings
assign CTRL+Q
Now you should have a new entry with your applied name and your keyboard setting. Every time you press Ctrl+Q your system will run the command /bin/false which basically does nothing. So this is a workaround to disable the setting.

answer Feb 5, 2016 by Debolina Charaborthy
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