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How to change a keyboard shortcut

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I have Firefox installed on Linux (Fedora), Windows, and macOS, and on Windows and Mac, I can use ctrl (cmd on Mac) + shift + Y to open the Bitwarden extension. On Linux, this instead opens the downloads library (which is normally ctrl + shift + j...). Is there any way to change the shortcuts on Linux to be the same as the other two OSes? Judging by the many many open questions on this site about changing shortcuts, I'm not holding my breath...

I have Firefox installed on Linux (Fedora), Windows, and macOS, and on Windows and Mac, I can use ctrl (cmd on Mac) + shift + Y to open the Bitwarden extension. On Linux, this instead opens the downloads library (which is normally ctrl + shift + j...). Is there any way to change the shortcuts on Linux to be the same as the other two OSes? Judging by the many many open questions on this site about changing shortcuts, I'm not holding my breath...

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Modified by Terry

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FireFox comes with default keyboard shortcuts any changes from those would require custom userChrome.css or Addon that would change such shortcuts.

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Terry said

You need to create an autoconfig file. https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/customizing-firefox-using-autoconfig https://searchfox.org/mozilla-release/source/browser/base/content/browser-sets.inc https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/1376993#answer-1505522

Ok, I did that, but I don't understand how to figure out what I need to put in firefox.cfg. This really seems like an amazing amount of bother to change keyboard shortcuts. I'll just suffer through since I don't use Linux that often as it is.

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"Ctrl+Shift+J" is the shortcut for the Browser Console. The ID for the download manager "Ctrl+Shift+Y" access key is key_openDownloads

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