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Handy has been a great addition to GTK development on elementary OS. We’ve started using it in some first-party apps, and I’m excited to see what third party apps like this do with it.

RT @subhajasu@twitter.com

@Puri_sm@twitter.com 's Handy library is pretty cool when it comes to making convergent experience. This is kind of what Pebbles may look like in a future version, in the next version of @elementary@twitter.com OS.

🐦🔗: twitter.com/subhajasu/status/1

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While the ability to craft responsive UIs (like the Pebbles window) is neat, what I’m most excited about is how easy it makes working with multi-touch gestures. It’s the reason why you can two-finger swipe between pages in places like Onboarding.

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@cassidyjames hey so

is there a way to globally rebind the core shortcuts on Linux systems? Like rebinding ctrl-c to meta-c?

I don't mean remap. I mean rebind. I want ctrl to be ctrl, just not be the modifier for things like ctrl-c.

@aurynn @cassidyjames It's handled individually in per app so definitely not without a hack where your meta button is meta unless you also press c and then it turns into ctrl..

@penny @cassidyjames so I'd have to submit patches for all the toolkits?

Or each app itself?

@aurynn @cassidyjames Oh you're right, you could probably fix it at the toolkit level for 99% of things

@aurynn @penny …but probably also a bunch of apps that assume the other behavior or if there handling anything manually

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