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Camera Movement in Linux or Ubuntu

To move the RoadRunner camera, you need to press and hold the Alt or Windows/Command key. In Ubuntu® 16.04, however, pressing the Alt key moves the current window, and pressing the Windows/Command key shows certain help overlays. It is recommended that you update Ubuntu to use the Windows/Command key (instead of the Alt key) for moving windows. To make this update, follow these steps:

  1. Install dconf-editor (if not already installed). At the command line, enter this code:

    sudo apt-get install dconf-editor
  2. Open dconf-editor.

  3. Navigate to org > gnome > desktop > wm > preferences.

  4. Change the mouse-button-modifier to <Super>.


It is important to assign a valid key to mouse-button-modifier. Leaving that option blank prevents the mouse from interacting with any windows.