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How to use Windows key in Ubuntu 9.10 to open Gnome Panel menu?

How to use Windows key in Ubuntu 9.10 to open Gnome Panel menu?

I've just installed Ubuntu 9.10 onto a Lenovo T61. I can't seem to map the Windows key to bring up the Gnome Panel menu (Ubuntu's equivalent of a Start menu). I've tried System > Preferences > Keyboard Shortcuts, navigating to 'Desktop > Show the panel's main menu' but when I get there and hit the Windows key, nothing happens. It looks like it's only being seen as a modifier key; if I hit <Windows>-<1> then it binds to Mod4+1. xev shows the following when I press the Windows key:

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Guest [Entry]

"Browsing around I found the answer:

$ gconftool-2 --set /apps/metacity/global_keybindings/panel_main_menu --type string ""Super_L""

Works like a charm!"