Usefull Apple Shortcuts Nr. 7 – A newline within an excel cell at Office for Mac

Always wanted to enter a new line into a microsoft excel cell within the Microsoft Office for Mac? It is nearly as simple as on windows on windows you use Alt+Enter an on the Mac you use:

Ctrl + ⌘ +  (Control + Command/Apple + Enter)

Usefull Apple Shortcuts Nr. 6 – The @ sign on a Windows VM under Parallels

Again a different behavior for typing an at (@) sign when you are using a Windows (Win7) VM under Parallels Desktop on your mac. I had my problems typing my first email addresses 😉

Ctrl + ⌥ + q

(means: Ctrl + alt + q)

Enable Restart X server (Ctrl-Alt-BackSpace) in Ubuntu 11.04 Natty Narwhal

If you have the problem that your ctrl-alt-backspace combination does not work and you have to restart the x-server see this blog entry here for the solution or simply go to System –> Preferences –> Keyboard –> Tab „Layouts“ –> Button „Options“ –> open „Key sequence to kill the X-Server“ and enable the checkbox. Done.