If you are a gamer and play most of your games on a laptop running Ubuntu 11.xx + you might have run into the same issues I have regarding keyboard hot keys by accidentally hitting the super key(windows key) causing your game to minimize or behave in a less then preferable way.
The solution to this is to disable the super key (windows key) using compiz.
- Install the compizconfig-settings-manager package.
- Hit Alt+F2, type
about:configand hit Enter to open the Unity configuration.
- Change or disable the shortcut for Key to show the launcher as you like to free your Super key:
By selecting the super key(windows key) you can effectively disable it or change the key combination that is used to open the program launcher.