Ubuntu 11.10: F10 key not working in Midnight Commander
If you use Midnight Commander a lot, like me, you might find the default Unity behavior of the F10 key a bit problematic. To reconfigure this, open the Compiz Config Settings Manager by typing:
and reconfigure the F10 key binding under “Ubuntu Unity Plugin / Behaviour / Key to open the first panel menu” to something else (I used F12).
More information can be found here: