The program can be easily installed, either from source or from a package system (rpm, ports, etc).
Once the program is install run the following:
xbindkeys -d > ~/.xbindkeysrc
This will set the program up initially. Next, start the daemon by runnning `xbindkeys` from the command prompt. To set a new key type:
then press the key on your keyboard. You shoudl get an entry like below:
" Some Text Here "
m:0x0 + c:204
Copy the text to the ~/.xbindkeysrc file and change the "Some text here" to the name of the program you wish to run. Finally run xbindkeys -s to see the bindings.
Next, just press the key, and enjoy.