Unity lense uses existing shortcus
On 11.10 (on 12.04 also, I am told), the ppa package install file /usr/share/unity/lenses/recoll/recoll.lens that has a line
This specifies that super+a opens recoller lense. However, it opens the applications lense since that also uses Shortcut=a. I guess this came into being by copying that file from application lense:-). I suggest recoller uses r or nothing (i have set it up manually to r).