Ultimate Hub for Ubuntu’s Keyboard Shortcuts

By | July 31, 2011

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Are you a keen Linux Desktop lover or a newbie to Linux Desktop…???. Then ultimately Ubuntu will be your first choice Linux Desktop. But it will be hectic when you are missing the essential Desktop keyboard shortcuts like in Windows platform. For those, this post reveals you the most needed Ubuntu keyboard shortcuts for quickness and comfort in Desktop operations.

Desktop

  • Ctrl + Alt + D – Show Desktop
  • Ctrl + Alt + T – Launch Terminal
  • Alt + F9 – Minimize the current Window
  • Alt + F10 – Maximize the current Window
  • Alt + F4 – Close the current Window
  • Ctrl + Alt + L – Lock the Desktop
  • Ctrl + D – Log out
  • Alt + F1 – Opens the Applications menu
  • Alt- + F2 – Opens the Run Application dialog box
  • Ctrl + Alt + Left/Right – Switch between Workspace
  • Shift + Ctrl + Alt + Left/Right – Move the current Window to other Workspace
  • Alt + F7 – Move window with arrow keys
  • Ctrl + Alt + Del – Restart / Recover from Crash.
  • Ctrl + H – Show Hidden Files
  • Ctrl + Alt + Fn (n = 1,2,3,4,5,6) – To Switch between 6 Terminals
  • Ctrl + Alt + F7 – Switch to GUI Desktop Mode

Window Placements

  •  Ctrl-Alt-Numpad 0 – Maximize window.
  • Ctrl-Alt-Numpad 1 – Place window in the bottom left corner of the screen.
  • Ctrl-Alt-Numpad 2 – Place window in the bottom half of the screen.
  •  Ctrl-Alt-Numpad 3 – Place window in the bottom right corner of the screen.
  • Ctrl-Alt-Numpad 4 – Place window on the left side of the screen.
  • Ctrl-Alt-Numpad 5 – Center/Maximize the window in the middle of the screen.
  • Ctrl-Alt-Numpad 6 – Place window on the right side of the screen.
  • Ctrl-Alt-Numpad 7 – Place window in top left corner of screen.
  • Ctrl-Alt-Numpad 8 – Place window in top half of screen.
  • Ctrl-Alt-Numpad 9 – Place window in top right corner of screen.

 

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