Monthly Archives: November 2011

Ubuntu keyboard shortcut for Window.

https://help.ubuntu.com/community/KeyboardShortcuts

Window shortcuts

Alt + Tab – Switch between currently-open windows. Press Alt + Tab and then release Tab (but continue to hold Alt). Press Tabrepeatedly to cycle through the list of available windows which appears on the screen. Release the Alt key to switch to the selected window.

Ctrl + Alt + Tab – Switch between currently-open windows in all Workspaces. Press Tab repeatedly to cycle through the list of available windows which appears on the screen. Release the Ctrl and Alt keys to switch to the selected window.

Ctrl + Alt + Left/Right Cursor – Lets you quickly switch between your Workspaces.

These might not work on every machine, but are reasonably common:

Alt+F7 Moves the current window (can be moved with mouse or keyboard).

Alt+F8 Resizes current window (again,can be moved with mouse or keyboard).

Alt+F9 Minimises current window.

Alt+F10 Maximises current window.

Alt+Space Brings up window menu with with ‘Always on Top’ and ‘Minimise’ and ‘Maximise’ and above commands.

These might change depending on the application you’re using, but work for most common applications:

Alt+F5 Returns window to ‘normal’ or previous size.

Alt+F4 Closes window.