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    Default Useful Shortcut Keys In Ubuntu


    General keyboard shortcuts


    Ctrl + A = Select all
    Ctrl + C = Copy the highlighted content to clipboard
    Ctrl + V = Paste the clipboard content
    Ctrl + N = New (Create a new document, not in terminal)
    Ctrl + O = Open a document
    Ctrl + S = Save the current document
    Ctrl + P = Print the current document
    Ctrl + W = Close the close document
    Ctrl + Q = Quit the current application

    Keyboard shortcuts for GNOME desktop

    Ctrl + Alt + F1 = Switch to the first virtual terminal
    Ctrl + Alt + F2(F3)(F4)(F5)(F6) = Select the different virtual terminals
    Ctrl + Alt + F7 = Restore back to the current terminal session with X
    Ctrl + Alt + Backspace = Restart GNOME
    Alt + Tab = Switch between open programs
    Ctrl + Alt + L = Lock the screen.
    Alt + F1 = opens the Applications menu
    Alt + F2 = opens the Run Application dialog box.
    Alt + F3 = opens the Deskbar Applet
    Alt + F4 = closes the current window.
    Alt + F5 = unmaximizes the current window.
    Alt + F7 = move the current window
    Alt + F8 = resizes the current window.
    Alt + F9 = minimizes the current window.
    Alt + F10 = maximizes the current window.
    Alt + Space = opens the window menu.
    Ctrl + Alt + + = Switch to next X resolution
    Ctrl + Alt + - = Switch to previous X resolution
    Ctrl + Alt + Left/Right = move to the next/previous workspace

    Keyboard shortcuts for Terminal

    Ctrl + A = Move cursor to beginning of line
    Ctrl + E = Move cursor to end of line
    Ctrl + C = kills the current process.
    Ctrl + Z = sends the current process to the background.
    Ctrl + D = logs you out.
    Ctrl + R = finds the last command matching the entered letters.
    Enter a letter, followed by Tab + Tab = lists the available commands beginning with those letters.
    Ctrl + U = deletes the current line.
    Ctrl + K = deletes the command from the cursor right.
    Ctrl + W = deletes the word before the cursor.
    Ctrl + L = clears the terminal output
    Shift + Ctrl + C = copy the highlighted command to the clipboard.
    Shift + Ctrl + V (or Shift + Insert) = pastes the contents of the clipboard.
    Alt + F = moves forward one word.
    Alt + B = moves backward one word.
    Arrow Up/Down = browse command history
    Shift + PageUp / PageDown = Scroll terminal output

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    Keyboard shortcuts for Compiz


    Alt + Tab = switch between open windows
    Win + Tab = switch between open windows with Shift Switcher or Ring Switcher effect
    Win + E = Expo, show all workspace
    Ctrl + Alt + Down = Film Effect
    Ctrl + Alt + Left mouse button = Rotate Desktop Cube
    Alt + Shift + Up = Scale Windows
    Ctrl + Alt + D = Show Desktop
    Win + Left mouse button = take screenshot on selected area
    Win + Mousewheel = Zoom In/Out
    Alt + Mousewheel = Transparent Window
    Alt + F8 = Resize Window
    Alt + F7 = Move Window
    Win + P = Add Helper
    F9 = show widget layer
    Shift + F9 = show water effects
    Win + Shift + Left mouse button = Fire Effects
    Win + Shift + C = Clear Fire Effects
    Win + Left mouse button = Annotate: Draw
    Win + 1 = Start annotation
    Win + 3 = End annotation
    Win + S = selects windows for grouping
    Win + T = Group Windows together
    Win + U = Ungroup Windows
    Win + Left/Right = Flip Windows

    Keyboard shortcut for Nautilus

    Shift + Ctrl + N = Create New Folder
    Ctrl + T = Delete selected file(s) to trash
    Alt + ENTER = Show File/Folder Properties
    Ctrl + 1 = Toggle View As Icons
    Ctrl + 2 = Toggle View As List
    Shift + Right = Open Directory (Only in List View)
    Shift + Left = Close Directory (Only in List View)
    Ctrl + S = Select Pattern
    F2 = Rename File
    Ctrl + A = Select all files and folders
    Ctrl + W = Close Window
    Ctrl + Shift + W = Close All Nautilus Windows
    Ctrl + R = Reload Nautilus Window
    Alt + Up = Open parent directory
    Alt + Left = Back
    Alt + Right = Forward
    Alt + Home = go to Home folder
    Ctrl + L = go to location bar
    F9 = Show sidepane
    Ctrl + H = Show Hidden Files
    Ctrl + + = Zoom In
    Ctrl + - = Zoom Out
    Ctrl + 0 = Normal Size

    (For those who want to configure your own keyboard shortcuts, you can do it at System->Preferences->Keyboard Shortcuts)

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    Thumbs up Nices!!!!

    Quote Originally Posted by melbin View Post

    General keyboard shortcuts


    Ctrl + A = Select all
    Ctrl + C = Copy the highlighted content to clipboard
    Ctrl + V = Paste the clipboard content
    Ctrl + N = New (Create a new document, not in terminal)
    Ctrl + O = Open a document
    Ctrl + S = Save the current document
    Ctrl + P = Print the current document
    Ctrl + W = Close the close document
    Ctrl + Q = Quit the current application

    Keyboard shortcuts for GNOME desktop

    Ctrl + Alt + F1 = Switch to the first virtual terminal
    Ctrl + Alt + F2(F3)(F4)(F5)(F6) = Select the different virtual terminals
    Ctrl + Alt + F7 = Restore back to the current terminal session with X
    Ctrl + Alt + Backspace = Restart GNOME
    Alt + Tab = Switch between open programs
    Ctrl + Alt + L = Lock the screen.
    Alt + F1 = opens the Applications menu
    Alt + F2 = opens the Run Application dialog box.
    Alt + F3 = opens the Deskbar Applet
    Alt + F4 = closes the current window.
    Alt + F5 = unmaximizes the current window.
    Alt + F7 = move the current window
    Alt + F8 = resizes the current window.
    Alt + F9 = minimizes the current window.
    Alt + F10 = maximizes the current window.
    Alt + Space = opens the window menu.
    Ctrl + Alt + + = Switch to next X resolution
    Ctrl + Alt + - = Switch to previous X resolution
    Ctrl + Alt + Left/Right = move to the next/previous workspace

    Keyboard shortcuts for Terminal

    Ctrl + A = Move cursor to beginning of line
    Ctrl + E = Move cursor to end of line
    Ctrl + C = kills the current process.
    Ctrl + Z = sends the current process to the background.
    Ctrl + D = logs you out.
    Ctrl + R = finds the last command matching the entered letters.
    Enter a letter, followed by Tab + Tab = lists the available commands beginning with those letters.
    Ctrl + U = deletes the current line.
    Ctrl + K = deletes the command from the cursor right.
    Ctrl + W = deletes the word before the cursor.
    Ctrl + L = clears the terminal output
    Shift + Ctrl + C = copy the highlighted command to the clipboard.
    Shift + Ctrl + V (or Shift + Insert) = pastes the contents of the clipboard.
    Alt + F = moves forward one word.
    Alt + B = moves backward one word.
    Arrow Up/Down = browse command history
    Shift + PageUp / PageDown = Scroll terminal output

    Very good man

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