Ubuntu Keyboard Shortcuts
The Super key is the OS key on your keyboard.
On recent System76 products, it's between the Fn and the Alt keys. The key is labelled with a rectangle and two vertical lines, one on either side of the rectangle.
On older System76 products, the Super key is between the Fn and the Alt keys and is represented by the Ubuntu logo ().
On the Launch keyboard it is the SUPER key.
On generic third-party products, it may be labeled with a Windows logo.
On Mac accessories, it may be labeled
In Ubuntu, handles the majority of OS and window actions.
Tapping on its own brings up the Activities overview, which is the core way of launching apps and managing your workflow.
Ctrl + Alt + ↑/↓ switch workspaces up and down.
SUPER + ←/→ tile windows to the left and right of your display.
SUPER + Tab quickly switches between your open windows.
Window & Workspace Management
Windows can be switched between, moved around, tiled, and closed all with the keyboard. Shift acts as a modifier that lets you do a variation on the action, too.
|SUPER + Tab||Switch windows||Switch windows backwards|
|SUPER + `||Switch windows of current app||Switch windows of current app backwards|
|SUPER + W||Close window|
|SUPER + H||Hide window (minimize)|
|Ctrl + Alt + ↑/↓||Switch workspace up/down||Switch workspace up/down with window|
|SUPER + ←/→||Tile window to the left/right|
|SUPER + ↓||Restore window (un-maximize/un-tile)|
|SUPER + Shift + ←/→/↑/↓||Move window to display to the left, right, top, or bottom|
|SUPER + Right-drag||Resize window|
|SUPER + A||Applications|
|SUPER + P||Presentation mode (cycle display modes)|
|SUPER + L||Lock screen|
|SUPER + O||Orientation lock (on devices w/accelerometer)|
|SUPER + D||Show desktop|
|SUPER + V||Calendar and notifications indicator|
|SUPER + N||Focus active notification|
|Ctrl + Alt + T||Terminal|
|Alt + Space||Application menu|
|SUPER + Space||Switch input source|
|Alt + F2||Run command|
|Ctrl + Alt + Del||Log out|
Accessibility shortcuts use Alt + as their base.
|Alt + SUPER + S||Toggle screen reader|
|Alt + SUPER + 8||Toggle magnifier|
|Alt + SUPER + +/-||Zoom in/out (when magnifier is active)|