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Ubuntu Unity 16.04 Keyboard Shortcuts by

Ubuntu 16.04 Unity Desktop keyboard shortcuts
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Desktop shortcuts

Alt + F1
Open the Applic­ations menu
Alt + F2
Run an applic­ation by typing its name in the box which appears
Prt Sc
(Print Screen) Take a screenshot of the whole screen
Alt + Prt Sc
Take a screenshot of the current window
Shift + Prt Sc
Take a screenshot of a selected rectangle on the screen
Window Shotcuts
Alt + Tab
Switch between curren­tly­-open windows. Press Alt + Tab and then release Tab (but continue to hold Alt). Press Tab repeatedly 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.
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.
Alt+F5
Returns window to 'normal' or previous size.
Alt+F4
Closes window.
 

Desktop Effects enabled shortcuts

Ctrl + Alt + Left/Right Cursor
Spins the 'cube' that your workspaces reside on, allowing you to select the workspace you wish to use.
Ctrl + Alt + Up Cursor
Enables an 'expose' like feature that presents you with all the windows you currently have open, allowing you to select the one you wish to give focus to.
Ctrl + Alt + Down Cursor
Unfolds your workspace cube allowing you to see more than one of your workspaces at once, using the left and right cursor keys with this active will allow you to select the workspace you wish to use.
Ctrl + Alt + Tab
Switch between curren­tly­-open windows across all worksp­aces.
Super + W
Super + W
Super + A
Enables the 'scale' effect, it shows all windows from all worksp­aces.
Super + N
Invert colours of the focused window.
Super + M
Invert colours for the whole screen.
Super + Mouse Scroll Wheel
Zooms in on the screen.
Super + Middle Mouse Button
Select a region to zoom into, using a rectangle.
Ctrl + Super + D
Toggles 'Show Desktop'.
Alt + Middle Mouse Button
Resize focused window.
Alt + Left Mouse Button
Move focused window.
Alt + Right Mouse Button
Show window menu.
Super + S
Zoom out, show workspace switcher

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