Thursday 3 November 2016

Keyboard Shortcuts for Ubuntu 16.10 Yakkety Yak

Keyboard Shortcuts for Ubuntu 16.10 Yakkety Yak : Once you Install Ubuntu 16.10 Yakkety Yak, you will be greeted with some of the Keyboard Shortcuts that will make your day-to-day work easier in a Linux environment. You can find the screenshot below of the popular Keyboard Shortcuts in Ubuntu 16.10.

Keyboard Shortcuts for Ubuntu 16.10 Yakkety Yak


Super (Hold) : Opens the launcher, displays shortcuts
Alt + F1 : Opens launcher keyboard navigation mode
Super + Tab : Switches application via the launcher
Super + 1 to 9 : Same as clicking on a Launcher icon
Super + Shift + 1 to 9 : Open a new window in the app
Super + T : Open the trash

HUD & Menu Bar

Alt (Tap) : Open the HUD
Alt (Hold) : Reveals the application menu
Cursor Left of Right : Moves focus between indicators
Print : Take a screenshot
Alt + Print : Take a screenshot of the current window


Alt + Tab : Switches between applications
Alt + ` : Switches windows of current applications
Cursor Left or Right : Move the focus
Cursor Up or Down : Enter / Exit from spread mode or Select Windows
Alt + Q : Closes the selected application / window


Super (Tap) : Opens the Dash home
Super + A : Opens the Dash App Lens
Super + F : Opens the Dash Files Lens
Super + M : Opens the Dash Music Lens
Super + C : Opens the Dash Photo Lens
Super + V : Opens the Dash Video Lens
Ctrl + Tab : Switches between Lenses
Arrow Key : Moves the focus
Enter : Opens the currently focused item


Super + W : Spreads all windows
Ctrl + Super + W : Spreads all windows of the focused application
Ctrl + Super + D : Minimises all windows
Ctrl + Super + Up : Mazimises the current window
Ctrl + Super + Down : Restores or minimises the current window
Ctrl + Super + Left or Right : Semi-maximise the current window
Alt + F4 : Close the current window
Alt + Space : Opens the window accessibility menu
Ctrl + Alt + Num (Keypad) : Places the window in the corresponding position
Alt + Left Mouse Drag : Moves the window
Alt + Middle Mouse Drag : Resizes the window

These are some of the Keyboard shortcuts for Ubuntu 16.10 Yakkety Yak that will make your Ubuntu experience much better. Let us know if you want to add some Keyboard shortcuts in the list in the comments and I will update the article. 


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