Shortcut keys/Keyboard Shortcuts in Ubuntu (Gnome) (Some are working in Kali Linux as well)

1 Search menu – Windows Key/Super Key

Search menu - Windows Key or Super Key
Search menu – Windows Key or Super Key
Search menu - Search sett
Search menu – Search sett

View launched apps

View launched apps
View launched apps

2 Terminal – CTRL + ALT + T

Terminal - CTRL + ALT + T
Terminal – CTRL + ALT + T

3 Lock screen – Super Key + L

4 Minimize/Restore all Windows – Super Key + D or CTRL + ALT + D

Minimize all Windows to show Desktop.

Restore Minimzed Windows

5 Show Application menu – Super Key + A

Application menu - Super Key + A
Application menu – Super Key + A

6 Switch Apps – Super Key + Tab or Alt + Tab

Super Key + Tab

Switch Apps - Super Key + Tab
Switch Apps – Super Key + Tab

Alt + Tab

Switch Apps - Alt + Tab
Switch Apps – Alt + Tab

7 Notification menu – Super Key + M

Notification menu - Super Key + M
Notification menu – Super Key + M

8 Split screen – Super Key + Arrow Keys (Up, Down, Left, Right arrows)

Split screen - Super Key + Arrow Keys
Split screen – Super Key + Arrow Keys

9 Switch between Workspaces – CTRL + ALT + ↑ or CTRL + ALT + ↓

Switch between Workspaces - CTRL + ALT + ↑ or CTRL + ALT + ↓
Switch between Workspaces – CTRL + ALT + ↑ or CTRL + ALT + ↓

10 Execute command without using terminal – Alt + F2

(Similar to Windows Run Window which is Win + R)

Execute command without using terminal - Alt + F2
Execute command without using terminal – Alt + F2

11 Log off – CTRL + ALT + DELETE

Log off - CTRL + ALT + DELETE
Log off – CTRL + ALT + DELETE

12 Close Window Alt + F4 or CTRL + Q

13 Customise Keyboard Shortcuts

1 Navigate to “Settings – Devices – Keyboard Shortcuts”

Keyboard Shortcuts 1
Keyboard Shortcuts 1
Keyboard Shortcuts 3
Keyboard Shortcuts 2
Keyboard Shortcuts 3
Keyboard Shortcuts 3
Keyboard Shortcuts 4
Keyboard Shortcuts 4
Keyboard Shortcuts 5
Keyboard Shortcuts 5

2 Scroll down to the bottom, click on the + button

3 Enter necessary details, Set the Shortcut, now we have a new keyboard shortcut

Add Custom Shortcut
Add Custom Shortcut

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