GNOME Hotkeys – Keyboard Shortcuts

General Shortcut Keys

Alt F1Opens the Applicantions Menu .
Alt F2Displays the Run Application dialog.
Print ScreenTakes a screenshot.
Alt Print ScreenTakes a screenshot of the window that has focus.
Ctrl Alt right arrowSwitches to the workspace to the right of the current workspace.
Ctrl Alt left arrowSwitches to the workspace to the left of the current workspace.
Ctrl Alt up arrowSwitches to the workspace above the current workspace.
Ctrl Alt down arrowSwitches to the workspace below the current workspace.
Ctrl Alt dMinimizes all windows, and gives focus to the desktop.
F1Starts the online help browser, and displays appropriate online Help.

Window Shortcut Keys

Alt TabSwitches between windows. When you use these shortcut keys, a list of windows that you can select is displayed. Release the keys to select a window.
Alt EscSwitches between windows in reverse order. Release the keys to select a window.
F10Opens the first menu on the left side of the menubar.
Alt spacebarOpens the Window Menu .
Arrow keysMoves the focus between items in a menu.
ReturnChooses a menu item.
EscCloses an open menu.
Ctrl Alt right arrowSwitches to the workspace to the right of the current workspace.
Ctrl Alt left arrowSwitches to the workspace to the left of the current workspace.
Ctrl Alt up arrowSwitches to the workspace above the current workspace.
Ctrl Alt down arrowSwitches to the workspace below the current workspace.
Ctrl Alt dMinimizes all windows, and gives focus to the desktop.

Panel Shortcut Keys

Ctrl Alt TabSwitches the focus between the panels and the desktop. When you use these shortcut keys, a list of items that you can select is displayed. Release the keys to select an item.
Ctrl Alt EscSwitches the focus between the panels and the desktop. Release the keys to select an item.
Ctrl F10Opens the popup menu for the selected panel.
TabSwitches the focus between objects on a panel.
ReturnChooses the selected panel object or menu item.
Shift F10Opens the popup menu for the selected panel object.
Arrow keysMoves the focus between items in a menu. Moves the focus between interface items in an applet also.
EscCloses an open menu.
F10Opens the Applications menu from the Menu Bar , if the Menu Bar is in a panel.

Application Shortcut Keys

Shortcut KeysCommand
Ctrl NNew
Ctrl XCut
Ctrl CCopy
Ctrl VPaste
Ctrl ZUndo
Ctrl SSave
Ctrl QQuit

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