One of the things that gives us the most freedom in any operating system, They are the keyboard shortcuts, with them we can perform the main actions in a quick and easy way.
en Ubuntu there are a variety of keyboard combinations or keyboard shortcuts themselves, below I will show you the main most used shortcuts.
So we can say that one keyboard shortcut is a key combination to easily perform the most common actions on operating systems, that said, here are a few keyboard shortcuts for Ubuntu:
Main keyboard shortcuts for Ubuntu
1) Ctrl + A = Select All (In Documents, Firefox, Nautilus, etc.)
2) Ctrl + C = Copy (In Documents, Firefox, Nautilus, etc)
3) Ctrl + V = Paste (In Documents, Firefox, Nautilus)
4) Ctrl + N = New (Create a new document)
5) Ctrl + O = Open (Open a document)
6) Ctrl + S = Save (Save the current document)
7) Control + P = Print (Print the current document)
8) Ctrl + I = Send to … (Email current document)
9) Ctrl + W = Close (Close the current document)
10) Ctrl + Q = Close window (Close the current application)
These first ten that I put to you are the own ones of the document editingAlthough they are also valid in programs such as Firefox, Chrome, Nautilus, Opera, etc., etc., it should be noted that most of them do not work in the terminal.
10) Alt + Tab = Switch between open programs.
11) Alt + F1 = Open application menu.
12) Ctrl + Alt + tab = Browse open programs.
13) ImprPant = Screenshot
14) Ctrl + C = (Used in terminal) End current process
15) Ctrl + F10 = Context menu (right button).
16) Ctrl + Right or left arrow = Change desktop
17) Shift + Ctrl + Right or Left Arrow = Change desktop by moving current window.
This group of eight keyboard shortcuts can be considered useful in the desk.
18) Ctrl + H = Show / Hide hidden files.
19) Control + D = Logout.
20) F2 = Rename.
21) Alt + F4 = Close window.
22) Ctrl + Alt + L = Lock screen.
23) Alt + F2 = Open execution menu.
24) Alt + F5 = Restore maximized window.
25) Ctrl + T= Open new tab.
26) Click on the mouse wheel = Paste selected text.
Well with these 26 keyboard shortcuts, for me the main ones, surely save you a lot of time and speed up the most basic tasks a barbarity.
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