Linux – Linux Mint Shortcut Keys

Linux Mint Shortcut Keys

Linux – Linux Mint Shortcut Keys

Linux Mint Shortcut Keys for Linux

Win – Open the Applications Menu
Win+D – Show desktop
Win+E – Open File Manager
Alt+F2 – Open the run dialog
Ctrl+Alt+T – Open a terminal
Shift+F10 OR right click – Open the context menu of the selected item
Ctrl+Z/Ctrl+Y – Undo / redo
Ctrl+C – Copy selected item
Ctrl+V – Paste
Ctrl+X – Cut selected item
Ctrl+Shift+N – New folder
Ctrl+L – Focus the location bar
Alt+Home – Navigate to the home directory
Alt+Arrow Up – Navigate up one directory
Alt+Arrow Right/Arrow Left – Navigate one directory forward / back
Ctrl+ left click – Select multiple items
Shift+ left click – Select a range of items
Arrow Keys – Select an item in the indicated direction
Shift+Arrow Keys – Select a range of items in the indicated direction
Ctrl+S – Select items matching a pattern (opens a dialog where you type in a pattern. All items matching that pattern are selected)
Home/End – Select the first or last item in the window
Ctrl+A – Select all items
Ctrl+Shift+I – Invert selection
Ctrl+O OR Alt+Arrow DownOR Enter – Open selected item
Ctrl+Shift+O – Open selected item in new tab
Alt+Enter – Properties of selected item
Shift+Space – Preview selected item
F2 – Rename selected item
Ctrl+M – Create shortcut to selected item
Delete – Delete selected item
Ctrl+1 – Icon view
Ctrl+2 – List view
Ctrl+3 – Compact view
Ctrl+H – Show hidden files
Ctrl+=/- OR Ctrl +Mousewheel – Increase / decrease icon size
Ctrl+0 (zero) – Reset icon size
F3 – Toggle Extra Pane (split view that shows two folder side by side)
F4 – Toggle Terminal in top pane (require the Nemo Terminal plugin)
F9 – Toggle left pane
Ctrl+B – Edit bookmarks (Opens a dialog where you can sort, rename, and delete the shortcuts that appear in the left pane)
Ctrl+D – Add bookmark (a shortcut in the left pane)
F6 – Cycle focus between panes
F8, then Arrow Keys – Resize panes. Press F8 to cycle through the separators between panes (the selected one will be highlighted). Then use the arrow keys to resize the separator.
Ctrl+T – New tab
Alt+1 … 9 – Switch to tab 1 … 9
Ctrl+Page Up/Page Down – Next / previous tab
Ctrl+Shift+Page Up/Page Down – Move tab left / right
Ctrl+W – Close tab
Ctrl+F – Find
Ctrl+N – New window
F10 – Open file menu
Alt+P – Open the plugin manager
Ctrl+Q – Close all”>3. Manage Windows and Workspaces

Alt+Tab – Cycle through open windows on current Workspace
Alt+` – Cycle through open windows of the same application on ANY Workspace
Ctrl+Alt+Arrow Down/Alt+Esc – Toggle Scale view (display all windows on current Workspace)
Ctrl+Alt+Arrow Up – Toggle Expo view (display all Workspaces)
Ctrl+Alt+Arrow Left/Arrow Right – Move to left / right workspace
Ctrl+Alt+Shift+Arrow Left/Arrow Right – Move current window to left /right workspace
Win+Shift+Arrow Keys – Move current window to different monitor (left/right/up/down)
Alt+F4 – Close window
Alt+F5 – Unmaximize window
Alt+F7 – Resize window
Alt+F8 – Move window
Alt+F10 – Toggle maximize / unaximize window
Win+Arrow Keys – Snap window to left/right/top/bottom half of screen. Use in combination to snap to corners, e.g. right then up. Key back toward the middle of the screen to unsnap (e.g., for a right-snapped window, push super+arrow left)
Ctrl+Win+Arrow Keys – Tile window to the left/right/top/bottom half of the screen. Other maximized windows will fill in the remaining space.
Alt+Space – Open window menu
Ctrl+Alt+L – Lock screen
Ctrl+Alt+Delete – Log out
Ctrl+Alt+End – Open the Shut Down menu (Suspend / Restart / Shut Down)
Print Screen – Take a screenshot
Ctrl+Print Screen – Copy a screenshot to the clipboard
Alt+Print Screen – Take a screenshot of the current window
Ctrl+Alt+Print Screen – Copy a screenshot of the current window to the clipboard
Ctrl+Alt+Shift+R – Toggle desktop recording (video will be saved to your Home folder)
F1 – Launch Linux Mint online help
Ctrl+Alt+Esc – Restart Cinnamon, preserving all applications and windows (version 2.6+)
Win+P – Re-detect display devices
Win+L – Toggle looking glass debugging tool
Ctrl+Alt+Backspace – Restart the X server (WARNING: this will close all running applications!)
Alt+Win+=/- orAlt+Mousewheel – Zoom desktop in or out (Note: Zoom must be enabled in Universal Access settings)

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