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Ubuntu Unleashed 2013 Edition: Covering 12.10 and 13.04, Eighth Edition by Matthew Helmke

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Power Shortcuts

Often, power users want to avoid using the mouse. They don’t want to take their hands off the keyboard unless absolutely necessary because doing so slows them down. Here are some of the more useful keyboard shortcuts that readers of this book are likely to appreciate. You can configure or adjust many of these by installing a package from the Ubuntu repositories called the CompizConfig Settings Manager:

• Use the Special key (that is, the Windows key) to open the Dash. Click Esc to close the Dash without selecting anything in it.

• Use the middle mouse button to click an icon in the Launcher to open more than one instance of the same program. On a laptop, you can do this by clicking both right and left buttons simultaneously. ...

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