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Ubuntu Unleashed 2014 Edition: Covering 13.10 and 14.04,Ninth Edition by Paul Hudson, Andrew Hudson, 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:

Image 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 ...

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