Take the 2-minute tour ×
Ask Ubuntu is a question and answer site for Ubuntu users and developers. It's 100% free, no registration required.

I just created a lot of keyboard shortcuts for my programs, like scite, Zend Studio, Firefox, but when I trigger the shortcuts a new instance of each programs is started, but I only wish to bring the existing instance in front of all other windows.

How can I do this i.e use a keyboard shortcut to bring a specific program to appear on top of all windows?

share|improve this question

1 Answer 1

Edit if you are using Unity there is an automatic shortcut that those this for every program in the launcher, just use SUPER+key, you can see the key assigned to each program letting SUPER pressed for a while.

If the program is pinned to the launcher, it will retain the same shortcut until you change its position.

enter image description here

share|improve this answer

Your Answer

 
discard

By posting your answer, you agree to the privacy policy and terms of service.

Not the answer you're looking for? Browse other questions tagged or ask your own question.