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In ubuntu 13.10 (Unity Desktop Environment) there are keyboard shortcut like ctrl + Super + Up to maximize the windows etc.

Is there any keyboard shortcuts for Always On Top ? If not how can make my own custom shortcut for the same using the ubuntu system setting?

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Not sure about Unity, but in XFCE I use wmctrl with a keyboard shortcut.

Basically you create a custom keyboard shortcut, mine is CTRL-ALT-t and send it to the program. The command for the Application to bring to top is:

wmctrl -r :ACTIVE: -b toggle,above

You will probably have to install wmctrl first as I don't think it comes standard:

sudo apt-get install wmctrl

Credit goes to Ubuntuforums

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