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Is there a hotkey to switch between tabs in Ubuntu's native terminal app? I'm using the netbook version of ubuntu.

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Too bad the hotkey isn't ctrl+tab. I wonder if it can be changed. – pinouchon Feb 25 '13 at 8:52
yes you can change it @pinouchon, see my answer below (unfortunately ctrl+tab wont work) – JorgeArtware Jun 7 '14 at 10:33

You can also use Ctrl+PgUp/PgDn to go to previous/next tab.

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I had to use CTRL+SHIFT+ PgUp / PgDn – jonnybot Oct 16 '15 at 19:48
not cool. Mac doesn't have it. – Vlad Dec 16 '15 at 22:47
@Vlad on my macbook it appears to be CMD+SHIFT+LEFT_ARROW/RIGHT_ARROW, maybe that works for you as well. – isaias-b Jan 3 at 0:29
Doesn't seem to work with numpad PgUp / PgDn keys I typically use on my laptop, but the dedicated PgUp / PgDn keys do work. I was able to edit the shortcuts to use the numpad easily, as described below :) – jocull May 24 at 14:41

You mean gnome-terminal?

To switch between tabs you can use Alt-n, where n is the tab ordinal number.

  • Alt+Maj+n if using an azerty keyboard, caps-locked or not...

By the way, this works the same in Gedit.

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I'm guessing you mean the default distributed (pre-installed) gnome-terminal.

You can set your own shortcuts easily, just go to menu Edit>Keyboard Shortcuts...

gnome-terminal keyboard shortcuts settings as seen on ubuntu 12.04

Bonus tip: If you wanna take a look to the real "native terminal" or tty (teletype interfase) just hit Ctrl+Alt+F1 (It works with almost any Function key), and don't panic, you can come back to the "graphical interfase" by hitting Ctrl+Alt+F7

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Ctrl + pg up


Ctrl + pg dn
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Shift+, Shift+ with Kubuntu.

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