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Hotkey combinations for window management?

What is the most useful hotkeys on ubuntu desktop ? (for show all windows at the same time, change between programs,...)
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5answers
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How do I change the shortcut key to launch the dash

I'm using a Logitech Cordless Mediaboard and since it doesn't have a win key, I need to change the shortcut for launching the dash. I'm not looking to assign Alt Gr as win key or any other key. I ...
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How do I show the Applications Lens By Default?

While I am growing to be more and more fond of Unity, there are a few minor things I'd like to change. One of them in which is the default view of the dash. When I go into the dash, 99% of the time ...
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2answers
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How to easily open the Launcher with a secondary monitor to the left

I have two monitors (24" as main and a 19" to the left). Each time I want to swap to a different application or launch a new one, the launcher seems a little problematic to come up. Even though ...
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1answer
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How to have multiple instances of the same program in unity?

You see, if you have an application in the sidebar not running, you click on it and it runs. Good. Now if you have it running, you click on it and it shows you the already open one. I discovered that ...
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2answers
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Where is “Super” key for Ubuntu running on Mac OS X with Vmware Fusion

Host OS: Mac OS X Lion Guest OS: Ubuntu 11.10 Virtualization: Vmware Fusion I am the type of person that relies heavily on shortcuts. The fact that I don't have "Super" key on my Mac keyboard really ...
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How do I disable the orange resizing of windows when I put them up against the edge of the screen?

Ubuntu 11.10 with Unity. How do I disable the orange resizing of windows when I put then up against the edge of the screen. -And instead move then to another workspace next that edge? I have tried ...
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2answers
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Is there a keyboard shortcut for the indicator area?

There is a bunch of functionality that is available in the Unity system tray (open/show pidgin, show amarok, turn on/off wireless, switch wireless network, etc). I want to get access to that ...
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Any new keyboard shortcuts in 11.10?

I have just installed the new version of ubuntu 11.10, called "Oneiric Ocelot", but i dont see any new shortcuts to help improvement between desktops and applications. I have try Alt+Tab, ...
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App that enables hotkeys to half-screen a window?

On windows I can hold down the Windows key and press Left to make my current window take up the left half of the screen. Is there a similar app for Ubuntu?
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2answers
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Expo and Workspace shortcut Super + S not working

It says here and here that the keyboard shortcut for expo mode of all windows, while zooming out on workspaces, is Super+S. However, when I push the command it just zooms out the workspaces; it does ...
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0answers
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How to reorder tray icons? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Is it possible to change the order of icons in the indicator applet? Using 11.04 beta. I see that you can no longer right-click and unlock|move tray icons. Is there a ...
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3answers
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How do I quickly access the Unity Launcher?

Quite a basic question: I've noticed that to show the launcher when it's hidden that I have to move the mouse to the top left of the screen, rather than simply move the mouse to the left edge of the ...
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2answers
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Custom keyboard shortcut not working in Saucy

I'm trying to set up a shortcut that will open the gnome-control-center to the display tab. The command for this is gnome-control-center display which works in a terminal and in the dash. I set up ...
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Unity 2D documentation?

Is there any documentation for Unity 2D? The only settings available seem to be buried in gconf and are a bit cryptic.

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