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What is a short cut I can use to switch applications? [duplicate]

In Mac OS it was command+tab. It is one of the most helpful tools, and I was wondering what was it's Ubuntu equivalent?
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alt-f2 stops working and other issues when using a mac keyboard on 12.04

Trying to switch to an apple keyboard on Ubuntu 12.04 brings up a number of issues. There's lots of old information out there on google, I'm going to post this as the current solution. 1) On a ...
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How to set application lense as default in Unity Dash view and search results?

I want to open the Application lense in the Unity Dash as the default lense, since I much more open a programm then searching for a Wikipedia article, the weather or anything else the Home lense ...
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Desktop launcher in ubuntu 12.04

I am trying to find a way to create a launcher for the desktop and to place it on the Unity launcher panel on the left so as programs are maximized I can hit the launcher and the actual desktop will ...
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Clicking on nautilus opens new window rather than opened ones

Whenever I click on Nauitlus (Home) icon with one opened window, it always opens new rather than showing me opened ones. Is there any tweak for this?
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Is there any Desktop lock available [duplicate]

Is the any software available to just prevent the desktop from accessing (ie I want to lock the desktop, but want to downloads to continue) Previously I was using clearlock on Windows
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Gnome3 Win+M in Unity (Ubuntu 12.04 LTS)

Is there a shortcut in Unity (Ubuntu 12.04) for showing the open windows for the current desktop similar to what in Gnome 3 is achievable by "Win+M" shortcut (the image below is an example of this)? ...
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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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Can I remap right alt to compose in 13.10 and keep left alt for HUD?

Trying to follow these instructions: Using ALT + Keycode for accents? to make typing accents easier (and consistent between OSX at work and Ubuntu at home) and I can't for the life of me figure out ...
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How to minimize a fullscreen app?

I would like to be able to minimize fullscreen applications using Alt-Tab, like on Windows. It is irritating that I can't do it, because when I am playing a game and I have a message in skype, I ...
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Downgrade from 13.04 to 12.04 [duplicate]

I own an HP 2000 laptop. It did not come with a recovery CD, only a recovery partition that I destroyed when I first installed 12.04. I could not get the computer to recognize any CD at that point in ...
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Setting to only show applications of current workspace in launcher?

Is it possible to have the opened applications of the current workspace in the launcher but not the ones from other workspaces?
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Do I need any drivers for a ThinkPad L410 laptop?

I am interested in using Ubuntu OS on my 'ThinkPadL410' laptop but when i searched for the required drivers in the lenovo website i didn't find any for Ubuntu . Can anybody tell me where can i find ...
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ctrl+alt+t random terminal opens

When I need to open a terminal I press CTRL+ALT+T to save time. Most of the time absolutely nothing happens, I try to press same combination again, and still nothing happens. After like 5-8 tries ...

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