What are the hotkeys for switching the current window between maximized, normal, and minimized states? If some of these don't exist, can I set them somewhere?
In Ubuntu 12.04 Unity the shortcuts can be found in:
System Settings | Hardware | Keyboard | Shortcuts | Windows.
In a default installation the keys are the following:
- Maximize: Ctrl+Super+↑
- Restore: Ctrl+Super+↓
- Minimize: Ctrl+Alt+0 (the keypad 0)
To minimise Alt+Space,N
To maximise Alt+Space,X
Depending on your internationalization settings the key to press after Alt+Space will be different (e.g. U to minimize with french settings).
To minimize, it is not Ctrl+Super+0 but Ctrl+Alt+0.
It works on 12.04. Remember: Ctrl+Alt+0.
For Ubuntu 11.10 and earlier:
Alt+ F10 : Maximize the current window. If the window is already maximized, unmaximize it(normal).
Alt+ F9 : Minimize the current window.
try Super + H in ubuntu to minimize the current window
If the defaults don't suit you, you can set new shortcuts by opening the Dash and searching for the app "Keyboard Shortcuts."
For Ubuntu 12 Unity:
Bottom-Left Corner: Ctrl+Alt+1
Bottom-Right Corner: Ctrl+Alt+3
Maximize or Center: Ctrl+Alt+5
Top-Left Corner: Ctrl+Alt+7
Top-Right Corner: Ctrl+Alt+9
On Ubuntu you can find your shortcuts in System Settings -> Keyboard -> Shortcuts. As well, you can show some shortcuts by holding the Super (Start) key.
In Ubuntu 15.10, it works with ctrl + alt + 0 (on the numberpad).
However, I prefer to use ctrl + super + arrow down key.
in my Ubuntu 14.04 using KDE it's Alt +
Middle Mouse Button.
Fixed the minimize shortcut by changing the shortcut to Alt+M and now it works perfectly fine for me.