I know that I can change desktops by either clicking on their icon or rolling the mousewheel while holding Alt.

I'm wondering if there's a pure keyboard shortcut for switching between desktops.

  • Ctrl + Alt + Left switches to previous desktop
  • Ctrl + Alt + Right switches to next desktop

Reference: Lubuntu/Keyboard

In Lubuntu 16.04 LTS the following default shortcuts switch directly to a certain desktop:

  • Windows + F1 switches directly to desktop 1
  • Windows + F2 switches directly to desktop 2
  • and so on if you've added the number of desktops
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    One can also look at ~/.config/openbox/lubuntu-rc.xml to see all the shortcuts available for keyboard and mouse. – DK Bose Sep 7 '16 at 3:19
  • To switch a window between the different desktops, right click it in the toolbar and select its "workspace" as they call it there. – Doh09 Jul 2 '18 at 9:53

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