Awesome Window Manager keyboard shortcuts

Awesome Window Manager

Zeynel Abidin Öztürk -
10 months ago
- Shortcuts

Note: Mod4 key is probably mapped to Windows key on your keyboard.

Mod4 + Ctrl + R

Restart Awesome

Mod4 + ↑   Shift + Q

Quit Awesome

Mod4 + R

Run prompt

Mod4 + X

Run Lua code prompt

Mod4 + ⤶ Enter

Spawn terminal emulator

Mod4 + W

Open main menu

Mod4 + ↑   Shift + R

Redraw the focused window

Mod4 + M

Maximize client

Mod4 + N

Minimize client

Mod4 + F

Set client fullscreen

Mod4 + ↑   Shift + C

Kill focused client

Mod4 + T

Mark a client

Mod4 + J

Focus next client

Mod4 + K

Focus previous client

Mod4 + U

Focus first urgent client

Mod4 +

View previous tag

Mod4 +

View next tag

Mod4 + 1 - 9

Switch to tag 1-9

Mod4 + Ctrl + J

Focus next screen

Mod4 + Ctrl + K

Focus previous screen

Mod4 + Esc

Focus previously selected tag set

Mod4 + ↑   Shift + J

Switch client with next client

Mod4 + ↑   Shift + K

Switch client with previous client

Mod4 + O

Send client to next screen

Mod4 + H

Decrease master width factor by 5%

Mod4 + L

Increase master width factor by 5%

Mod4 + ↑   Shift + H

Increase number of master windows by 1

Mod4 + ↑   Shift + L

Decrease number of master windows by 1

Mod4 + Ctrl + H

Increase number of columns for non-master windows by 1

Mod4 + Ctrl + L

Decrease number of columns for non-master windows by 1

Mod4 + Space

Switch to next layout

Mod4 + ↑   Shift + Space

Switch to previous layout

Mod4 + Ctrl + Space

Toggle client floating status

Mod4 + Ctrl + ⤶ Enter

Swap focused client with master

Mod4 + Ctrl + 1 - 9

Toggle tag view

Mod4 + ↑   Shift + 1 - 9

Tag client with tag

Mod4 + ↑   Shift + Ctrl + 1 - 9

Toggle tag on client

Mod4 + ↑   Shift + F1

...to F9: Tag marked clients with tag.


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Program information

Program name: Awesome Window Manager (Productivity)

Awesome is a dynamic window manager for X Windows System. It is quite fast and customizable. One of Awesome's highlight feature is that software makes it possible to manage windows with keyboard.

Web page: https://awesomewm.org

Shortcut count: 38

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