i3 (window manager) keyboard shortcuts

i3 (window manager)

Zeynel Abidin Öztürk -
5 months ago
- Shortcuts
Alt + ⤶ Enter

Open new terminal

Alt + J

Focus left

Alt + K

Focus down

Alt + L

Focus up

Alt + ;

Focus right

Alt + A

Focus parent

Alt + Space

Toggle focus mode

Alt + ↑   Shift + J

Move window left

Alt + ↑   Shift + K

Move window down

Alt + ↑   Shift + L

Move window up

Alt + ↑   Shift + ;

Move window right

Alt + F

Toggle fullscreen

Alt + V

Split a window vertically

Alt + H

Split a window horizontally

Alt + R

Resize mode

For more information, take a look at the “Resizing containers / windows” section of the user guide.
Alt + E


Alt + S


Alt + W


Alt + Shiift + Space

Toggle floating

Alt + Mouse left click

Drag floating

Alt + 0 - 9

Switch to another workspace

Alt + ↑   Shift + 0 - 9

Move a window to another workspace

Alt + D

Open application launcher (dmenu)

Alt + ↑   Shift + Q

Kill a window

Alt + ↑   Shift + C

Reload the configuration file

Alt + ↑   Shift + R

Restart i3 in place

Alt + ↑   Shift + E

Exit i3

Source: i3wm.org

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Program information

Program name: i3 (window manager) (System tools)

i3 is a tiling window manager designed for X11. i3 supports tiling, stacking, and tabbing layouts. i3 was initially released in March 2009.

Web page: https://i3wm.org

Shortcut count: 27

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