Kali Linux keyboard shortcuts

Kali Linux

Zeynel Abidin Öztürk -
12 months ago
- Shortcuts

When using an operating system, a basic knowledge of its keyboard shortcuts will always help. It's the same with the case of Kali. These Kali shortcuts will help you manage windows, workspaces, and screenshots faster.

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F1

Online help

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F10

Left click menu on cursor

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Alt + F1

Open window

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Alt + F2

Open command window

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Alt + F4

Close window

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Alt + F7

Move window

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Alt + F8

Resize window

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Alt + F10

Toggle maximization state

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Ctrl + Alt + D

Minimize all windows

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Alt + Space

Activate the window menu

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Ctrl + N

New

1
Ctrl + X

Cut

-3
Ctrl + C

Copy

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Ctrl + P

Paste

2
Ctrl + Z

Undo

-1
Ctrl + S

Save

0
Ctrl + Q

Quit

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Print Screen

Take a screenshot

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Alt + Print Screen

Take a screenshot of a window

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Ctrl + Print Screen

Screenshot to clipboard

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Ctrl + Alt + Print Screen

Screenshot of a window to clipboard

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Ctrl + ↑   Shift + Print Screen

Screenshot of an area to clipboard

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↑   Shift + Ctrl + Alt + R

Record a screencast

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↑   Shift + Ctrl + Alt +

Move window one workspace to the left

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↑   Shift + Ctrl + Alt +

Move window one workspace to the right

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↑   Shift + Ctrl + Alt +

Move window one workspace up

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Shift + Ctrl + Alt + Page Down

Move window one workspace down


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Program information

Program name: Kali Linux Kali Linux (Productivity)

Kali Linux is a Linux distribution designed for digital forensics and penetration testing. It comes with pre-installed penetration-testing programs such as packet analyzer Wireshark and port scanner Nmap. First released in March 2013, Kali Linux is based on Debian.

Web page: kali.org

Last update: 12 March 2020

How easy to press shortcuts: 68%

More information >>

Updated: Updated program information. (2 updates.) 3/12/2020 9:21:07 AM New program added.
3/12/2020 9:30:12 AM Updated program information.

Shortcut count: 27

Platform detected: Windows or Linux (not macOS)

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Guest says: 10 days ago 2/18/2021 7:50 PM
what if i just want to switch workspaces without moving the window im currently in?