Xfce keyboard shortcuts


Zeynel Abidin Öztürk -
2 years ago
- Shortcuts
Alt + Space

Window operations menu


Dismiss/cancel dialog

Alt + ⭾ Tab

Switch to next window

↑   Shift + Alt + ⭾ Tab

Switch to previous window

Super + ⭾ Tab

Next window of current application

Alt + F4

Close window

Alt + F7

Move window

Alt + F8

Resize window

Alt + F9

Hide window

Alt + F10

Maximize window

Alt + Shift + Page Down

Raise/lower window

Alt + F11

Toggle fullscreen

Alt + F12

Toggle above

Ctrl + Alt + D

Show desktop

Alt + F6

Stick window (show in all workspace)

Alt + F5

Maximize window horizontally

Ctrl + Alt + End

Move window to next workspace

Ctrl + Alt + Home

Move window to previous workspace

Ctrl + Alt + Num 1

Move window to workspace 1

Ctrl + Alt + Num 2

Move window to workspace 2

Ctrl + F1

… to F9: Switch to workspace 1-9

Ctrl + Alt + ←  →

Next/Previous workspace

Ctrl + Alt +

Upper workspace

Ctrl + Alt +

Bottom workspace

Ctrl + Alt +

Left workspace

Ctrl + Alt +

Right workspace

Ctrl + F1

Go to workspace 1

Ctrl + F2

Go to workspace 2

Alt + Insert

Add a workspace

Alt + Del

Delete last workspace

Ctrl + Alt + Del

Lock the screen

Super + F

File manager

Super + M

Mail reader

Ctrl + Alt + T

Terminal emulator

or Super + T
Super + W

Web browser

Super + 4

LibreOffice Calc

Super + 3

LibreOffice Writer

Super + E


Super + 1


Super + R

App Finder

Alt + F1

Popup applications menu

Ctrl + Esc

Whisker menu

Print Screen

xfce4-screenshooter -f

Alt + Print Screen

xfce4-screenshooter -w

Ctrl + Alt + L

Start xflock4

or Ctrl + Alt + Del
Alt + F2

Start xfrun4

Ctrl + Alt + Esc

Start xkill

Super + P

XF86Display xfce4-display-settings --minimal

Super + P

Show context mMenu. xfdesktop --menu

Super + P

Lock screen. xflock4

Super + P

Start prompt to run command. xfrun4

Hover your mouse over the taskbar, then scroll mouse wheel to cycle windows.

Hover your mouse over empty space on desktop, then scroll mouse wheel to cycle workspaces

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Program information

Program name: Xfce Xfce (System tools)

Xfce is a desktop environment for Linux. It aims to be fast and visually appealing. Like Gnome, Xfce is based on the GTK toolkit but it is not a Gnome fork. It uses mouse-driven Xfwm window manager.

Web page: xfce.org

Last update: 11 Nov 2019

Shortcut count: 55

How easy to press shortcuts: 70%

Platform detected: Windows or Linux (not macOS)

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