Xfce keyboard shortcuts

Xfce  

Zeynel Öztürk -
5 years ago
- Shortcuts
1
Alt + Space

Window operations menu

5
Esc

Dismiss/cancel dialog

13
Alt + Tab

Switch to next window

3
↑  Shift + Alt + Tab

Switch to previous window

9
Super + Tab

Next window of current application

2
Alt + F4

Close window

1
Alt + F7

Move window

3
Alt + F8

Resize window

11
Alt + F9

Hide window

10
Alt + F10

Maximize window

-6
Alt + Shift + Page Down

Raise/lower window

6
Alt + F11

Toggle fullscreen

4
Alt + F12

Toggle above

11
Ctrl + Alt + D

Show desktop

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4
Alt + F6

Stick window (show in all workspace)

0
Alt + F5

Maximize window horizontally

2
Ctrl + Alt + End

Move window to next workspace

2
Ctrl + Alt + Home

Move window to previous workspace

10
Ctrl + Alt + Num 1

Move window to workspace 1

5
Ctrl + Alt + Num 2

Move window to workspace 2

14
Ctrl + F1

… to F9: Switch to workspace 1-9

12
Ctrl + Alt +   

Next/Previous workspace

3
Ctrl + Alt +

Upper workspace

3
Ctrl + Alt +

Bottom workspace

3
Ctrl + Alt +

Left workspace

2
Ctrl + Alt +

Right workspace

0
Ctrl + F1

Go to workspace 1

0
Ctrl + F2

Go to workspace 2

0
Alt + Insert

Add a workspace

1
Alt + Del

Delete last workspace

2
Ctrl + Alt + Del

Lock the screen

1
Super + F

File manager

2
Super + M

Mail reader

5
Ctrl + Alt + T

Terminal emulator

0
or Super + T
1
Super + W

Web browser

0
Super + 4

LibreOffice Calc

-1
Super + 3

LibreOffice Writer

1
Super + E

Mousepad

1
Super + 1

Parole

1
Super + R

App Finder

0
Alt + F1

Popup applications menu

4
Ctrl + Esc

Whisker menu

2
Print Screen

xfce4-screenshooter -f

2
Alt + Print Screen

xfce4-screenshooter -w

3
Ctrl + Alt + L

Start xflock4

1
or Ctrl + Alt + Del
1
Alt + F2

Start xfrun4

-2
Ctrl + Alt + Esc

Start xkill

0
Super + P

XF86Display xfce4-display-settings --minimal

0
Super + P

Show context mMenu. xfdesktop --menu

1
Super + P

Lock screen. xflock4

0
Super + P

Start prompt to run command. xfrun4

3

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

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1

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: 11/11/2019 8:10 PM UTC

How easy to press shortcuts: 70%

More information >>

Shortcut count: 55

Platform detected: Windows or Linux

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What is your favorite Xfce hotkey? Do you have any useful tips for it? Let other users know below.


 

Daniel OP says : 14 months ago 12/29/2022 4:13 PM
With power button set to sleep, i set this new keyboard shortcut to suspend:

xfce4-session-logout --suspend

Guest OP says : 2 years ago 11/1/2021 7:57 PM
There are also nice shortcuts for window arrangements:

SUPER+LEFT - adjust&resize window left half of screen
SUPER+RIGHT - adjust&resize window right half of screen
SUPER+1 - adjust&resize window bottom-left corner on a 2x2 grid
SUPER+3 - adjust&resize window bottom-right corner on a 2x2 grid
SUPER+7 - adjust&resize window top-left corner on a 2x2 grid
SUPER+9 - adjust&resize window top-right corner on a 2x2 grid

Zeynel Abidin Öztürk Admin says in reply to Guest : 2 years ago 11/2/2021 1:03 PM
Thank you very much!

Guest OP says : 3 years ago 5/21/2021 5:13 AM
Is really helpful article . I am a fan of XFCE !!