Keyboard shortcuts can make your life a lot easier. In many cases, they eliminate extraneous mouse clicks, saving you time with simple tasks you find yourself doing over and over.
Although Ubuntu and its Unity interface were designed to run on a wide range of devices, the desktop version appears to have been designed with the keyboard in mind (see features like the Dash and the HUD).
To get the most out of Ubuntu, there are several basic keyboard shortcuts you should be familiar with. Not only will they save you time, but they’ll also make you feel like a wizard as you launch programs and navigate between applications without even touching the mouse. Read the rest of this entry