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is there any way to switch between tabs using Ctrl-Tab shortcut?

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It should be in your settings under Edit->keyboard shortcuts

The default is ctrl+pg down/up

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Yes, but i can't select Ctrl-Tab ... it doesn't do anything. – Morris Jobke Nov 30 '10 at 17:30
make sure you are not already using that combination in either your global system shortcuts or if you are using compiz, it will overwrite it, so i would try to do it there, or just use a diff key-combo like ctrl+arrow right/left(my preference) – madmaze Nov 30 '10 at 17:33
May there is no way to use it with Ctrl-Tab @launchpad – Morris Jobke Nov 30 '10 at 17:43
I've wired next tab and prev tab to Ctl+J and Ctl+K and it's working out fine. Thanks for this tip. – Khaja Minhajuddin Oct 17 '12 at 17:11

I think this is not possible in gnome-terminal due to GTK, see

However, it is possible with terminator which is very similar (sudo apt-get install terminator). Once installed I had to manually edit .config/terminator/config to get it working:

  cycle_prev = <Ctrl>Page_Up
  next_tab = <Ctrl>Tab
  prev_tab = <Ctrl><Shift>Tab
  cycle_next = <Ctrl>Page_Down
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