Are there any Keyboard Shortcuts for maximizing, minimizing and resizing the current window?

I am on Ubuntu 13.04, Gnome-latest version.


Try that:

Alt + F9 Minimize current window.

Alt + F10 Maximize the current window.

If you prefer to create custom shortcuts see this article.


Go to: Applications > System Tools > System Settings > Keyboards > Shortcuts. Choose the Navigation option, then just add. Or:

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  • 2
    Alt+F9/F10 doesn't work for me, but thanks for the link. Add the information about seeing the set shortcuts and I will accept the answer. :-) For example I have set CTRL+Super+UP/DOWN Jun 14 '13 at 14:06
  • Added information. :-)
    – stderr
    Jun 14 '13 at 14:41

In Ubuntu 14 work for me

Ctrl + Super + Up to maximize.

Ctrl + Super + Down to minimize.

Super aka Windows Key

  • 6
    Same for Ubuntu 16
    – Wietse
    Feb 27 '17 at 10:19
  • 2
    To organize the window left or right, use Ctrl + Super + Left/Right. May 19 '17 at 5:00

In Ubuntu 20.04 just

Super + Up arrow to maximize.

Super + Down arrow to minimize.

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