Linux: LXDE Keyboard Shortcuts ⌨

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Note: LXDE by default uses the window manager Openbox, so, most of its keys are just Openbox keys.

linux lxde screenshot 2013-06-02
Linux LXDE screenshot

Openbox Window Manager Keys

toggle show desktop❖ Super+d
close windowAlt+F4
move window underAlt+Esc
show window menuAlt+Space
next windowAlt+Tab ↹
previous windowAlt+⇧ Shift+Tab ↹
goto window❖ Super+⇧ Shift+arrow
toggle fullscreenF11

Virtual Screen (aka Desktop, Workspace)

switch virtual screenCtrl+Alt+arrow
switch virtual screen❖ Super+F1】 and with {F2, F3, F4}
move window to a VC⇧ Shift+Alt+arrow

You can see all default keys in the config file at /etc/xdg/openbox/rc.xml.

Official doc at


launch folder viewer pcmanfm❖ Super+e
show desktop and launch folder viewerCtrl+Alt+d
Open terminalCtrl+Alt+t
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