Getting Started

Launch applications
Launching Applications
Move your mouse pointer to the Activities corner at the top left of the screen.
Click the Show Applications icon.
Click the application you want to run, for example, Help.
Alternatively, use the keyboard to open the Activities Overview by pressing the Super key.
Start typing the name of the application you want to launch.
Press Enter to launch the application.
Switch tasks
Switching Tasks
Move your mouse pointer to the Activities corner at the top left of the screen.
Click a window to switch to that task.
To maximize a window along the left side of the screen, grab the window’s titlebar and drag it to the left.
When half of the screen is highlighted, release the window.
To maximize a window along the right side, grab the window’s titlebar and drag it to the right.
When half of the screen is highlighted, release the window.
Press Super+ Tab to show the window switcher.
Release Super to select the next highlighted window.
To cycle through the list of open windows, do not release Super but hold it down, and press Tab.
Press the Super key to show the Activities Overview.
Start typing the name of the application you want to switch to.
When the application appears as the first result, press Enter to switch to it.
Use windows and workspaces
Windows and Workspaces
To maximize a window, grab the window’s titlebar and drag it to the top of the screen.
When the screen is highlighted, release the window.
To unmaximize a window, grab the window’s titlebar and drag it away from the edges of the screen.
You can also click the top bar to drag the window away and unmaximize it.
To maximize a window along the left side of the screen, grab the window’s titlebar and drag it to the left.
When half of the screen is highlighted, release the window.
To maximize a window along the right side of the screen, grab the window’s titlebar and drag it to the right.
When half of the screen is highlighted, release the window.
To maximize a window using the keyboard, hold down the Super key and press .
To restore the window to its unmaximized size, hold down the Super key and press .
To maximize a window along the right side of the screen, hold down the Super key and press .
To maximize a window along the left side of the screen, hold down the Super key and press .
To move to a workspace which is below the current workspace, press Super +Page Down.
To move to a workspace which is above the current workspace, press Super +Page Up.