keyboard shortcut gnome-terminal (ctrl-tab) and (ctrl-shift-tab) in 12.04?

Keyboard shortcuts in gnome-terminal (Ctrl+Tab and Ctrl+Shift+Tab) in 12.04 don’t seem to be working. Is there a setting that I dont know of?

Here is Solutions:

We have many solutions to this problem, But we recommend you to use the first solution because it is tested & true solution that will 100% work for you.

Solution 1

A way to configure this is by setting gsettings from the terminal itself (two commands):

gsettings set org.gnome.Terminal.Legacy.Keybindings:/org/gnome/terminal/legacy/keybindings/ next-tab '<Primary>Tab'
gsettings set org.gnome.Terminal.Legacy.Keybindings:/org/gnome/terminal/legacy/keybindings/ prev-tab '<Primary><Shift>Tab'

Source: the last comment in the bug report

Solution 2

Use dconf Editor. If it’s not installed by default you can get it with sudo apt-get install dconf-tools. The shortcut can be modified at Org > Gnome > Terminal > Legacy > Keybindings.

Screenshot of dconf Editor

This works for me in Ubuntu Gnome 16.04. Reference: https://bugzilla.gnome.org/show_bug.cgi?id=738325

Solution 3

Unfortunately assigning shortcuts with TAB key is a no go in Gnome (for whatever reason). So this will not work.

There is a way to do this in a hacky way, from the answer below type this in the terminal:

gsettings set org.gnome.Terminal.Legacy.Keybindings:/org/gnome/terminal/legacy/keybindings/ next-tab '<Primary>Tab'
gsettings set org.gnome.Terminal.Legacy.Keybindings:/org/gnome/terminal/legacy/keybindings/ prev-tab '<Primary><Shift>Tab'

Solution 4

Use Ctrl+PageUP and Ctrl+PageDown (annoying, but it is what we have).

Solution 5

This may be a little heretic to do in gnome but you can install Konsole and have those shortcuts like so:

sudo apt install konsole

The shortcut Ctrl+Tab is set by default.

Note: Konsole is the KDE default terminal

Solution 6

One thing very interesting I found days ago is that the gnome does:
Ctrl+Tab Switch between different application
Ctrl+`(The one above Tab) Switch between different windows of one application
Try this.

Solution 7

Resetting the dconf to ‘factory setting’ might help sometime(At least in my case when my Ctrl+T was not working system wide)

dconf reset -f /org/gnome/

Note: Use and implement solution 1 because this method fully tested our system.
Thank you 🙂

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