Public bug reported:

Other desktop systems including Microsoft Windows and Unity have
accelerator keys in the window menu. This is typically accessible via
ALT_Space on any window, then pressing a key to initiate the desired

Typically Alt_Space can be used to bring up the menu, then use x to
maximise a window, n to minimise a window, etc. GNOME Shell does not
implement these accelerator keys, which seems inconsistent with other
desktops, and internally inconsistent, as other menus in GNOME
applications _do_ have accelerator keys.

It would be great for people coming to GNOME Shell should be able to use
the familiar keyboard shortcuts they're used to.

As far as I can test (as far back as 16.04) this has always been the

ProblemType: Bug
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 17.10
Package: gnome-shell 3.24.3-0ubuntu1
ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 4.11.0-13.19-generic 4.11.12
Uname: Linux 4.11.0-13-generic x86_64
NonfreeKernelModules: zfs zunicode zavl zcommon znvpair
ApportVersion: 2.20.6-0ubuntu5
Architecture: amd64
CurrentDesktop: GNOME
Date: Sat Aug 12 22:49:46 2017
DisplayManager: gdm3
InstallationDate: Installed on 2017-08-02 (10 days ago)
InstallationMedia: Ubuntu 17.10 "Artful Aardvark" - Alpha amd64 (20170712)
SourcePackage: gnome-shell
UpgradeStatus: No upgrade log present (probably fresh install)

** Affects: gnome-shell (Ubuntu)
     Importance: Undecided
         Status: New

** Tags: amd64 apport-bug artful wayland-session

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