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I've been using fluxbox on my netbook, and have been very pleased. That is, with everything but one feature. I would really like it if I could use fluxbox with the added functionality that when I use alt+tab it will show me the windows I am switching between. (As it does in Windows/Mac/GNOME/KDE/Xfce/...). Is there some app I can install that would do that? Or is the only resort to use a different GUI?

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Cross posted on AU. – enzotib Dec 11 '11 at 12:13
Do not cross-post. – Gilles Dec 11 '11 at 23:03
Have you ever found out how to do that? I am interested in achieving this functionality as well. – Patrick Mar 16 '12 at 18:39
@enzotib: the AU post has been closed. I would also live to know how to do this. – David Oneill Apr 5 '12 at 20:54

you can use http://bbkeys.sourceforge.net/ to achieve your goal.

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Here is also a git repo with installation instructions for bbkeys. Make sure to remove the key bindings from your ~/.fluxbox/keys file.

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