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I cannot use Alt-Tab to switch between windows in Arch Linux with Budgie Desktop

I installed budgie desktop on Endeavour OS (based on Arch Linux) using the package manager (yay). I am unable to switch between applications using alt-tab. Also, the control panel does not open. How ...
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Left Alt+tab and Left Ctrl+Left Shift+tab is not working on my external keyboard

I have been using the EXTERNAL keyboard for the Linux Mint desktop. Recently Left Alt+tab ( to switch between the currently opened windows ) and LeftCtrl+LeftShift + tab ( to go to the previous tab ...
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how xfce's 'switch application' in window manager actions can use recently used application order?

In window manager actions, is it possible to modify the xfce's 'switch application' to use recently used application order? Like Alt+Tab does. Thank you for helping.
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Remove window from Alt-Tab-Menu

I'm using pop_os with Wayland and I was wondering whether there was a way to remove certain processes from the Alt-Tab menu. In my case I have a certain gjs process @!0,28;BDH which appears in my Alt-...
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On Linux (Mint) MATE How Can I Make ALT+TAB Switch Between Only The Current Workspace's Windows

For some reason my version of Linux Mint MATE is configured to switch between applications on any workspace when I use ALT+TAB. Simple question: is there any way to limit it to only switch between ...
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Gnome extension 'Alt Tab: Raise First Window' cannot be disabled

I'm new to Linux and I'm using Pop!_OS 20.10 x86_64. The system by default enables an extension Alt Tab: Raise First Window and I cannot disable it: I disable the extension from Gnome Tweaks and also ...
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What's the difference between Super+Tab and Alt+Tab on Gnome?

I'm on Manjaro Gnome 3.28.3. For my situation, they do same thing, list thumbnails of all opened applications and if you press Super or Alt, Tab could help you to switch the applications. So, I ...
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ALT + TAB Doesn't Work (Linux Mint MATE)

Somehow (I have no idea how) I broke my ALT + TAB functionality. I'm using Linux Mint (MATE edition), and when I press ALT + TAB instead of switching to another application it very briefly shows the ...
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Gnome shell - alt-tab prioritize current workspace

Is there a way to tweak the alt-tab behaviour in Gnome Shell to prioritize the current workspace? Currently, alt-tab prioritizes windows used most recently, instead of windows in the current ...
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Alt-Tab not working for guest operating systems in Virtualbox on Fedora 25

I do lots of research on net but I couldn't find any solution to my problem. My host machine is Fedora 25 and I have two guest OS (Kali Linux and Windows 10). Both in my guest OSs every shortcut ...
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application/window switcher on xubuntu/xfce: group windows by application

I'coming from a mac, where the alt-tab application switcher is grouping windows of the same application as one entry in the application switcher dialog - I'm used to this behaviour, having ALL windows ...
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Alt-tab menu not showing when in fullscreen

When I use Sublime text 3 in fullscreen (F11) mode and use alt+tab, the menu doesn't show. This is rather frustrating, since I'm unable to predict which window I'm switching to. Is there any way to ...
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Where are the icons in the ALT-TAB switcher loaded from? How can I edit them?

On my Linux Mint 17.2 Cinnamon system, ALT+TAB switcher, in the default settings (icon and thumbnail pop up in the switcher) shows a pixelated icon for one of my applications. I do not know where the ...
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Restrict Alt+Tab to the current monitor in Gnome 3

How can I tweak Alt+Tab in Gnome 3 so it will iterate windows only in the current monitor? I'm using ArchLinux.
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My alt+tab just showed only terminal windows -- what did I press?

I'm using Linux Mint 17.3 with Cinnamon. I have a few applications open on the current workspace and was busy tabbing through them to get to a particular terminal window. I think I accidentally ...
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Xfce change order of Alt-tab

When using alt-tab, xfce (like most desktop managers) switches between te windows in the order of which window was used most recently. I would prefer to cycle in an order that does not change each ...
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Restrict Alt+Tab to the current workspace in Gnome 3

Is there a way to tweak Alt+Tab in Gnome 3 so it will iterate windows only in the current workspace? I'm using Debian wheezy.
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How to change behavior from cyclic windows toggling to the latest windows toggling on solaris

In solaris OS, when pressing alt-tab, it cycles the opened windows. Can I change the behavior to toggle the lastest opened windows as the M$ OS does. That is, how can I toggle between the two most ...
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Change Alt-Tab icon size in mint

I have linux mint 16 cinnamon. Is it possible to change the size of icons in Alt-Tab?
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Mouse problems in OpenSuse

I just installed the latest version of opensuse on virtualbox just to learn some stuff and I'm having some strange problems with my mouse. Sometimes while I'm just moving my mouse around not clicking ...
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Cycle through clients on both screens in awesomewm

I am using awesomewm and have two monitors, and Mod4+j and Mod4+k cycles through windows on the current screen only. Is there a way to cycle through all windows/clients on all screens to make it work ...
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Can I make alt-tab window always appear on the primary screen in Gnome?

Right now it appears on whatever screen the app I'm switching from is located. If I while alt-tabbing I accidentally stop on my radio player, located on my alt screen, it's most annoying.
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What are some decent alt-tab replacements for Gnome?

I think these problems bother me with the native alt-tab app: It feels a bit sluggish - it takes about 0.3 seconds for the alt-tab window to appear. I'd like to configure Alt-Shift-Tab to go one ...
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