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How do I switch to the next window (NOT the most recent one) in Gnome/Cinnamon?

Let's say that I have 26 open windows in Gnome (specifically, Cinnamon 3.8.8). I want to efficiently navigate through all of them and perform a single task in each. How do I accomplish this? Alt-...
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how to place application switcher only on secondary monitor?

I have two monitors on Xubuntu 19.10 with Xfce 4.14. When I use Alt + Tab to switch from one app to another the switcher window appears on the both monitors. As workaround I installed compiz and the ...
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Executing command when application comes to the foreground (Ubuntu 19.04, X11)

I'd like to be able to execute a command when switching to specific applications. In particular, I'd like to able to change the xmodmap when switching to the Terminal and then change it again when ...
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Switch easily between browser and editor

My usual workflow is like that (for instance): My screen is split into two. My editor (Emacs or whatever) for markdown is on the left, the other on the right (web browser to view the results of ...
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Next/previous window switch in taskbar order in LXDE

I'm using lxde on openbox, lxpanel is opened on the bottom. I want to achieve to move between tasks/windows fast. But I can't find a way to do that, the feature I want is very simple: An indicator(...
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In xmonad, how can I bind a keyboard shortcut to focus a specific application?

E.g. I want to bind Mod+Shift+m to bring me to the window whose className is "Emacs", so I can instantly switch to that application regardless which workspace I'm in and which window I'm focusing.
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Qubes OS Switch from Windows

Currently being on windows 10 and wanting to transfer to Linux I have found Qubes, and think it to be a good starting point for security and usability. But whatever, not the point. Is there a way to ...
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Switching to concrete windows with Openbox

This is a Lubuntu 16.04 running in live mode, that opens up at startup three windows (lxterminal, geany editor, and a graphic window). The user is intended to switch from the terminal to the editor ...
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Running a script on leaving an i3 workspace

Does i3 have the ability to run a script whenever one leaves a workspace? I ask because I would like a certain keyboard layout in emacs (including hyper) and a different one outside of emacs (...
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Can detached screens by “imported” inti active session?

I have a few screen sessions that I started from the native shell. Now, in order to switch from one to another, I always detach the current and re-attach the one I want to switch to which works fine ...
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Boot Windows-10 live USB from grub

I've made a small mistake when trying to install kali on a smaller partition and erased my windows 10 installation and I can't get back to my win10 install. I've made a bootable USB to try and get ...
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How to configure the mouse wheel to scroll between windows of the same group?

I'm more used to Unity and I really like the option of placing my mouse pointer over an opened application icon and scroll the mouse wheel to move between the application's opened windows. In XFCE ...
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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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Use a keyboard shortcut to switch between synergy-“ized” monitors/windows

Is it possible to map a command to my keyboard so that I can switch between my various windows? I checked on the synergy website but was not able to find very much about the subject. I'm trying to be ...