Alt Tab (Linux equivalent to windows) to switch tasks?

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Alt Tab (Linux equivalent to windows) to switch tasks?

Post by webstuff » Sun Dec 30, 2018 2:13 am

Alt Tab (Linux equivalent to windows) to switch tasks?

I googled and brought me here:
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That was 2016, so still no solution 2018+?

sigh......this is sad.... :shock: :? :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :roll: :?: :?: :?: :?: :?:

I just want to switch between browser and command prompt w/o using my mouse. This appear to be too much to ask.

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Re: Alt Tab (Linux equivalent to windows) to switch tasks?

Post by tenfoot » Sun Dec 30, 2018 2:43 am

You don't say which version of Linux Mint you are using, but what follows relates to both Cinnamon and Mate on v19.1. I use v19. with the Mate DE

To do what I want, I set up four workspaces and then through the Control panel - Keyboard shortcuts, I set shortcuts to navigate those workspaces. In my case mod4+1(+2) (+3) (+4) goes to the appropriate workspace. Of course, you must remember what application is in what workspace but you would have to do this in any case, I feel.
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Re: Alt Tab (Linux equivalent to windows) to switch tasks?

Post by Moem » Sun Dec 30, 2018 4:26 am

webstuff wrote:
Sun Dec 30, 2018 2:13 am
Alt Tab (Linux equivalent to windows) to switch tasks?
I can use alt+tab. Is that not working for you?
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Re: Alt Tab (Linux equivalent to windows) to switch tasks?

Post by Nuts2u » Sun Dec 30, 2018 11:21 am

I'm using LMDE3 Cindyand Alt-Tab works on my system.
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Re: Alt Tab (Linux equivalent to windows) to switch tasks?

Post by AndyMH » Sun Dec 30, 2018 12:10 pm

I use the workspace switcher in the panel.
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Re: Alt Tab (Linux equivalent to windows) to switch tasks?

Post by jimallyn » Sun Dec 30, 2018 8:06 pm

I'm pretty sure I have used Alt-Tab in every Linux version I have ever used. Which Linux version are using?
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Re: Alt Tab (Linux equivalent to windows) to switch tasks?

Post by BG405 » Tue Jan 01, 2019 10:57 am

It works fine on LM17.3 Cinnamon. A bar with thumbnails for all the applications appears on whichever monitor the mouse is on, for easy selection. :)
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Re: Alt Tab (Linux equivalent to windows) to switch tasks?

Post by wallyUSA » Tue Jan 01, 2019 11:53 am

BG405 wrote:
Tue Jan 01, 2019 10:57 am
It works fine on LM17.3 Cinnamon. A bar with thumbnails for all the applications appears on whichever monitor the mouse is on, for easy selection. :)
+1 - Same for LM19.1 Cinnamon!
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