Alt-Shift-Tab to go back one window, change/regression from Jaunty?

Earl earl at
Tue Oct 27 06:41:43 GMT 2009

On Mon, Oct 26, 2009 at 9:09 PM, javabrett <javabrett at> wrote:

> Hi all,
> 9.10-RC, Gnome, defaults but upgraded from 9.04 rather thank clean install.
> Raising this here as it may be a deliberate default preference change
> (Jaunty -> Karmic) rather than a bug.
> I'm used to, when ALT-TABbing, to be able to add a SHIFT keystroke and go
> back one window/window-icon in the sequence.  This is what happens on
> Jaunty
> and Windows and other window managers.
> Does anyone want to offer whether this is likely a deliberate settings
> change, or a regression?
> Thanks
> Brett

Looks like a bug with Compiz. With desktop effects off shift-alt-tab goes to
previous window.

--Earl Malmrose
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