Alt tab question for 12.04 LTS

Linda haniganwork at
Sun Nov 4 01:21:03 UTC 2012

On 11/03/2012 07:13 PM, NoOp wrote:
> On 11/02/2012 08:38 PM, Linda wrote:
>> This is mostly a just curious question.
>>     I have five machines now that have been migrated to 12.04
>> LTS from 10.04 LTS.  They are using Gnome classic. 3 of the
>> machines you can choose alt left mouse click to add
>> launchers to the panel and Alt Tab to cycle through the open
>> terminal windows. For two of them neither works.  Of course
>> one of the machines where it doesn't work is used by someone
>> who loves alt tab to move through windows so I wound up
>> installing compiz so I could set it to use alt tab to switch
>> applications. However I am mystified.  They all have
>> basically the same packages installed and I ran through  all
>> the gnome packages in synaptic and they seem to match.   I
>> actually had uninstalled the compiz stuff off of all the
>> machines because two older machines were freezing and it was
>> one of the suggested causes.  Any idea of what program or
>> configuration setting is allowing the alt tab to work on
>> some of the computers? Also any idea how I can get the alt
>> left mouse click to bring up the panel menu on the two
>> machines where it doesn't work?
>>                     Thanks
>>                      Linda
> This might be on interest:
> [No Alt+Tab in gnome classic session (switcher plugin not loaded)]
This is listed as a compiz bug however  none of the machines 
it works on have compiz I did install compiz to use the work 
around they list for one of the machines where it didn't work.

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