I put certain windows on certain spaces, but prefer alt-tab to switch between them. Is there a toggle or other option to turn on the alt-tab from all workspaces in unity?
In 12.04, the switcher defaults to those windows co-located on one workspace/viewport.
You have a couple of options in
You can untick the bias option which will show windows in all workspaces.
Alternatively, you can use add CTRL to your ALT+TAB to achieve the same effect
CompizConfig Settings Manager is deprecated, another tool to use is
and set the proper key bindings for
Or from the command line:
You may also want to fix
No-new-software based solution:
Based on Yevgen Yampolskiy's suggestion in Alt-Tab does not switch ,
I renamed the .gconf* and .gnome2* folders in my home folder to ..gconf* and ..gnome2*, logged out, and back in.