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By default, it seems that the Alt-Tab popup for switching between applications shows on whichever monitor contains the active window. Is there anyway to duplicate the alt-tab popup on both monitors all at once?

If not, is there a way to force it to always appear on one distinct monitor so it doesn't always seem random?

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possible duplicate of Application Switcher on both monitors in dual-head setup? –  8128 May 3 '12 at 10:51
    
@fluteflute it is related, however that question is about the compiz static application switcher, and my question is about the built-in Unity switcher. I think they use separate configurations. –  Michael Butler May 3 '12 at 16:48
    
that's fair enough :) –  8128 May 3 '12 at 18:27

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This is currently not possible in Unity without modifying the source code to implement this feature, sorry.

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This is a huge oversight... And makes app switcher almost unusable at times. –  jahroy Apr 25 at 2:19
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As of Ubuntu 13.10 (and possibly earlier) this has been fixed. The Alt + Tab program switcher now displays on the monitor where the mouse cursor is located, regardless of where the active window is. Thus, it is more intuitive.

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