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I've seen a few of the other questions regarding this topic, and the suggestion to install compiz-settings-manager and select application switcher worked, it just showed both application switchers over each other. Is there another work-around?

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Did you check out ring-switcher in ccsm? Besides, Alt+Tab started working for me after a few restarts of my system. It certainly does not work right away. I'm using 12.04 Gnome Classic. – harisibrahimkv Jul 13 '12 at 15:41
@harisibrahimkv You should write that as an answer, because for some reason - a few restarts later - it shows up just fine. – Brandon Bertelsen Jul 13 '12 at 20:10
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If you are using Gnome classic in 12.04, try a few restarts of your system. The Alt+Tab behavior usually starts working fine after a few restarts.

Hope this helps.

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I'm using 12.04, but Unity. Still, after a few restarts the problem went "poof" – Brandon Bertelsen Jul 14 '12 at 4:13

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