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In Unity, Alt-Tab initially shows only one icon per application. Often I have multiple Terminal windows, and I prefer navigating to them via keyboard. Here are the different options I have found, and the problems I have with each of them:

Alt-Tab: Needs more key strokes to show all icons and to navigate through them.

Super-W: Shows all windows, but key navigation (arrow keys) doesn't work.

Is there any upcoming resolution?


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key navigation for windows (Super+W, than arrow keys) works perfectly for me. further more, it's working across workspaces. what OS version / kernel version are you running? –  Eliran Malka Oct 22 '12 at 22:22

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Pressing Alt+` (the key above tab) will switch between windows of the current application in a way similar to how Alt+Tab switches between applications.

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i would recommend to try managing workspaces edges in ubuntu tweak programm go to settings and search for it enter image description here. Just manage to show windows on mouse pointing to needed corner on your screen.In 12.10 release you can even close windows in this mode.You can also view desktop & workspaces by moving mouse to corners

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