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I'm having problem switching multiple windows from a same program.

For example, if I have 2 windows opened for Firefox at the same time and I wanted to switch from one another, it used to display a 2 small grid preview for each session when I click on the icon. However, that function doesn't seem to be working on my ubuntu 12.04 now. It doesn't response when I click on the Firefox (or other application) icon in the sidebar. Does anyone know how to fix this?

By the way, I know ALT+TAB can switch windows too, but it's hard to switch if I have 7 pdf documents opened at the same time. So I really wish to have this feature fixed.

Thanks in advance.

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You don't want to use Alt+tab to switch between windows of the same type. Instead of tab use the button directly above it, which can be different between keyboard layouts. alt+ButtonAboveTab does the same thing that Alt+tab does, except directly between windows of that application.

Also, using super+number of item will bring up the switcher. For instance, if Nautilus is directly below the Ubuntu button and you have more than Nautilus window open, press super+1 to focus Nautilus and than again to view all windows.

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What is the "super" key? – Dronz Jan 3 '15 at 19:34
It's the key with the logo on it. – Jo-Erlend Schinstad Mar 21 '15 at 2:49
Thanks. I'll look for a penguin sticker with a superman logo on it, to put on the key. :-) – Dronz Mar 21 '15 at 3:39

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