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One of the biggest things I miss from Windows 7 when I'm on Linux is the ability to push WinKey and a number to switch to the program in that place on the task bar. (e.g. You push WinKey+1, and it switches to the first program in the taskbar.) Is there a way to replicate that on Ubuntu 12.10 with Cinnamon? I tried to add custom shortcuts to do it, but I don't know any commands to switch to windows by their place in the taskbar. Is this possible?

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In Unity Desktop Environment this option is there by default. Just hold the Windows key (also called super) and the numbers for the shortcut will appear on each program's icon.

I don't think Cinnamon has this option.

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In Unity that's how it works. If I hold Super (WinKey) it shows me the number to hit for each app in the launcher bar.

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Yeah, I was wondering if it was possible in Cinnamon though. – Ullallulloo Dec 2 '12 at 0:29
Sorry, I missed the reference to Cinnamon. – GaryBishop Dec 8 '12 at 13:00

This list of Cinnamon shortcuts suggests you can't switch among windows with Super+1..9.

However, see the solutions for Gnome in this other question. Maybe one of them works?

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