I've been using Activities Overview to navigate between windows, because I like being able to see the windows in 2D (as opposed to the list form of Alt-Tab, which I often need to press many times to get to the window I want).

The Up, Down, Left and Right keys currently move between windows, but I'd like to use J, K, H and L instead. Currently these keys type a search entry, but I don't use the search function much anyway.

Is there a way I can configure this setup? Alternatively, is there an easier way to change between many windows other than pressing Alt-Tab lots of times?


You may use a GNOME extension called "windowNavigator". This extension does

Allow keyboard selection of windows and workspaces in overlay mode.

Once you have installed and activated the extension (you may have to re-login once) press Super to get to Activities overview. Then press and hold Alt. A unique number will appear over each window (see screenshot below). Press the number corresponding to the window you want to switch to while still holding Alt.

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Unfortunately, you can use this feature for up to 9 windows per workspace (can't press two-digit numbers).

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