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Alt + Tab is the combination to switch between running programs. Also, if I hold alt after pressing tab once I can then use the arrow keys to go right or left and select the program I need.

But all of a sudden, without making any changes, when I click Alt + or I get the prompt to log in to a new shell on tty3, tty4, tty5 etc.

Why did this happen and how can I change it to the old behavior?

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This solved my problem:

sudo kbd_mode -s

My keyboard was in “Unicode (UTF-8) mode”. The above command will set your keyboard mode to “raw (scancode) mode”

Thanks to DK Bose

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