I cannot set the hotkey to switch between windows of the same application to ALT+[key above Tab] on a German keyboard using Task Switcher.

It works when I use a different combination like ALT+1, but for some reason ALT+^ is not accepted.

I am thinking that editing the configuration files directly might be an option, but I do not know where I can find these.


The accepted key combination looks off:


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This is because ^, ´ and ` are dead keys on the default German keyboard layout. Consider switching to a layout with no dead keys if you want to use these in shortcuts.

  • It works perfectly on my other computers with Mint Cinnamon and Ubuntu though. So there must be a way
    – Christian
    Jul 1, 2022 at 21:08

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