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In Ubuntu 12.04, I want to use Alt+Tab in remote PC connected using Remmina by RDP connection. At this time, when I go full screen, this shortcut is always handled by "host" and not by remote machine, so after pressing Alt+Tab, Remmina is switched to another aplication.

Is it possible to configure Remmina to pass this shortcut to remote machine?

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Try to press right Ctrl and your keyboard will be fully functional in remote computer. You will be able to use Alt+Tab.

Clicking on the "keyboard" icon (which means "Grab all keyboard events") does the same.

  • Ha, it works like a charm, thanx. – Jiri Oct 24 '12 at 10:38
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    I would upvote this twice if I could. This was driving me nuts! – KenB Apr 24 '13 at 1:47
  • I had to click-and-hold CTRL-ALT and then press TAB until the correct application was selected, end then press ENTER to change focus to the particular application. – Derek Bennett Mar 14 '17 at 19:52
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    5 years later, this is still a great answer. I'm new to Remmina and alt-tab was driving me crazy last night. – Jay Cummins Sep 6 '17 at 12:15

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