If I understand correctly, each DE has its own Application Switcher (the thing we get by pressing Alt+Tab). My question is, can the Application Switcher be replaced with a different one?

I mean, for example, in Unity environment, can I get Cinnamon Alt+Tab, or maybe an entirely new one?

  • Each question needs to be a single post. – horIzoN Feb 22 '13 at 16:38

Yes, this is possible. first, install compizconfig-settings-manager. press Alt+Ctrl+T to open terminal then typing

sudo apt-get install compizconfig-settings-manager

in terminal.
Then press Enter and type your root password.
Wait to install then type


in terminal and Click Application Switcher in ccsm then Enable this.

You can change default Alt+Tab key in Next Window to other key.

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