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On OS/X, Command-~ switches between windows associated with the program with current focus. This is very handy when toggling through a set of browser windows or editor windows, for example. A couple years ago I noticed someone using similar functionality on a Gnome linux laptop and they showed me how to set it up, but I forgot the details (so I know it's possible).

I frequently switch between MacBook and a variety of linux systems running Gnome, Unity, and occasionally KDE. My Google-fu failed so I turn to stack exchange: How do I bind Alt-~ or similar key to give me functionality to switch between windows of program with current focus with linux windows managers?

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In GNOME 3, this is the default. –  grawity Mar 18 '12 at 18:18
    
Last time I gave it a try, Gnome 3 made me sad (but I'm glad they at least got this nice feature right) –  dbenhur Mar 18 '12 at 18:24
    
Interestingly, this is one of the more hated features, from what I've read. –  grawity Mar 18 '12 at 18:26
    
In GNOME 2, Metacity has such a feature marked as "highly experimental" in GConf. Compiz seems to have it as "Next window (Group)" keybinding for the appropriate switcher plugin in ccsm. Unity might have it too, as it is built on top of Compiz. –  grawity Mar 18 '12 at 18:33
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Unity already has this feature. Just use Alt+` to switch between windows of the same alpplication. This question

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