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At work, I have a desktop PC running on Windows. Then we use remote access for the development on Unix thru VNC.

In my current setting, Alt+Tab triggers a switch in Windows. VNC as also an options to send Alt+Tab to Unix.

But I would prefer a third solution. I'd like to keep Alt+Tab for Windows, and create another mapping for Unix. For example Ctrl+Tab.

Is there a solution?

I don't know if this is useful but our unix machines are running Redhat4-5 and the desktop is xfce.

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on the Unix machine edit the file ~/.config/xfce4/xfconf/xfce-perchannel-xml/xfce4-keyboard-shortcuts.xml and change this line:

<property name="&lt;Alt&gt;Tab" type="string" value="cycle_windows_key"/>


<property name="&lt;Ctrl&gt;Tab" type="string" value="cycle_windows_key"/>
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Hi, I'll check that next week when I'll get back to work. Thanks for your time! – Plouff Aug 17 '12 at 20:25

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