since when did alt-shift-tab quit working?

Warren Block wblock at
Thu Jun 24 23:02:32 UTC 2010

On Thu, 24 Jun 2010, Steve Franks wrote:

> I thought it was the kludged state of my desktop, but the 8-release
> server I just brought up fresh yesterday is doing it too: alt-tab
> works, alt-shift-tab does not.

What, exactly, do you mean by "does not work"?  It "works" here by 
moving backward through the list of open windows, instead of forward as 
with alt-tab.  Or are you talking about a console?

> For those of us who are not into gnome/kde/cutesy menus & panels, this 
> is a major PITA.  No doubt it came in from linux-land with the latest 
> xorg revision, and I'm going to have to add another esoteric knob to 
> my xorg.conf...

Or maybe change settings in your (unspecified) window manager.  It's 
really hard to tell without any detail about the problem or the 

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