Cycling behavior broken in 4.18?

David Rosenstrauch darose at
Wed Jan 4 16:22:01 CET 2023

FYI, the "small grid" I'm referring to seems to be called the "task 
switcher overlay" in the documentation.


On 1/4/23 10:02 AM, David Rosenstrauch wrote:
> I'm not sure exactly when this started happening, but recently the 
> cycling behavior became broken in my XFCE installation.
> Prior to 4.18, the behavior I would see when cycling windows (with 
> compositor enabled) is that XFCE would pop up a small grid in the middle 
> of my screen showing a snapshot of the contents of all of my windows, 
> with the name of each one, and indicating which one I was about to 
> select / bring to the front when I stopped cycling.
> Now there is no grid of windows displayed, only a gray outline of the 
> selected window, and it doesn't show either window contents or the name 
> of the window.  Consequently I wind up having to guess which window I'm 
> about to select based on the size and shape of the gray box.
> Any idea what might have changed to break this behavior?  (And how to 
> fix it?)
> Thanks,
> DR

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