Cycling behavior broken in 4.18?

Olivier Fourdan fourdan at
Wed Jan 4 16:24:19 CET 2023


Check the primary output (i.e. the output marked as primary in
xrandr), the alt-tab dialog should show up there.



On Wed, 4 Jan 2023 at 16:20, David Rosenstrauch <darose at> 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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