Re: window selector
On Sun, 24 Oct 2010 14:32:13 -0400, Doug wrote:
> On 10/24/2010 4:50 AM, Liam O'Toole wrote:
>> I think the OP is asking about the 'Window Selector' applet rather than
>> the 'Window List' applet. The former appears in the top panel by
>> You can add the applet to the bottom panel too: right click on the
>> panel, choose 'Add to Panel...' and select the applet you require. You
>> can then remove the corresponding applet from the top panel if you
> I suppose that it was in the top panel before I moved it to the bottom,
> I don't remember. At any rate, It must not be the default, because
> Ubuntu provides cached program names in the panel, which I have made to
> be on the bottom, if it wasn't already. (Why two panels anyway?)
I always remove the top panel, it's a waste of space :-)
> I'm not looking for any applets, just the names of the files that are
> presently "active but hidden'--that is, you snapped on the minus sign
> in the window, and it doesn't occupy screen space anymore. A lot of
> Linuxes and all of Windows do this.
Mmm, I think you are looking for the "Window list" (it's an applet, BTW).
You can add it by right-clicking over the panel and then "add to panel >
window list" (a bombastic name for a pretty common tool).