Re: window selector
On 2010-10-24, Doug <email@example.com> wrote:
> On 10/24/2010 4:50 AM, Liam O'Toole wrote:
>> On 2010-10-23, Klistvud<firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
>>> Dne, 23. 10. 2010 22:54:14 je Doug napisal(a):
>>>> Is there any way to put the open programs that appear in the
>>>> "Window Selector" box onto the bottom panel (the one with the
>>>> "shutdown computer" icon) like in other Linuxes and Windows?
>>>> If so, how?
>>> As far as I know, that's the default in Gnome: the bottom panel
>>> displays a "button" for every application you have open. If you don't
>>> have that, it should be easy to right-click on the bottom panel and add
>>> the appropriate applet. If you want all windows from all workspaces to
>>> be displayed, you just right-click on the panel applet and edit its
>>> properties accordingly.
>> 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 wish.
> 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
Whatever Ubuntu does is not the default. It's just Ubuntu.
> to be on the bottom, if it wasn't already. (Why two panels anyway?)
> 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 screenshot of a Lenny install will show you the Window Selector
applet on the top right and the Window List applet on the bottom. Either
one will allow you to identify "active but hidden" windows.
> A lot of
> Linuxes and all of Windows do this.