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FedoraNEWS: HOWTO: Building Skippy RPM package for Fedora Core

Oct 08, 2004, 05:30 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Thomas Chung)

[ Thanks to Thomas Chung for this link. ]

"Skippy is best described as a full-screen task-switcher for X11. It tries to provide an alternative when taskbars or regular task-switchers aren't the most efficient way of switching tasks (like when you have a lot of applications open). When activated (currently only through a hotkey), it will arrange and scale snapshots of all windows on the current desktop and it'll let you pick a window using a mouse or a keyboard. It's very similar to Apple's Expose.

"In this article, I'll be using skippy version 0.5.0 on Fedora Core 2 as an example and you will find pre-compiled RPM packages for FC1 and FC2 at the bottom this article..."

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