Skippy-XD: Expose-Like Window Picker For Xfce, LXDE, Etc.

Skippy-XD is a lightweight full-screen window picker for X11, similar to the Mac OS X “Exposé” feature, useful for desktop environments like as Xfce or LXDE, which don’t have such a feature by default.There are Compiz and KWin plugins that offer similar functionality (and GNOME Shell has this built in) however, Skippy-XD should work with pretty much any NETWM or GNOME WM Specs compliant window-manager: Xfwm4, OpenBox, FluxBox, WindowMaker, IceWM and so on.Skippy-XD is triggered by a hotkey and it displays thumbnails for windows on the current desktop, allowing you to easily pick a window by using the mouse or keyboard. You can also close windows by middle clicking them.The application supports live previews, videos included, and uses compositing, but only when you press the hotkey to display the window picker.The Skippy-XD development stagnated for a while but now it has a new maintainer and appears to be active again. Recently, the application received support for closing windows (middle click), customizable tooltip position, VI movement keys (h,j,k,l) and many bug fixes. Right now, Skippy-XD doesn’t display window decorations but according to a bug report, that should change soon.Below you can watch an old video with Skippy-XD in action:(direct video link)Note

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