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Mission Control Comments

Comment by JT
about Mission Control · Jun 2011 · Helpful Not helpful Report as spam

Linux alternatives to be posted here (will do it when I have some more time):

Compiz - Compiz Fusion has an "exposé" feature.

KWin, the integrated window manager from KDE 4, comes with this feature, too.

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