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Skippy-XD Alternatives

Skippy-XD is described as 'full-screen task-switcher for X11. You know that thing Mac OS X, Compiz and KWin do where you press a hotkey and suddenly you see miniature versions of all your windows at once? Skippy-XD does just that' and is an app in the os & utilities category. There are four alternatives to Skippy-XD for Linux, BSD and Mac. The best alternative is Mission Control. It's not free, so if you're looking for a free alternative, you could try KWin or SuperSwitcher.

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  • FreeOpen Source
  • Linux
  • BSD
  • Xfce

Skippy-XD is a full-screen task-switcher for X11. You know that thing Mac OS X, Compiz and KWin do where you press a hotkey...

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  1. Mission Control icon

    Mission Control

    • Mac

    Mission Control, formerly Exposé, is a feature of the OS X operating system.

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  2. KWin

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux
    • BSD

    KWin is a window manager for the X Window System, and is in the process of becoming a Wayland compositor. It is an integral part, and the default window manager of the Plasma Workspaces, but it can also be used on its own or with other desktop environments.

    KWin's desktop cube.


  3. SuperSwitcher icon

    SuperSwitcher

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux

    SuperSwitcher is a (more feature-ful) replacement for the Alt-Tab window switching behavior and Ctrl-Alt-Left/Right/Up/Down workspace switching behavior that is currently provided by Metacity.

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  4. x:choyce

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux
    • BSD

    A light-weight, Exposé-like window switcher for X (feat. OpenGL).

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