[ubuntu-uk] Annoying stuff about Ubuntu Unity

Andy Braben andybraben at gmail.com
Wed May 2 13:12:39 UTC 2012


On 2 May 2012 14:01, Paul Tansom <paul at aptanet.com> wrote:

> ** J Fernyhough <j.fernyhough at gmail.com> [2012-05-01 14:36]:
> > On 1 May 2012 14:33, Grant Phillips-Sewell <dcglug at cornwall-it.co.uk>
> wrote:
> > > Why should an application that isn't provided by Ubuntu, or even in the
> > > repositories, be required to create a .desktop file?
> >
> > It's not that it should - it's that you should be able to switch to
> > that task using the Unity launcher.
> >
> > On 1 May 2012 14:12, Alan Lord (News) <alanslists at gmail.com> wrote:
> > > Anyone got any workarounds/suggestions for this scenario?
> >
> > Does Alt-Tab work to select the minimised window? Does the window show
> > up in Expo (Super-W)?
> ** end quote [J Fernyhough]
>
> If it's not a silly question, what is Super-W supposed to do? It does
> nothing
> on my machine, although this may be because by running dual screens I seem
> to
> be forced into Unity 2D - some suggest you should be able to run 3D on 2
> screens, but I've had no luck so far :(
>
>
It shows a small view of all open apps, clicking any of what is shown will
open the app clicked.

I do not know if that works in 2D, but it does in 3D.

Andy.
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