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Switch desktop's windows by typing their titles, name, etc.

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About

Switch desktop’s windows by typing text from their title, application name, etc.

Now experimentally works on Microsoft Windows.

Installation & running

pip install windownow

$ windownow

Keyboard

  • control+p: highlight previous item
  • control+n: highlight next item
  • enter | return: hide windownow and raise highlighted window
  • esc:
    • if typed any filter letter:
      reset filter
    • if no filter string typed:
      hide windownow

Requirements

System enviroment should have installed this packages:

  • python-gtk2 (or higher)
  • python-keybinder
  • python-wnck
  • python-wxgtk2.8 (or higher)

Check for above packages with your linux distribution package manager, like:

aptitude install python-gtk2

or (if package not found):

aptitude search python-gtk2

in Ubuntu | Debian If You don’t have aptitude application execute:

sudo apt-get install aptitude

Authors

windowNow was written by xliiv.

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