Launcher and window list

Robin Paulson robin.paulson at
Tue Oct 21 04:03:45 CEST 2008

2008/10/21 Stefan Monnier <monnier at>:
> When using Om2008.9, I keep getting annoyed at the distinction between
> the list of open windows (available by clicking at the top of the
> screen) and the list of applications that I can launch: most of the time
> the list of windows is a subset of the list of applications and having
> to first get the window list, then press Home to finally get to start
> a new application is just not right.
> Is there somewhere some integrated application-launcher/window-manager,
> kind of like Mac OS X's dock?  I'd really like to be able to just click
> at the top of the screen (or the AUX button, maybe) and be brought
> directly to an application launcher, which indicates which of those
> applications are already running, and also includes extra windows
> I might have opened.

this was announced a few days ago in a mail here - sounds like what you're after

it's written for debian, but i'm sure it could be ported to om2008

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