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Old 11-24-2004, 12:30 AM   #1
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Minimizing Full-screen programs and games


One of my favourite features of Windows that I've missed a bit when transferring totally to Linux was how you could alt-tab out of games and full-screen programs. Since the full screen programs take all of the keyboard input it alt-tab doesn't work! And when I say get a message while playing a game I can't quickly minimize it and bring the game back up. Even for programs that doesn't stress the computer at all such as Battle for Wesnoth. I'd really like it to work on UT2004 which is the game I play most!

Is there some way of minimizing programs like this or making alt-tab so it works even in full-screen programs?

Incidentely I use (mostly) KDE on Debian Sarge Linux.


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