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I am looking for something like what this gnome-shell extension offers. That is, I would like to see the icons of the applications in the spread mode. Is it, in anyway, possible in Unity?

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After roaming around in CCSM, I have found what I wanted.

Go to Scale under Window Management and choose either Emblem or Big for Overlay icon.

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The emblem option gives you a small icon on the lower right hand side of the application while the Big option shows a big icon filling the entire application.

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