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Is there a way that I can customize the Window List Panel Applet so that middle clicking closes a program or group of programs?

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Other than downloading the source and editing it? – Oli Nov 17 '10 at 0:15

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The window list applet does not support this. A possible "solution" would be to try dockbarx and use that for managing windows. Please note though that this is unsupported.

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No, I don't think so. It's not a bad idea though (imo), and would be consistent with well-established behaviour in other tab-like things. You could file it at Or as Oli says, try to add it yourself.

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I just altered the extension.js file that is part of Window List

Here is my altered version extension.js

This is the directory path it is stored in by the app: /usr/share/gnome-shell/extensions/

All you need to do is put the extension.js in your home folder and run these 2 commands

--Backup original extension.js

cd /usr/share/gnome-shell/extensions/ && sudo cp extension.js extension.js.bak


-- Move replacement extension.js

cd ~ && sudo mv extension.js /usr/share/gnome-shell/extensions/
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