Parachute Original

Kwin Scripts

Source (link to git-repo or to original if based on someone elses unmodified work): https://github.com/tcorreabr/Parachute

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Description:

Look at your windows and desktops from above.

* IMPORTANT *

To install the config dialog you must execute the following commands:

mkdir -p ~/.local/share/kservices5
ln -s ~/.local/share/kwin/scripts/Parachute/metadata.desktop ~/.local/share/kservices5/Parachute.desktop
Last changelog:

v0.9.1 21 days ago

- Parachute was making KWin sluggish.
- Parachute was never activated in some distros.
- Some issues related to colors, icons and themes.

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atifchy

3 months ago

10 10 the best

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cookiesource

3 months ago

10 Very nice product hope you keep improving it in the future. can't wait for Krunner integration

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tcorreabr

1 month ago

No more waiting. :)

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Rasmus1984

5 months ago

9 Transitioning from GNOME, this was dearly missed. Thank you!

Alas, I experience sluggishness in all animations, to the degree that I would prefer to have them fully disabled.

There are some features I miss: KRunner integration, displaying desktops in a grid (not only a line), and Present Windows' option to close windows though mouse clicks.

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tcorreabr

1 month ago

You should try the new 0.9 version. :)

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zilti

6 months ago

3 It works, but turns my desktop into a sluggish, slow-as-molasses machine that gives me 90s flashbacks.

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d86leader

6 months ago

Same, and I think some windows contribute more to the slowness

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tcorreabr

6 months ago

The good old 90's. So many good memories. Enjoy the trip. :)

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mamantoha

6 months ago

10 Hope someday this will be included in KDE

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tcorreabr

6 months ago

Who knows? :)

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bogdancovaciu

7 months ago

9 9 excellent

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tcorreabr

6 months ago

Thanks!

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Masque

8 months ago

9 Very useful! It would be awesome to have this included upstream.
Is there a way to assign it to a desktop corner, like the default present windows tool?

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tcorreabr

8 months ago

Thanks. Regarding desktop corners please read https://github.com/tcorreabr/Parachute/issues/9

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Masque

8 months ago

Thank you! I installed Toggle Parachute.

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Ryuke

8 months ago

9 I'm loving how this is looking so far.

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tcorreabr

8 months ago

Thanks!

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diVinae

9 months ago

10 10 the best

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tcorreabr

8 months ago

Thanks! Nice that you contributed to improve it.

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unspecifiedbanana

9 months ago

10 It's about time KDE got a decent overview :)
Keep up the good work! Parachute does exactly what I want and is near-perfect even though it's still only pre-release. I'm looking forward to no longer having to use CTRL+F8 and CTRL+F9 :)

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tcorreabr

9 months ago

Thanks! I don't know if Parachute can replace the effects that seem to be unbeatable in some ways, like the smoothness of the animations. But I am also satisfied with the results so far.

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tcorreabr

9 months ago

I think maybe it can become a good alternative on more powerful machines, capable of running animations smoothly even with many windows open.

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tcorreabr

9 months ago

@emvaized, I don't know why but I was unable to directly reply to your comment. Well, I don't know if it would be worth trying to implement this with some limitations imposed on KWin scripts.

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emvaized

9 months ago

@tcorreabr Sad to hear... Anyway, your script is very great! Thanks for your work.

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emvaized

9 months ago

Hi!
Seems like you took inspiration from Windows 10 task view :)
Looks very great! Could you please try to create something similar to Windows 10's snap assist?
E.g. show parachute when snapping windows to side, like on this picture: https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/proxy/oXgG3ZfNlkyZLRTlV77vR6hynXYpLFq7UvOQh5k_5kl6q_e54iChlRaCYrKZrcUoM2-1QMlOrsKeDxhmu-IP3czugeyZgMKT-Zqky7M1m1Bbaet41jlGRymxPQ

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v0.9.1 21 days ago

- Parachute was making KWin sluggish.
- Parachute was never activated in some distros.
- Some issues related to colors, icons and themes.

v0.9.0 1 month ago

- Big performance optimizations and smoother animations.
- Search field using Krunner or internal filter.
- Buttons to add and remove virtual desktops.
- Better Plasma theming support.
- Desktops shrink to fit on desktop bar and avoid scrolling.
- Switch desktops with shift key pressed.
- Many bugs fixed (and a few introduced due to major code rewriting).

v0.8.0 3 months ago

- Customizable desktops bar placement (top, left, bottom, right).
- Customizable animations duration.
- Desktops bar support mouse clicks (left, middle and right) on windows.
- Some code optimizations and bugs fixed.

v0.7.0 8 months ago

- Config dialog to change some preferences (you have to press F5 with the script activated for the changes to take effect).
- Compatibility with Qt 5.12, as it is used by some LTS distributions.
- Some visual improvements.
- Several bugs fixed.

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product-maker derfenix Jan 18 2021 10 the best
10 the best
product-maker herrbatka Jan 11 2021 9 excellent
This works waaaaaaaaaaaay smother with kwin-lowlatency.
product-maker fapasv Jan 01 2021 10 the best
10 the best
product-maker sharkpin Dec 21 2020 7 good
7 good
product-maker herrbatka Dec 20 2020 9 excellent
Could you please make sure that there is only one scrollbar at the desktopbar? Also, I wish I could turn off animations.
product-maker criticalsoft Dec 16 2020 10 the best
I Saw Your Code Has Activity Support So It's 10 Rate, And I Enabled That workWithActivities Switch, But It's Not Working As Expected.
product-maker sajjad606 Nov 25 2020 10 the best
10 the best Great work bro, it would be great if you can fix some glitches and lags that happens. But absolutely 10 the best anyway
product-maker almi1701 Nov 13 2020 10 the best
One of the things i miss the most from Mac was the Mission Control multitasking manager, and this fills that role perfectly. On older hardware, the framerate slowed down to a chug, but when I installed it on a macbook pro 8,1 it worked beautifully. There's a few things that would be nice to include, like the inclusion of application launcher panels and whatnot, and also the ability to configure moving between desktops with libinput gestures, but those don't detract from the excellent work here. I look forward to this project's development.
product-maker catseba Nov 07 2020 9 excellent
9 excellent
product-maker tobaj Oct 03 2020 10 the best
10 the best Great concept and nice design. Just needs some polishing
product-maker atifchy Oct 02 2020 10 the best
10 the best
product-maker cookiesource Oct 02 2020 10 the best
Very nice product hope you keep improving it in the future. can't wait for Krunner integration
product-maker Rasmus1984 Jul 29 2020 9 excellent
Transitioning from GNOME, this was dearly missed. Thank you! Alas, I experience sluggishness in all animations, to the degree that I would prefer to have them fully disabled. There are some features I miss: KRunner integration, displaying desktops in a grid (not only a line), and Present Windows' option to close windows though mouse clicks.
product-maker zilti Jul 13 2020 3 bad
It works, but turns my desktop into a sluggish, slow-as-molasses machine that gives me 90s flashbacks.
product-maker mamantoha Jul 10 2020 10 the best
Hope someday this will be included in KDE
product-maker bogdancovaciu Jun 18 2020 9 excellent
9 excellent
product-maker Masque May 22 2020 9 excellent
Very useful! It would be awesome to have this included upstream. Is there a way to assign it to a desktop corner, like the default present windows tool?
product-maker Ryuke May 11 2020 9 excellent
I'm loving how this is looking so far.
product-maker diVinae Apr 17 2020 10 the best
10 the best
product-maker unspecifiedbanana Apr 14 2020 10 the best
It's about time KDE got a decent overview :) Keep up the good work! Parachute does exactly what I want and is near-perfect even though it's still only pre-release. I'm looking forward to no longer having to use CTRL+F8 and CTRL+F9 :)
product-maker MichaelTunnell Apr 14 2020 10 the best
This is a solid Kwin Script! This does exactly what it claims to and it looks great as well. There are some issues but its super early days so it is very impressive how well it works on such a short project lifespan. Please, keep it up! I am loving it so far!
product-maker vit-skalicky Apr 09 2020 9 excellent
9 excellent I prefer this over the default desktop overview. Only some animations aren't 100% smooth. I wold also like to see integrated krunner or start menu because now I have 3 shortcuts (start, krunner, parachute) and IMO it could easily be reduce to 2 or, with more effort, even to 1.
product-maker koma111 Apr 05 2020 10 the best
10 the best I've been waiting for this! I used KWinOverview for a while, then the dev didn't have time to improve it and it was kinda buggy, but seeing this made me really happy. This is the best thing I've seen for months. Kudos and keep up the development! I hope it gets into mainstream Plasma one day! If you want it, I could make a plasmod for it that opens it through DBus. Similar to Present Windows plasmoid. I can also make a symbolic icon which would look nice with Breeze.
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