Why not making XFrun a daemon?
scott at exti.net
Mon Mar 15 21:25:38 CET 2004
On Monday 15 March 2004 14:13, Shahar Weiss wrote:
> Hello. I've been using XFCE for a while, and I make a very extensive
> use of XFrun to launch applications. However, whenever I type Alt+F2
> it takes an annoying 2 seconds for the prompt to show up, and I'm
> guessing the reason is due to the fact XFrun is a single application
> which is ran whenever you use Alt+F2.
> Turning it into a daemon would make it faster I think, and since it's
> pretty small I couldn't find a reason for not turning it into a
> So... why not? :)
I don't know about the why or why not, but take a look at the minicmd
plugin. It puts a mini command line on the panel, and uses the same
history as xfrun4. You can grab it from the Goodies site at Berlios
(link is in my .sig).
XFce desktop environment http://www.xfce.org
Goodies for the XFce desktop http://xfce-goodies.berlios.de
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