Starting App on specific Desktop (Was Re: Feature idea, would it be something)
chris at areti.co.uk
Wed Jul 20 09:59:50 CEST 2005
On Tue, Jul 19, 2005 at 11:28:15PM +0200, Stephan HÃ¤sselbarth wrote:
> Thomas de Klein wrote:
> > It would be perfect if there was some way to tell stuff in there (or any
> > App for that matter) on which Workspace it should start. IceWM can do
> > that if I remember correctly.
> > Do any of you know how to accomplish that with xfce?
> Yep, there is devilspie (http://www.burtonini.com/blog/computers/devilspie). The syntax is a
> little bit uncomfortable, but it works. I was pointed to this program on this list a few days ago.
... but that's not (to my mind) accomplishing it with xfce, it's a
third party bodge. I believe it should be a function of the window
manager and/or the underlying X system to allow one to decide where
applications should start.
Chris Green (chris at areti.co.uk)
"Never ascribe to malice that which can be explained by incompetence."
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