xfce4-terminal, command line parameter to set workspace?

Chris G cl at isbd.net
Mon Jul 6 16:08:00 CEST 2009

On Mon, Jul 06, 2009 at 12:39:12PM +0200, Yves-Alexis Perez wrote:
> On lun, 2009-07-06 at 11:21 +0100, Chris G wrote:
> > Another reason for (maybe) moving back to fvwm.
> You can use whatever terminal you want/need on Xfce, too. Or use
> somethine like devil's pie.
Yes, yes, I know I can use other terminal programs and I *already* use
devil's pie but it all gets rather messy going down that route.

If I use an 'old fashioned' Window Manager like fvwm then I can put
just about all of my configuration in one place in an easy to edit
(for me anyway) ASCII file.  I just start all the applications I want
to run, specify the sizes, specify where they go and specify the

If I use xfce session management, and devil's pie then I have a
(again, to me) confusing collection of different places where I have
to specify where I want things to run and appear.

OK, it's me and the way I work which doesn't fit too well into the
modern desktop.

Chris Green

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