Arthur H. Johnson II
arthur.johnson at gmail.com
Tue Jul 7 22:02:03 CEST 2009
On Tue, 7 Jul 2009, Thiago Varela wrote:
> On Tue, 07 Jul 2009 11:13:48 -0700
> Morten Juhl-Johansen Zölde-Fejér <morten at technographer.net> wrote:
>> On Tue, 7 Jul 2009 00:14:42 -0400, Raghavendra Prabhu <rrprabhu at gmail.com>
>> > Dear Xfce users,
>> > I want to run a single standalone application in XFCE in a full screen
>> > When XFCE loads up, everything other than the application needs to be
>> > disabled. I am currently using XFCE 4.4
>> > What would be the configuration i should use to enable this?
>> > Prabhu
>> Forgive me for answering your question with a question, but wouldn't it be
>> more sensible to run somethin lighter in your situation? If you are going
>> for something close to a kiosk mode, wouldn't something like Openbox be
>> more practical since it uses considerably less resources?
> Or even better, why not make Xorg load directly this application? After all,
> why use a window manager when you do not want any windows at all?
I actually tried that once, it didn't work out as well as it sounds.
There needs to be some sort of window management, otherwise widgets and
popups won't work correct.
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