Barebones xfce

Auke Kok auke at
Wed Jul 8 10:35:04 CEST 2009

Alexander Toresson wrote:
> On Wed, Jul 8, 2009 at 4:13 AM, Auke Kok<auke at> wrote:
>> Thiago Varela wrote:
>>> On Tue, 7 Jul 2009 16:02:03 -0400 (EDT)
>>> Well, that's what I tried to implicitly state before: you don't need a
>>> window
>>> manager if you do not want any windows at all.
>>> But if you need any sort of popups or widgets, then you DO want windows,
>>> therefore needing some way to do the window management, aka a window
>>> manager.
>> start xfwm4 (nothing else) and your application only. make sure that popup
>> windows are raised to the foreground. should be all you need.
> A problem with that setup may be that minimized windows just
> disappear. A solution might be to also run xfdesktop and use the
> setting to show minimized windows as icons.

I think xfwm4 still allows you to alt-tab to them anyway....


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